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  • Texting Vs. Talking

    Texting Vs. Talking

    Brianna Knighten, Editor-in-Chief

    January 28, 2016

    It seems that when it comes to teachers and phones, they seem to be repeating themselves often. To some students, teachers just don’t understand the constant need to be on a cell phone. The constant messaging, the bright screen, and the need to listen to music is all to addicting. However, from a...

  • Pink Out Volleyball

    Pink Out Volleyball

    April Gonzales, Sports Editor

    January 22, 2016

    The Lady Vikings Varsity takes home the dub in their Pink Out game against the Skyline Raiders. The traditional Pink Out game has been part of the volleyball team for 4 years now and Varsity coach, Coach Joy Engeldinger continues the tradition in support of breast cancer awareness month. Throughout ...

    Anissa Hernandez

  • Homecoming 2015

    Homecoming 2015

    Caitlyn Pena, Writer

    January 20, 2016

    For the 48th anniversary of Nimitz, the Vikings were welcomed back to their territory. This year’s homecoming week was about the Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses and being pumped to be a Viking. The theme for this year’s homecoming week celebration was “Through the Gates of Olympus: A Week...

    Gabe Velasquez & Esmeralda Rolla

  • Freshmen Survival Guide

    Freshmen Survival Guide

    Lesly Garcia, Features Editor

    January 5, 2016

    One of the scariest feelings in the world is not knowing what to do in a new environment. However, with just a few tips and tricks, you can end up loving your high school year. Bring your computers. Although many people in school don’t like the weight of having to carry their laptops around sch...

    KRT

Laura Bosma, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016No Comments

On the night of October 27th, Nimitz High School invited students and their families to the National Honor Society induction ceremony, where about 100 juniors were inducted. At 7 o’clock  Ms. Wendy Trammell, the assistant...

Texting Vs. Talking

Brianna Knighten, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2016No Comments

It seems that when it comes to teachers and phones, they seem to be repeating themselves often. To some students, teachers just don’t understand the constant need to be on a cell phone. The constant messaging, the bright...

Ryan Shelton, Managing Editor

January 20, 2016No Comments

With each new school year, changes to school procedures and policies have become expected by both the faculty and the student body. Cafeteria procedures, grading systems, and disciplinary regulations each seem to change...

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Cross Country Season Overview

April Gonzales, Sports Editor

February 9, 2016No Comments

An athlete strives everyday to become a better athlete. They sweat and take the pain of growing not only because they want to get better, but because they have a passion for the sport that they play. This group of athlet...

  • Pink Out Volleyball January 22, 2016
  • Nimitz Vs. MacArthur January 22, 2016
  • Nimitz Vs. Irving January 21, 2016

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Ryan Shelton, Managing Editor

June 1, 2016No Comments

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR REVIEW Russo Brothers deliver a fun, action packed pseudo-Avengers sequel Captain America: Civil War is a great movie. There is no way around it. Directed by brothers Anthony a...

5 Seconds of Summer Review

5 Seconds of Summer Review

January 27, 2016

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII THE FORCE AWAKENS REVIEW

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII THE FORCE AWAKENS REVIEW

January 27, 2016

Thirteen Reasons Why Review

Thirteen Reasons Why Review

December 15, 2015

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The student news site of Nimitz High School
The student news site of Nimitz High School