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Elections get Trumped and it’s Hillaryous

Elections get Trumped and it’s Hillaryous

Aaron Escalante, Guest Writer
April 10, 2016
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With the presidential primaries getting closer to the end, it becomes even more important for the citizens of the United States of America to inform themselves of the candidates positions because it’s all a matter of time voting booths open up. At the moment, those currently in the lead from both parties in ...

Community is strengthened by the Humanity class project

Community is strengthened by the Humanity class project

Xylina Session, Editor-in-chief
April 8, 2016
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Humanities students’ most recent project included goals oriented around strengthening the community through active service and creativity. Guidelines set from the departments’ teachers, Stephanie Floch, Rob Eberly and Levi Negley included relatively loose structure for the assignment: target a pr...

Spirit Week garnishes school enthusiasm

Spirit Week garnishes school enthusiasm

Arianna Faamausili, Reporter
March 30, 2016
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The reason to have Spirit Week is to help create a more involved student body in the events of the school and to bring unity within each class. Our student body officers have come up with a theme for spirit week which is Cinema Week. “We pretty much got together and threw up a whole bunch of ide...

Student Spotlight: Jalissa Cloward

Student Spotlight: Jalissa Cloward

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor
March 4, 2016
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Starting in the margins of a class notebook, doodles transformed into designs and crafted the life of high school senior, Jalissa Cloward. As the current FCCLA president and a returning member of the Fashion Institute, Cloward seamlessly seizes every high school opportunity afforded to her. Cloward mas...

Job harrassment reality

Job harrassment reality

Nicole Gomez, Reporter
March 4, 2016
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Flirting is something that is done all the time whether it’s done jokingly with overly batting eyelashes or outright with sly smiles and cheeky winks. Humans flirt with everyone and anyone, a sharp tongued remark answered by a quick quip is seen as amusing. Like Edith Wharton said in the novel, The Ag...

Granite art night unleashes talent

Granite art night unleashes talent

Megan Breneman, Assistant Editor
March 1, 2016
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Anticipation, excitement, determination, confidence, stress… these are just some of the emotions that rush through almost anyone when there’s a competition in front of them. At Granite Art Night Live this is what happens with the contestants as much as any other competitor. “I didn’t have backgrou...

High school relationship turns into CSI plot

High school relationship turns into CSI plot

Hollie Link, Assistant Editor
March 1, 2016
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While watching TV there always seems to be a gunshot, sexual violence, or some form of bullying. All the bad things keep the audience entertain and deliver a more complex story line. However, there are situations that come off of the screen and happen in real life. No acts of violence should conform...

Major GTI class closing in 2016

Major GTI class closing in 2016

Nichole Smith, Reporter
February 29, 2016
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           The Granite Technical Institute (GTI) is closing their cosmetology and barbering program in May 2016, which only leaves Medical Terminology, Animal Science, Biology Agricultural Science, Veterinary Assistant, and Landscaping . It takes away the chance for students to start on th...

Counselors benefit from class change policy

Xylina Session, Editor-in-Chief
February 25, 2016
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A recent poll of a portion of the student body conducted by the Warrior Ledger revealed that 62.2% of students made schedule changes this semester. Implemented freshly this year the new class change policy requires students who wish to make a schedule change to fill out a form after referring to the c...

Lack of funding increases tension to various programs

Lack of funding increases tension to various programs

Payton Wright, Reporter
February 20, 2016
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Taylorsville High School has many programs and clubs that allow students to be themselves and show off, like debate, art club, and creative writing . Sometimes though some of these programs can barely pull through due to the lack of money provided by the school and how much money they are able to rai...

ACT test coming in March

ACT test coming in March

Bryttni Furubotten, Reporter
February 20, 2016
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ACT testing takes place on March 1st. The test is for juniors, however sophomores are allowed to take the test if they wanted to. The following year when those juniors are seniors and apply for colleges their ACT scores will be looked at and this will be a big deciding factor of their acceptance, so,...

Post-high school plans: college not included

Post-high school plans: college not included

Sierra Byant, Reporter
February 17, 2016
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Chances are most students go to school for twelve years, graduate, and go to college for another four years, except for a handful of students who have plans for something slightly different. Here at Taylorsville there is a good number of students that are looking at traveling, internships, humanitarian work,...

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