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Seniors at the first assembly of the year./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Class of 2020: Leaving behind with a vision
By Samm Sharp, Octavio Ruiz, Mackie Grady
Posted: June 4, 2020

Dear class of 2020,

As unfortunate as it is, we were born during 9-11, and graduating during a pandemic.

Amanda Franklin and Victor Garcia Fernandes./Winnada
Class of 2020 - Plans for your future...
By Samm Sharp
Posted: June 4, 2020

Daisie Acevedo.....Plans not submitted.

Rylee Clement and Jose Huante./Winnada
Academic awards without the assembly
By Staff
Posted: June 4, 2020

Isabelle Acevedo, Sr, 3 GPA, 3 GPA, .5 IMP, cookie dough certificate, Academic All State, Wrestling

Oberon Castro and Ariana Galindo./Courtesy • Winnada
Senior achievement recognized at Scholarship Night
By Staff
Posted: June 4, 2020

Aguilar, Eduardo, Joshua Rose Memorial

Samm Sharp, Octavio Ruiz, Mackie Grady./Courtesy • Winnada
Goodbye to Brand seniors :(
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: June 4, 2020

Goodbyes are always hard; they are even harder when you've come to grow and cherish those who are leaving.

Briana Roederer (right) performs during "High School Musical"./Octavio Ruiz • Lowry Digital Media
Performer of the Year: Briana Roederer
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: June 4, 2020

This year's Performer of the Year is Briana Roederer.

Preston Snow./Octavio Ruiz • Lowry Digital Media
Athlete of the Year: Preston Snow
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: June 4, 2020

This year we will be acknowledging Preston Snow as Athlete of the Year.

/Courtesy • Jake Migas
The Class of 2019: Where are they now?
By Staff
Posted: June 4, 2020

A year either seems like a long time or it seems like a breeze.

Ms. Marian Hamry and Ms. Diana Padua./Courtesy • Winnada
Lowry announces staff members of the year
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: June 4, 2020

Lowry hosts some of the most caring and dedicated teachers but every year there are...

Courtesy • natureaddict from Pixaba
Social media or social miscreant?
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: June 4, 2020

Social media and the internet were wonderful things when they launched.

Brandon Diaz, Alyssa Gomez, Karla Ruiz and Dykan Gardner./Courtesy • Winnada
Lowry Voices: What are your plans for spring break?
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: June 4, 2020

“Hang out with friends, pep assemblies and get to meet new people like you!!!”

Sierra Maestrejuan./Octavio Ruiz • Lowry Digital Media
Athlete of the Year: Sierra Maestrejuan
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: June 4, 2020

There are a great many ways to define an athlete.

/Courtesy • stokpic from Pixabay
Don’t get too comfortable
By Samm Sharp
Posted: June 4, 2020

I’m sorry to say it (no I’m not) but Winnemucca is not the place to stay.

School Front.
Lowry graduate returns as teacher
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: June 4, 2020

With all the craziness that's happened this year, it's easy to forget that there are still many things to look forward to.

Brooks Bergenheier gets ready in a game against Spring Creek./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
High school sports not the end for Bergenheier, Dawson and Sowinski
By Araceli Galarza and Clarissa Olson
Posted: June 4, 2020

Every year the senior athletes strive to be noticed at higher levels, and every year a select few Lowry Athletes make the jump.

Lowry Soccer during drills last summer./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Coronavirus puts summer workouts on hold
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: June 4, 2020

With the closing of schools and summer around the corner, one question on a lot of people’s minds is one that we don’t know the answer too.

Coach Melanie Thurmond addresses her team during practice./Staff • Lowry Digital Media
Coach of the Year: Melanie Thurmond
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: June 4, 2020

This year's coach of the year is Melanie Thurmond, head coach of the girl’s varsity basketball team.

Victoria Jacinto, Angel Galarza and Ben Draunidalo./Courtesy • Winnada
~Senior Round Up~ Victoria Jacinto, Angel Galarza, Ben Draunidalo
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: June 4, 2020

What are you looking forward to this summer? Victoria: I'm looking forward to moving to Reno and studying what I love!

