• Volleyball’s playoff chances dwindling
    Sports

    Volleyball’s playoff chances dwindling

    Jocelyn Velazco, Website Writer

    October 20, 2017

    Sunrise Mountain chances of reaching the playoffs are dwindling after the Miners (2-7 in the Class 3A Sunset League) gave Western their first win this Monday. The loss keeps them in a two-way tie with Desert Pines for the final playoff spot. However, while both teams have two wins, Desert Pines has...

    Junior Juana Rivera passes the ball up to the setter in a game Thursday, Oct. 19.

    Dron Jones

  • Girls Volleyball falls to Mojave in three
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    Girls Volleyball falls to Mojave in three

    Tasheanna Lewis, Website Writer

    October 20, 2017

    Sunrise Mountain girls’ volleyball team was defeated by Mojave in three games, on Thursday at home, 13-25, 14-25, and 17-25. It was the second time in two days the two teams played. Mojave also won the first match Wednesday at Mojave.. “It was sad, because we would have had to win to go to play...

    Julia Miles tips a ball over to the other side of Thursday's game against Mojave. The team lost in three games.

    Dron Jones

  • Boys soccer crushes Adelson School, 8-0
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    Boys soccer crushes Adelson School, 8-0

    Tasheanna Lewis, Website Writer

    October 18, 2017

    Eilyn IglesiasEilyn Iglesias The Sunrise Mountain varsity boys’ soccer team routed the Adelson School, 8-0, on Tuesday at home. “It was a pretty easy game,” said junior Angel Arreola, who scored two goals in the game. “Not that hard.” Junior Julian Herrera scored three goals. Seniors Bryan Martinez and Juan Guzman and...

    Eilyn Iglesias

  • D’ron Jones, Gabriela Acosta win Homecoming King, Queen
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    D’ron Jones, Gabriela Acosta win Homecoming King, Queen

    Rodsheanna Lewis, Web Writer

    October 16, 2017

    The music was roaring, lights were flashing, and the crowd was cheering at the Sunrise Mountain Homecoming Dance Saturday as they announced the Homecoming King and Queen, D’ron Jones and Gabriela Acosta Zuniga. Jones was shocked when he heard his name being called and in his mind, he couldn’t believe he...

    D'Ron Jones and Gabriela Acosta share a hug after each were named Homecoming King and Queen.

    Mayra Leon

Q&A with ms. Llapur

Q&A with ms. Llapur

Portia Bingham, Copy Editor

October 19, 2017No Comments

Where did you grow up? - As you probably know, I was born in Cuba.  We left Cuba when I was 4 1/2 years old and went to Miami.  Lived there for 5 years and then moved to northern New Jersey at the end of 4th grade.  So...

Giving in or having fun?

Giving in or having fun?

Xhitlali Cebrero, Photo Editor

October 16, 2017No Comments

Within just a year a lot can happen. From 2014 and 2015 the overdose rate with teens increased and rose up 19 percent. Every high school has approximately 2,350 students enrolled, if you average it with the amount in public...

Graduation rate keeps increasing

Rosario Chavez, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017No Comments

Some teachers have been teaching at Sunrise Mountain for a pretty long time now. Most of them have been able to see how much it changed. When Sunrise Mountain first opened, the graduation rate wasn’t at its best. It was...

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Volleyball’s playoff chances dwindling

Volleyball’s playoff chances dwindling

Jocelyn Velazco, Website Writer

October 20, 2017No Comments

Sunrise Mountain chances of reaching the playoffs are dwindling after the Miners (2-7 in the Class 3A Sunset League) gave Western their first win this Monday. The loss keeps them in a two-way tie with Desert Pines for the...

  • Girls Volleyball falls to Mojave in three October 20, 2017
  • Girls volleyball falls to Mojave, in tie for playoff spot October 19, 2017
  • Boys soccer crushes Adelson School, 8-0 October 18, 2017
  • Volleyball team falls in close 5-set match to Western October 17, 2017

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Physical beauty is overrated

Erianna Eichner, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017No Comments

It seems important to society to make sure one is beautiful. We all make it seem like no matter what you look like, what you do, or what you say, it shouldn’t be affected by the way you look. Big or small, tall or short,...

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