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Art students showcase their best work.

SVHS dance and art students ringlead great showcases

SVHS dance and art students ringlead great showcases By Brianna Lehane and Alison Gray The SVHS dance class’s “Welcome to the Big Top” showcase brought one and all to Golton Hall on April 10 and 11 at 7. The dance class was able to demonstrate different mediums of dance, from hip hop to ballet, performed…

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707 takes 007

707 takes 007 By Brianna Lehane and Alison Gray    Prom took place at the beautiful Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on Saturday, April 25. The dance was in the ballroom, decked in appropriate James Bond decor, complete with cups of dice on the tables and playing cards decoratively spread across the floor. When attendees weren’t…

Athletes take their talents to college

Athletes take their talents to college By Roberto Diaz and Ryan Wilbanks     Students must sacrifice countless hours in order to improve their performance and maintain good grades to get into college. Very few students are able to reach this goal and continue with playing sports in college, but those who do go the extra…

Standout Senior Projects

Standout Senior Projects By Mackenzie Albrecht and Adam Curry   Another year has come and gone and the stress and pressure of Senior Project has finally been replaced with cheer and satisfaction. In this year’s senior class there were multiple standout Senior Projects, including projects completed by Thomas Crumbly and Alex Gustafson. Senior, Thomas Crumly,…

News of the 7.8 Nepalese earthquake shakes SVHS students

SVHS Nepalese Students Reflect on Devastating Earthquake News of the 7.8 Nepalese earthquake shakes SVHS students By Brianna Lehane   With the death toll climbing and cities nearly demolished, it’s no wonder that the devastating 7.8 earthquake in Nepal is of concern to the six Sherpas, a family originally from Nepal at SVHS. The last name…

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May Day

May Day By Alison Grey, Maddie Cashel, Edwin Reyes   What was intended to be a harmless senior prank went horribly wrong on Friday, May 1, when students protested administration’s decision to end lunch early after ending lunch due to a water balloon fight. An unorganized but non-violent, sit-in escalated when a student allegedly began smoking…

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Freshman Nathaniel Silva competes in the butterfly during one of Sonoma’s matches.

Swim team dominates Hounds

 Swim team dominates Hounds  Ryan Wilbanks The swimming team is heating up the pools with a hot start. The Dragons dominated Healdsburg in their first meet with a 150-40 win. Senior Rick Taggesell is excited for the season and believes the team has a great chance to capture the SCL title. Taggesell also praised the…

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Junior Miles Pimentel serves in his tennis match.

Tennis sets their sights on Analy

Tennis sets their sights on Analy By Ryan Wilbanks    The boys’ tennis team has dominated the SCL after losing their league opener and are currently tied for first place with a 5-1 record.    The Dragons rattled off three straight wins against league foes EL Molino, Healdsburg, and Petaluma after losing to Analy to…

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Sophmore Noah Cess takes a cut in Sonoma’s game.

Sonoma takes a swing at league competition

Sonoma takes a swing at league competition Ryan Wilbanks The Dragon bats are beginning to wake up after not being heard from after two early season wins where they scored a combined 15 runs. In their next seven games after a 2-1 start, the Dragons have gone 1-6 only scoring 9 runs in seven games…

SIFF enchants valley residents

SIFF enchants valley residents By Morgan Viale      Sonoma International Film Festival’s 18th year in the Valley delivered its renowned wine country event, with a guest appearance by David Arquette. The wide variety of independent films, documentaries, book adaptations, and horror films to experience, the SIFF (Sonoma International Film Festival) as always showed its…