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The Equality Act
The Equality Act passes in House of Representatives
Catherine Diel, Social Media Manager • March 2, 2021

The Equality Act, amending the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act, passed the House of Representatives Thursday, Feb. 25 after three Republicans joined the unanimous...

Pieper High School is expected to have nearly 1,000 students roaming the hallways in August.
Pieper High School updates
February 13, 2021
Sophomore Malia Thalman fights for possesion at South San on March 3. Against the Bobcats, Thalman scored one goal and had two assists.
Ranger Roundup
Sports Staff March 3, 2021

Girls soccer Girls soccer has had an adverse week, playing four games since Feb. 25. They remain undefeated, with wins over Wagner (7-0), New Braunfels (3-0) and South San...

Trinity Garrett looks to pass the ball under pressure from Wagner. Garrett averaged 10 points per game this season, and she signed to play basketball at the University of South Alabama in the fall.
Young at heart
March 1, 2021
Laney Skrobanek receives a first place medal for her performance in the 100 back last year.
Back to back
February 25, 2021
Senior Cody Garcia maneuvers around two Wagner defenders. Garcia averaged 7.7 points per game this season and led the team in assists.
Ranger Roundup
February 24, 2021
Grace Bush and Alex Dewees search for their valentine hearts in the halls. Student council put up a heart for every student and faculty member though the hallways.
A lonely valentine
Mazzy Rall, Staff Writer • February 12, 2021

It’s that time of the year again where there are chocolates and roses in the stores, hearts on the walls, and the constant question, “Who’s...

This form of currency has been around for a long while, but it still remains crucial.
To penny or not to penny
February 6, 2021
Managing Editor Rebekah Mann discusses gender mistreatment she has witnessed and experienced. Graphic made through
Basic human decency
January 28, 2021
Adapting to COVID-19 has been strange so far, but it
COVID caught me
January 20, 2021
Math teacher Troy Wyant instructs his second period students both online and face-to-face.
Moving forward
Catherine Diel, Social Media Manager • February 9, 2021

Hybrid instruction this past fall semester left staff and students with questions on how spring semester will go. This was the first time teachers have had split classrooms,...

The new JROTC Commander spoke to his cadets on academic integrity.
Saluting an SV newcomer
February 3, 2021
JROTC and color guard perform at this past semester
Young women in leadership
January 29, 2021
Both school nurses, Natalie Kuhn and Cheryl Sims (pictured), tackle COVID-19-related concerns.
Nursing COVID
January 22, 2021
Wanda and Vision lead a double life of being superheroes and a seemingly average couple.
Wandavision is Wanda's vision
Grace Bush, Staff Writer • February 11, 2021

Set in numerous alternate realities, Marvel and Disney+’s WandaVision traces the life of telekinetic superhero Wanda (portrayed by Elizabeth Olson) and her android partner...

Ayron jones
Rock-n-Roll back?
Dylan Smith, Staff writer • February 5, 2021

Ayron Jones. If you haven't heard his name before you will. The number one upcoming artists for rock and roll. An orphan from Seattle, rowing up in an orphanage, teaching...

The Little Things was released on Jan. 29 in the United States, and grossed over 4.8 million its first weekend.
The Little Things leaves bigger questions
Chloe Presley, Online Publication Editor • February 4, 2021

With popular Academy Award-winning names such as Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto, you would think "The Little Things", directed by John Lee Hancock, would knock...

Here are some book options to encourage less screen time and more page time.
Web editor's 2021 must reads
Chloe Presley, Online Publication Editor • January 25, 2021

With the abundance of time we have on our hands with the never ending pandemic, I have created a must-reads list for those who need help with choosing something.  Given that...