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Sunrise Mountain Echo Receives Numerous Individual Awards

Sunrise Mountain Echo Receives Numerous Individual Awards

Yasslen Sotelo, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2019

Mr. Stolzenberg and a group of selected students attended the 43rd annual Las Vegas Review-Journal High School Journalism Awards last Monday as the Sunrise Mountain Echo placed third in the Best Newspaper Category. Although our newspaper didn’t come in first overall, the Echo picked up a record-number...

‘OG’ Principal Llapur Wraps Up Final Year With Sunrise

‘OG’ Principal Llapur Wraps Up Final Year With Sunrise

Juan Castro, Calendar Editor

May 10, 2019

As we have to announce, the most wonderful, loving, great hearted, person we call ‘PRINCIPAL’ or the ‘OG,’ as she would call herself, Ms. Llapur has announced that she will be retiring at the end of this school year. Many people are sad, as many people don’t want her to leave. How would...

Sunrise Is In Good Financial Hands Next Year Thanks To Our New Treasurer!

Sunrise Is In Good Financial Hands Next Year Thanks To Our New Treasurer!

Maria Ibarra, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

The Student Body Treasurer of class 2020 is junior Jaime Valadez. Valadez ran for treasurer so it could help him in the long run, and so he could make sure the school stays on budget during events and make sure it’s going to be something fun for the students. “In the future it will benefit me...

Kaylee Gomez Wins Bronze For Early Childhood

Kaylee Gomez Wins Bronze For Early Childhood

Sarah Johnson, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

SkillsUSA went to Reno the week before Spring Break for the Skills USA competition and junior Kaylee Gomez won the Bronze Medal for the SkillsUSA Early Childhood Education. Each person had their own competition. The exam, presentation and lesson planning was for Gomez's competition, for other people it w...

Vivica Boone Has Nothing But The Class Of 2020’s Best Interest In Mind

Vivica Boone Has Nothing But The Class Of 2020’s Best Interest In Mind

Maria Ibarra, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

One of the vice presidents for class of 2020 is Junior Vivica Boone. Being a vice president is a responsibility that is one in life time chance and the class for that year will depend on the vice presidents and president to make the class of 2020 fun and memorable. Boone chose to run for one of the...

Robotics Competition Proved To Be Fun And Challenging

Robotics Competition Proved To Be Fun And Challenging

Saul Aguilar, Website Coordinator

April 4, 2019

The Robotics competition has had lift off with many showcases of technology that was outstanding in many areas during the competition. “The experience was very fun and empowering,” said sophomore Anahy Pineda Covarrubias. “We got to meet new people from different high schools and see what they...

Dr. Herrera’s New Recording Project Promotes Musical Growth

Dr. Herrera’s New Recording Project Promotes Musical Growth

Shamil Joy Marzan Ilumin, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

A few weeks ago, guitar teacher Dr. Herrera started building a recording studio in his classroom. The reason for him to make this recording studio is so that his students could see their growth throughout the years. “I saw there was a need and thought it was a great opportunity for students to be...

Three Band Members To Audition For CCSD Honor Band

Three Band Members To Audition For CCSD Honor Band

Sarah Johnson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Sunrise Mountain High School is proud to have three students audition for the Clark County School District Honor Band. Angel Promsiri who plays the trumpet, Deonnia Heglar who plays percussion and Cesar Chavez-Romero who plays the euphonium. “They have been working really hard and practicing as much as ...

ACT Tutoring Available To All Students On Thursday

ACT Tutoring Available To All Students On Thursday

Odalys Esquer, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Attention, Juniors! Have you heard about the ACT tutoring and prep sessions? The tutoring session will be on Thursday from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. with Mr. Nguyen, in room 606. “Mr. Nyugen is the ACT guru,” stated principal Ms. Llapur, “He’s going to tell you what the test requires, he’s going...

English Teacher Mr. Zaldana Recognized For Achievements At UNLV

Estefanie Tinoco, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

English teacher, Mr. Zaldana was recently recognized for his great achievements and positive view on students. The University Of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) recognized high school teachers who have made a difference to their students. “A student, Lizbeth Escobar, who was actually a valedictorian...

National Honor Society To Host McDonald’s Fundraiser On Thursday

National Honor Society To Host McDonald’s Fundraiser On Thursday

Rosario Chavez, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

This Thursday, November 29th, the National Honors Society will be hosting dinner at McDonald’s. The dinner will take place at the McDonald’s on Hollywood and Lake Mead which is the one nearest to our school. The dinner will be a fundraiser to earn money which will later help out the club with ...

Senior Portraits For Yearbook Will Be Taken This Wednesday, Thursday

Senior Portraits For Yearbook Will Be Taken This Wednesday, Thursday

Yasslen Sotelo, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2018

As a reminder senior portraits for the yearbook are this week. Due to a misunderstanding, senior portraits will be held on Wednesday 28th and the 29th, within the auxiliary gym. Earlier in the year the photo company claimed to send an email to all seniors, which no one seemed to receive. They tried...