The Mountain Lion Messenger

The Student News Site of Sierra Vista High School

The Mountain Lion Messenger

The Mountain Lion Messenger

The sun setting upon class of 24 as they spend their final moments together

Happily Ever After: Senior Sunset 

Christina Fakoya, Staff Reporter May 14, 2024

On May 2, 2024, Sierra Vista High School’s Student Council hosted the annual Senior Sunset that took place on the football field. Seniors gathered and spent their final moments as high school students...

A pro-Palestinian demonstration on November 4, 2023, at the Freedom Plaza in Washington D.C.

Israel-Palestine Student Protests

Amanial Ftwi, Global News Editor May 14, 2024

On October 7, 2023, Hamas launched an offensive into Israel, instigating another bloody conflict over the disputed Gaza Strip and West Bank. The Israeli-Palestinian War is rooted in a contentious history...

Juniors Robert Lopez and Athena Plural make the perfect couple.

The Great Gatsby Prom 

Averi Costa, Editor in Chief May 14, 2024

On May 4, 2024, Sierra Vista Juniors and Seniors glided across the dance floor at the Mob Museum for this year's “Great Gatsby Prom”. Prom is a staple event for Juniors and Seniors across the United...

Margarette Antioquia (12), Ashlyn Negrillo (12), Natalya Cintrón (12), Mackyla Arce (12), and Ms. Fick pose for Sierra Vistas senior walk.

Senior Send-Off

Mackyla Arce, Assistant Editor May 14, 2024

As the school year comes to a close, Sierra Vista says goodbye to the 2024 graduating class. Throughout the years Sierra Vista seniors have made many fond memories with classmates and teachers and have...

Cast X and O (joined by Technical Theatre students) celebrate a successful production.

Legally Blonde

Taylor Fesser, Student Life Co Editor March 28, 2024

  On February 22, 2024, the cast X of Legally Blonde took the stage for the opening night of the Spring Musical. This story captivated audiences and highlighted the talent of the theater department....

February 5th, 2024 Sierra Vista DECA members after the first day of competitions at the Plant Hollywood Hotel.

Distributive Education Clubs of America Competitions 

Penelope Marquez, Student Life Co Editor March 28, 2024

The Distributive Education Clubs of America at Sierra Vista High School attend this year's State  Career Development Conference competition that allowed students to demonstrate their ability in marketing...

The team celebrates after winning a close home game against Sunrise Mountain High School, with a score of 21-20.

Girls Varsity Flag Football Corrects Sierra Vista History

March 28, 2024

The Sierra Vista High School girls' varsity flag football team kicked off their 2023-2024 season in November, stepping off the field for the last time on February 14th, 2024. The team finished their regular...

Mabuhay! ( Live / Good Wishes ) : Sierra Vista High School Filipino Club, where unity and culture meet.

Filipino Club : Celebrating Culture and Community

Arissa Garcia, Features Co-Editor March 28, 2024

Within the halls of Sierra Vista High School, a dynamic and culturally rich community thrives– Sierra Vista High School Filipino Club. This club serves as a beacon to Filipino culture, heritage, and...

(left to right) Ms.Hughes, Mr.Padilla, and Ms.Davis representing Howard University, Washington State, and Texas Southern University for HBCU/College Day.

Honoring Black Excellence: Celebrating Black History Month

Christina Fakoya, Staff Reporter March 28, 2024

Since 1976, every United States president officially designates the month of February to recognize and celebrate Black History. Black History Month recognizes the achievements and heritage of Black communities...

We Are The Champions

We Are The Champions

Gabriella Frey, Sports Editor March 28, 2024

We Are The Champions Sierra Vista High School’s winter sports program experienced a season of success. As spring sports begin, reflecting on the success of the winter season proves its importance.  Sierra...

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...

Homecoming Week

Homecoming Week

Mackyla Arce, Assistant Editor October 29, 2023

Sierra Vista High School students celebrate Homecoming Week between October 10th through the 14th, 2023. The theme “A Tale as Old as Time” swept both students and staff off their feet for the perfect...

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