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Editorials and Profiles

Lunch Room Etiquette: Back to the Basics

February 6, 2020 5:11pm | Morgan Jones

Every student must sit through seven hours of challenging classes that probe their brains almost constantly with little breaks between passing periods. One of the highlights of many students’ day is the thought of being able to comfortably sit in a chair, eat their lunch, […]

World War III Memes

February 5, 2020 5:32pm | Neely Burns, Megan Mannelly

After the news broke the first week of January that President Trump had ordered the assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, one of the most rapid reactions to emerge amid the surprise and confusion was the memes. Jokes about the possible fallout of Soleimani’s death […]

Friends Swap Styles for a Week

December 13, 2019 5:09pm | Elizabeth Ziebarth, Mia Germinaro, Megan Murphy

Lizzie’s Perspective:  I was tasked with dressing Mia for the week which was hands down the best part of the experience because I got to see my style from an outside perspective. I got to pick out five outfits that I felt displayed my contrasting […]

Skip Thanksgiving This Year!

December 11, 2019 6:04pm | Hayden Scoplitte

It’s now the time of year where one has to decide whether or not to jump straight to Christmas or celebrate Thanksgiving. Don’t get me wrong, Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to celebrate your family and loved ones, but Christmas is an entire season full […]

The Story of Landon Higgins

December 11, 2019 5:58pm | Pierce Benson

Landon Higgins is a senior at Thunderbird High School and has attended the school for four years. He is on the Honors/AP track and has managed to maintain great grades throughout his four years in high school. He also plays basketball and has been on […]

The Importance of Exercise

November 10, 2019 2:30am | Ellie Bonnette

Exercise. What a controversial topic for many, especially adolescents. Some teens love it, while others despise it. Believe it or not, teenagers would have a way more emotionally stable and positive life if they exercised once a day. In other words, a little physical activity […]

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 […]