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  • Jamesy Boy Teaches Us About Choices

    Jamesy Boy Teaches Us About Choices

    Killa, Student Staff Writer

    March 17, 2017

    Jamesy Boy, directed by Trevor White, is based on a true story.  It's about a kid named James that can't seem to stay out of trouble. He is on house arrest as a teenager and still not doing so good.  Some schools won't even let James enroll because he's just a trouble maker. After all his charges cat...

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  • Do Dragons Really Exist?

    Do Dragons Really Exist?

    Nicko, Student Staff Writer

    March 10, 2017

    Dragons are a part of our world -- yours and mine.  You may not see them in the skies, or be able to see them in the zoos, but they are there.  I know what you are thinking, dragons are not real, and you would be correct, but they are still a part of our world.  In books, and movies and campfire ...

  • Can South Valley Stop Teenage “Drug Problems?”

    Can South Valley Stop Teenage “Drug Problems?”

    Mimi Esquer, Student Staff Writer

    March 7, 2017

    To my knowledge drugs have always been a problem in High Schools. Whether teachers noticed or not, they've always been around. Most of the time the drug of choice is marijuana, but that doesn't mean that there aren't any other drugs around. According to experts, “around 13% of people who start smoking ...

  • South Valley Basketball Program — More is Worth It

    South Valley Basketball Program — More is Worth It

    Jesus Torres, Student Staff Writer

    February 16, 2017

    South Valley is not a traditional high school, it is a continuation school.  Like many continuation schools, it doesn’t have all of the facilities that is should; like it does not have a gym for PE or sports teams.  However, we are tough at South Valley and the staff is dedicated to making it as go...

  • Joining the ROTC

    Joining the ROTC

    Joey Cedillo, Student Staff Writer

    February 9, 2017

    Do you know what you're going to do as a career after high school? Most students don’t know what they want to do after High School. A estimated 20 to 50 percent are “undecided” with their career after High School. My parents faced this same problem and one of the options that was available to t...

  • Saving South Valley’s Reputation

    Saving South Valley’s Reputation

    Angelina Gomez, Student Staff Writer

    February 6, 2017

    “South Valley is a bad school…” "South Valley is only where stupid kids go…” “You won't learn anything at South Valley..” This is the reaction most people gave me when I told them I was going to attend South Valley. They were wrong. In the beginning of my high school years I hated s...

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  • Making Beats Beats Classes

    Making Beats Beats Classes

    Brandon Lucas, Student Staff Writer

    December 20, 2016

    Music is a part of everybody’s life. People listen to it while working, while driving, while working out, pretty much any time they can get away with it. Everybody has their favorite song or artist or kind they like.There is even an entire science dedicated to which music makes people buy stuff in...

  • Deadly Mosquitoes Invade Venezuela’s Gold Mines

    Deadly Mosquitoes Invade Venezuela’s Gold Mines

    Adriana Plancarte, Student Staff Writer

    December 20, 2016

    Do you know what the deadliest animal on the planet is?  If you guessed a shark, or a snake, or a lion, you are wrong.  The answer is the mosquito. Mosquitoes infect people with Malaria.  Between 300 and 500 million cases of malaria are recorded each year and more than 1 million people a year die fro...

  • My Medical Journey

    My Medical Journey

    Nicko, Student Staff Writer

    December 13, 2016

    I have been in pain most of my teenage life.  It sucks.  I am not talking mild pain, take a few aspirin and feel better pain, I am talking chronic pain...the kind that you can’t stop thinking about all day long and puts you in a bad mood.  Not a great way to spend your high school years.  I fin...

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  • Family Is Where The Heart Is

    Family Is Where The Heart Is

    Solana Mirata, Student Staff Writer

    December 2, 2016

    Rebecca's step-mom walked into the room where she found Rebecca intensely analyzing her old, worn photo albums yet again. She felt a moment of hesitation, but then decided to ask, "Are you all ready to leave honey? The reservation is for 7:00… and that's in 15 minutes. We better go ahead and get goin...

South Valley News

Can South Valley Stop Teenage “Drug Problems?”

Can South Valley Stop Teenage “Drug Problems?”

Mimi Esquer, Student Staff Writer

To my knowledge drugs have always been a problem in High Schools. Whether teachers noticed or not, they've always been around. Most of the time the drug of choice is mari...

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South Valley Basketball Program — More is Worth It

South Valley Basketball Program — More is Worth It

Jesus Torres, Student Staff Writer

South Valley is not a traditional high school, it is a continuation school.  Like many continuation schools, it doesn’t have all of the facilities that is should; like...

February 162 Comments

My Medical Journey

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My Medical Journey

Nicko, Student Staff Writer

I have been in pain most of my teenage life.  It sucks.  I am not talking mild pain, take a few aspirin and feel better pain, I am talking chronic pain...the kind that yo...

December 135 Comments

Community Helps South Valley Enjoy Reading

Community Helps South Valley Enjoy Reading

Mimi Esquer, Student Staff Writer

  Most people like reading because to a lot of people it's an escape. It can take you to a whole different world. You can go to Wonderland or Narnia you can even go to a ...

October 273 Comments

Don’t Give up on Yourself

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Don’t Give up on Yourself

Adriana Plancarte, Student Staff Writer

Every once in awhile there is certain percentage of teens that don’t graduate because of problems that they have. In fact, 90% of teens who drop out have real issues that ...

October 207 Comments

Town Meeting — South Valley Style

Town Meeting — South Valley Style

October 10

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Arts & Entertainment

Family Is Where The Heart Is

Family Is Where The Heart Is

Solana Mirata, Student Staff Writer

Rebecca's step-mom walked into the room where she found Rebecca intensely analyzing her old, worn photo albums yet again. She felt a moment of hesitation, but then decided...

December 21 Comment

You Should Have Been There:  3 Doors Down Concert

You Should Have Been There: 3 Doors Down Concert

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Opinions

Do Dragons Really Exist?

Do Dragons Really Exist?

Dragons are a part of our world -- yours and mine.  You may not see them in the skies, or be able to see them in the zoos, but they are there.  I know what you are thinking, dragons are not real, and you w...

Joining the ROTC

Joining the ROTC

February 9

Saving South Valley’s Reputation

Saving South Valley’s Reputation

February 6

Making Beats Beats Classes

Making Beats Beats Classes

December 20

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Wings Wide Open, Eyes On The World
Wings Wide Open, Eyes On The World