Historical Society keeps Sandy history alive

Vinny WhiteStaff Writer The Sandy Historical Society may not be the most popular destination in Sandy. Most just think of it as just the small local museum. In reality though, it’s so much more than that. Founded in 1926, The Sandy Historical Society has lasted through the decades preserving, presenting, and spreading local history. TheContinue reading “Historical Society keeps Sandy history alive”

Philip Foster Farm educates kids

Ty TildenStaff Writer While not a mainstream tourist attraction, Philip Foster Farm turns kids into pioneers. Established as what it is today in 1993 by the Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven Historical Society, the farm relies largely on memberships, tours, admissions, donations, purchases from the store, and grants from various groups and organizations. The farm is the site ofContinue reading “Philip Foster Farm educates kids”

Maul’s painting hobby turns into small business

Gillian MooreStaff Writer “I will sketch it out on a canvas and then do base colors and then slowly add in more detail as time goes on.  I always save the nose and the eyes for last because it’s the most important part of the picture,” senior Macy Maul said about her process for herContinue reading “Maul’s painting hobby turns into small business”

Becker’s difficult past leads him to help students

Rebekah HarrellEditor-in-Chief If you ask students at Sandy High School their thoughts on new teacher Steve Becker, most students describe him as fun and entertaining, but what you didn’t know is that Becker comes from a past of severe hardship and challenges that have shaped him into who he is today. “I am an exampleContinue reading “Becker’s difficult past leads him to help students”

Reinecke uses curiosity, inclusivity to drive her students

Nerisa OlomuaStaff Writer “I don’t really believe in right and wrong, I believe in different and I believe that there’s beauty in difference,” English teacher Kate Reinecke said.  Reinecke is in her first year of teaching at SHS, she teaches Junior and Freshman English. Recently moving into Sandy, she was excited for new beginnings. “I’mContinue reading “Reinecke uses curiosity, inclusivity to drive her students”

Lockett returns to SHS to reconnect with students

Rebekah HarrellEditor-in-Chief If there is one thing that Wade Lockett loves most about his job it is his interaction with students. Lockett taught for 11 years at SHS before becoming the Athletic Director and Vice-Principal at Sherwood High School. After just a year of being the Vice-Principal he was promoted and became the Principal forContinue reading “Lockett returns to SHS to reconnect with students”

Anderson, McCombs retire with fond memories

Nicole WrightStaff Writer Two pioneers will be leaving us this fall. Both Rita McCombs and Shelley Anderson are ending their time here as SHS staff. Anderson has been here for 16 years and is the school registrar. She has all the duties that have to do with enrollment, withdrawals, schedules, transcripts, report cards and supportingContinue reading “Anderson, McCombs retire with fond memories”

New principal living her reality show

Sydney GloverStaff Writer In her earlier years, she auditioned for MTV’s “Road Rules,” a reality show where a random group of seven people travel cross country in a RV and do a series of challenges. Although she was not cast she made it very far into the casting process. Who was almost a reality TVContinue reading “New principal living her reality show”

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”

Students balance jobs and school

Sydney GloverStaff Writer As we get closer to graduating, the prospect of getting a job becomes more realistic and impending. But what’s it like for the kids who already have jobs and are going to school? What are their stories? Junior Allie Davis has worked at McDonalds for a year. So she has a vastContinue reading “Students balance jobs and school”