Cody and Hailey Vess./Courtesy
Lowry Then and Now: Seniors
By Samm Sharp
Posted: June 4, 2020

Lizzy Rackley./Courtesy • Winnada
Artist of the Year: Lizzy Rackley
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: June 4, 2020

Art teacher Mrs. Julia Topholm selected Elizabeth “Lizzy” Rackley as 2019-2020 Artist of the Year.

Ms. Heather Patterson./Courtesy • Winnada
The end of another year means goodbye to some
By Mackie Grady
Posted: June 4, 2020

As another school year comes to an end, some teachers decide to retire as some decide to just start their teaching career.

Gabe Monreal defends on a pass./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Year in sports
By Octavio Ruiz and Araceli Galarza
Posted: June 4, 2020

Varsity Football ended their season with an overall record of 6-4 and a league record of 5-3 which placed them 4th in the 3A.

Jeremiah Nichols, Derek Espinoza, and Kevin Espinoza./Courtesy • Winnada
Who knows you with Derek Espinoza
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: June 4, 2020

What does Derek like about basketball? How competitive it gets.

horoscopes
Senior Horoscopes: Predictions for your future
By Samm Sharp
Posted: June 4, 2020

Aries (March 21 - April 19) - Since you follow through with absolutely nothing , our best...

The Xbox, a sixth-generation gaming console made by Microsoft that was first released in 2001./Courtesy • Evan-Amos
What's changed for the class of 2020
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: June 4, 2020

Just like people, time is constantly changing. We are all constantly seeing everything get improved.

Austin Lloyd posing at the cash register at Khoury’s./Octavio Ruiz • Lowry Digital Media
Coronavirus doesn’t stop essential workers
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: May 6, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak affected many people’s lives and the government responded to this epidemic spread by closing...

Officer Rick Ponce helps hand out lunches at Grass Valley Elementary School./Courtesy • Melissa Holden
The community is coming together while being apart
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: May 6, 2020

As the COVID-19 quarantine continues, the Humboldt County community has done many things to support...

Colton Vincent poses for a picture as he continues to work at Ford New Holland/ Courtesy • Colton Vincent.
Student edition; When will the Coronavirus be gone?
By Mackie Grady
Posted: April 24, 2020

While being stuck at home, kids have picked up new hobbies along with avoiding their school work.

Jennifer K Slovernick./Courtesy • Jennifer K Slovernick
COVID-19 causes a mental health toll on America
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: April 22, 2020

The Humboldt County quarantine went into effect on March 15, 2020.

Trenton Domire throws baseball while he’s warming up./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Coronavirus leaves spring sport athletes without season
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: April 21, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus 2019) has taken many things away from many teenagers' high school experience, things they’ve...

Courtesy • Lauren Fentress 
Q and A with Lauren Fentress
By Otila Castaneda 
Posted: April 20, 2020

What are the things you do to keep busy? To keep myself busy I mainly do school work, play board games or...

Holly Meyer and Jennifer Partee in a Zoom call with five students./Courtesy • Holly Meyer
Lowry students forced to distance learning after Coronavirus outbreak
By Octavio Ruiz and Otila Castaneda
Posted: April 19, 2020

With schools canceled because of the Coronavirus, distance learning is temporarily the only ...

Some silver linings coming from COVID-19 pandemic
By Otila Castaneda 
Posted: April 18, 2020

Through all the bad things happening it's hard to see the positive out of it.

Your voice, your vote, student council elections at Lowry
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: March 20, 2020

Lowry held interviews for the student body, and all of the candidates running for...

/Courtesy • Tumisu from Pixabay
COVID-19 and its effects
By Samm Sharp, Clarissa Olson, Araceli Galarza, Mackie Grady
Posted: March 20, 2020

Unless you live under a rock...

Carley Capellen serves./Faith Holland • Lowry Digital Media
AOI: Carly Capellen
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

Being a student-athlete is quite a challenge.

