A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Flying to the top

May 2, 2017 4:15pm | Staff

The Varsity Grizzly Cheer Team took first place in the Large Coed Advanced division at USA nationals in Anaheim last weekend, where the team took part in a two-day competition and performed their routine consisting of advanced tumbling, stunts, and jumps. This is the first […]

Relay for Life to celebrate 13th year on SV campus

May 2, 2017 4:12pm | Brenda Dorantes

Spring Valley will host its 13th annual Relay For Life fundraiser on Friday, April 28. Relay for Life is the signature event for fundraising for the American Cancer Society and the biggest fundraiser in the world. It is also second to the government in private […]

Gaming Club unlocks new achievement: updates consoles

May 2, 2017 4:11pm | Bianca Garcia

New consoles. Upcoming flat screen TV’s. Intense tournaments between gamers. Fun, exciting Friday afternoons. Gaming club has been around for years at Spring Valley, but every year, it has something new to offer. Annually, the club experiences rapid growth, and with new members, the club […]

Semester, sports, to start earlier next school year

May 2, 2017 4:03pm | Donovan Souder

Students and teachers will begin classes two weeks earlier than usual for the 2017-18 school year due to a new calendar passed by the Clark County School District School Board (CCSD). Next year, school will start on August 14, 2017 and will finish on May […]

Diagnosis: Senioritis

May 2, 2017 4:01pm | Zachariah Oliver, Bianca Garcia

Senioritis: a disease that can only be cured by graduation. The symptoms vary from lethargy, coming to school in PJ’s, not studying anymore, having repeated absences, and being dismissive. Ever year, senior year proves to be the most difficult for students in terms of attendance, […]

Operation: Senior prom, mission a go

May 2, 2017 3:51pm | Kustrim Muja

The mission: students are to investigate an upcoming event. The methods of scouting will be discrete, and the cover is not to be blown. Once students have discovered the intel, they are all prom-ted to go to the venue, Panos Hall. Upon arrival, students find […]

SV immigrant population disagrees with Trump’s policies

March 7, 2017 6:44pm | Caitlin Gaddis, LaChine Wong

The growth of teenage immigrant populations within the United States, Nevada and Clark County has brought new faces and new challenges. In 2016, 22 percent of the total immigrant population were under the age of 18 and from that, eight percent were high school students. […]

Trump looks to Twitter to communicate

March 7, 2017 6:43pm | Aaron Hernandez

Newly elected President Donald Trump has gone against the norm by maintaing control of a personal twitter account. Trump posesses a unique style in his tweets and often repeats core words which have been aggregated by TrumpTwitterArchive.com. The following is a list of his most […]

#IHateMyLife: Teens look to self-depreciation, memes to communicate amongst friends

March 7, 2017 6:43pm | Zachariah Oliver, Vincent Rendon

“I hate my life,” said Generation Z. The sentiment is common among teenagers who have used sarcasm and irony to express themselves through what is now considered socially acceptable self-depreciation. The trend, which started online and has made its way into daily conversations, is one […]

Sports Leadership to become elective class next year

March 7, 2017 6:40pm | Landon Pham

In the upcoming school year, Spring Valley High School will add a new elective course, Sports Leadership, which teaches athletes how to cooperate with teammates and manage tough situations both during and after game time. The class  started out as a club this year, but […]