“Eagles are the mightiest!” chanted the crowd at the Boulder City High School game. They were cheering for their undefeated football team — their girls’ flag football team, to be exact.
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Kennady Schneider wakes up daily at the crack of dawn and usually doesn’t hit the hay until the next day.
ANNA LIEBERMAN INTERVIEWED STUDENTS AT SILVERADO HIGH SCHOOL
Mark Woodson is determined to defend the ball and do his part to help the Meadows Mustangs win. After years of hard work both on the field and in the classroom, and years of surgeries combating a growth problem, Woodson has risen to become a crucial player on his high school football team and an academic achiever, all while getting respect and admiration from classmates.
Diets aren’t just for losing weight. They can be more of a lifestyle choice — take vegetarians, vegans or those who eat gluten-free, for example. And at least one local nutritionist would argue that “diet” means much more than what typically comes to mind.
SIERRA ESPINOSA INTERVIEWED STUDENTS AT GREEN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL:
Joshua Hager, science department chairman at the Las Vegas Academy, achieved the goal that many students strive to achieve, admission to Harvard University.
As the clock hit midnight, friends and families gathered around the track at Centennial High School in May as part of the Relay for Life Luminaria Ceremony.
In its 13th year, the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s R-Jeneration program has given aspiring student writers, photographers, artists and videographers the opportunity to learn journalism skills.
Traveling to a country with strong ancestral ties can evoke a wide variety of emotions. But when going with people who share those sentiments, the trip can turn into a life-changing, unifying adventure. This unity characterizes 21-year-old Jesse Frankel’s experience in Israel.
Shortly before an 800-meter race in Huntington Beach, Calif., Silverado High School distance runner Jon Aman sits quietly, off in his own mind, not worrying about what’s going on around him. Then a local runner interrupts him, asking about his personal best for the 800.
Editor’s note: The following is an email to writer Heidi Knapp Rinella and assistant features editor Lindsey Losnedahl from a former student of R-Jeneration.
Briceyda Lopez interviewed students at Las Vegas Academy.
Sarah Dixon took in the warm, damp air as she walked down the dirt road. The women of the village offered her fried tarantulas in a basket, and local children happily snacked on the delicacies. Dixon, however, recoiled with fear and awe.
The sound of the end-of-day school bell symbolizes freedom from classes for most students.
The 6-foot-5, 210-pound pitcher walks to the mound while clearing his head, preparing to play his favorite position of the sport he loves the most.
Jennifer Jeong interviewed students at Coronado High School.
Syllables, citations and a syncopated assault of words spew out of RJ Khalaf’s mouth while he gives his final rebuttal in a crucial debate at the Cal Berkeley Invitational in California earlier this year. Given two minutes to summarize an entire round of contentions, rebuttals, blocks, impacts and links, Khalaf’s verbal velocity is matched only by his exemplary enunciation.
Ever seen the 2012 comedy movie “21 Jump Street”?
The room full of students at a Key Club meeting in Centennial High School bursts with life.