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NASA Says Goodbye to its Beloved Rover, Opportunity

NASA Says Goodbye to its Beloved Rover, Opportunity

Maddie Moulton, Journalism 1 Staff

March 28, 2019

On February 13, 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) gave its Mars rover, Opportunity, a final farewell. Due to an extremely large and violent dust storm in June 2018, the rover’s solar panels were left covered and unable to power the robot. NASA, after not hearing from Op...

Sandy City Water Crisis

Sandy City Water Crisis

Audrey Miller, Journalism 1 Staff

March 21, 2019

The massive snow storm on February 6 caused more problems than a valley-wide snow day and bad roads. The storm caused a power outage in Sandy City. This power outage caused a fluoride pump, at the Sandy City well near the intersection 1700 East and Dimple Dell Lane, to malfunction. The pipe malfuncti...

Utah Teens Rallied To Show Their Enthusiasm For Voting

Utah Teens Rallied To Show Their Enthusiasm For Voting

Abby Hansen, Journalism 2 Staff

January 17, 2019

On November 5, teenagers rallied on the steps of Utah's state Capital in an effort to spark excitement for voting in the 2018 midterm election. This event was sponsored by the March For Our Lives organization and was put together by their board of youth activists. Although the weather was bitter and less tha...

Highlighting High School Safety Procedures

Highlighting High School Safety Procedures

Crystal Eldredge, Co Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019

In light of recent events in Pittsburgh, Florida, and the University of Utah, high school safety should be highlighted and known to all. Skyline has safety procedures in place in case of an active or distant shooter situation that jeopardizes the safety of Skyline students. It is important to know these p...

Netflix v. Satanic Temple, a Chilling Lawsuit and a Horrific Twitter Tale

Netflix v. Satanic Temple, a Chilling Lawsuit and a Horrific Twitter Tale

Audrey Hall, Journalism 1 Staff

January 15, 2019

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, a Netflix Original show released October 26, 2018, was sued for $50 million by The Satanic Temple for copying the statue of the deity Baphomet without their permission. In the show, Sabrina is a half-witch that is forced to choose between the world of magic and the r...

World News Update

World News Update

Sophia Orphanakis-Ward, News Editor

January 10, 2019

United States The third government shutdown of 2018 has been in place for 18 days, the shutdown began on December 22 at 12:00 PM. The point of contention that prompted this partial shutdown was part of the border wall debate. Trump is asking for 5.7 billion in funding the wall which he constantl...

Remembering Stan Lee

Remembering Stan Lee

Audrey Hall, Journalism 2 Staff

January 10, 2019

Stan Lee passed away the morning of November 12, 2018, at the age of 95. The world is mourning for “Stan the Man,” including the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s actors and film crew. Chris Evans, an actor who plays Captain America, tweeted “There will never be another Stan Lee. For decades he provided bo...

The Sound Of Music: A Production that Fills Our Hearts to the Brim

The Sound Of Music: A Production that Fills Our Hearts to the Brim

Audrey Hall, Journalism 1 Staff

November 13, 2018

Skyline’s theatre program is putting on The Sound of Music from November 8 to November 16. Rehearsals began on September 5 for leads and ensemble alike. This year, all of the plays and musicals- the Foreigner, the Sound of Music, and the one-act play being put on in the theatre class- have anti-fas...

The Continuing Flint Water Crisis

The Continuing Flint Water Crisis

Sophia Orphanakis-Ward, News Editor

October 25, 2018

On Monday, September 10, during the introduction portion of the annual Miss America pageant, Miss Michigan, Emily Sioma, brought attention back to the ongoing clean water shortage in Flint, Michigan. Sioma used her platform to remind the U.S that residents of Flint still do not have clean drinking wate...

Hurricane Florence Plows Through the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence Plows Through the Carolinas

Samara Jackson, Journalism 1 Staff

October 25, 2018

Hurricane Florence made landfall on September 14 in the Carolinas. What started as a Category 4 hurricane eventually weakened to a Category 2 just before bashing into the eastern United States. Despite scientists downgrading the storm, thousands are without power and many face flooding and property dama...

Skyline Freshmen Adjust to the High School Life

Skyline Freshmen Adjust to the High School Life

Sophia Orphanakis-Ward, News Editor

October 17, 2018

This year, many new students began their first year at Skyline. This led to an obvious overflow of new students who, for the most part, are confused and scared in their new environment.  Several of Skyline’s freshmen were interviewed and asked about their first couple of weeks of high school. They anony...

The Teenage Vaping Epidemic

The Teenage Vaping Epidemic

Macie McQueen, Journalism 1 Staff

October 17, 2018

Each generation of teenagers has a way to rebel.  For many of the earlier generations, it was smoking cigarettes. In today's generation, smoking has taken on the new form of e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes and vaping has taken the teens of today by storm. Why do so many teens want to do this harmful activit...