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  • Senior Classes Should Be More Like College Courses

    Senior Classes Should Be More Like College Courses

    By Cody Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

    November 12, 2017

    For many seniors, school is like prison. They come to the campus early, the towering gates close in on them, and they endure the daily grind of class upon class. Their schedules are highly-structured. Twice a day, the prisoners can leave their cells to interact with fellow inmates. The sentinels even liberate them to hustle to Burger King during their brief lunch period. However, those rascals had bett...

    Picture by Cody Wilson

  • Gamification and the Future of Education

    Gamification and the Future of Education

    By Pranesh Kumar, Staff Writer

    November 12, 2017

    For years, the two colossal worlds of “gaming” and “education” never acquired a positive relationship. Parents and teachers alike have complained that students are not performing to their best of their abilities due to these online “menaces.” When looking into the issue, this belief is justified. Video games tend to take hours of valuable time from students which can be better used to aid...

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  • Aging Infrastructure Disadvantages Students

    Aging Infrastructure Disadvantages Students

    By Alyssa Hoffman and Sydney Smith

    November 12, 2017

    It is no secret that at Quartz Hill High, students pull their weight in order to be successful. This, in turn, makes QHHS the top-ranked school in the district. Yet, with such high ranking and prestige, many students seem to think our campus itself falls short of expectations. Perhaps a common thought is that the campus doesn’t do much to show this is a renowned school. There are many cam...

    The aging wrestling room

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  • Fall In Love With These 5 Autumn Mood Movies

    Fall In Love With These 5 Autumn Mood Movies

    By Alyssa Hoffman, Staff Writer

    November 12, 2017

    Fall is arguably the coziest and perhaps the most beloved season of the year. This comes as no surprise, as most of us welcome the cooler weather and the crisp greens changing to warm browns and reds (especially after spending an eternity in the unbearable summer heat of the Antelope Valley). With the popular season comes the essential popular trends to complete the fall mood, like the PSL, fuzzy ...

  • QHHS Students Show Off at Talent Show

    QHHS Students Show Off at Talent Show

    By Amrita Sandhu, Staff Writer

    November 11, 2017

    On Thursday, November 2nd, Quartz Hill High School hosted its annual Talent Show. This event was located in the Small Gym from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., free of charge for all. The purpose of this show was for students to display their talents in front of their peers as well as to have a good time. ASB began to prepare for this occasion four weeks in advance, in the beginning of October. A short-term commi...

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  • Music Choice at Homecoming

    Music Choice at Homecoming

    By Mariah Hernandez and Natali Josevska

    November 11, 2017

    Homecoming is a time for showing your Rebel pride, cheering on your football team, and, of course, dancing the night away with your peers. On Saturday, October 7th, students of Quartz Hill High School gathered in the 300 quad to finish off the week with some good tunes. For the majority of the time, rap music was played. The lack of variety was a problem for some students attending the Homecomi...

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Aging Infrastructure Disadvantages Students

Aging Infrastructure Disadvantages Students

By Alyssa Hoffman and Sydney Smith

November 12, 2017

It is no secret that at Quartz Hill High, students pull their weight in order to be successful. This, in turn, makes QHHS the top-ranked school in the district. Yet, with such high ranking and prestige, many students seem to think our campus itself falls short of expectations. Perhaps a common tho...

QHHS Students Show Off at Talent Show

QHHS Students Show Off at Talent Show

By Amrita Sandhu, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017

On Thursday, November 2nd, Quartz Hill High School hosted its annual Talent Show. This event was located in the Small Gym from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., free of charge for all. The purpose of this show was for students to display their talents in front of their peers as well as to have a good time. ASB be...

Music Choice at Homecoming

Music Choice at Homecoming

By Mariah Hernandez and Natali Josevska

November 11, 2017

Homecoming is a time for showing your Rebel pride, cheering on your football team, and, of course, dancing the night away with your peers. On Saturday, October 7th, students of Quartz Hill High School gathered in the 300 quad to finish off the week with some good tunes. For the majority of the time, rap m...

Is Common Core More Harm Than Good?

Is Common Core More Harm Than Good?

By Violet Mbela, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

A video titled “What is 8 + 5? 2nd Grade Common Core Math,” published on September 18, 2014, by Amanda Harris, has garnered over half a million views on Youtube. The video includes a mother displaying a simple mathematical equation and how her second-grade son is expected to solve that problem. Normally...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Game

Breast Cancer Awareness Game

By Rohan Kumar, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

As the Quartz Hill girls’ tennis season comes to a close, the players decided to have a breast cancer awareness game that took place last Thursday, October 19. October is breast cancer awareness mont...

QHHS Second Win Against Rival HHS

QHHS Second Win Against Rival HHS

By Aleksandra Brajanovska, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

The most anticipated game of the football season took place on Friday, October 20th. Quartz Hill High School and Highland High School met once again for the ultimate rivalry game. To make things more inter...

Volleyball Captain Profile

Volleyball Captain Profile

By Natali Josevska, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

The girls’ freshman volleyball team at Quartz Hill has been thriving due to the leadership skills of its co-captains. Although the start of the season was a bit rocky, these girls have grown immensel...

Homecoming Game Rivalry

Homecoming Game Rivalry

October 15, 2017

Is the Cross Country Team Losing it?

Is the Cross Country Team Losing it?

September 29, 2017

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Fall In Love With These 5 Autumn Mood Movies

Fall In Love With These 5 Autumn Mood Movies

By Alyssa Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017

Fall is arguably the coziest and perhaps the most beloved season of the year. This comes as no surprise, as most of us welcome the cooler weather and the crisp greens changing to warm browns and reds (especially...

Happy Death Day! Movie Review

Happy Death Day! Movie Review

By Anayis Francis, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Directed by Christopher B. Landon, Happy Death Day has been a 68% on the Rotten Tomatoes scale with an average rating of 3.7 stars. Lead actress Jessica Rothe stars in a juicey horror story as Tree Gel...

Artists For Puerto Rico

Artists For Puerto Rico

By Shruthi Kumar, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Disclaimer: The following article has many Hamilton references embedded into the work. If you have an aversion to excellent Broadway musicals, please read with exercised caution. Hurricane Maria has taken ...

“It” Movie Review

“It” Movie Review

October 8, 2017

The New iPhone X: High Price for Low Innovation

The New iPhone X: High Price for Low Innovation

September 29, 2017

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