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Grizzlies protest for safer schools, stricter gun regulations

March 15, 2018 8:06pm | Andrew Mendez

More than 500 students and staff walked out of class today and participated in a nationwide movement calling for school safety and increased gun control.  The protest was held for 17 minutes to remember the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on […]

CCSD sees surge in violence after police cuts

March 15, 2018 7:25am | LaChine Wong

Students are noticing an uptick in violence but a decrease in campus police officers after the Clark County School District (CCSD) cut millions of dollars from school safety after their recent budget crisis this year. The reduction caused most schools to eliminate a police officer, […]

Wells Cargo to build second asphalt pit

March 15, 2018 7:10am | Andrew Mendez

The Grizzly community is experiencing air pollution two times higher than the federal standard due to its close proximity to Wells Cargo’s asphalt plant, according to a study conducted by the Clark County School District’s Environmental Services.  The plant, only 208 feet from campus, is […]

Larnerd supports student safety, walkout, with lap for life

March 15, 2018 7:05am | Andrew Mendez

The Grizzly community is taking part of a nationwide movement on March 14 to protest gun violence and raise awareness for student safety. Principal Tam Larnerd has been active on his personal Twitter account, encouraging students to participate in a Lap For Life, which will […]

Sophomores To Complete First Personal Project

February 13, 2018 4:01pm | Arlene Ornelas

For the first time, sophomores are required to do a personal project. With the final authorization of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program last year, sophomore students have been given the additional task of creating a project that represents one of their passions, interests or hobbies. […]

Yearbook Introduces Senior Quotes For First Time

February 13, 2018 4:00pm | Isabel Hillers

Seniors will have a chance to put a quote in the yearbook for the first time in Spring Valley history, a long asked for tradition that will make its mark this year. “I taught several classes of juniors last year and several classes of seniors […]

#GrizzlyStrong: Students donate money, blood to Route 91 victims

October 11, 2017 2:53pm | Andrew Mendez

Nearly two weeks after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the Spring Valley community is still coping with its effects after 58 were killed and more than 500 were wounded. The shooting, which took place at the Route 91 country music festival, is only […]

Haunted Homecoming creeps in to SV

October 10, 2017 7:39pm | Mia Trotchie

Join us if you dare on October 14 for Spring Valley’s haunted homecoming. Ghouls, witches, and students will be allowed entry to the graveyard starting at 6 p.m. Be prepared for frights, fun and memories you’ll never forget. Students can purchase $20 tickets two weeks […]

Education 1 class to train future teachers

October 10, 2017 7:23pm | Kushtrim Muja

A new elective is transforming students into teachers. Education I, a course new to both Spring Valley and the Clark County School District (CCSD), is setting its sights on training the teachers of tomorrow through the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. Education I will […]

Math club creates global videos, relationships

October 10, 2017 7:20pm | Hana Hefland

A math organization has students coordinating across the globe to expand the reach of math, discuss social issues, and bring an understanding of diversity to the world. Math teacher Jose Israel Ramirez, Special-Ed Co-Teacher Jacky Aguilar, and Spring Valley’s JAG leader Mike Augustine are coordinators […]