The Mountain Lion Messenger

The Student News Site of Sierra Vista High School

The Mountain Lion Messenger

The Mountain Lion Messenger

Averi Costa

Averi Costa, Editor in Chief

Averi Costa is a Junior at Sierra Vista High School. This is her third year of journalism. Averi enjoys writing articles about the news and lighthearted features. Averi was born and raised in Las Vegas and enjoys playing soccer and reading.

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Makenzie Best, 11, Makayla Best, 9, and Leila Kawamura, 10, snap a photo before exchanging their Galentine gifts.

Valentine’s to Galentine’s

Averi Costa, Editor in Chief
March 28, 2024
Lahaina Strong sign up for all to see on the way into Lahaina.
Source: EPA Photo and Video Gallery (https://www.epa.gov/maui-wildfires/photo-and-video-gallery)

Maui Ablaze

Averi Costa, Editor in Chief
February 15, 2024
The Sierra Vista Mens soccer team with their championship banner and NIAA 4A trophy for a final photo, soaking up their time being champions.

The Road to be Champions 

Averi Costa, Editor in Chief
December 28, 2023
Elijah Leon, 12, with Coach Ryan Quinn after one of his last games on Mountain Lion turf.

On to the Next

Averi Costa, Editor in Cheif
December 28, 2023

Vista Welcomes Teachers to the Family

Averi Costa, Editor-in-Chief
August 25, 2023
The Lietvesi Scenic Road in Finland. A scenic route where it is nearly impossible to not stop and take a look at the gorgeous scenery.

Happiest Places

Averi Costa, Student Life Co-Section Leader
May 19, 2023
Ms. Ficks Sasha joined her pack as a rescue from South Korea in October of 2019.

A Loyal Companion

Averi Costa, Student Life Co-Section Leader
April 25, 2023
Infographics from namus.njj.ojp.gov show statistics of the top ten states persons go missing as well as the top ten cities. The statistics also share the demographics of the cases. Although it is shown majority of missing persons are white, missing persons of color are only 13% of the population, while white persons are 75%. Take note that Namus states, NamUs; it does not include information on all missing, unidentified, and unclaimed persons nationwide.

Missing Persons Media Bias

Averi Costa, Features Editor
March 3, 2023

Tragedy in Michigan

Averi Costa, Student Life Co-Section Leader
February 7, 2023
Summative Takeover

Summative Takeover

Averi Costa, Features Editor
November 10, 2022

The Ukraine Situation

Averi Costa, staff reporter
May 20, 2022
Coming Soon . . .

Coming Soon . . .

Averi Costa, staff reporter
April 8, 2022
Five Day Pause

Five Day Pause

Averi Costa, Student Life Co-Section Leader
March 2, 2022
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Averi Costa, Features Co-Section Leader
December 10, 2021
Block Scheduling Hits Vista

Block Scheduling Hits Vista

Averi Costa, staff reporter
October 19, 2021
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