You’re Getting What?!

Abbygail de Castro, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

So, I want to get a tattoo; a small one, on my left arm. I want the image to be of a tree, to symbolize my tree hugging spirit. Getting a tattoo is a serious decision, as whatever image you want will forever be etched on your...

Why Everyone Should Take Drama

Allyson Dyck, Reporter

March 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Theater is a class that all students should take. You learn worthwhile information, gain valuable skills, and create memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. The theater department at Clovis High is split into three differ...

Inappropriate Music for Varsity Games

Payton Mayer, Reporter

March 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Drake, Big Sean, Blake Shelton, “Lip Gloss,” “Celebration.” These are just a few artists and songs that are played during the warm-ups, and during the game at varsity events. Clovis High Athletic Director Jesse Hardwick...

Pride Over Reality

Brooke Sauceda, Reporter

March 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

After countless hours of waking up early; late nights of homework and studying; and giving up so much time surrounded by academics, during what many consider the best years of a person’s life, finally comes down to one of th...

A Dog’s Purpose

Aaron Benjamin, Reporter

February 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A Dog’s Purpose made me burst into a Kleenex box and use about two. The first Kleenex was to wipe the tears from my eyes when the German Shepherd died, the second was for allergy season. This movie wasn’t as saddening and...

Former CHS Athletes Helping Dreams Come True

Cody Merkord, Reporter

February 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Many Clovis High School students have “made it big’ In their sport of choice, and now they serve as motivation for student athletes of all sports. For example, single A professional baseball player Jake Gatewood found hi...

From Falcons to Cougars: A Story of Transition

Megan Dean, Reporter

February 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Transition is hard. It’s part of growing up and gaining life experience. Transitions can be small scale like going from the first grade to the second grade; transitions can be large scale like moving across the globe. Just think...

Adele vs. Beyoncé

Eliana Quiocho, Reporter

February 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hold up - you’re saying Beyoncé didn’t win? On February 12, the Grammy’s aired its 59th annual award show for many talented artists within the music industry. Among these talented artists, R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles...

Valentine’s Day Tales

Eliana Quiocho, Reporter

February 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

February is here, and love as usual is in the air! Depending on what kind of person you are, you’re either basking in it, or immediately reaching for the oxygen mask. When it comes to the holiday of Valentine’s Day, many peop...

Tradition over Production

Growl Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With Associated Student Body (ASB) elections done the student body is now aware of who will “Rule the School” this next year. Comical and entertaining, the ASB videos filled each classroom with laughter and a choice of who to...

Resolutions in Retrograde

Alexa VanHooser, Reporter

February 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Most people tell themselves the same thing every twelve months. As one year comes to a close and another begins, the world becomes swamped with a seemingly never-ending cycle of sentences beginning with, “This year I’ll..”....

Why Black History Month Is Still So Important

Gracie McKesson, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Black History Month has arrived and with it comes a time of reflection and response. Initially created by Carter G. Woodson in 1926 as Negro History Week, Black History Month has transformed over the years into a time of deep r...