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Thunder Fitness Club

Leilani Nish, Opinion Writer

March 3, 2017

The Desert Vista Thunder Fitness Club is a very active club that meets every Thursday morning from 7:35 a.m to 8:05 a.m outside of room E-130. The club helps keep members active and healthy with fitness exercises and technique...

Students Should be Able to Grade Their Teachers

Morgan Donnelly, Opinion Writer

March 3, 2017

Every student has had a teacher who is either not invested in their job or not capable of teaching effectively. This is extremely unfortunate because students attend school to learn new things and further their education. If a t...

Chomp, Chomp, Chomp

Lyndsey Klein, Opinion Writer

March 3, 2017

Should students be allowed to eat during class is a question that many teachers and students feel differently about. Some teachers let students eat to their heart’s desire, while some strictly don’t allow any food or drink...

Grammar – Is it an important skill to be taught?

Charles Schartman, Opinion Writer

March 3, 2017

One of the most integral parts of many English classes across schools is the teaching of grammar: the conduct of the structure of words in a sentence. This skill is taught for many reasons; the main one being to try to teach ...

Politics in the classroom

Mia Perez, Editorial Writer

February 23, 2017

After the election of the new president, many debatable topics have been on the rise and a lot of people want to express their opinions. Although, as students we are swayed away from this specific topic. Why are politics not dis...

De-caffeinating students

Sanjana Pitti, Editorial Writer

February 23, 2017

With a coffee in hand, students walk to school as they consume their daily fuel. This common practice of many high school students is an unhealthy and addictive one that should decrease for the benefit of many. “I drink ...

School IDs

February 22, 2017

Desert Vista Spirit Weeks

Leilani Nish, Opinion Writer

February 22, 2017

At Desert Vista High School certain clubs and the student council help put on what we call spirit weeks. A spirit week is a where students dress up based off the theme of that week. For everyday of that week there is a differe...

Vending Machine Malfunctions

Paige Kaminski, Opinion Writer

February 22, 2017

The vending machines at Desert Vista High School have been reported to not work for a while now, this is a problem that needs to be fixed. It’s convenient for the students for passing periods so they can get a snack and dri...

$100 Sleepover

Lyndsey Klein, Opinion Writer

February 22, 2017

Relay for Life is coming to Desert Vista! It’s an event where you form a team and raise money to beat cancer. If your team can fundraise $100 by Valentine’s Day, you get to sleep overnight at school with your team and you g...

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