Foutz makes connections with students as ‘Mrs. Crystal’

Makayla BogleStaff Writer With warning of a big earthquake coming soon, preschoolers in Head Start herded under desks chaotically. The two substitute teachers at the time panicked at the sound of the intercom, doing all that they could to lighten the mood while keeping students safe. After a long while of waiting, they began toContinue reading “Foutz makes connections with students as ‘Mrs. Crystal’”

Caraveo shows unique sense of fashion

Makayla BogleStaff Writer  “In general, the things that I do, say, and people I hang out with are unorthodox, so style makes me feel comfortable. I’m usually not thinking about how I will be perceived when I’m getting dressed. It’s not necessarily an effort to look cool or nice for school,” senior Eli Caraveo said.Continue reading “Caraveo shows unique sense of fashion”

Class of 2022 struggles with senioritis

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Senioritis is characterized as the decreased motivation towards studies displayed by students who are nearing the end of their high school, college, or graduate school careers. The class of 2022 has spent close to a year and a half of their high school education participating in virtual classes and distance learning. SeniorsContinue reading “Class of 2022 struggles with senioritis”

Students call for longer lunches with off-campus passes

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Lunch at SHS is the best part of the day for many students. Students get free lunch, a 30-minute break from classes, and a chance to socialize with friends. However, some students have opinions as to how lunch can be improved. Unlike many other high schools across the state, SHS students haveContinue reading “Students call for longer lunches with off-campus passes”

Ceramics art integrated into other classes

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Sandy High School has a wide range of art classes such as graphic design courses and studio art classes that focus on plenty of different art styles. In the past, SHS’s art production program also had a ceramics class. The ceramics class is no longer in session and has not been forContinue reading “Ceramics art integrated into other classes”

Online shopping continues to spike during pandemic

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Due to Covid-19, many people have resorted to shopping online instead of in-person. With new advances in technology emerging daily, resources online are more accessible now than ever.  Online shopping has plenty of perks. Shopping online is convenient, time efficient, and extends resources, as items are able to be purchased from acrossContinue reading “Online shopping continues to spike during pandemic”

High school athletes experience ‘burn out’

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Life as a student athlete can be intense. Waking up bright and early for a morning workout, working hard at school, and then toughing out a late night practice or game can be overwhelming. The practices and games that a high school athlete must attend can leave little to no free time.Continue reading “High school athletes experience ‘burn out’”

Podcasts offer different form of entertainment

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Music, streaming programs, and social media platforms are all different forms of media that entertain and influence the youth, but what about podcasts?  For certain age groups and audiences, a podcast may not be the most appealing option for entertainment. The influx of podcasts is intriguing to the younger generation. The sameContinue reading “Podcasts offer different form of entertainment”

Chemistry propels soccer teams to good starts

Makayla BogleStaff Writer After an extended stretch of quarantine and lock-downs it seems as though both the varsity soccer teams are more than ready for opportunities to win. With fans finally back in the stands, and students in the school as well, circumstances are finally starting to feel familiar again. As the Pioneers seventh leagueContinue reading “Chemistry propels soccer teams to good starts”

Colleges drop SATs for admission

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Throughout the past year and a half, we have seen many disruptions in our ways of living. Due to the pandemic, we were taken out of school, cut-off from sports teams, and even laid off from jobs. The pandemic has had noticeable effects on our economy, extreme effects on our public health,Continue reading “Colleges drop SATs for admission”