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  • Homecoming Week begins Monday

    Homecoming Week begins Monday

    Karina Castro-Montijo, Staff Writer

    September 22, 2017

    Chaparral is having their first dance of the year: Homecoming, which takes place Sept, 30. in the auxiliary gym from 7 to 9:30 p.m. “You can expect fun and decorations with a lot of different designs,” said Karina Consentino, junior class president. Tickets cost $30 each, which have gone up ...

    A poster displaying all of the spirit week activities is displayed on the cafeteria windows. Homecoming Spirit Week begins Monday.

    Leonardo Garcia

  • Cowboys aim to bounce back against Rancho

    Cowboys aim to bounce back against Rancho

    Danny Hubley, Staff Writer

    September 21, 2017

    The Chaparral Cowboys may have been defeated on friday but the Cowboys still have the confidence for the next week.   Saturday’s game against Rancho (0-3) doesn’t impact whether Chaparral makes the playoffs or not. Despite that, the Cowboys cannot afford to take the Rams lightly. “I know...

    Trayvius Hodge looks into the backfield during Chaparral's 34-7 loss to Foothill on Sept. 15.

    Giselle Arellano

  • Ardon a class act on and off the court

    Ardon a class act on and off the court

    Melany Rico, Social Media Director

    September 20, 2017

    Chaparral High School named Ursula Ardon the school’s Female Athlete of the Month for August. “I don't think it's just me who deserves it, I think it's my entire team who deserves it,” Ardon said. They're what motivates me to become a better leader and person.” Ardon owns an impressiv...

    Ursula Ardon (3) celebrates a point during Chaparral's game against Del Sol on Sept. 13.

    Leonardo Garcia

  • Senior Sunrise to occur Monday

    Senior Sunrise to occur Monday

    Cynthia Williams, Staff Writer

    September 19, 2017

    Chaparral’s Senior Sunrise takes place on the football field Monday from 5 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. The annual event is where students get together, eat breakfast, and socialize while watching the sun rise. “[Senior Sunrise] is a way to open up the school year for seniors,” Social studies teacher ...

    Student Council's poster advertising Senior Sunrise on Tuesday in the 200 Hallway at Chaparral High School.

    Giselle Arellano

  • Cowboys suffer first defeat at the hands of Falcons

    Cowboys suffer first defeat at the hands of Falcons

    Danny Hubley, Staff Writer

    September 18, 2017

    Chaparral suffered its first loss of the season - a 34-7 defeat - at the hands of Foothill on Friday. Cowboys coach Paul Nihipali praised the Falcons, while also pinpointing where his team failed to execute. “This is a good team. [Foothill is] the No. 5 team in the state,” Nihipali said. “We weren't ratt...

    Tre Roberts walks off the field during Chaparral's 34-6 victory over Pahrump Valley on Sept. 1, 2017.

    Giselle Arellano

Students witness explosive reaction in Chemistry

Students witness explosive reaction in Chemistry

Nicole Walls, Staff Writer

Loud booms could be heard from the back patio Friday as chemistry performed an explosive lab that left students in awe. This lab consisted of putting sodium into water to observe the reaction. “I was waiting for [th...

September 20, 2017No Comments

NS1 Potluck introduces parents and students to Chaparral’s ROTC program

NS1 Potluck introduces parents and students to Chaparral’s ROTC program

Tracee Okazaki-Lemapu, Staff Writer

All cadets and their families were invited to  the annual NS1 Potluck on Thursday at Chaparral High School. To accommodate the nearly 1,000 people that were present, the potluck was held in the cafeteria, where the cadets...

September 18, 2017No Comments

She’s Back: Loosli returns to Chaparral

She’s Back: Loosli returns to Chaparral

Linlee Eubanks, Contributing Writer

Up in Room 301, psychology teacher Kelsey Loosli has returned to Chaparral High School after spending one year away from the school. Loosli started her career at Chaparral and created plenty of unforgettable memories. ...

September 15, 2017No Comments

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Collins leading 3-0 Cowboys by example

Collins leading 3-0 Cowboys by example

Danny Hubley, Staff Writer

Senior Tyray Collins, who was recently named Chaparral’s August Male Athlete of the Month, brings a certain swagger to the field to help out the inexperienced players on the football field. He remembers another player who used to lead by containing a similar sense of confidence on the field.

September 14, 2017

  • Cowboys keep the Cleat behind Collins’s big night September 11, 2017
  • Chaparral aims to keep the Cleat in annual rivalry game September 7, 2017
  • Chaparral offense finds groove in win over Pahrump Valley September 4, 2017

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The Classic Debate: Choosing between an iPhone and Android

The Classic Debate: Choosing between an iPhone and Android

Elena Ramirez, Contributing Writer

It is a heated debate a lot of people have when it comes to which smartphone to buy: iPhone or Android. The choices can get complicated due to the fact that both smart phones offer good features that may satisfy peopl...

September 21, 2017No Comments

  • iPhone 8 and iPhone X reveal raises questions September 19, 2017
  • VIVA MEXICO! Knowing the real date of Mexican Independence Day September 18, 2017
  • Huda Beauty’s Desert Dusk eyeshadow palette raising questions September 12, 2017

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Editorial Cartoon for Sept. 13, 2017

Editorial Cartoon for Sept. 13, 2017

Jack White, Cartoonist

Budget cuts have started and students are already feeling its impact.

September 13, 2017No Comments

Celebrate Mother’s Day twice or more

Celebrate Mother’s Day twice or more

May 8, 2017

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