A Project for Better Journalism chapter


SAT Testing During COVID

November 10, 2020 6:05pm | Megan Mannelly

With coronavirus afoot, schooling has become more and more difficult, and with important tests such as the ACT and the SAT coming up, students in COVID hotspots have been scrambling to find a safe place to take the test. For example, with New York being […]

Thunderbird Freshman Football Conquers Glendale Again

November 10, 2020 6:01pm | Dillon Wittbrodt

The Thunderbird football teams had their first games against Poston Butte High School. How did they do? What was the score?  The freshman team had won 23 to 16 and varsity lost 36 to 45. This past week, they had their second game against Glendale […]

Swim Season Coming to a Successful Close

November 10, 2020 5:59pm | William Clark

Our fellow Thunderbird swimmers and divers have been trying their hardest to stay safe while also performing well during these tough times and new precautions. The Thunderbird Swim and Dive Teams state, “There will be no shared drinking water; therefore, water will not be provided […]

An Amazing Season for Thunderbird Badminton

November 10, 2020 5:55pm | Christopher Moore

As the Thunderbird badminton team is absolutely crushing it this season, according to Azmaxprep.com, Thunderbird’s badminton record is, “Overall 6-2.” They have beaten The Combs Coyotes, Paradise Valley Trojans, Tempe Buffaloes, Moon Valley Rockets, Glendale Cardinals, and the Greenway Demons. Also, one of two losses […]

The Importance of Voting

November 10, 2020 5:54pm | Andrea Fabian

In the Democratic government, voting is an essential part of making sure the next leader is a perfect fit for the country. Recently, more and more adults have planned to skip voting, saying their vote is useless in the grand scheme of things. As this […]

THS Volleyball

November 10, 2020 5:51pm | Bailee Gardner

As this 2020-2021 season starts, there are quite a lot of changes to the original schedule for this sport. Volleyball will start by playing their region games first to secure their standings within their division. The AIA switched to this schedule so that they can […]

Is Arizona Ready to Reopen?

October 27, 2020 3:59pm | Alison Miller

With COVID-19 cases in the hundreds every day, is it safe for Arizonans to return to life as we know it? Doug Ducey, governor of Arizona, has said that he has, “Confidence that we are going in the right direction.”  Arizona is the sixth highest […]

The Harsh Reality of Social Media

October 27, 2020 3:56pm | Gabriela Rodriguez Rios

Social media in this generation has been the largest way to socialize and make new friends but along with the good, always comes the bad. While social media might be created to be seen as a neat  and friendly way to connect with others, it  […]

Are Vaccines Dangerous?

October 27, 2020 3:56pm | Andrea Fabian

Protests have recently been popping up more and more in the modern world — some involving the pandemic, civil rights, or the environment — and vaccinations are a popular topic. Though many medical professionals deny any possible risks, parents worldwide are still concerned when inoculating […]

Arizona is Cooling Down

October 27, 2020 3:55pm | Megan Mannelly

Unforgiving heat had baked Phoenix, propelling temperatures to record-shattering heights. July was the city’s hottest month on record, with an average temperature of 98.9 degrees, an average high of 109.8 degrees and an average low of 88. The month featured not only scorching afternoons, but […]