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Sierra Vista Cracks Down on the Use of Mobile Devices  

Sierra Vista Cracks Down on the Use of Mobile Devices  

Penelope Marquez, Features Co-editor September 22, 2023

  As Sierra Vista High School students return to campus, administration instituted a new  cell phone policy. Not only has administration continued to enforce the dress code policy, but  also...

Sierra Vista’s Enchanting Harry Potter-Themed Assembly Casts a Spell on Students

Sierra Vista’s Enchanting Harry Potter-Themed Assembly Casts a Spell on Students

Lyric LaFasto, Features Co-editor September 22, 2023

On Friday, August 25, Sierra Vista High School students stepped into the Welcome Back Assembly. Students were greeted with Hogwarts-inspired decor, and sounds of mystical chimes of the Wizarding Worlds...

Senior Sunrise

Senior Sunrise

Taylor Fesser, Student Life Co Editor September 20, 2023

Shining like their bright futures ahead, Sierra Vista High School seniors gathered on the football field sporting their decorated crowns and sharing a key memory at their first senior event before their...

Into the Storybook

Into the Storybook

Mackyla Arce, Assistant Editor September 20, 2023

On Monday, August 7th, 2023, the doors of Sierra Vista High School burst open with new and familiar faces flooding Sierra Vista’s hallways for the highly anticipated first day of school. As students...

On Thursday, April 20, 2023, the 19th annual Sierra Vista High School pageant event, Mr. Mountain Lion, featured seven male members of the senior class in a contest of their charisma and stage presence. From left to right, Ralph Pedraza (Mr. Photogenic), Nathan Cuyugan (Mr. Betty Crocker), Carson Baxter, Xavier Santos, Dakota Miller (Mr. Charming), and Teagan Thomson, hold up Maurice Carney, the winner of Mr. Charitable and Mr. Mountain Lion.

Mr. Mountain Lion Roars for the 19th Year

Hannah Reed, staff reporter May 22, 2023

On Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 6 pm, screaming students, adoring audience members, and proud parents and staff piled into the Sierra Vista High School theatre to attend the highly anticipated, 19th annual...

Ronan Jon Tumang, a freshman student attending Sierra Vista High School working in his honors English class.

High School Survival Guide

Penelope Marquez, Staff Reporter May 22, 2023

Starting high school, an exciting and nerve-racking experience can be challenging for many students that want to achieve a productive freshman year. As a freshman attending Sierra Vista High School, I...

The Environmental Club preparing a poster for Student Councils Fright Night

The Environmental Club

Arissa Garcia, staff reporter May 22, 2023

Thinking globally, acting locally, and leading the fight for change, Sierra Vista’s Environmental Club showcases students willing to fight back against climate change. Founded in the early 2010s and...

Take a Bow: A group photo of all the Theater students involved in making The Night of Scenes come to life.

A Night of Scenes

Cole Crawford, staff reporter May 22, 2023

Sierra Vista High School held a night of performances on May 4th, 2023 that showcased the talents of their theater program including a variety of skits and scenes. Among the standout performances of the...

New assistant principals at Sierra Vista

May 19, 2023

The Sierra Vista family is getting bigger. Two new assistant principals joined the Vista family. Let us welcome the two new principal assistants, Ms. Delishia White and Ms. Jamie Galloway. Meet the...

 The Strip sparkles from a distance as the sun sets for Sierra Vistas seniors.

Senior Sunset

Julianna Hellam, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2023

As the sun sets upon the class of 2023, Sierra Vista organized a celebration for their seniors to commemorate their milestone achievement of soon becoming high school graduates. On Tuesday, May 9th at...

Co-presidents Javen Tinagan (he/they; left) and Arora Hernandez (they/them; right) pose in room 923 for their final Gender and Sexuality Alliance club meeting of the 2022-2023 year.

SVHS’s Gender and Sexuality Club

Sofia Pizzo, Student Life Co-Section Leader May 19, 2023

Sierra Vista’s Gender and Sexuality student-led club aims to create a safe space for students to talk about gender and sexuality with pride and affirmation, with the intention of educating people on...

Sierra Vista students enjoy the booths hosted by clubs during the sceond annual Spring Fest. Photo captured by Tayler Fesser

Spring Fest 2023

Taylor Fesser, staff reporter April 27, 2023

Sierra Vista's Student Council hosted the second annual Spring Fest on March 3, 2023. Spring Fest featured Sierra Vista's clubs and helped fundraise for future events. In the days leading up to Spring...

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