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Meet Our New Art Teacher: Kate Thomas

Dominique Doyon, Staff

February 24, 2020

Skyline's newest addition to the nest, Kate Thomas, is now our dazzling art teacher. She instructs students in Drawing, Painting, and 3D Design. Art is important to Kate for medative purposes; it's truly a placid way to get out what's on her brain into the physical world. She claims, “ I also love...

Smog Lake City

Smog Lake City

Anja Cieslewicz, Staff

February 24, 2020

In recent years, Salt Lake County’s harmful inversion has been a source of concern for the health of those living in the valley. With the majority of Utah citizens residing along the Wasatch front, many are likely to fall victim to the harmful effects of poor air quality. Inversion can have a drastic,...

“The Humans of Skyline” Project Attempts to Bring Skyline Students Closer

“The Humans of Skyline” Project Attempts to Bring Skyline Students Closer

Gabe Wong, Web Editor

February 6, 2020

On January 27, the second, 24-person round of “The Humans of Skyline” was put up in the hallway across from the Main Office. Working with his Senior Core English classes, Colby Ottley started “The Humans of Skyline” to help build connections between Skyline students. It tells students’ stories...

Skyline Debate Team

Skyline Debate Team

Siena Locante, Staff

January 7, 2020

The Skyline Debate team may not be as well known as the Skyline Football team, but they are working just as hard to achieve first place. Skyline has both a debate class and a debate club, but the debate team is expected to spend their own time practicing and getting ready for debates. The club meets...

Utah Ski Resort Begins Charging For Parking

Utah Ski Resort Begins Charging For Parking

Eliza Durham, Staff

December 12, 2019

Solitude Mountain Resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, has recently decided to begin charging for parking at their resort during the 2019-2020 ski season. They will charge $20.00 for single drivers. The purpose of this fee is to decrease the traffic congestion in the canyon and the air pollution that...

Students Disagree Over the Purpose of Required English Reading

Students Disagree Over the Purpose of Required English Reading

Anja Cieslewicz, Staff

December 12, 2019

Opinions towards the required literature in English classes vary, as many students speculate the value of the books that their teachers select. Skyline High School’s English department consists of Jill Thackeray, Diona Giannopoulos, Lisa Thornbrue, David Moore, Kirsten Rector, Debra Wilson, Tim Erickson,...

Horoscopes: Mercury Post-Retrograde

Horoscopes: Mercury Post-Retrograde

Theadora Soter, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

Scorpio- Lucky for you, you’re the only sign who is not emotionally dying this month. Wahoo. Dear Scorpio, as well as it might be going at the moment do not let your stubborn self get in the way of everything that’s positive in the moment. Life may be good now, but nothing lasts forever. Sagittarius-...

Skyline Band Concert Wows Viewers

Skyline Band Concert Wows Viewers

Eliza Durham, Journalism Staff

November 5, 2019

On Tuesday, October 8, at 7:00 p.m., the Skyline Band performed their first concert of the year in the Skyline High School auditorium. The concert was called “A Spooky Fall Concert “ and had a festive Halloween theme. The concert featured Skyline’s Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, Percussion Ensemb...

The Leading Democratic Candidates Fight for a Spot in the 2020 Presidential Elections

The Leading Democratic Candidates Fight for a Spot in the 2020 Presidential Elections

Phia Bridge and Anja Cieslewicz

October 19, 2019

The most recent Democratic political debate took place on September 12 in Houston and revealed the top Democratic candidates for the 2020 presidential election. Candidates who emerged as front runners were Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, and Pete Buttigieg. The third democratic...

Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income

Gabe Wong, Web Editor

October 7, 2019

Universal Basic Income is a universally distributed cash payment paid out to everyone on a regular basic.  It’s like a childhood allowance, but for adults. Basic income is championed as a way for people to gain financial freedom — think about it — what could a poor art major living in New York Ci...

Why is School Spirit Declining?

Why is School Spirit Declining?

Anja Cieslwicz, Journalism Staff

October 7, 2019

In the last few years, there has been a disappointing lack of school spirit at Skyline High School. Noticeably less juniors and seniors take part in pep rallies and assemblies because they think it is more fun to get food at Einsteins or Cafe Rio. It seems that Skyline students are simply not proud to be...

Community of Caring at Skyline

Community of Caring at Skyline

Grace Erskine, Journalism Staff

October 7, 2019

Skyline High School’s Community of Caring is a service oriented, student-based organization. The  program provides opportunities for service to increase the betterment and moral of our school. This year there has been a focus of working on projects revolving around mental health. The class is ...