Author: Gracie Marie

Maryvale Fashion

Is there a wrong way to dress? No, because you dress the way you feel and everyone in this school has a different sense of style. Plus if everyone dressed the same wouldn’t that be boring? Just like in middle school when everyone had to wear uniform. We never had the chance to show people who we really are. Now here at Maryvale that’s all changed. Ryan Gillette is one of the most expressed kids at Maryvale. His outfits are always so much more different than everyone else. Ryan says he dresses this way because “It gives me a...

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Arizona Teacher Shortage

There are fewer and fewer teachers each year. Why? The teachers are paid very little. “The median elementary teachers pay was $39,300 in 2015” ( while a “Median high school teachers pay is slightly higher: $44,970” ( There are fewer teachers in every state, not just in Arizona. A writer from the Washington Post (Valerie Strauss) says that “Teacher shortages are affecting every state as 2017-18 school year begins.” By September 26, 2017 we had lost 526 teachers in Arizona. By December 19,2017 we had lost 866 teachers. That means in a time span of 84 days we lost...

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What Shoes Are In

Okay so everybody wears shoes, right? But which ones are the most popular? And Christmas is coming up so you can get your friends and family shoes. These are my top 3 favorite shoes right now. 1.)Huarache            3.)Nike Air Max  2.)Adidas Originals Tubular                     These are some of the most popular shoes of 2017, and some of the most popular  shoes worn at Maryvale High...

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Girls Basketball Schedule

I’m giving you all the home games in advance for girls basketball. The season has started and we are very excited for our games. The Varsity girls basketball team plans on going to state, so our coach Zon Thompson can shave his beard. Tuesday, November 28th, Is against Camelback H.S. Thursday, December 7th, is against Betty H Fairfax H.S. Tuesday, January 9th, is against North H.S. Thursday, January 11th, is against Dobson H.S. Friday, January 19th, is against Cesar Chavez H.S. Tuesday, January 23rd, is against Alhambra H.S. Thursday, January 25th, is against Central H.S. Last but not least...

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Girls Basketball Tryouts

Halloween is coming but, girls basketball players will not be going trick or treating. They will be in the gym trying out for basketball. At least if they are committed they will be there. The Basketball team has five coaches there to support and help you, including the head coach Zon Thompson. From experience I can tell you that these coaches will help you with whatever you need. If you do make the team you need to have all your grades over a 70%, so if you can’t keep that then you need to rethink trying out. If you...

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