• Staff of the Month: Ms. Barnett
    Staff of the Week, Uncategorized

    Staff of the Month: Ms. Barnett

    Salma Desiderio, Author

    November 22, 2016

          Paradise Valley’s(PV) Athletic Director, Karen Barnett, is November's staff of the month.       Mrs. Barnett has been the assistant athletic director at PV for 9 years. She is in charge of maintaining the athletic department and ensures that all sports games run smoothly. Mrs. Barnet...

    Mrs. Barnett working hard

  • Going Green
    Features

    Going Green

    Jaeden Dunbar, Author

    September 12, 2016

    Wasted space is prevalent all over Paradise Valley, with plenty of examples of rundown fields or unused spaces, one of which being the unused greenhouse. The abandoned greenhouse was “originally built for the Agricultural Science class to grow their own plants” according to Paradise Valley teacher...

    Despite its name, the PVHS greenhouse is anything but.

    Jaeden Dunbar

  • Staff of the Week Recognizes Security Guard Mr. Monegan
    Staff of the Week

    Staff of the Week Recognizes Security Guard Mr. Monegan

    Lauren Ruiz, Assistant Editor

    September 6, 2016

          This week Mr. Monegan, better known as security guard Mr. Allen, is recognized as the staff of the week.       Mr. Monegan has been working at Paradise Valley High School since “January of 2014”, he stated.  Before working at Paradise Valley, Mr. Monegan said he worked at “two board...

    Mr. Monegan after spending his time talking to 1st lunch students

    Lauren Ruiz

  • Wasted Space
    Extracurricular

    Wasted Space

    John Sanders, Author

    August 23, 2016

    Most students have probably not noticed that PVHS has a practice field. This field is North of the main parking lot, in the middle of the softball and baseball fields. It has been some time since this field has been used. What should PV do with this wasted space?   An interview with the boys’ soccer coach, ...

    John Sanders

  • Under New Management
    Extracurricular

    Under New Management

    Julia Lisk, Editor-In-Chief

    August 19, 2016

    PVHS Robotics kicks off the year with its first meeting, and a promising future. READ MORE »»

    Silence in the classroom. Overcrowded and curious, students learned that FIRST robotics isn’t just about bolts and metal.

    Julia Lisk

What I Wish I Would’ve Known

Sarah McCoy

The Class of 2017 only has a semester left until they can finally say they made it

What I Wish I Would’ve Known

Sarah McCoy, Author

This year’s senior class only has a semester left of high school. Over the past three and a half years, the seniors have learned a couple of hacks to make high school mo...

December 22No Comments

Finals

Stressed out about finals

Finals

Salma Desiderio, Author

      Yes, It is that time of the year again. It is time to cry and whine about finals. Students can either set their priorities straight and actually get work done or b...

December 9No Comments

Holiday Traditions

Sarah McCoy

A holiday tradition in Arizona. The worlds tallest Christmas tree at the Anthem outlets.

Holiday Traditions

Sarah McCoy, Author

      Many students look forward to the holidays for a variety of reasons. Some like the break from school and others look forward to time with friends and family. Studen...

December 2No Comments

What Are You Thankful For?

Snoopy's Thanksgiving

What Are You Thankful For?

Natalia Ortiz, Author

      It is that time of the year where people are surrounded by their loved ones and amazing food: loads of turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and more.       That...

November 22No Comments

The Deadliest Pair

Put the phone down

The Deadliest Pair

Jaeden Dunbar, Author

      One of the deadliest distractions in American society is also one of the most commonly practiced, and the culprit is none other than texting and driving. According ...

November 15No Comments

Recent Campus Life Stories

Early Graduation

Early Graduation

November 8

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Badminton Causing A Racket

Lauren Ruiz

After the match and an epic victory

Badminton Causing A Racket

Lauren Ruiz, Editor

      Paradise Valley girls badminton won their matches against the Marco...

September 16No Comments

Trojans Get a Victory

Sarah McCoy

After winning the first game of the seasons the Trojans hope to continue their winning ways on Friday.

Trojans Get a Victory

Sarah McCoy, Author

      After a rough start to the season the Paradise Valley football team c...

September 15No Comments

JV Trojans v. Jaguars

Natalia Ortiz

First home game of the season for junior varsity.

JV Trojans v. Jaguars

Natalia Ortiz, Author

It was a windy afternoon on August 24th, 2016  when the junior varsity footb...

August 30No Comments

Making a Splash

Making a Splash

With practice starting, the Trojans are hard at work training for t...

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A Fair Exchange?

Into the mother the German army march.

A Fair Exchange?

Jaeden Dunbar, Author

Ever heard the term “America is a melting pot”? Since its creation, America ha...

January 24No Comments

Community Service

Traci Templeton

Volunteers at their stations for Feed My Starving Children

Community Service

Emily Pennell, Author

      Feed My Starving Children is an organization at a warehouse in Mesa that giv...

December 22No Comments

President Elect: Good or Bad?

John Sanders

Some groups consider Trump a disaster for America

President Elect: Good or Bad?

John Sanders, Author

With this election cycle coming to an end after a tight year-and-a-half of camp...

November 18No Comments

Arabian Night

Arabian Night

October 7

      Homecoming is a popular event that many Paradise Valley High School students look forward to...

PVHS Greenhouse

PVHS Greenhouse

September 15

      Revitalising the greenhouse is becoming a priority at Paradise Valley High School. Over the la...

The Origins of PV PRIDE

The Origins of PV PRIDE

August 26

Paradise Valley High School's (PVHS) PRIDE system is prevalent throughout the school. PRIDE is physically...

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Senioritis

The Verge

The emotional state of a high school student

Senioritis

Emily Pennell, Author

      Many students look forward to senior year as easy going, but once se...

November 29No Comments

To Trump or Not To Trump

Every campaign has a slogan

To Trump or Not To Trump

Jaeden Dunbar, Author

      The recent election has finally answered a question nearly every America...

November 15No Comments

Batman

Julia lisk

How will 2016 measure up to Gotham?

Batman

Jaeden Dunbar, writer

      With hundreds of comic book characters spanning thousands of different...

October 27No Comments

Recent op-ed Stories

The Norms

The Norms

October 10

The standard of society fostered by the ideals of the American dream dictate the behaviors of what is...

STUGO: The Voice or The Echo?

STUGO: The Voice or The Echo?

September 6

Choices such as themes for school dances, activities, and assemblies, all fall into the hands of a le...

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Our Archives

Brady Tavrytzky

Demonstrating appreciation of nature.

Brady Tavrytzky

Sarah McCoy, Author

Senior Brady Tavrytzky is best known as Paradise Valley’s student body preside...

November 7No Comments

Culture Shock

Foreign exchange students venture from one end of the Earth to the other.

Culture Shock

Lauren Ruiz, Assistant Editor

      Foreign exchange junior, Nadia Hofer, has joined Paradise Valley High...

October 5No Comments

Health CNA

Jaeden Dunbar

Part of what students must learn in order to succeed in the class.

Health CNA

Jaeden Dunbar, Author

      Out of the multitude of electives available at Paradise Valley High School ...

September 271 Comment

Cheer Is the Spirit

Cheer Is the Spirit

September 6

Trouble in Paradise

Trouble in Paradise

August 24

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