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The True Focus of Education

The True Focus of Education

Standards Based Grading (SBG) was implemented this year in middle schools across the Jordan School District. The effects are astounding and, if they continue, Copper Hills students could see SBG in just a few years.
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,...

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Amy Russell, Associate Director of the Gail Miller Resource Center

Shelter the Homeless: the Change in the Homeless Community

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...

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Igniting Hope for Grizzlies on the Edge

Igniting Hope for Grizzlies on the Edge

Lainee Miller, Sports Editor
December 31, 2019

Hope Squad is an organization that is based on helping students who are struggling with suicide and mental health, and Copper Hills is one of the schools that has this source for its students.    This...

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When Mom and Dad Cant Fulfill Santas Duties, Sub 4 Santa Steps In

When Mom and Dad Can’t Fulfill Santa’s Duties, Sub 4 Santa Steps In

Tyla Jensen, Staff Writer
December 31, 2019

Christmas time is the season of giving and receiving. People around the world wake up on Christmas to gifts under their tree. But what about those who don’t have the money to buy Christmas gifts? That...

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PAWS-4-A-CAUSE

PAWS-4-A-CAUSE

Annual fundraiser at Copper Hills aiming to provide Christmas for local families in need
Alexa Christensen, Staff Writer
December 31, 2019

Paws 4 A Cause is an annual event where the student body and faculty and staff raises money to help provide Christmas gifts and other needs for our community. Our community consists of those already mentioned...

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Veteran’s Day

Jessica Virgin, Managing Editor
December 10, 2019

Veteran’s Day, it's the time to honor all those that have served this country and risked their lives for the American people. It’s the time to remember all those who died trying to protect the precious...

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Thanksgiving

Samantha Hooper, Social Media Manager
December 2, 2019

The week of Thanksgiving is always so exciting. You don’t have to go to a full week of school, you get to eat delicious food on Thanksgiving day then finally you spend all your money Black Friday shopping....

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Sadies Dynamic Duos

Jenna Milner, News Editor
December 2, 2019

Copper Hills High School held its annual Fall Preference dance on Saturday, November 16th. Students came up with many creative costumes to match the Dynamic Duo theme. Such costumes included pairs like...

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Tyla Jensen, Staff Writer
November 25, 2019

November 20th was Transgender Day of Remembrance. This past weekend at Washington Square Park, in Salt Lake City Utah, each flag that stood in front of the building memorialized a transgender person who...

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Christmas Too Soon?

Beth Brewster, Web Editor
November 25, 2019

Christmas is getting closer. Some people are already putting their decorations out, putting their elf or reindeer onesies on, and getting in the gift-giving mood. While others are metaphorically spraying...

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Climate Change

Jenna Milner, News Editor
November 25, 2019

Climate change is a major controversial issue in today’s world, even at Copper Hills.  Humans have increased the amount of carbon dioxide in the air by about 40 percent since the late 1700s, and as...

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Parking Crisis Puts Students in Jeopardy

Parking Crisis Puts Students in Jeopardy

Zachary Thorne, Business Manager
November 24, 2019

Here at Copper Hills, the parking lot has a bad reputation for having potholes and being way too crowded. In addition, only juniors and seniors can park there. To increase size, there were 40 parking stalls...

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