./Isaac Garcia • Lowry Digital Media
Artist of the Issue: Lizzy Rackley
By Isaac Garcia
Posted: March 20, 2020

The Artist of the Issue, Lizzy Rackley is a very talented artist who has been..

Bodi Miller putts the ball/Mackie Grady • Lowry Digital Media
Boys golf is in full swing
By Mackie Grady
Posted: March 20, 2020

This year's golf team headed to their first match in early March in Spring Creek for an icebreaker.

The varsity girls during the National Anthem./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Winter sports review
By Octavio Ruiz, Otila Castaneda and Ariana Perez
Posted: March 20, 2020

The boy’s varsity basketball team ended their season with an overall record of 18-8 and a...

/Courtesy DarkWorkX from Pixabay 
How to continue learning without teachers and schools
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: March 20, 2020

As we all know during this quarantine students around the world ...

/Courtesy • PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay
Intelligence; nurture or nature?
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

Are you born smart or raised that way?

Gratian Dawson./Staff • Lowry Digital Media
AOI: Gratian Dawson
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: March 20, 2020

During Gratian Dawson’s four years of high school, he has played football...

Colette Hansen, Tim Grady, Kevin Wiggin./Araceli Galarza • Lowry Digital Media
Career profile: Probation officer
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

The four years one spends in high school are said to be some of the best...

Horoscopes
Horoscopes
By Samm Sharp
Posted: March 20, 2020

Aries (March 21 - April 19) - It’s almost Aries season. And spring break.

Beyanka Sigala as Jasmine (middle)./Otila Castaneda • Lowry Digital Media
Drama Presents ‘Aladdin Jr.’
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

Every year Lowry puts on multiple pays and gives the community a good laugh.

Students conduct an experiment in Mrs. Shelby Ruff's PLTW class./James Roberts • Lowry Digital Media
Introduction to Engineering to change next year
By Otila Castaneda and Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

Two years ago Lowry decided to switch it up and take out Physics and replace it with Project Lead...

By Jeremiah Grasmick./Araceli Galarza • Lowry Digital Media
HCSD Art Show celebrates 47 years
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: March 20, 2020

The Humboldt County School District kicked off their 47th Annual Student Art Show...

Frankie Baumeister performs at a concert earlier this year./ Clarissa Olson • Lowry Digital Media
Performer of the Issue: Frankie Baumeister
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 20, 2020

Every musician has two choices when it comes to their craft.

Jeremiah Simmons, Polaris Jimenez, Austin Morfin, Annaie Lopez./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Lowry Voices: What are your plans for spring break?
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: March 20, 2020

“My plans for this spring break is to sit around the house and get ready for summer.”

Colby Terry practices pole vault./Araceli Galarza • Lowry Digital Media
Lowry’s track team prepares for the season
By Araceli Galarza and Ariana Perez
Posted: March 20, 2020

Track season came running at full speed, with new coaches, new coaching styles new everything the team was...

Players cheering from the dugout./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Varsity baseball swings into play
By Ariana Perez
Posted: March 20, 2020

This baseball season, there are a lot of seniors eager to give it their all.

Greg, Justin and Lisa Scott./Isaac Garcia • Lowry Digital Media
Who knows you with Justin Scott
By Isaac Garcia
Posted: March 20, 2019

1. What is Justin's favorite color? Green.

/Courtesy • Dobins Air Reserve Base
Why is voting in a presidential election important?
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: March 20, 2020

Voting is a right that not many Americans take seriously.

Ms. Lindsey Galarza and Mr. Adam Sorenson./Courtesy • Winnada
Buckaroo Roundup
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

How long have you known each other?

/Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
JV baseball split with Spartans to open season
By Clariss Olson
Posted: March 20, 2020

JV baseball started with a strong season right out of the gate.

Mackenzie Swensen swimming at practice/Mackie Grady • Lowry Digital Media
Lowry swim team prepares for a new season
By Mackie Grady
Posted: March 20, 2020

The Lowry swim team made their first appearance of the season on March 12 in Carson City.

