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Blood Drive Aids Dorian Victims

Do you want to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian? With one blood donation, three peoples’ lives could be saved and a free blood test is provided. In present news, Hurricane Dorian has taken the lives of more than 50 people in The Bahamas. The winds of the hurricane have picked up and the is well on its way to becoming a Category 5 while on land. “Rescue workers are working quickly to ass…

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Midori Lenyard

Fresh from our newsroom

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  • Hong Kong’s Political Upheaval The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, otherwise known as Hong Kong, is experiencing a wave of pro
  • Hurricane Dorian’s Destructive Nature Recently, a vicious storm in the Atlantic pounded the island nation of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the east coast of the United Stat
  • Students Take on Leadership Roles “Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader… they set out to make a difference. It’s never about the role-always about the goal.”
  • Thunderbird’s Various Clubs Whether you’re interested in art, caring for animals, saving the Earth, or even the outdoors, Thunderbird will most likely have a club tha
  • Calculator Battles: TI 84 vs. HP Prime There is a rift between students attending Thunderbird High School. The superior students that walk the hallways of this school harbor the b
  • Dear Abby Dear Abby,  You always give such great advice to other people. How does it feel to have random people trusting you with their questions?
  • Phones in Class: What’s the Sitch? How much can a phone really affect students’ learning in class? As any student would notice, at the beginning of the school year teachers
  • Badminton Badminton this season is still pushing hard and working to bring home the W's. They started out the season playing the two hardest teams and
  • Swim and Dive Thunderbird’s swim and dive team is competing in a heated meet against their respective competitors, St Mary’s and Deer Valley High Scho
  • Volleyball The Thunderbird High School Volleyball Team had a great opening to the 2019 season, winning their first two matches against the Mingus Union
  • Football This year’s varsity team had many devastating losses, but on Friday, September 27th, the Thunderbird football team took a win against Lake
  • Cross Country Competes in Desert Twilight Meet The Chiefs had a great time at the wonderful Desert Twilight last Friday and ran like their lives depended on it. The heartfelt team had pla
  • Fall Is Here! Have you felt the temperature drop from 112°F to 96°F? Have you seen more and more people wear hoodies? Well, it may be because, as the ti
  • Not-So-Scary Halloween Movies Every year Halloween comes and brings many things to the table. All the Spirit Halloween stores are open, 13th Floors has a new theme, and t

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Features

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    The Arizona State Fair
    Are you bored and don’t know how to spend the afternoon? Go to the state fair with friends or family. The state fair h
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    School on Your Computer
    Online school is exactly how it sounds. It’s when you do school, but online! Online school started in 1986. They allow
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    NFL Weeks 1-3
    The start of the NFL season has come and gone and has left fans with a good feeling in their stomach. With all of the of
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    Did They See Them Aliens?
    What has driven millions of people to sign up to “storm” Area 51, the U.S. government’s military base?
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    NBA Off-Season
    Some avid fans may argue that this 2019 NBA off-season was one of the most entertaining off-seasons in recent history. P
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    Surviving the Summer Heat
    No matter where they live, the only adjective that comes to mind when people think of Arizona is hot. Us here in the sun

Sports

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    Badminton
    Badminton this season is still pushing hard and working to bring home the W’s. They started out the season playing
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    Swim and Dive
    Thunderbird’s swim and dive team is competing in a heated meet against their respective competitors, St Mary’s and D
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    Volleyball
    The Thunderbird High School Volleyball Team had a great opening to the 2019 season, winning their first two matches agai
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    Football
    This year’s varsity team had many devastating losses, but on Friday, September 27th, the Thunderbird football team too
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    Cross Country Competes in Desert Twilight Meet
    The Chiefs had a great time at the wonderful Desert Twilight last Friday and ran like their lives depended on it. The he
  • Volleyball is Ready for the 2019 Season
    In the 2018 season, Thunderbird’s Volleyball team had a difficult year. They had an overall record of 7-10, ranked fou

Entertainment

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    “Black Mirror”
    When watching a TV show, do you enjoy having to constantly question what you’re viewing, whether it be due to the absu
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    The Biggest “Joker” Theory Yet
    The Joker is an iconic character for comic books and is now getting a movie. There have been many theories roaming throu
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    The Rise of Billie Eilish
    “I’m the bad guy… Duh.” It’s safe to say that by now a majority of the world population has heard this lyric s
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    Melanie Martinez is Back with “K-12”
    Recently, Melanie Martinez, a popular singer and songwriter, did something out of the ordinary to release her newest mus
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    Dora and the Lost City of Gold
    Although one may be hesitant to watch Dora and the Lost City of Gold, it does an amazing job of referencing and honoring
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    Spider-Man: Far From Home
    The Spider-Man: Far From Home story picks up right as Thanos and his army are defeated. Peter Parker returns to high sch

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Editor-in Chief: Kevinjonah Paguio

Managing Editor: Andrea Mayer

Business Manager: Morgan Jones

Photo Editor: James Ames-Spears

Advisor: Patrick Henry

 

Editorials and Profiles

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    Calculator Battles: TI 84 vs. HP Prime
    There is a rift between students attending Thunderbird High School. The superior students that walk the hallways of this
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    Dear Abby
    Dear Abby,  You always give such great advice to other people. How does it feel to have random people trusting you with
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    Four Year Varsity Athlete Brighton Solheim
    As a student and athlete, Brighton Solheim surpasses all expectations, not only on the gym floor but also academically.
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    Phones in Class: What’s the Sitch?
    How much can a phone really affect students’ learning in class? As any student would notice, at the beginning of the s
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    VSCO Girl Takeover
    Over the summer, VSCO girls seemed to have taken the world by storm. VSCO girls are better described as Tumblr girls of
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    The PT Phở Express Experience
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