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Teachers take pies in the face to help StuCo raise money for hurricane victims

Teachers take pies in the face to help StuCo raise money for hurricane victims

December 20, 2017

     With an estimated of 176,000 houses destroyed or damaged by Hurricane Harvey,...

Chronicle named finalist for digital Crown

Chronicle named finalist for digital Crown

December 11, 2017

     The Canyon Chronicle has been named a finalist for the 2018 Gold Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Fewer than 300 out of about 1,100 publications of othe...

NJHS supports community with chili cook-off

NJHS supports community with chili cook-off

December 7, 2017

     NJHS members raised about $300 for families in need on Oct. 18 by hosting...

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NaNoWriMo helps students overcome challenges
Teachers aim for student engagement, participation

Teachers aim for student engagement, participation

October 20, 2017

Students practice communication skills on museum trip

Students practice communication skills on museum trip

October 14, 2017

Life Skills students learn to shop

Life Skills students learn to shop

October 5, 2017

Cougar Life elective aims to help students find balance

Cougar Life elective aims to help students find balance

September 28, 2017

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Demauro takes charge of play as student director
StuCo spreads positive messages with sticky notes

StuCo spreads positive messages with sticky notes

December 17, 2017

Students take charge of ‘Grimm’ performance

Students take charge of ‘Grimm’ performance

December 14, 2017

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Boys soccer begins new season with goal to make playoffs
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Review: ‘Coco’ a great adventure that entertains and informs

David Tomazin, Staff Writer
December 19, 2017

     Disney’s Coco is a movie based on Mexico’s Dia De Los Muertos and follows the story of a young musician Miguel Rivera, whose family has banned the playing, listening, or viewing to music after an event that happened to his great great grandmother.      Despite the ban, Miguel (voiced by 12-year-old Anthony Gonzalez) wants to become a musici...

Review: Character conflict sets ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ apart

Austin Martinez, Staff Writer
December 19, 2017

     The Hitman’s Bodyguard is a action film starring Ryan Reynolds as Michael Bryce and Samuel L. Jackson playing Darius Kincaid. Both actors are the main characters in the movie. It's odd that Kincaid - the hitman - needs Brice to be his bodyguard, even though the two are enemies. The movie was released on Blu-ray on Nov. 21.      The plot of ...

Review: New ‘Despicable Me’ relatable for those with annoying siblings

Mario English, Canyon Chronicle
November 28, 2017

    Despicable Me 3, which will released on Blu-ray on Dec. 5, is a PG-rated animated comedy produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is one of the best animation movies I have seen this year.     The despicable minions who are wanting to return to evil after Gru and Lucy lose their jobs at the Anti Villain League. He soon he finds out he has a long lost bro...

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