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Highlights of 2012-2013 School Year

May 7, 2013

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ANNA PIPPIN, EMMA COOPER, & RENEE PROBETTS   1. Boys Cross Country won state 2. Snow day (with no snow) 3. Raising over $20,000 for Jaidyn to go to Disney World 4. Taste of Vista 5. Homecoming 6. Prom 7. Sadies actually ...

Get Your Yearbook

May 6, 2013

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RILEY MCCLOSKEY After nine months of hard work by the Mountain Vista Journalism staff, your 2012-2013 yearbook is almost here! The yearbook will be available for distribution two days this week. If you want to skip the long...

Instagram… Now Blocked

April 30, 2013

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RENEE PROBETTS The days of scrolling through pictures of classmates, celebrities, food, and clothes during lunch or downtime in class are over. The popular app Instagram is now blocked on the Douglas County wifi. Senior Hal...

VistaJ Journalism Students Win Quiz Bowl

April 30, 2013

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RILEY MCCLOSKEY On Saturday, Apr. 27, four Mountain Vista juniors became national champions of the Quiz Bowl at the National High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco. Taylor Atlas, Taylor Blatchford, Wes Edwards and ...

The Great Gatsby Movie Soundtrack Has Fans In An Uproar

April 29, 2013

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ALIA REZA Could the most anticipated album of 2013 be a movie soundtrack? Maybe. Famous music artist, Jay-Z, was picked to make the soundtrack for the upcoming Baz Luhrmann film, The Great Gatsby. And he chose quite a lot of...

Spring Fever

April 19, 2013

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KENZIE HABERKORN It’s coming to that point in the year when the weather’s getting warmer, the school days are getting longer and the motivation to continue working hard in school is dwindling.  In case you find your grade...

Mountain Vista Art Students Recipients at Douglas County School District’s High School’s 2013 Art Awards

April 18, 2013

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ROXY MONTERO The Art Department has announce the new winners of 2013 High School Art Awards. Many students got honorable mention and even 1st and  2nd places in the competition from Mountain Vista. The show will be up until April...

Controversy Over Prom Date

April 17, 2013

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KELSEY LUKE The date of Mountain Vista’s prom this year causes controversy as it is April 20th, the anniversary of the Columbine shooting. The main reason for having prom on this day is simply a timing issue. “I t...

The (Highlands Ranch) Amazing Race

April 17, 2013

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AMANDA ELLINGSON Highlands Ranch is hosting a race around Douglas County and Denver which will mimic the popular TV show, The Amazing Race. Twenty teams of two will be selected from different high schools in Highlands Ranch to participat...

2013-2014 Student Leadership

March 22, 2013

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ALIA REZA The winners of the recent election for 2013-2014 student leadership were announced today. Next year's Student Body President will officially be Chandler Zastrow. "Today has literally been the most stressful day,"...

Prom and After Prom Details

March 18, 2013

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Do you need to know more about prom? The location is still unknown, but seniors, make sure to attend your ACCESS class on Wed. March 20 to get your prom invitation. Prom tickets go on sale Mon. April 15 through Fri. April 20. The...

Why The 113th Congress Sucks

March 18, 2013

Filed under Global

MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN The United States have been embroiled in political turmoil that results from a two-party system since John Adams was elected in 1797. For as long as most of us can remember, our nation has been a bipartisan ...

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