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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,...

Sundance displays a wide variety of movies at the annual festival in Park City

Sundance displays a wide variety of movies at the annual festival in Park City

Icess Overstreet, Reporter

February 15, 2016


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Each January, the Sundance Film Festival comes to be celebrated by so many people. This year when it came to Park City, Utah it brought new movies and events held at resorts around epic Park City. Sundance came with a couple different features and types like themes from around the world with World dramatic...

Infamous escape captured and detained

Infamous escape captured and detained

Carlos Guitierrez, Reporter

February 15, 2016


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Joaquin Archivaldo “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, is the most wanted criminal in the entire world. He currently faces charges in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas, for multiple reasons, including murder, drugs, conspiracy, drug trafficking, and falsification of IDs, according to Univision ...

Spy Hop Industry sheds light on talent

Spy Hop Industry sheds light on talent

Esparanza Standing Bear, Reporter

February 6, 2016


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The music industry consists of companies and artists that make money by distributing music as well as merchandise, performing at concerts, making music videos, and more. Many want to pursue this field but only a few will make it. Many artists grew up without the material needs to pursue this career. Sp...

Student Spotlight: The Petal Giver

Student Spotlight: The Petal Giver

Lydia Flores, Assistant Editor

January 26, 2016


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A single rose, a hand-written letter, and a philanthropist cloaked in anonymity-- such elements possess the potential for a magnificent fairy tale, yet these things appear on a weekly basis within the world of Taylorsville High School. Armed with the Twitter handle @TvilePetalGiver, this 17 year old...

HOPE squad provides additional student resource

HOPE squad provides additional student resource

Hollie Link, Assistant Editor

January 26, 2016


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According to the AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention), every day more than 5,000 teenagers attempt suicide. In Utah there is an average of one person committing suicide every 15 hours. Suicide is the second largest cause of death for teenagers and adults 15 to 44. Statstics from afsp.org...

Taylorsviile Buddies bridges relationships

Taylorsviile Buddies bridges relationships

Xylina Session, Editor-n-Chief

January 26, 2016


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The Taylorsville Buddies club, often referred to as the Best Buddies’ Club is a program devoted to establishing one-to-one friendships between persons with intellectual disabilities and regular education peers. Allen Pulley, the self-contained special education teacher explains the fundamentals of...

Upsurge of students attain a diploma

Upsurge of students attain a diploma

Keely Valdez, Assistant Editor

January 18, 2016


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Graduation is the day all high school seniors have looked forward to since the summer started. There’s others that don’t want to or can’t experience graduation. There has definitely been an improvement of the graduation rate. In the past few years, there has been an increase of high school grads....

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