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Is The Senior Trip Really Worth It?

Is The Senior Trip Really Worth It?

By Yasslen Sotelo, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2019

The senior trip is one of those big events some feel is an ideal part of senior year. However there are always those who question whether or not it’s worth it. Everyone knows senior year is rather expensive, as a matter of fact, ‘expensive’ can be an understatement. The point is that such an...

Miner Orchestra Watches Special Performance At Smith Center

Miner Orchestra Watches Special Performance At Smith Center

Sarah Johnson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

The Sunrise Mountain High School Orchestra had the chance of a lifetime to go the Smith Center Monday night on May 6th for a special chamber music performance which featured three international acclaimed performers Joshua Bell on violin, Steven Isserlis on cello, and Jeremy Denk on piano. Thanks to th...

2019 Prom Made To Be One For The Books

2019 Prom Made To Be One For The Books

Rosario Chavez, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Prom is a formal dance that has been around for a very long time. A Prom’s main purpose is to celebrate a senior’s final and last school dance. However, lower classes are still able to attend if they get invited. This event is supposed to be a special one. So how was Sunrise Mountain’s Prom...

Last Orchestra Concert Of The Year Becomes One Of The Best Ever!

Last Orchestra Concert Of The Year Becomes One Of The Best Ever!

Saul Aguilar, Website Coordinator

May 2, 2019

School is almost to an end and music is soaring throughout the Mountain. Students and staff had the chance on the 29th of March to see the Orchestra concert. “It was a very good concert,” said a parent. “There was many good groups such as the intermediate orchestra group.” The show was d...

JAG Students Attend Conference At Texas Station

JAG Students Attend Conference At Texas Station

Leslie Herrera, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Mr. Singleton and five of his students attended the JAG conference that took place at Texas Station on Monday, Apr. 29. It was a chance for students in JAG all over Nevada to come and confirm that they learned certain things and concepts over the course of the year. Junior Chalece Brown captured a...

Donovan Chambers Our New Class Historian!

Sarah Johnson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Sunrise Mountain High School's new class historian for the 2019-20 school year is sophomore Donovan Chambers. A class historian is a person that is responsible to take pictures at all events and make sure the dates are correct. “I decided to run because I just don't wanna be a Student Council student....

A Whole Week Dedicated To Seniors

A Whole Week Dedicated To Seniors

Yasslen Sotelo, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

Senior Week is coming up! Sunrise seniors can participate in a full week of activities dedicated to them for only $15. A wristband must be worn or showed in order to attend. Beginning April 29th, Pajama Day as well as the Senior Sunset Picnic will be held at 6 p.m., so be prepared with your blankets....

Prom Is What YOU Make Of It

Prom Is What YOU Make Of It

Maria Ibarra, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Prom is once in a life time experience displayed in a variety of films like High School Musical. It makes students want to experience it and have a great time, just like in the movies. And while it may not be exactly like the movies, students should still have a great time if they go with the right...

Miner Actors Memorize Multiple Parts To Make Spring Play Successful

Miner Actors Memorize Multiple Parts To Make Spring Play Successful

Shamil Joy Marzan Ilumin, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

This year at Sunrise Mountain, students were provided with a special play called, “An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein Musicals,” showing on April 24th-25th. This show has no direct plot, but there are many different musicals rolled into one. Usually you’d expect there to be multiple actors...

Final Performance Of Spring Play is Tonight!

Final Performance Of Spring Play is Tonight!

Jayden Schanen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

The Sunrise Mountain Theatre Program invites you to “An Evening of Rodger and Hammerstein Musicals,” on April 24th, 25th, and 26th. On Thursday April 25th, there will be a performance at 2:30, along with the 6 p.m. show. Shows on April 24th and 26th both start at 6 p.m. and ticket prices are $5 e...

Mariachi Scores Superior Rating At CCSD Festival

Mariachi Scores Superior Rating At CCSD Festival

Odalys Esquer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Last Friday, On April 5th, Sunrise’s top performing group, Mariachi Amanecer, headed to Desert Pines to perform at the annual CCSD Mariachi festival. The festival isn’t a competition of groups against other groups, but instead an evaluation of an individual group itself; to rate a group’s ability to...

Ms. Villalobos Wins Echo Entree Contest

Ms. Villalobos Wins Echo Entree Contest

Saul Aguilar, Website Coordinator

April 12, 2019

It is almost spring and here on the Mountain beautiful delicacies are being made! After years of dessert contest, the Sunrise Mountain Echo newspaper has hosted an entrée contest for the first time. And the winner was ... Ms. Villalobos, who entered a delectable Gallina Pinta. "The entree had the...