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Editorials and Profiles

Calculator Battles: TI 84 vs. HP Prime

October 4, 2019 5:50pm | Morgan Jones

There is a rift between students attending Thunderbird High School. The superior students that walk the hallways of this school harbor the best calculator to have ever existed: the Texas Instruments TI-84. This calculator is one of the best items to have ever been created […]

Dear Abby

October 4, 2019 5:50pm | Hayden Scoplitte

Dear Abby,  You always give such great advice to other people. How does it feel to have random people trusting you with their questions? Dear Anonymous,  Thank you for the question, I don’t usually get asked about myself! As all of the questions I get […]

Four Year Varsity Athlete Brighton Solheim

October 4, 2019 5:49pm | Bailee Gardner

As a student and athlete, Brighton Solheim surpasses all expectations, not only on the gym floor but also academically. She balances AP classes while attending practices everyday after school. This will be Brighton’s last year at Thunderbird High School and her last year on the […]

Phones in Class: What’s the Sitch?

October 4, 2019 5:48pm | Midori Lenyard

How much can a phone really affect students’ learning in class? As any student would notice, at the beginning of the school year teachers go over a “no phones in class” type of speech. They talk about how its not them, it’s the school board’s […]

VSCO Girl Takeover

September 9, 2019 5:31pm | Hannah Collier

Over the summer, VSCO girls seemed to have taken the world by storm. VSCO girls are better described as Tumblr girls of 2019. VSCO is a photo editing app used by many teen and tween girls. The app is most commonly described as “aesthetically pleasing.”  […]

The PT Phở Express Experience

September 9, 2019 5:18pm | Kevinjonah Paguio

It is the 2019-2020 school year at Thunderbird High School and this means that food reviews are starting anew! The editorial board this issue planned on going to the restaurant PT Phở Express as a group for the first official food review of the year. […]

Do Shooter Games Make You a Serial Killer?

September 3, 2019 5:28pm | James Ames-Spears

With the current United States political climate being as polarized and aggressive as it is, both sides of the spectrum seem to struggle to find even the slightest common ground. One very harshly debated topic of today would be the seemingly rising gun violence. With […]

PTSD Country-Wide

September 3, 2019 5:20pm | Bailee Roeder

In 2019, the United States has experienced 255 mass shootings and we are only on day 235 (?) of this year. Every day, there seems to be more threats, more arrests, more protests, more shootings, yet nothing has been done. The citizens of the U.S. […]

Kool-Aid Hair Dye Isn’t So Cool

September 3, 2019 5:18pm | Hayden Scoplitte

Remember the trend in 2014 where the Pinterest girls would dye their hair with Kool-Aid? So do I, because I was one of those girls. I willingly boiled my hair in a pot of purple Kool-Aid because my parents wouldn’t let me dye my precious […]

The Amazing Madi Peterson

September 3, 2019 5:12pm | Ellie Bonnette

Determined. Dedicated. Kind. Three words that perfectly describe sophomore Madisyn Peterson. Madi is an all-honors student here at Thunderbird and if that’s not enough, Madi is involved in sports. Madi attended Lookout Mountain Elementary and Mountain Sky Jr. High. Before high school, she played club […]