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Changes to Extended Learning Opportunity Schedule

Chase Hunter, VHS Writer

February 2, 2017

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As a way to help students use their Extended Learning Opportunity (ELO) more effectively, ELO has been changed from Wednesday to Thursday. The administration realized that students were not using ELO for catching up in classes...

Verrado Expands English Department

Nick Andrus, VHS Writer

February 2, 2017

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New Teacher Ms. Grant calls Verrado home after a semester of teaching As the school year progresses on, freshmen and junior English teacher Ms. Grant is one of the newest additions in the B- wing and at Verrado High School...

New year brings new theatre teacher to Verrado

Gabi Chambers, VHS Writer

February 1, 2017

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A new face has been brought on board the Verrado High School teaching staff for the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year, Mr. Jeff Spence. Replacing Verrado's former theatre teacher, Spence is located in the black box (be...

Class of 2021 Prepares for High School with Future Freshmen Night

Griffin Fabits, Viper Times Editor

January 23, 2017

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New faces, no longer the ‘top-dog’ of their campuses, and the odd realization of three walls. The Verrado High School Class of 2021 got a taste of the next four years with the annual Future Freshmen Night taking place on ...

Agua Fria High School District Break Ground on Fifth High School

Chase Hunter, VHS Writer

January 23, 2017

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The ground-breaking ceremony by Agua Fria High School District’s new, fifth high school took place on West Bethany Home Road on Thursday, January 12. The new high school does not have a name yet, but is being referred to as Hig...

A Very Merry Spirit Week for Verrado

Brianna Mayes, VHS Writer

December 5, 2016

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As students and staff are preparing for the holiday season, VHS StuGo is looking to amplify the Christmas spirit at Verrado even more with a spirit week. The spirit week will start on Monday, December 5, with Ugly Sweater Day; in w...

Celebration of the Arts

Kari Sundin, VHS Writer

December 2, 2016

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On the morning of December 7, Verrado High School will be holding a Celebration of the Arts day, presenting dance, band, art, and choir. There will be two separate assemblies, 30 minutes each in the auditorium in the morning so...

National Honors Society to put on Pawlooza Dog Show

Kari Sundin, VHS Writer

November 22, 2016

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On Saturday December 3, Verrado High School’s National Honors Society is holding a Dog Show to raise money for local animal shelters while having fun. It will start around 9am and run until 12pm, with food and drinks available...

Verrado Holds Second Annual Holiday Angel Project

Kyra Taylor, VHS Writer

November 21, 2016

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This winter season, Verrado High School, the Verrado community and others around the Litchfield and Buckeye area have the chance to change lives. The Refugee Women’s Health Clinic (RWHC) is holding their annual Holiday Angel Proj...

Ava Peabody Takes On Her Final Year in Verrado Theatre

Brianna Mayes, VHS Writer

November 18, 2016

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In light of the upcoming production of Verrado Theatre’s, “Hamlet,” it is only appropriate to recognize the president of the theatre program, senior Ava Peabody. Ava started her journey in the theatre program when she moved...

Looking Towards the Future, Seniors Start Preparing For College

Hayden Weber, Editor

October 3, 2016

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On May 24, the Class of 2017 will finally walk the stage at graduation and depart from their experiences from the last four years. They will look back and cherish every football game, Homecoming, Prom, and pep assembly as they ...

Extended Learning Opportunity: Useful or a waste of time?

Gracie Czarny, Writer

September 30, 2016

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Since the 2016-2017 school year has been back in action for several weeks now, students have gotten the chance to fully experience the new Extended Learning Opportunity that Verrado has recently added to the schedule. Extended Learning Opportu...

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