A Project for Better Journalism chapter


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 […]

Poetry Slam brings emotion, rhythm

March 7, 2017 6:40pm | Ruben Oesterling

Teachers and students filled the library for the school’s first Poetry Slam before going on Winter Break. Young poets and musicians took the courage of standing in front of a crowd to tell their fellow classmates who they really are. Performing everything from original poems […]

Grizzlies hit the pavement to have their voices heard

March 7, 2017 6:34pm | Chanel Simeus, Chloe Blackburn

On January 21, millions of people across the world marched to show their objection towards President Donald Trump and his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. While the originating march took place in Washington, many others, including Grizzlies, participated in their own […]

STUCO hosts state conference, “Thrill of Leadership”

March 7, 2017 6:30pm | Vincent Rendon

Students from all over Nevada will get to experience the “Thrill of Leadership” starting April 20 as Spring Valley High School hosts the 50th anniversary Student Council State Conference. An annual event, the State conference brings top representatives from schools across the state for a […]