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Giving Blood Now More Crucial Than Ever

Giving Blood Now More Crucial Than Ever

Beth Brewster, Web Editor

April 28, 2020

This quarantine has affected much more than what people originally thought, COVID-19 has majorly contributed to a critical blood shortage. Deseret News reports, “the American Red Cross has seen a staggering drop in blood donations amid social distancing measures and fears of spreading the virus....

The world of Copper Hills alumni, Daud Mumin.

The world of Copper Hills alumni, Daud Mumin.

Tyla Jensen, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

  Daud Mumin is a first-year student at Westminster College, a first-generation Somalian American student, and a proud African Muslim to parents who immigrated to the United States in 1996 from Somalia. Daud is also an activist against racism, homophobia, discrimination, harassment, and xenophobia. ...

Shaking up People’s Trust

Shaking up People's Trust

Zachary Thorne, Business Manager

March 22, 2020

The biggest earthquake in Utah, since 1992, was on the morning of March 18th at 7:09 a.m. Its magnitude was rated a 5.7 on the Richter scale and the epicenter, the focal point of the earthquake, was in Magna. The probability of another earthquake coming is small, but aftershocks will still continue. Preparing ...

School Dismissal Extended Until May 1st

School Dismissal Extended Until May 1st

Growl Staff

March 13, 2020

UPDATE: March 23rd, 2020 - Governor Herbert Announces Utah’s K-12 public school's will be dismissed until May 1st   This is an ongoing story, we will provide more information as it becomes available.   March 23rd, 2020- “We recognize that being away from school creates additio...

Detective Zierse: From Helping Grizzlies to Saving Cubs

Detective Zierse: From Helping Grizzlies to Saving Cubs

Hailey Winn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2020

"I've been able to see people change from one road that would lead them to prison - to a completely different one - to have a successful life... that's really been my main purpose here."

Copper Hills Sterling Scholars Advance to Region and State

Copper Hills High School: Back row from left: Emily Jensen, Skilled and Technical Sciences Education; Loren Yancey, Mathematics; Ethan Peery, Business and Marketing; Ryan Allred, Visual Arts; Mariah Cheney, Family and Consumer Sciences. Middle row from left: Kenzie Sayasith, Science; Brianne Sandberg, Instrumental Music; Hailey Winn, Social Science; Grace Bramlage, World Languages. Front row from left: Natalie Smiley, Computer Technology; Taci Miner, Vocal Performance; Breelyn Smedley, Dance; Alyssa Beckstead, Speech/Theater Arts/Forensics; Kambrie Wilde, English.

Growl Staff

February 26, 2020

Every year, for the Sterling Scholar Program, Copper Hills High School chooses 14 students to represent the school as scholars in a number of categories, including: Skilled and Technical Science, Mathematics, Business and Marketing, Visual Arts, Family and Consumer Science, Science, Instrumental Music, So...

V.O.A.U.T. Youth Resource Center

V.O.A.U.T. Youth Resource Center

Tyla Jensen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Salt Lake’s Solution For the Homeless Youth The negative stigma about homeless shelters has been changing for the better. New resource centers, dedicated to changing the homeless stigma, have opened up specifically for homeless women, men, and youth.   Volunteers of America, Utah opened u...

Talking May Just Save a Life

Tyla Jensen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

People usually shy away from discussing the topic of mental health due to the intimidation of becoming vulnerable.   “Mental health is the health of the mind and we are just now getting in the habit of talking more openly about feelings,” said John Evan, clinical director and marriage counselo...

The Never-ending Battle With A.I.

The Never-ending Battle With A.I.

Milan Mena Espinosa, Co-Editor in Chief

February 24, 2020

The true fear behind A.I. The fear of the potential takeover of artificial intelligence lingers in the population as technology advances. Classic Hollywood films, Terminator, IRobot, and The Matrix show pop-culture’s fear of highly sophisticated technology having a mind of its own. The true worry ...

A Grizzly Dreamer’s Past Puts His Future on the Slopes

Milan Mena Espinosa, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 31, 2019

"I'm forever grateful for my ma'..she sacrificed her literal life to have me and my family here in the u.S, she did it for out futures"

The True Focus of Education

The True Focus of Education

Hailey Winn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 31, 2019

Standards-Based Grading (SBG), or Standards Referenced Grading, was implemented this year in middle schools across the entire Jordan District. Kim Searle, the Principal at Sunset Ridge Middle in West Jordan, has been a leader in the development and implementation of SBG.    ”What we’re looking for is a demonstrati...

Shelter the Homeless: the Change in the Homeless Community

Amy Russell, Associate Director of the Gail Miller Resource Center

Tyla Jensen, Staff Writer

December 31, 2019

The word “homeless” has a bad reputation because of stereotypes. Assumptions about homeless people include that they look dirty, they are drug users, and they don’t have jobs. But in reality, those characteristics only make up a portion of our homeless community.    “Homelessness is an address not an indicat...

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