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Huskies stay involved through virtual spirit week

Freshmen Isabelle Clark was the winner of the virtual spirit week.

Gannyn Dunn, Junior Editor

May 4, 2020

Through the “Huskie Heroes” virtual spirit week, leadership brought the normal traditions of dress-up-days and activities to students at home. From April 20 through April 24, students were encouraged to participate each day and upload their outfits and activities on Instagram using the hashtag #qu...

Briggs and Ernst join forces as new leadership advisors

Marisa Sandoval, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

The leadership class is starting the upcoming school year full of change with two new advisors. Two of Reno High’s teachers who have stretched their influence across speech and debate, English, journalism and yearbook are now bringing leadership under their wing. With the addition of teachers Christy Bri...

Students practice dance through zoom

Reilly Ng, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, businesses, schools and sports have been affected. However, some sports teams and clubs have found ways to practice without being in person. Zoom has become a very popular way of meeting online with multiple people. Some students are using this platform to continue dance...

Students help community by making masks

Clark Mack, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2020

Panic and fear has been struck in the hearts of humanity because of the virus, but some members of the community are helping fight the good fight by making and donating medical masks to hospitals. Junior Mia Tolles is one of the mask crafters. “I started making masks about a week and a half ag...

Online learning proves to be adjustment for students

Students are having to adjust to having their curriculum administered online.

Gannyn Dunn, Junior Editor

April 17, 2020

As the world is currently living through a Coronavirus pandemic, many changes have needed to be made in order to fight the spread of the virus. Businesses have temporarily closed, social distancing has been put in place and schools are shut down. As school can't be held like it normally would be, the ...

Dance Club builds reputation, more members join

Liam Hayward, Junior Editor

April 16, 2020

After their successful performance at the Winterfest assembly, the dance club exploded into the spotlight at Reno High. Over 35 people showed up to their first club meeting, and many of them don’t have dance experience. English Teacher Julie Begbie supervises the club, who meets every Wednesday, a...

School shows support for Womens’ Day

Gannyn Dunn, Junior Editor

April 16, 2020

Reno High showed their love for women with their own Womens’ Day on March 6. Although it was celebrated on the 6, International Womens’ Day was March 8. Students were encouraged to wear white clothing to show support, as well as a Miracle Minute. “We want to honor all the amazing suffragettes that fought for...

Game show incorporated into student learning

Aspen Towell, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

Before every difficult unit test, teacher Trish Lucas has a fun tradition for preparing her students. She organizes a jeopardy game where each different table group is a team. Whatever team earns the most points receives extra credit on the unit test. All the questions are actual questions on the upc...

New addition brings life to Lucas’ classroom

Falcon has made his debut in Lucas' room, and students enjoy having a new addition to the classroom.

Madison Freeman, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

They’re many different class pets on campus, but the most recent to join a classroom is Biology Teacher Trish Lucas’s new bearded dragon lizard named Falcor. Lucas and her son have raised Falcor for about a year and a half. Lucas and her son have recently decided to bring the lizard into the class...

Environmental Club helps clean up the environment

The club organized clean-ups to help the environment.

Madison Freeman, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

A typical school consumes approximately 75 trees per year which contributes to deforestation, water pollution and hazardous waste being dumped, according to School Stream Online. These are just a few of the hundreds of threats to the Earth’s environment, but the environmental club is trying to help and a fe...

Students learn about current events at National Security Forum breakfast

Seniors attended the National Security Forum breakfast to learn about COVID-19 and its predicted effects.

Kochia Krum, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

The National Security Forum of Northern Nevada is a non profit and educational organization believing in vigorous, open and balanced discussion and debate on vital issues affecting all Americans.  The NSF was established by Dr. Tyrus Cobb in 2009 to promote discussion regarding critical national i...

Flu outbreaks add to health concerns

Amid health concerns, flu cases are being overshadowed. Washing hands and getting vaccinated are some ways to protect individuals.

Tyler Hofmann, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

The flu outbreaks of 2020 have become a bigger issue than the Coronavirus epidemic, spreading through 46 states seemingly without stopping. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this year alone a record-breaking 105 children have died from the influenza out of 4,800 total in...

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