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  • High School Wrestling Competition

    High School Wrestling Competition

    Tomas D'Anella, Assistant Editor, Sports Editor

    February 21, 2017

    Wrestlers go through days of strenuous practice to be able to meet their opponent on the mat. From running in layers upon layers of clothing to make weight, to not eating or drinking anything but water for days to be sure they won’t gain weight, wrestlers pour it all out to wrestle. But for many wrestlers, o... READ MORE »»

  • 2017 entices Marvel and DC Fans

    2017 entices Marvel and DC Fans

    Mazana Boerboom, Staff Writer

    February 1, 2017

    2017 will be a big year for the Marvel and DC nerds out there. Many are pumped for the beginning of the Justice League in Justice League Part One and Wonder Woman, a stand alone film for all those strong female hero lovers. Then there’s the next re-creation of Spider-Man, Spider-Man Homecoming. Sp... READ MORE »»

    Junior Mazana Boerboom is excited about the movies this year.

  • Library Under New Ownership

    Library Under New Ownership

    McKenna Keyes, Editor in Chief

    January 6, 2017

    The Cottonwood Library is under new ownership. Mrs Booth is our new librarian, and she is dedicated to making students love the library. She is available to help you find a good book, and the loyal tech woman is also available to help with computers. Mrs. Booth is going to extraordinary lengths to make... READ MORE »»

    The Cottonwood Library is newly refurnished, and offers games and a positive environment for all students.

    Josh Parker

  • Cyberbullying

    Cyberbullying

    Jasmine Turner, Staff Writer

    January 6, 2017

    In this generation, social media dominates the lives of most people -especially teenagers. Now, there are good things about social media, but there are also dark parts. Some peers use social media to bully and ridicule other students. This has become more of a problem around Cottonwood High lately w... READ MORE »»

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  • Run Down On This Year’s Girl’s Basketball Team

    Run Down On This Year’s Girl’s Basketball Team

    Aimee Preece and Veronika Rimer

    January 6, 2017

    It is that time of the year again for basketball season! Many are excited because they get to watch and support their favorite teams while others are anxious to play on the court.  The Cottonwood Girls' basketball team has faced much adversity the past two years due to the fact that few girls try out... READ MORE »»

  • Homeless for the Holidays

    Homeless for the Holidays

    Elizabeth Mayo, staff writer

    January 6, 2017

    In the state of Utah, winter time for the homeless is not as jolly as it is for others. Imagine the distraught - all the homeless shelters are full and only a park bench or alleyway holds any shelter from the snow. The next day they wake up hungry, and have to walk all the way to the local food pantry to get a few we... READ MORE »»

  • Christmas Gift Ideas That Won’t Break Your Wallet

    Christmas Gift Ideas That Won’t Break Your Wallet

    Mazana Boerboom, Staff Writer

    December 20, 2016

    The common struggle of the 14-18 year old is having too much to buy and not enough money to buy it. At this age, you are expected to buy your own Starbucks, gas, clothes, and as the holiday season comes around - gifts. It is a constant conflict to juggle minimum wage jobs, extracurricular activities and ... READ MORE »»

  • The Beyonders Book Review.

    The Beyonders Book Review.

    Josh Parker, Staff Writer

    November 27, 2016

    The Beyonders is a fictional fantasy series written by Brandon Mull, the author of the well-known series, Fablehaven. The Beyonders was published on March 15th, 2011. The series has 3 books: Beyonders: A World Without Heroes, Beyonders: Seeds of Rebellion, and Beyonders: Chasing the Prophecy. The sto... READ MORE »»

  • Vote for your School Calendar

    Vote for your School Calendar

    Mazana Boerboom, Staff Writer

    November 27, 2016

    Going into this article I was ready to rant about how unfair this year's shortened winter break is. I had heard many students complain about how short it is, and how they wanted more time for Christmas festivities and family vacations. I myself was unhappy with the break, and found myself venting at my ... READ MORE »»

  • A Curse On Cottonwood Football

    A Curse On Cottonwood Football

    Tomas D'Anella, Assistant Editor, Sports Editor

    November 27, 2016

    “I would say we’re cursed. Cursed with injuries, state turning kids down. Almost felt like every time we turned around, someone got hurt.” Coach Mike Tidwell speaks of Cottonwood’s 2016 football season as it is. Coaches and athletes had high hopes coming into this season. They had every re... READ MORE »»

    The Cottonwood Colts make their way out of the locker room, to the field.

    Tomas D'Anella

Historic Women’s March at the Capitol

Historic Women’s March at the Capitol

Victoria Vera, Staff Writer

On January 23rd, despite freezing temperatures, more than 6,000 people came out to stand and unite at the Utah capitol to show their strength, power, and ability to demonstrate their disapproval of the president’s disrespectful...  Read More »

Feb 21 • No Comments

Come to Teen Author Boot Camp!

Come to Teen Author Boot Camp!

Mazana Boerboom, Staff Writer

To all the aspiring writers out there this is for you! Teen Author Boot Camp (TABC) is a day long event on March 25 this year. The event is for teens (ages 13-19) who are trying to write a book. TABC is located at the Ut...  Read More »

Feb 21 • No Comments

Do you know what do when you get pulled over?

Do you know what do when you get pulled over?

Elena Nava, Staff Writer

Have you ever been pulled over by the police, and do you know what to if you get pulled over? One senior, Jasmine Turner said, “No I don’t know what to do, I just start crying and say I didn’t mean to.”  Anoth...  Read More »

Feb 1 • No Comments

Cheer Competitions

Cheer Competitions

Maya Kimmel, Staff Writer

Colt Roundup would like to highlight sports that don’t receive regular recognition.  What about cheer competitions? The Cottonwood cheerleaders report that they have not had a single student come to support them at their c...  Read More »

Jan 6 • No Comments

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