The Skyline Horizon

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 ...

A Charming Renissance

A Charming Renissance

Sophia Orphanakis-Ward, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2019

Measles, Smallpox, Mumps and other similar diseases have made a massive comeback in the recent years, with the reemergence of these renaissance era diseases has brought with it these hot trends of 14th century Europe! How do you incorporate these looks into your life this summer season? Just follow...

Dancing in The Moonlight

Dancing in The Moonlight

Siena Locante, Journalism Staff

September 21, 2019

The theme of this year's homecoming was Dancing in the Moonlight, from the catchy song by King Harvest. The song features people dancing at night (in the moonlight), which Skyline replicated by having the dance in the courtyard,. The dance started at 7:30 and lasted until about 10:30. The guests bought...

Skyline Celebrated at Eagle Fest

Skyline Celebrated at Eagle Fest

Grace Erskine, Journalism Staff

September 20, 2019

Skyline High School has lots of interests and skills to offer. These skills and interests shine through in the form of clubs. Eagle Fest is an introduction to all of these clubs and the uniqueness that Skyline students want to share. Eagle Fest took place on September 20, 2019. There were lots of...

Skyline’s Homecoming Assembly Opens The New School Year

Elida Horvath, Journalism Staff

September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, was the day of Skyline’s Homecoming Assembly. To celebrate the new school year,  the school’s students and teachers met up in the auditorium. As usual, the ceremony was opened by Skyline’s Drum Line and a communal performance of the school song in accompaniment of the...

Virtual Reality in the Future

Courtesy of Adorama

Christopher Charles, Journalism 1 Staff

April 25, 2019

Virtual reality, also known as VR, is when you are able to go into a virtual world, and has started to become very popular in households around the world and in the eyes of big corporations like Microsoft. However, where will this lead to in the many years to come?  What applications can it be used for...

Life of a Lady Killer

Courtesy of The Daily World

Clayton Rasmussen, Journalism 1 Staff

March 21, 2019

One night, you decide to step out of your apartment on campus and go to the ice cream shop just down the street. As you are walking you see an injured man, trying to take his groceries into his apartment. You kindly help him deliver the groceries into his apartment. As you put the groceries down, he ...

The Craze Behind the Notorious RBG

The Craze Behind the Notorious RBG

Mia Driver, Journalism 1 Staff

January 17, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, also known as the Notorious RBG, is known for her role as the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Bill Clinton said, “Ruth Bader Ginsburg cannot be called a liberal or a conservative; she has proved herself too thoughtful for such labels,” when he nom...

Teacher Feature- Melinda Reay

Teacher Feature- Melinda Reay

Jana Bowler, Journalism 1 Staff

January 15, 2019

Melinda Reay, a social studies teacher here at Skyline High School was born in DeKalb, Illinois, approximately 70 miles away from Chicago. However, she was raised in Eagle, Idaho, a town ten miles away from Boise. After graduating from her local high school, she attended Utah State University. Reay stu...

International Men’s Day

International Men's Day

Ann Kim, Co Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019

Men are celebrated across the nation nearly every single day, however, there seems to be a call to have an official day dedicated to them. Every year, International Men’s Day (IMD) is celebrated on November 19. It was re-established in 1999 by Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh, a historian at the University o...

Veganism Goes Global

Veganism Goes Global

Jana Bowler, Journalism 1 Staff

January 10, 2019

2018 was a year of veganism. “It’s a non-vegan world”, according to vegan Elizabeth King, “but things are changing rapidly.” Veganism is the practice of consuming only plant-based food, and avoiding any animal products. The practice of veganism has exploded in the past years, and it does not se...