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Graduation rate makes dramatic increase

Alfonzo Lopez, News Writer

Long known for the success of its sports teams, activities and musical programs, Scottsbluff High added yet another accomplishment to its storied history. Four years ago the school’s graduation rate was one of the lowest numb...  Read More »

Feb 3 • No Comments

Assessing advanced opportunities

Faith Reisig, News Editor

In 1991, SHS created a course in AP English Literature. Since then, an ever-increasing number of Advanced Placement (AP) classes, honors classes, and dual credit classes have joined the curriculum. Currently there are 4 honors classes, 7 A...  Read More »

Feb 2 • No Comments

Inauguration (part six of a multi-part series)

Faith Reisig, News Editor

(The views expressed in this column are an individual's opinion and do not reflect the stance of The Echoes.) I don’t like Donald Trump. Not only do I disagree with his political stances, but I cannot accept the comments he h...  Read More »

Jan 23 • No Comments

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A late bloomer

Kierra Schmidt, Sports Writer

In the modern age of sports, most athletes become successful by beginning to compete at a young age. Junior Devin Buderus, however, is an exception to the rule, Buderus didn’t start playing basketball until sixth gra...  Read More »

Feb 2 • No Comments

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The Secret Life of the Senior Counselor

Emily Ostdiek, Fonzie Lopez, Center Section Writers

From the moment a student takes his or her first step into the hallways of SHS, they begin a journey along the winding road that points toward a bright light: high school...  Read More »

May 17 • No Comments

Concussions swelling in the Nation

March 22, 2016

Does Birth Order Matter?

February 18, 2016

Today’s social media choices could affect your future

Today’s social media choices could affect your future

January 19, 2016

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Student Life

‘His name was Alejandro’

Chase Wells, Feature Editor

As Brianna Mercado sat quietly in Regional West’s waiting room on the cold and overcast Dec. day, apprehensively waiting for the news of Alejandro, her month old son, s...  Read More »

Oct 17 • No Comments

Parents In Prison

September 26, 2016

Dear Scottsbluff High School- One Final Letter from the Class of 2016

May 17, 2016

Tweet for Tickets

March 22, 2016

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  • The resistance starts now…

    On June 9, 2000, I was born to two undocumented immigrants in Boulder County, CO. I was the result, an ‘anchor baby,” a child born to an undocumen...

  • Trump needs to rethink the DeVos nomination

    When Bo Pelini was fired as Nebraska’s football head coach two years ago, Mike Riley was hired by Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst within two weeks....

  • It’s bad & It’s going to get worse

    At 3:25, the dismissal bell rings, and students rush to the parking lot to go about the rest of their day, whether that means sports practice, work, p...

  • Breathing Awards

    Breathing Awards

  • BLOCKing out the problems

    As this year comes to a close and next fall will sneak up on us in no time at all, it’s time to discuss some changes we will be experiencing next ye...

  • Playing on Easy

    When you start most video games, the very first choice you make allows you to choose how hard the game will be. The names and flavors of the diffic...

  • The UGGly Truth

    One of the several essentials of winter gear items are boots. While there are many different brands of well-made boots, one brand that seems to become...

  • The Spirit Dilemma

    The Winter Royalty Spirit Day on Thursday, Jan. 28, saw literally hundreds of students and staff members decked out in school colors in preparation fo...

  • How Strict is Too Strict?

    Most teenagers know the struggle of parents nagging at them to be home by curfew, get their homework done on time, and to clean their rooms. Although...

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