Parking Policy Brings Change to Verrado

Krysyan Edler, VHS Editor

February 24, 2017

Filed under School News

Addition to Parking Policy Receives Mixed Student Reactions The student parking policy has been overhauled recently in an attempt to create an effective and safer environment for student drivers. Students have given mixed re...

Verrado to Host First Annual Color Run

Kari Sundin, VHS Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under School News

February 14, 2017, sign-ups for the color run began, and will continue up until March 7. On March 8, classes will consists of Blocks 1, 3, and 5 with advisory at the end of the day, which is when the color run will take place. ...

Change for Change

Gabi Chambers, VHS Writer

February 17, 2017

Filed under School News

On March 2, 2017, the students of Verrado High School will be able to bring in their loose change to help raise money for the Life Skills program. At 10:40 a.m. during Extended Learning Opportunity on Thursday, students will...

George Winston: A Musical Genius

Kyra Taylor, VHS Writer

February 17, 2017

Filed under Out and About

On a chilled winter evening in Tucson on February 2, 2017, the Berger Performing Arts Center showcased a gifted and accomplished artist; George Winston. The concert began with a few piano songs including “Rain” from his Winter ...

Acton Prepares for GCU in Final Season at Verrado

Griffin Fabits, VHS Editor

February 17, 2017

Filed under School Sports

BUCKEYE-- She knew it in eighth grade. All it took was a hard hit ball, a sprawling dive to her left, and a bullet throw to first base that would ultimately impress Grand Canyon University softball head coach Ann Pierson. The ...

‘Moonlight’ expands to theaters nationwide ahead of Academy Awards

Hayden Weber, VHS Writer

February 17, 2017

Filed under Out and About

The Oscar-Nominated Frontrunner achieves in powerful acting, cinematography, and music Many dramas have been released in the last year that explore and perpetrate different ideas of love, acceptance, and fear, but none of the...

Sixth-Annual Blood Drive

Kari Sundin, VHS Writer

February 14, 2017

Filed under School News

On February 28, 2017, Verrado High School is hosting their sixth annual blood drive by the United Blood Services. Many students come out to donate, as the need for blood is constantly growing. Everyone is welcome to donate, however, students under 18 must have a signed form by a ...

Phoenix City Council Votes on Petition to Become Sanctuary City

Chase Budnieski, VHS Writer

February 14, 2017

Filed under World/Local News

With news of President Trump’s executive order to build a wall along the Southern border of the United States, Rick Robinson, a resident of Arizona, filed a petition to make Phoenix a sanctuary city. The city council will vot...

Verrado Musician Leaves Mark on Music Program

Krysyan Edler, VHS Editor

February 14, 2017

Filed under School News

Junior Brian Alan makes All-Regional Band Verrado High School junior Brian Alan qualified for All-Regional Orchestra on January 28 at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa for his French Horn performance. Performers went through ...

Boys’ Tennis Looks to Build off of Breakout Season

Griffin Fabits, VHS Editor

February 14, 2017

Filed under School Sports

After an impressive 14-1 campaign last season that saw an appearance in the second round of the team state tournament, the Verrado boys’ tennis team is hungry for more this year. Despite some key departures starting with h...

VHS Theater Prepares for Upcoming Production of ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’

Hayden Weber, VHS Writer

February 10, 2017

Filed under School News

Hopeful actors practice their singing and acting skills ahead of callbacks. The Verrado High School Theater Department held auditions last week and is preparing for production of the upcoming musical You're a Good Man Charlie Brown. This adaptation is also the first production at Verrado...

Sliding into Verrado Softball Season 2017

Kyra Taylor, VHS Writer

February 10, 2017

Filed under School Sports

As February rolls around and kicks Spring into gear, students can stop waiting for ball games, throw on their caps, grab some sunflower seeds, and bask in the sun at a Verrado High School softball game. This seasons tryo...

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