/Clarissa Olson • Lowry Digital Media
Should homeschoolers be allowed to play public school sports?
By Mackie Grady
Posted: March 20, 2020

The controversy between whether or not homeschoolers should be able to play public school sports continues.

/Courtesy • Winnada
Lowry Then and Now: 1968
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: March 20, 2020

Track and field has been a sport that has been around for many years and it has...

Mr. Sean Whalen. and Garrett Jensen./Courtesy • Winnada
Lowry Look-Alikes
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: March 20, 2020

Garrett Jensen.

Alyssa Garcia, Alyssa Perez and Cadance Mercado happy about the new season.
Softball season is up next and so are the JV players
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

Softball season has sprung its head around the corner once again. This year has all new players and all new strategies.

Courtesy • Pixabay
Spring Do’s and Don’ts
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 20, 2020

Do go outside. It’s not cold anymore, no excuses.

The varsity softball team before a game./Courtesy • Dana Peters
Lady Bucks take two from Spring Creek
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

Lowry’s softball season is at full speed, the girls have only recently started playing but started...

Courtesy @overtime Tiktok/• Lowry Digital Media
Best of social media
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: March 20, 2020

Insta: @itsdougthepug “Doug the Pug" is the world's most famous pug...

Image by Annalise Batista from Pixabay
Pranks
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 20, 2020

Pranks. They’re supposed to be funny, and sure, they can be, but how often are they really?

A screengrab from "My Girl"./Courtesy • youtube
What’s entertaining
By Otilia Castaneda, Ariana Perez, Araceli Galarza
Posted: March 20, 2020

As the years change so does what's keeping people entertained, from movies, to social media...

Cadance Mercado is about to throw to second base./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
AOW: Cadance Mercado 
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: March 4, 2020

This week's Athlete of the Week for JV softball is Cadance Mercado.

Cynthia Magaña performing at the kickoff Homecoming assembly./Courtesy • Winnada 
POW: Cynthia Magaña
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: February 25, 2020

Coach Cherese Fifield chose Cynthia Magaña as this week's Performer of the Week.

"Jimi in Lights" by Araceli Rivas
Gilboy and Rivas place in Scholastic Art Show
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: February 25, 2020

This year Lowry had two Advanced Art students place in the Scholastic Art Show.

The three inductees receiving their plaques. / Courtesy • Winnada.
Three new members inducted into the Hall of Fame at Lowry High
By Mackie Grady
Posted: February 23, 2020

Last weekend at the last home basketball games, three individuals were inducted into the Lowry High School...

Sierra Maestrejuan (R) looks at her coach while playing North Valleys./ Octavio Ruiz • Lowry Digital Media
AOW: Sierra Maestrejuan 
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: February 22, 2020

This week's Athlete of the Week is Sierra Maestrejuan, who was chosen by the girls...

Klay Garner gets open for a possible pass from a teammate against Sparks./Alesha Houston • Lowry Digital Media
AOW: Klay Garner
By Mackie Grady
Posted: February 20, 2020

Coach Chad Peters nominated Klay Garner as Athlete of the Week.

Megan Cook shoots a free throw./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
AOW JV Girls Basketball: Megan Cook
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: February 11, 2020

This week's Athlete of the Week is Megan Cook who was chosen by the JV basketball coach Lynnsey Johnson. 

Zach Fernandez calling for a pass./Bree Dunckhorst • Lowry Digital Media
AOW: Zach Fernandez
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: February 10, 2020

JV boys coach, Grant Beatty chose Zach Fernandez as Athlete of the Week for what he brings to the team.

Alexis Olsen fights for the ball against a Fernley opponent. /Bree Dunckhorst • Digital Media
AOW: Alexis Olsen
By Mackie Grady
Posted: January 30, 2020

JV girls basketball coach, Lynnsey Johnson chose Alexis Olsen as Athlete of the Week. 

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