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Graduates raise their fists during the national anthem in support of the Black Lives Matter movement during graduation at Echo Park June 27. Dozens of students raised their fists during the graduation ceremony in solidarity to protest police brutality. “As the graduating Class of 2020 at Rock Canyon High School, we say enough. We say enough to silence, discomfort, and ignorance of racism,” the Black Lives Matter Class of 2020 letter of intention said.

Graduation Demonstration: Students Show Solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement

July 4, 2020

The setting sun's golden rays illuminated the raised fists of dozens of seniors on Echo Park's field...

Jimmy Lam ‘20 converses with his fellow graduates before the graduation ceremony begins at Echo Park June 27. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, graduation was postponed from its original date in May. “It was nice to see everyone one last time before we all go different ways and start new lives,” Taylor Eubanks ‘20 said.

Academics in a Pandemic: Graduation Recap

July 3, 2020


Yearbook Editors in Chief Kinley Rex '20, Amanda Brauchler '21 and Emma Shea '20 pose with the 2020 yearbook outside of the cafeteria June 22. Yearbooks will be distributed June 24-25 in the student lot.

Everything You Need to Know About Yearbook Distribution

June 23, 2020

Getting Your Book Yearbook distribution will be June 24 and 25 from 11 am-2pm both days. We are so ex...

The interior and coffee bar of Ziggi's Coffee while it's under the

Craving the Cup: Ziggi’s Coffee

April 27, 2020

There's a new coffee shop in town and it's all that people are talking about recently. I decided to in...

Tandoori Flames part-owner Ruby Singh poses for photo at the front desk of her restaurant April 27.

Tandoori Flames is on Fire

April 27, 2020

My mom recommended that we try out the new Indian restaurant across the street because she loves Indian...

Get A New Piercing During Quarantine

by Lola Boushelle and Kendall Foxworth

April 25, 2020

Remote learning and being locked inside is the new reality, getting a new piercing now leaves time for the piercing to heal while no one can participate in normal activities. Playing sports doesn’t allow time for any piercings and some jobs have strict guidelines as well. With time off from restricting hobbies anyone can ...

A view of the two arches that form the Double Arch as seen from the Double Arch Trail.

A Cure to Outdoor Deprivation: A Virtual Tour of Moab

April 8, 2020

During this crazy time in life, many find themselves feeling trapped inside their own homes unable t...

Ready, Set, Ride

by Julia Blanchette, Editor

March 31, 2020

  Valli Guha ‘22 is an Equestrian Horseback rider. At the age of 15, with three years of experience under her belt, Guha recently won a multitude of ribbons in the Arizona Season Finale, which is an “A” rated, Equestrian show. Nov. 16-17. 23-24.   What is Equestrian Horseback Riding? How does it work? Essentially,...

Reese Cruz ‘20 dances along to “Topsy Turvy” as he sings in the auditorium during a rehearsal for Hunchback of Notre Dame Feb. 24. Cruz plays Clopin, the leader of the gypsies and also the narrator of the story.

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Opens Wed-Sat

March 4, 2020

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame," is being performed from Mar. 4 through Mar. 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the RCHS...

Golden boys Dani Haddad and Cody Lange ‘20, along with Wish Kid Fabian and his brother Carlos, lead the student body in chanting, “I believe in Fabian’s wish,” at the closing assembly Feb. 28. Fabian joined in leading the chant after student council presented the Make A Wish Foundation with the money raised throughout the week.

Relive the Wish Week Closing Assembly

March 4, 2020


Nathan Engler '21, Jack Keough '21, Aidan Chung '21 and Brett Birtzer '21 pose for a photo while waiting for their food at Noodles & Company Feb. 27. Engler, Keough, Chung and Birtzer have been to all the Dish for a Wish restaurant starting from Friday's Jersey Mikes to Thursday's Noodles & Company.

A Penne for Fabian’s Wish

February 28, 2020

How much of your meal went to Make A Wish? Classic Noodles: Shrimp Scampi: $10.00 (proceeds to Wis...

The panic surrounding the Coronavirus revolves around the outbreak in Wuhan, China. (Photos labeled for reuse with modification on Wikipedia.) Photo illustration by Kira Zizzo.

An Outbreak of Racism Follows the Spread of Coronavirus

February 21, 2020

Since the beginning of 2020, alarming headlines about the Coronavirus, infecting those in Wuhan, China...