Mormon Temple Lights Display Promotes the True Meaning of Christmas

Krysyan Edler, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under Out and About

The Temple’s Free and Annual Christmas Lights is Now Open The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ Temple in Mesa, commonly nicknamed the Mormon Church, has opened their 37th annual Christmas Lights on the Mesa Arizona Temple Grounds featuring hundreds of t...

Downtown Phoenix CityScape Embraces the Holiday Season

Brianna Mayes, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under Out and About

CityScape, the heart of Downtown Phoenix, is usually humming with creative and busy vibes. This holiday season, it is humming with creative and busy festive vibes. CityScape is holding many events that will help spread the holid...

Verrado Boys’ Soccer Aims to End Two-Year Playoff Drought

Griffin Fabits, Editor

December 13, 2016

Filed under School Sports

The boys soccer at program at Verrado High School became well-known in the Winter of 2010, when they made school history by appearing in the state championship game. Sure, it was a 4-1 loss against the Notre Dame Prep Saints, but ...

Verrado Wrestling Gets off to Hot Start

Nick Andrus, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under School Sports

Viper Wrestlers Progress Towards State After Great Season Start Verrado Vipers wrestling team took home multiple medals during last Saturday's varsity tournament at Camp Verde High School, as the season looks bright for several wrestlers. Heading into his fourth ...

Verrado Holds Annual Winter Festival: Hometown Holidays

Kyra Taylor, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under Out and About, World/Local News

Celebrating and kicking off the holidays is essential to the spirit of the community. Every year, Verrado holds a winter holiday celebration: Hometown Holidays. These magical events happen during the first weekend of the month ...

Lady Vipers Basketball Suffers Tough Loss

Gabi Chambers, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under School Sports

BUCKEYE - On Tuesday, December 6, the Verrado Varsity Girls Basketball team played a hard fought game against the Campo Verde Coyotes at home. The game was intense but in the end, the Lady Vipers could not get the extra po...

Glendale Glitters Lights Up the West Valley

Hayden Weber, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under Out and About

For the last twenty-three years, Glendale Glitters has served as a holiday landmark for the West Valley.  Glendale Glitters is the largest holiday light display in the state of Arizona, stretching over sixteen blocks right in th...

‘Moana’ shines in opening week

Hayden Weber, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under Out and About

‘Moana’ treads familiar waters, but charm and stunning visuals wins over viewers Riding off the success of Frozen and Tangled, Disney has finally released its highly anticipated Polynesian adventure, Moana, directed by Disney legend Ron Clements, the man behind Aladdin and The Little M...

Coming Home: Olveda Returns as a Teacher

Chase Hunter Budnieski, VHS Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under Showcase

After graduating six years ago from Verrado High School, Natali Olveda has decided to return as a faculty member to teach Biology to the next generation of Vipers. Five months ago, Olveda was changing oil in a car shop after gra...

Girls’ Basketball Begins New Season With Big Goals

Krysyan Edler, VHS Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under School Sports

Lady Vipers Have Championship Hopes After Last Season’s Playoff Run The Lady Vipers began the 2016-2017 season November 25 in the Scorpion Shootout Tournament and finished the tournament  2-2. They trampled Williams Field with...

A Very Merry Spirit Week for Verrado

Brianna Mayes, VHS Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under School News

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...

Verrado Receives New Staff Family

Steve Duran, VHS Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under Showcase

As the new year for Verrado High School is midway complete, new teachers have taken their place and are starting to feel comfortable among VHS staff.  With the departure of former dance and photography teacher, Ms.Blake from Verrado,...

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