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Music Program To Receive $40,000 Grant To Buy New Instruments

Music Program To Receive $40,000 Grant To Buy New Instruments

Jennifer Rodriguez, News/Entertainment Writer

October 8, 2019

Sunrise Mountains music program has received a $40,000 grant to be able to buy new instruments for the students here on the mountain in mariachi, band and orchestra. The grant will be used to help the music program get better instruments for the students to use during class. "The opportunity came...

Sunrise Mountain Now Offers Free Lunch For Everyone

Sunrise Mountain Now Offers Free Lunch For Everyone

Daniel Garcia, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

This year is the first year at SMHS where every student is eligible to get free lunch. Administrator Ms. Shive is the leader of the program and students are very pleased. Last year students had to have their parents fill out an application in order to be potentially qualified to get free lunch. Many...

Sunrise Mountain Counselor, Ms. Moss, Leaves For Cimarron

Sunrise Mountain Counselor, Ms. Moss, Leaves For Cimarron

October 4, 2019

As many know, one of the best counselors has left Sunrise Mountain. Ms. Moss left unexpectedly. Many people were shocked because they’d never thought she would leave for a different school. Moss, our head counselor, left for Cimarron-Memorial High School to be a counselor over there, including the...

All Freshmen Will Be Taking The MAP Tests In English, Math

All Freshmen Will Be Taking The MAP Tests In English, Math

Ray Madrigal, News/Entertainment Writer

October 4, 2019

Freshman are now required to take a new test called MAP that focuses on English and Mathematical subjects. Mr. Paul, a freshman English teacher, is now required by the school to take the time to issue the MAP test to his students from the beginning of the year. The new tests acts like a diagnostic...

Bus Driver Shortage Hindering Students’ Ability To Be In Class

Bus Driver Shortage Hindering Students’ Ability To Be In Class

Jennifer Rodriguez, News/Entertainment Writer

October 3, 2019

Driving students to and from school is a very important responsibility and task that bus drivers have to take on. Bus drivers have to make sure that the students are getting to school on time and safely. Most bus drivers do multiple pick ups and drop off on a regular bases, but since the shortage...

College Representative comes to show Miners college details.

September 24, 2019

For anyone who is interested in going to college in Nevada, the chance is coming. The Nevada State College Rep is coming to Sunrise Mountain on Wednesday, Sept. 25, to explain to students how to get into college. The college rep will only explain to seniors about how they can be eligible to go to...

Garbutt, Loewy Promoted To Assistant Principals

Garbutt, Loewy Promoted To Assistant Principals

Shamil Ilumin, News/Entertainment Editor

September 24, 2019

This 2019-2020 school year we got two new assistant principals, but they're not strangers to the Sunrise Mountain family. You may know them as Ms. Loewy and Ms. Garbutt. The two ladies were deans, but were promoted to be assistant principals. They were both very excited for this coming school year...

CCSD, Teachers Avoid Strike After Agreement Is Reached

CCSD, Teachers Avoid Strike After Agreement Is Reached

Ray Madrigal, News/Entertainment Writer

September 20, 2019

Teachers being unpaid, the news that came up two weeks ago. How are these teachers feeling now that it has been resolved? Mr. Schwing, one of the health teachers was deeply affected by the situation, along with many others. Many teachers like to continue to go to school to either become a better teacher...

New Ceramics Teacher Making Adjustment To New Environment

New Ceramics Teacher Making Adjustment To New Environment

Jennifer Rodriguez, News & Entertainment Writer

September 16, 2019

Starting the school year with a new principal also means starting the new school year with some new teachers all over the school. Some of these new teachers have came from other school near by, and some might have came from a whole other state. Ms. MacKay the new ceramics teacher came to Sunrise...

Homecoming Spirit Week Set To Take Place This Week

Dereck Del Cid, News/Entertainment Writer

September 16, 2019

After Spirit Week Dress Up, comes the long anticipated Homecoming. This year's Homecoming is very interesting and ambitious with its theme, French Culture. Homecoming come with lots of features like a free refreshments and a live DJ playing lots of amazing songs. Alongside those things are video screenings...

Guizar- Continuing The Legacy

Guizar- Continuing The Legacy

Daniel Garcia, News/ Entertainment Writer

September 12, 2019

English teacher Ms. Guizar-Vazquez at Sunrise Mountain has reached the next step in being a teacher and that's teaching AP. This year is the first year she starts to teach an AP class. "It feels like a huge responsibility," said Ms Guizar-Vazquez, "but its exciting to teach a class that can challenge...

Ms. Smith Enjoys Students After Years With IT Company

Ms. Smith Enjoys Students After Years With IT Company

Dereck Del Cid, News/Entertainment Writer

September 9, 2019

When most school years begin, there was often an abundance of new teachers, but there does not seem to be lots of new teachers here at Sunrise Mountain High School. In fact there is barely any at all, but there are many teachers that most recently joined the Miners from last year. One of the most...