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Literary Magazine Bake Sale

KIT MILLER From Feb. 29 to March 4 Mr. Hoefs’s Creative Writing II class will be holding a bake sale during both lunches to raise money to fund the annual literary magazine. A literary magazine is a special magazine dedicated to showcasing exceptional writing and artwork. The Mountain Vista literary magazine – Periphas – has […]


Going to Trial

Over the weekend, the Mountain Vista Mock Trial team competed in their regionals tournament at the Douglas County Courthouse. After their appearances in trial, they placed in the top five for the competition. “We thought we did pretty well,” Alexis Brooker, 10, a member of the team, said. “But we actually came in fourth place.” […]


On Wednesdays Vista Wears Pink

“On Wednesday’s we wear pink.”   This iconic line from the movie Mean Girls has been a running theme since it’s premiere. Today, however, Vista’s Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is bringing pink a whole new meaning. GSA has made today a Pink Out, to show their support for kids who have been bullied.   “Everyone […]


Kesha’s Court Battle

SAVANAH HOWARD Coming to a teary end, the judge in Kesha’s court battle denied her request to break from her six-album recording contract with Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald last Friday, Feb. 19. Kesha’s court case was her attempt to get out of a contract with Kemosabe Records, a part of Sony, to avoid working with her […]


Trent Schultz becomes Vista’s first wrestling state champion

GREYSON KOINZAN//TAMARA SORG//KATIE PICKRELL Junior Trent Schultz’s hard work during practices, tournaments and duels paid off when he made Highlands Ranch history by earning Mountain Vista its first ever state-champion title for wrestling. Schultz (44-1) placed first in the Class 5A 195-pound division after defeating Legacy senior Nolan Funk (45-2) by decision. “[To] me, it really […]


Wish Week shows off state champions, huge profits and much-needed unity

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TSA has impressive State Competition showing

Mountain Vista’s Technology Student Association competed with 1,575 other students from around Colorado in engineering and technology events during the State Competition from Feb. 18-20, gaining the ranking of 4th in state. Vista was the largest team in the competition with 87 participants. Thirty-four students made it to the semi-finals in 18 different categories. Teams placed […]