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Seniors Melanie Radan and Ray Solis, crowned Homecoming Queen and King on October 14, 2023, pose to capture an unforgettable night woven with the enchantment of A Tale as Old as Time.

A Tale as Old as Time

Lyric LaFasto, Feature Co-Editor December 29, 2023

"A Tale as Old as Time" themed homecoming dance, held on October 14, 2023, transported students into a world of magic, nostalgia, and youthful exhilaration in a way that no mountain lions could forget. Student...

Evolution of African American Studies

Mackyla Arce, Assistant Editor December 28, 2023

In August 2023, Sierra Vista High School began to offer AP African American Studies class created by College Board. This will serve as a secondary course to the African American Experience class created...

Where learning meets friendship, and studying turns into bonding, Sierra Vista High Schools library opens its doors for all students, like Kristine Nguyen (09), Sandrae Gacayan (09), Jezmarai Ovalles (09), Steven Vergara (10), Brian Espinueva (09), and Hayden Clark (09), to hangout or study.

Book A Visit To The School Library

Arissa Garcia, Features Co Editor December 28, 2023

Sierra Vista High School’s library is not just a silent sanctuary for bookworms; tucked away in the halls of the campus holds an endless amount of books and resources open to all students. Advised by...

Hispanic/Latino Student Union representatives showcases their oferenda they created for Dia De Los Muertos.

Celebrating Día de los Muertos

Penelope Marquez, Student Life Co-Editor December 28, 2023

Día de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated annually on November 1st and 2nd. Marks a time for families and communities to come together to honor loved ones who...

The cast and crew of Sierra Vista High Schools fall production, Radium Girls.

Fall Play

Hannah Reed, Guest Reporter December 28, 2023

Students of Sierra Vista High School’s theatre program took to the stage Thursday, October 19, 2023, for their opening night performance of this year’s fall production, Radium Girls. Filled with horrifying...

Student  leaders prepare for the summit ready to take  information learned back to their peers.

One Pill Can Kill

Averi Costa and Lyric LaFasto  October 29, 2023

The 2023 Youth Opioid Summit on September 19 held at the Venetian Theatre educated over 700 CCSD students about the ongoing opioid epidemic affecting their generation. Sierra Vista’s Assistant Principal...

Blue Crew Shows Off Their Vista Pride

Blue Crew Shows Off Their Vista Pride

Mackyla Arce, Assistant Editor October 29, 2023

The crowd roars as Sierra Vista High School’s boys football team makes a touchdown. The band begins to play the Vista’s fight song, and Blue Crew chants along with the joyful live music. At every varsity...

Sierra Vista Key Club accessorizing with spirit at RTC 2022.

 Key Club : Lead With Integrity

Arissa Garcia, Feature Co-Editor October 29, 2023

Sierra Vista High School Key Club (SVKC), is a dynamic organization that serves as a catalyst for positive change, while unlocking opportunities for service and leadership, inspiring both its members and...

 On September 26, Sierra Vistas Book Club, organized by Ms .Mathew, held its very first meeting with a total of ten students.

Penelope Marquez, Student Life Co-Editor October 29, 2023

Sierra Vista High School offers students a variety of clubs and endless opportunities to explore their interests while creating a safe and supportive environment. The administration encourages students...

Sierra Vista High Schools dance and step team, Synergy, prepares for their performance at the Homecoming week assembly on October 13.

Synergy SVHS Dance Team 

October 29, 2023

Sierra Vista High School's dance and step team, Synergy, enters a new year full of opportunity. As the team prepares for the upcoming year, Synergy continues to push itself to make sure each goal and opportunity...

 Keeping Sierra Vista High School corridors in check, our diligent hall monitors, Mr. David Purcell, Mr. Brett Terry (Coach Terry), and Ms. Joseta Fatuesi (Jo-Jo), guarantees order and safety for all students.

Backpacks, Books, and Beyond: A Back-To-School Guide

Arissa Garcia, Student Life Co Editor September 22, 2023

As summer draws to a close, the time comes to prepare for a fresh start and embrace the new school year. The annual back-to-school season is known to be dreadful and nerve-wracking. For the upcoming school...

Vista Welcomes Teachers to the Family

Averi Costa, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2023

Tara Kleaver-Stewart College/University: Montclair State University and UNLV Degree(s) Held: Masters in Education Academic Focus in College: English and Education Favorite Subject in High...

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