Drawing by Lena Mallett and Mackenzie Albrecht

Domestic violence advert sparks awareness

Domestic violence advert sparks awareness By Morgan Viale-Lemley     With 114.4 million viewers watching the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, the NFL in association with No More, a domestic violence awareness company, aired a commercial showing insight on a tactic used by victims of domestic violence. The commercial shows a disheveled home with obvious signs…

Responsible reporting

Responsible reporting By Caleb Horowitz and Ciara Smith     As the staff of the Sonoma Valley High school newspaper, we are always critiquing our own work and studying others. Local papers, national papers, and neighboring school papers all find their way into our eager hands. Imagine our surprise when we opened Casa Grande’s December issue…

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Curry reigns as Mr. Dragon, Gustafson Second

Curry reigns as Mr. Dragon, Gustafson Second By Ciara Smith Photos by Stephanie Angulo   Showcasing impressive Tae Kwon Do skills and a passionate “Dancing Queen” lip sync, senior Adam Curry danced and jived his way into the hearts of the judges to capture this year’s Mr. Dragon title. Alex Gustafson and Adalid Hernandez took the second…

Drawing By Alison Grey

Adventurers challenged to reach for the stars

Adventurers challenged to reach for the stars By Bryan Augustin   Ever since the end of the Apollo missions, many have wanted to return to the moon. Before, the only people able to construct a spacecraft capable of reaching the closest celestial body were government administrations with large amounts of funding. Today, there are many…

Neon dance shines despite poor attendance

Neon dance shines despite poor attendance By Adam Curry     Exotic, vibrant outfits and decorations made the annual neon dance a raving success last month, despite its less than exceptional attendance. Traditionally, the neon dance is hosted as the first dance of the year and features high energy and high student involvement, causing the dance…

Jack London tosses old cans: Wolf Club earns recycling grant

Jack London tosses old cans: Wolf Club earns recycling grant By Brianna Lehane     The Green Team at Jack London State Park, in collaboration with SVHS’s Wolf Club,  instituted a recycling redemption program last Spring with the intent of off setting the parks (state owned, but run by a non-profit) garbage bill. Since March of…

Caught in Thought: What are you doing for Spring Break?

Caught in Thought: What are you doing for Spring Break? Alexis Zamudio, Senior “I will be going to Nicaragua with the Seeds of Learning to help build a new school.” Jack Hart, Senior “I will be getting some new glasses for myself.” Cedric Hernandez, Senior “I’m going to work at my job at Sonoma Custom…

Boosters Crab Feed funds extracurriculars

Boosters Crab Feed funds extracurriculars By Maddie Cashel and Lena Mallett   The Veterans Memorial Hall bustled the night of Jan. 24 with people cracking fresh crab, dancing, and calling out bids during the live auction. The Boosters annual Crab Feed was a complete sellout with tickets going for $60 apiece in an effort to…