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Boys Varsity Basketball Team 2022-2023
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Boys´ Basketball Team Scores Greatest Season Since 2007

Hunter Hudson, Editor March 21, 2023

The boys´ basketball team achieved one of the greatest records in the school's history this season. With a strong offense and great teamwork, they ran up a record of 23 - 2 and won their first regional...

Ceiling Damage in English Classroom
                 
 Photo by: Mikkah Pacheco

Flooding Woes Strike Room 229

Kellen Vanchiere, Staff Reporter March 21, 2023

  According to a KSL report, "Utah's mountain snowpack has surpassed 20 inches for the first time since 2019 and only the eighth time over the past 25 years," This is a welcome development...

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The Great Salt Lake Is Drying Up; Why Students Should Care

Alexis Bunker, Staff Reporter March 20, 2023

According to environmental scientists, excessive water use on top of climate change will cause the Great Salt Lake to dry up "within years" unless extraordinary action is taken, according to an article...

School Resources For Homeless Students

School Resources For Homeless Students

Litzi Flores, Staff Reporter March 20, 2023

The number of homeless people in Utah has skyrocketed over recent years. Being homeless can be detrimental to the health and education of a child; according to a study titled "Child Homelessness in Utah"...

Juniors- Read These Tips And Tricks For The ACT

Juniors- Read These Tips And Tricks For The ACT

Mikkah Pacheco, Editor February 27, 2023

The ACT test, taken by all juniors is coming up quickly. The test will take place on March 7th, and will take the entire school day. The ACT may bring stress or worry to students, but don't worry, there...

GEAR UP: A Key to Students Futures

GEAR UP: A Key to Students’ Futures

February 6, 2023

GEAR UP's field trip to the UVU (Utah Valley University) was phenomenal, according to the students who attended. Students were enlightened by the facts about UVU. For example, UVU has the highest number...

Dirty Bathrooms Closed to Students

Dirty Bathrooms Closed to Students

February 6, 2023

  Amid all the new rules being enacted within the school, it's no surprise that the bathrooms are being affected. The question is why? What many students don't know is the reason that the administration...

Large Willow Tree Cut Down Due To Safety Concerns

Large Willow Tree Cut Down Due To Safety Concerns

Mikkah Pacheco, Editor February 6, 2023

On Wednesday, December 21, 2022, one of Cottonwood’s oldest trees was cut down due to rot and disease. “I know it’s emotionally difficult to see the tree being cut down. The tree is diseased,...

How to Navigate the Challenges of Winter Driving

How to Navigate the Challenges of Winter Driving

Janice Kwon and Andre Ramirez January 4, 2023

Why is it dangerous to drive in the winter? For one thing, the roads are often slippery and difficult to navigate due to snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. These factors can lead to a high risk of accidents,...

New Principals Policies Aim to Boost Student Success

New Principal’s Policies Aim to Boost Student Success

Mikkah Pacheco and Joanita Goodson, Contributor December 21, 2022

This year, Cottonwood High School welcomed Michael Douglas as the new principal. Many students would like to learn more about him and his plans for the future of the school. Douglas is focused on specific...

Students Can Get A Flying Certificate After Completing Class

Students Can Get A Flying Certificate After Completing Class

Salma Escallon, and Trang Nguyen, Editor December 12, 2022

AMES (Academy of Math, Engineering, and Science) hosted a drone flying tournament on October 26, 2022, at the Cottonwood campus for students who took the class titled "Unmanned Aerial Systems."   In...

Colts women soccer team vs. Hillcrest

Diverse Girls’ Soccer Team Demonstrates Sportsmanship, and Improvement

Salma Escallon, Contributor; Hunter Hudson, Contributor; Litzi Flores, Contributor November 11, 2022

The girls' soccer team demonstrated several noteworthy traits this season. “Something that differentiates our team from other teams is our diversity, we have a big range of diverse students on our...

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