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  • VIDEO: It Only Takes One.

    VIDEO: It Only Takes One.

    By Tiffany Tran and Naila Gonzalez

    September 22, 2017

    It only takes one.

  • How Far are Athletes Willing to Go?

    How Far are Athletes Willing to Go?

    By Aleksandra Brajanovska, Staff Writer

    September 22, 2017

    Many know that athletes are willing to do almost anything to improve in their designated sport. While most athletes demonstrate self-motivation, others are being forced by their coaches and teammates to improve. Cheerleaders across the nation are constantly being pushed past their limits by their coaches, begging the question: “How far is too far?” One case in Denver East High School caught...

  • Double Lunch: Great or Not?

    Double Lunch: Great or Not?

    By Sophie Mbela and Jennifer Quijada

    September 22, 2017

    Lunch is a necessity for all high school students. It’s the only time during the school day that students are allowed to relax from lectures and exams. They can eat, hang out with friends, and participate in extracurricular activities. As most students know, Quartz Hill has a double lunch schedule. However, if one asks the alumni of this school, they will explain that Quartz Hill did not always have...

    Picture by Cody Wilson

  • El Salvaje Part 1: The Backstory

    El Salvaje Part 1: The Backstory

    By Sophie Mbela, Staff Writer

    September 22, 2017

    Disclaimer: If you have not heard the frightening rumors about The Savage, then click out right now. This article is not for you. The Savage, a.k.a El Salvaje,  is a mysterious student at Quartz Hill High School. This article is merely an attempt at depicting The Savage’s background. Do not be afraid. You will see soon enough that El Salvaje is a sweet soul. OUCH! The Savage had stepped o...

    The Savage eyes her prey.

    Picture by Cody Wilson

  • New Clubs on Campus: Self Expression Club

    New Clubs on Campus: Self Expression Club

    By Josephine Nadolny, Staff Writer

    September 22, 2017

    As many know, Quartz Hill High School is home to many clubs that cater to all types of students.  This year, two students, Amalyn Romero and Makenna Morlee, created a club called the Self Expression Club. This club lives up to its name by acknowledging all forms of art such as music, film, writing, fashion, drawing, and photography.  Being a gifted artist is not required when joining the club. Members ...

    image: left to right- Samantha Blanchard, Makenna Morlee, Amalyn Romero, Mandy Roberts

  • Cross Country Surpassing Expectations

    Cross Country Surpassing Expectations

    By Natali Josevska, Staff Writer

    September 15, 2017

    The Cross Country team at Quartz Hill High School is not recognized enough for its excellent efforts. The runners in this group spend many of their hours preparing for races, meets, and other events that they compete at. They train vigorously for six of the seven days in the week to maintain the proper health that this sport requires. Elizabeth Dorantes, a junior varsity runner, stated that even though...

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New Clubs on Campus: Self Expression Club

New Clubs on Campus: Self Expression Club

By Josephine Nadolny, Staff Writer

As many know, Quartz Hill High School is home to many clubs that cater to all types of students.  This year, two students, Amalyn Romero and Makenna Morlee, created a club called the Self Expression Club. This club lives up to its name by acknowledging all forms of art such as music, film, writing, f...

September 22, 2017

Online Chemistry: Revisted

Online Chemistry: Revisted

By Cody Wilson and Cole Walls

With the onset of a new school year, changes have been made to the Chemistry program to improve its online component. However, there are still problems in the overall way the course runs that many students wish to see addressed. Any student in Mr. Glancy or Mr. Millings’ current Honors or regular Che...

September 15, 2017

What’s The Deal With the New Parking Lot?

What’s The Deal With the New Parking Lot?

By Alyssa Hoffman and Sydney Smith

If you’re one of the many students who drives to Quartz Hill every day, you may have well noticed the lack of space given by our four parking lots. Due to overflow, many students rely on parking along the streets surrounding the school. However, with the plans set forth to build multiple commercial bu...

September 15, 2017

The New Fair Trade Club

The New Fair Trade Club

By Taylor Lowe, Staff Writer

This year, a new club named Fair Trade Club has been introduced on the Quartz Hill High School campus. The supervisor for this club is Mrs. Bertell, the teacher for AP Human Geography and an expert on Fair Trade, in room V-12. Fair trade refers to the trade between companies in developed countries and...

September 15, 2017

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Sports

How Far are Athletes Willing to Go?

How Far are Athletes Willing to Go?

By Aleksandra Brajanovska, Staff Writer

Many know that athletes are willing to do almost anything to improve in their designated sport. While most athletes demonstrate self-motivation, others are being forced by their coaches and teammates to...

September 22, 2017

Cross Country Surpassing Expectations

Cross Country Surpassing Expectations

By Natali Josevska, Staff Writer

The Cross Country team at Quartz Hill High School is not recognized enough for its excellent efforts. The runners in this group spend many of their hours preparing for races, meets, and other events that th...

September 15, 2017

Hard Work in the JV Cheer Team

Hard Work in the JV Cheer Team

September 1, 2017

Tennis Profile: Triveni Patel

Tennis Profile: Triveni Patel

September 1, 2017

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Music Review on Imagine Dragons

Music Review on Imagine Dragons

By Anayis Francis, Staff Writer

For those of you who’ve been living in a box, Imagine Dragons is an alternative rock band that released its newest album, Evolve, on June 23. Some popular songs from the newly released album include...

September 8, 2017

Absolute Top Notch Early 00’s Playlist

Absolute Top Notch Early 00’s Playlist

By Alyssa Hoffman, Staff Writer

One thing that you can never go wrong with when it comes to music is early 2000’s pop. It brings back just the right amount of nostalgia mixed in with the best upbeat tunes of our childhood. Whether...

September 8, 2017

Must Watch Summer Movies

Must Watch Summer Movies

September 1, 2017

Fairly Entertaining Quotes on the Fair

Fairly Entertaining Quotes on the Fair

September 1, 2017

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The student news site of Quartz Hill High School
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