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Walking Away From Sports

Walking Away From Sports

Lainee Miller, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Graduation is just around the corner and that means the end of school, but school isn’t the only thing that ends. Many athletes end their career in high school and as they walk across the stage to get their diploma they are saying goodbye to the sport they have loved for years. Payton Durfey is...

Staff Illustrations

Staff Illustrations

May 20, 2019

LGBTQ+ Teens “Blast Off!” at Queer Prom

Bailey Van Wagoner, Business Manager, Managing Editor, and Web Editor

April 21, 2019

On April 20th, the Utah Pride Center put on their 14th Annual Queer Prom event. The event was held at the Salt Lake Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, and LGBTQ+ teens and allies came from across the state to dance, meet people, and have fun. For LGBTQ+ teens across Utah, it can be diff...

Softball’s Comeback

Lainee Miller, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

On Thursday, March 28, the Copper Hills High Softball team played a home game against the Maple Mountain team.The Grizzlies started off with a strong first inning shutting them down and coming in and getting 2 runs. During the second inning, the Eagles were shut down in their hitting and Copper Hills ...

Grizzlies Shave Heads at St. Baldrick’s Assembly

English teacher Amanda Tibbitts was one of a handful of faculty members to shave her head.

Growl Staff

March 19, 2019

Students, faculty, and members of the community gathered in the big gym on Monday to remember and fight for those who had struggled or were going to fight the battle with Cancer -in the St. Baldrick’s Assembly. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research is an organization that has g...

Copper Hills Sends Four Sterling Scholars to Finals

Bailey Van Wagoner, Business Manager, Managing Editor, Web Editor

March 16, 2019

There are few honors at Copper Hills as prestigious as the title of Sterling Scholar. Students who apply for this honor work through their entire high school career in scholarship, citizenship, and category activities for a particular subject. Each year, it is up to the staff to choose 14 of these exe...

Wrestling Isn’t Just for Men

Girls from around the state gather for a state tournament and our own Alyssa Pace took first in 106.

Lainee Miller, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Throughout the course of history many people have wrestled either for fun or dominance. From WWE to high school wrestling, many girls have began to join despite having to wrestle boys. One thing that may be coming in the 2019-2020 season is an all girls wrestling team for each high school. Parent...

Escaping the Bonds of a Wheelchair

The PLT and NHS clubs were able to provide individuals with disabilities one night of normalcy.

Rachael Schafer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

The last two years, the PLT and NHS clubs have paired together to put on a dance for special needs individuals at the Bear-O Care Foundation. With all of their work combined, this year they were able to put on a dance that brought smiles to faces of many. Mindy Braga, Senior and member of PLT, said ...

Is Medical Cannabis a Good Option?

How should the medical drug be in the state of Utah?

Mindy Braga, Opinion and Lifestyle Editor, Social Media Manager

March 1, 2019

In 2018, cannabis legalization was passed by Proposition 2, (prop 2) during the election. According to Utah’s official ballot statement, Proposition 2 is a state‑controlled process that allows persons with certain illnesses to acquire and use medical cannabis and, in certain limited circumstances...

Racing Hearts: Track Star Camilla Andam Rushed to Make Sure All Grizzlies had a Happy Valentine’s Day

Copper Hills High School junior, Camilla Andam, passes out a valentine to every student in a 6A school, in hopes of brightening their day.

Daniella Rivera, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

Junior, Camilla Andam is one of Copper Hills star athletes who competes on both the Varsity Volleyball and Track teams. What many don’t know, is that Andam spends much of her extra time studying music. Recently, after a day of hitting the keys on her piano, and studying sheet music for hours on end, s...

Legislation is Just the Beginning: Increasing Access to Birth Control

When this new legislation takes effect, birth control will be easier to access. At least, that's the hope.

Bailey Van Wagoner, Business Manager, Managing Editor, Web Editor

March 1, 2019

In March of last year, Governor Herbert signed a law that gives women easier access to birth control. However, the law will only begin taking effect in the next few weeks due to the complicated process of making rules and enacting the legislation. This new legislation will affect many of the seniors...

Copper Hills Sending Off Stellar Athletes

Copper Hills Sending Off Stellar Athletes

Hailee Lamoreaux, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

The media center was beginning to fill as parents and students filed in, finding a seat. The student-athletes getting signed sat across the room at a table, all eagerly smiling and waiting for the event to begin. This familiar high school ritual takes place every spring. Athletes sign letters of in...

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