Preparing to graduate

Preparing to graduate

ECAP, also known as Education and Career Action Plan, is a mandatory program that each student at Cactus Shadows is expected to finish by the…

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Goodbye Drama Club

Goodbye Drama Club

Maddie Hayes/// Stafff writer Photo by: Maddie Hayes With the year coming to an end, Drama Club had a lot of things going on that…

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One cut, one day, that’s all, that’s Lip Dub

One cut, one day, that’s all, that’s Lip Dub

Maddie Hayes//Staff Writer  For the first time at Cactus Shadows, the student body is going to come together, lip sync, and create a video, known…

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Lit Mag hopes to repeat crown performances

Lit Mag hopes to repeat crown performances

By Jacob Emnett// Staff Writer    Coming off of last year’s Gold Crown-winning publication, the Cactus Shadows Literary Magazine team seeks to duplicate their earlier…

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Skating on thin ice

Skating on thin ice

By Katya Hoodikoff//Staff Writer  Carlee Turner, a sophomore who has attended school in the Cave Creek School District her whole life, may not be able…

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Publications bring home crowns

Publications bring home crowns

By Nicole Dusanek//Foodie Editor  Stepping onto the plane to New York with suitcases in hand; newspaper, literary magazine, and yearbook students did not know that…

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Oregano’s open at last

Oregano’s open at last

By Meagan Boudreau//Style Editor Driving down Cave Creek Road, restaurants like Harrold’s and shops such as Finders Creekers were born in and are an institution…

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Foundation of the Food Pyramid: Caffeine

Foundation of the Food Pyramid: Caffeine

Katya Hoodikoff///Staff Writer Procrastinating on school assignments and studying for final exams have students at Cactus Shadows gulping down coffee for the energy it can…

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Cruel Runnings

Cruel Runnings

Ty Bean/// features editor Deep in the bowels of The Rhythm Room in downtown Phoenix, amps blare, lights dim, and anticipation spikes. Miniature Tigers took…

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Drawn to fashion

Drawn to fashion

MacKenzie O’Hearn/// money editor  Many girls spend countless hours searching online and in stores for prom dresses. Once the dress is finally found, anywhere from…

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