The Grizzly Growl

Bailey Van Wagoner

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

Dr. Haslams Campaign for Poetry Slam

Dr. Haslam’s Campaign for Poetry Slam

May 24, 2019

On May 2nd at the JATC South Campus, Copper Hills’ Dr. Steve Haslam put on a Gala for the Utah High School Poetry Slam Initiative. Educators, students, and poets came together to learn about and advocate...

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Cracking Down on Hate Crimes in Utah

Cracking Down on Hate Crimes in Utah

May 24, 2019

Hate crime legislation in Utah has had a complicated history, but, after decades of struggle, a new hate crimes law passed that aims to create real consequences for bias-motivated offenders and promote...

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“Even if You’re Little, You Can Do a Lot”: Matilda Review

April 25, 2019

Since 1985, Hale Center Theater in Sandy, Utah has provided quality entertainment for audiences of all ages. Their Broadway and Off-Broadway plays host talented casts from the community and impressive...

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LGBTQ+ Teens “Blast Off!” at Queer Prom

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...

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Copper Hills Sends Four Sterling Scholars to Finals

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...

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On March 17th, be wary of Irish wannabees.

Kiss Me, I’m Irish… Probably.

March 1, 2019

It’s time yet again to dig deep in the closet for that one vomit green shirt to ward off unwanted touching from the weird kid in English class. St. Patrick’s Day is here, and before the celebration...

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

Legislation is Just the Beginning: Increasing Access to Birth Control

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...

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Concurrent Enrollment Art Extravaganza

Concurrent Enrollment Art Extravaganza

January 18, 2019

To celebrate the many hours of students’ hard work in Art 1010, Copper Hills put on The Concurrent Enrollment Extravaganza from January 11th to the 17th. As a part of Copper Hills’ Art 1010 course,...

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Claus or Criminal?

December 17, 2018

I Pledge Allegiance

I Pledge Allegiance

December 17, 2018

Every Tuesday, a staticky voice over the intercom prompts Copper Hills students to stand and recite the pledge of allegiance. The staticky voice does not, however, explain to students why they reassert...

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Officers (past and present) embrace Mr. Marquez for the last time.

Saying Goodbye: Marquez’s Last Video Game Club Social

December 15, 2018

Officers (past and present) embrace Mr. Marquez for the last time.

Creatures of the Night dancing in the Salt Lake City Public Library.

Creatures of the Night MasQueerade

December 9, 2018

Creatures of the Night dancing in the Salt Lake City Public Library.

Students Call for Consistency in Dress Code

Students Call for Consistency in Dress Code

November 14, 2018

With a new principal, Copper Hill’s dress code has been enforced more strictly this year by hall monitors, and students are upset. Students are up in arms over the execution and inconsistencies of the...

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The food pantry aims to give necessities to struggling students and their families.

Grizzlies Without a Den

November 14, 2018

As the cold of winter settles across West Jordan, the homeless and low-income students of Copper Hills need help from their community. Students are classified as homeless by Jordan School District when...

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Physics students participate in the pumpkin drop.

Physics Pumpkin Drop

October 15, 2018

Physics teachers assign a project each year called the Pumpkin Drop, where students build a mechanism to catch a pumpkin dropped from the roof of the school. This year, the Pumpkin Drop was held on October...

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What Not to Wear: Halloween Special

What Not to Wear: Halloween Special

October 5, 2018

Halloween is creepily hiding just around the corner, and it’s time to pay a gross amount of money for a costume you will only wear for one utterly uncomfortable night. Deciding on the perfect costume...

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Zombies roam the streets, much like students roam the halls.

The Zombies of Copper Hills: A Call for Change

October 5, 2018

Moans and groans echo through the hallway from the throngs of bodies who trudge into the building. The 7:30 a.m. tardy bell rings as these walking corpses shuffle to their seats and prepare for class to...

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Change Coming to Copper Hills Student Section

September 14, 2018

Football games at Copper Hills High School are the most spirited events of the year for one reason: the student section. Unfortunately, the enthusiastic students packed into this section block the wheelchair...

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Sophomores get overwhelmed very easily on campus.

From a Senior to Sophomores: Advice About Surviving in High School

August 25, 2018

Walking through the maze of halls in a new school is a nerve-racking experience for everyone. It’s impossible to know what to expect, and that can be a scary thing. There are some things that you can...

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