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The class you’re probably missing out on

The class you’re probably missing out on

Pearl Ashton, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2017


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There are a lot of diverse classes at Taylorsville High School. A lot of them have important lessons that students can take with them when they are free from high school. Some are required, but many aren’t and they are overlooked by most. One of these classes is Adult Roles and Financial Literacy. Fina...

What welding can do for you

What welding can do for you

Pearl Ashton, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2017


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Not every student that graduates from high school is going to go to college. Sometimes society and schools make it seem like that is the one and only route that is available. There are a lot of different trades and jobs available that don’t require heavy schooling. One of the more rewarding trades...

The development of math and science

The development of math and science

Alexa Blaise Chandler, Photo and Art Editor

November 27, 2017


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In the 18th century in Europe, when death tolls from diseases like tuberculosis ran most rampant, most medicine doctors, priests and citizens believed that simply breathing fresh air was the only cure. If the infection spread, instructions were to become isolated and pray the disease passed on. Prev...

Classic literature and its influence

Classic literature and its influence

Alexa Blaise Chandler, Photo and Art Editor

November 27, 2017


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Tolkien. Orwell. Plath. Each name means something exciting and different. They may even mean nothing to those who have never even heard of them. But there is no denying that classic literature shaped the history of countries and particular ideals. From the ramblings of Dante in The Inferno to Uncle To...

New teachers at Taylorsville

New teachers at Taylorsville

Aspen Earnhart, Feature Editor

November 20, 2017


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The start of a school year is guaranteed to bring many new faces, and usually quite a few of those include teachers. This year brought 11 new staff members to Taylorsville High, including a new assistant principal, two Gear Up counselors, and teachers in various departments. These new teachers are very div...

Evolution of a legend

Evolution of a legend

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor

April 20, 2016


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On March 12th, 2016, Mr. Rodney Anderson was honored in the Spirit Week Assembly with the KSL/ Zions Bank Teacher Feature Award. Having taught Math for over 48 years, (plus a half year in Idaho that doesn’t count towards Utah retirement) Anderson has been at Taylorsville since it’s opening year in 19...

Hospitals convey more than good or bad news

Hospitals convey more than good or bad news

Hollie Link, Assistant Editor

February 24, 2016


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The first word thought of when entering the hospital; death. Well that’s what Jack thought of. You see Jack is your average civilian with a part time job at the local grocery store and a full time student attending college. Jack is a very loved young man. His life seemed almost like the perfect college...

How to prepare for the medical field in high school

How to prepare for the medical field in high school

Kathryn Hickenlooper, Reporter

February 23, 2016


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Registered nurses are the largest healthcare population, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They work as a team with healthcare specialists.  Registered nurses make, on average, $32.04 an hour-- and for good reason. They make so much because they do so much. According to American Nursing As...

Health care, Insurance, and Quality– Oh my!

Health care, Insurance, and Quality– Oh my!

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor

February 22, 2016


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Welcome February. Your skeleton trees and blanket of gray clouds add amazing optimism to the chorus of coughs, sneezes, and doctor bills. I love how you’re bitter air mingles with bacteria to create a minefield of potential health problems and it will never ceases to amaze me, how empty my bank acc...

Trending comics

Trending comics

Aaron Dufner, Reporter

February 12, 2016


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In the beginning of the 20th century the big thing was comic-books, with people beginning to see what it would be like if they were someone else. The stories make people believe anything and everything is possible. People started to read and listen to them over the radio which made some characters beco...

Types of comics

Types of comics

Megan Breneman, Assistant Editor

February 11, 2016


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In the world of comics, there are many different types readers can choose to sink their teeth into. A popular genre tends to be manga, which is a sort of anime style of comic. There’s also more exaggerated “realistic” types (if you will) like DC’s Batman HUSH. Then there’s everything in be...

Becoming an artist in the world of comics

Becoming an artist in the world of comics

Mckayla Philbrick, Reporter

February 10, 2016


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Wanting to become a comic strip artist is not the most common thing you’d hear from your average highschool student but for some, it’s something they want to really do. Comic artists may seem like they have it easy. They work from home so it’s assumed that they don’t do anything. That assump...

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