Nelson Mandela: The 10 Best Quotes from his Historic Life

December 10, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Local, Opinion

FRANCESCO VIOLA III Nelson Mandela will be remembered as one of the most inspiring men in human history, and in honor of him, VISTAj collects 10 of the greatest quotes throughout his historic life. 10: "Do not judge me by my successe...

Top Five Things to do Over Winter Break

December 10, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

ZOE BLANDON, MALLORY CHRISTENSEN & PEYTON REEVES Winter break is a time for everyone to relax and take a break from school. Many people go out of state, or travel short distances to see family. But, if you aren’t going an...

Snow Driving Tips

December 10, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Uncategorized

OLIVIA THOMAS Snow Driving Tips Remember hydroplaning: You are driving on ice and/or water, NOT the actual street. Brakes: Brake gently to avoid skidding. If your wheels start to lock up, ease off the brake and try a...

Study Tips for Finals

December 6, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Local, Opinion

AMY HUANG As finals near, many students are scrambling to get the grades they want. Follow these three key pieces of advice to aid studying. Focus on your school work.  Mr. Monnet advises students to put electronics and phones away while s...

“Frozen” Review

December 3, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, Opinion

FRANCESCO VIOLA III Disney’s “Frozen” was one of the most anticipated movies of the year and had huge expectations to live up to. Being the third movie in Disney’s renewed interest in princess, fairy tale movies, the f...

Five Tips for Better Sleep

November 26, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

REAGAN FITZKE As high school students, many of us find it difficult to balance our work, social lives, and extra-curriculars. Due to everything we are pressured to get done, we find ourselves working late at night to finish an essay,...

Five Easy Ways to Save the Planet Today

October 28, 2013

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KYLE WATERS Saving our planet isn't an easy thing, but it is important.  If everyone made even a small change in their daily lives, a big difference would be made in the world. Here are a few ways that are simple that you can change in your daily lives....

A Negative Mind Will Never Give you a Positive Life

October 9, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

SAVANNAH RAISOR  “Makeup is a supplement, not a requirement.” said youtuber Ingrid Nilsen (youtube makeup guru @missglamorazzi.) During an interview with teen vogue Ingrid said “Being comfortable with no makeup on act...

The Student Parking Lot Issue

October 7, 2013

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OLIVIA THOMAS Parking lots are the home of many unnecessary collisions and careless driving. It will take the conscience effort of Mountain Vista students to keep the student parking lot safe. For many MVHS students, being an...

Back to School Study Tips

August 30, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Local

HAYLEY MUSTIN Sometimes when school is starting again it’s hard for students to get back into the flow of things. With a few study tips you will be sure to get those quality grades. Although it can be hard to plan ahead, star...

Back to School Trends

August 27, 2013

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AMY HUANG The start of every school brings new classes, new people, and new trends. The top five back to school trends are... 1. High waisted shorts: These shorts are often referred to as “mom jeans.” However, many girls in...

What to do When Grades Slide

August 27, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

ZOE BLANDON Many students are taking challenging classes, balancing them with sports or activities, and all at the same time dealing with general high school drama. At this time, it is easy for grades to slide in the midst of ev...

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