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  • Should parents snoop?
  • Teens suffering from domestic violence can get help
  • Red Light Rebellion invites South Mountain students to put an end to “modern day slavery”
  • South Mountain High School students interview the Phoenix Suns
  • Marijuana hurts teen brains
  • Should parents snoop?

    Should parents snoop?

    Analyssia Zepeda, Reporter

    April 12, 2018

    Consider this: You are very well behaved and never get in trouble. You're in the shower when your phone starts ringing in your room. You don’t hear it, but your mom does. She grabs your phone and sees an older man on Facebook telling you you're beautiful. Should your mom be able to do that? Do...

    Forty-eight percent of parents admit they look through their teens phone call records or text messages.

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  • Teens suffering from domestic violence can get help

    Teens suffering from domestic violence can get help

    Fabian Maldonado, Reporter

    April 10, 2018

    According to the Children Domestic Violence Association, if you grow up with domestic violence, you’re 74% more likely to commit a violent crime against someone else. Growing up with domestic violence is the key factor in whether someone will engage in violence later in life. Children of domestic...

    "Why do they have to fight?" This is the question that many kids ask when they experience domestic violence. Children of domestic violence are three times more likely to repeat the cycle in adulthood.

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  • Red Light Rebellion invites South Mountain students to put an end to “modern day slavery”

    Red Light Rebellion invites South Mountain students to put an end to “modern day slavery”

    Marissa De Santiago, Reporter

    April 10, 2018

    On April 29, the creators of Red Light Rebellion, Brandon and Breanna Vales, visited South Mountain High School to bring awareness to students about sex trafficking. The teenagers watched a presentation in the auditorium detailing the warning signs of a sex-trafficked victim. Behaviors included having...

    Brandon Vales, a creator of Red Light Rebellion, visited South Mountain High School along with his wife to educate students about sex trafficking.

    Photo by Marissa De Santiago

  • South Mountain High School students interview the Phoenix Suns

    South Mountain High School students interview the Phoenix Suns

    Staff Story, Reporters

    April 2, 2018

    On March 24th, South Mountain High School’s communication teachers and students took a field trip to meet the Phoenix Suns. The student reporters had the opportunity to take a tour of the Talking Stick Resort Arena, watch the players practicing, and interview some of the athletes. Mia Robles, a repor...

    Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker is interviewed by South Mountain High School journalism students.

  • Marijuana hurts teen brains

    Marijuana hurts teen brains

    Lorne Jones, Reporter

    March 28, 2018

    Teens fail to realize that pot can permanently damage your brain. According to Drugabuse.gov, memory impairment from marijuana use occurs because THC alters how the hippocampus, a brain area responsible for memory formation, processes information. Research by the National Institute On Drug Abuse...

    Research by the National Institute On Drug Abuse suggests that the effects on memory, learning, and intelligence can be long term and even permanent in people who begin using regularly as teens.

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Red Light Rebellion invites South Mountain students to put an end to “modern day slavery”
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Should parents snoop?
  • Teens suffering from domestic violence can get help April 10, 2018
  • Cord-Cutting for streaming services? April 6, 2018
  • Girls in sports April 6, 2018
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Girls in sports
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  • South Mountain wrestler Andres Avelar notches a 40-1 record March 8, 2018
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South students showcase art at ASU
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