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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 each other at a distance.

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.

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 ...

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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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Best of social media
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: March 20, 2020

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

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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. 

Timeline of events for generations./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Cover Story: The generational g a p in America
By Samm Sharp and Faith Holland
Posted: December 20, 2019

Since basically forever, older generations have not gotten along with younger generations very easily.

Lowry girls set the ball for a pass./Faith Holland • Lowry Digital Media
Fall Sports Recap
By Octavio Ruiz, Ariana Perez, Isaac Garcia
Posted: December 20, 2019

Varsity Football ended their season with an overall record of...

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The year in news
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: December 20, 2019

Can you believe it’s almost been another year?

Kobe Stoker at practice./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Athlete of the Issue: Kobe Stoker
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: December 20, 2019

We tend to recognize athletes for their prowess, their skills and accomplishment, but being an ...

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Ok, boomer
By Samm Sharp
Posted: December 20, 2019

Recently on social media, there has been an uprising of Millennials...

Araceli Rivas./Courtesy • Winnada
Artist of the Issue: Araceli Rivas
By Faith Holland
Posted: December 20, 2019

Art teacher Ms. Julia Topholm has chosen Araceli Rivas as Artist of the Issue.

Preston Snow is guarded by Mason Ellingford (25) /Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Varsity boys basketball is ready for redemption
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: December 20, 2019

Last year's varsity boys basketball team had a record of 17-9.

 Emily Backus dribbles around Hannah Whitted./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
New look Lady Bucks ready for the season
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: December 20, 2019

Another year another season, this year's varsity coach ...

Lowry dance team members working at the Winnemucca Soup Kitchen/Courtesy • Lowry Dance
Lowry High students give back during holidays
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: December 20, 2019

Lowry High School is home to some of the best athletes and people.

Alesha Houston • Lowry Digital Media
Career Profile: Chef
By Alesha Houston
Posted: December 20, 2019

There are many career opportunities just waiting for a new graduate to enter the world of adulthood.

/Courtesy • Cpl. Brian A. Stevens USMC
Do GPA and ACT scores determine your intelligence?
By Mackie Grady
Posted: December 20, 2019

Many people think your GPA and test scores determine how smart you are, but that’s not the case.

Wade Morri tries to keep opponent down on the mat./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Wrestling starts season off strong with tournament in Vegas
By Mackie Grady
Posted: December 20, 2019

The wrestling team started their season off traveling to a tournament in Las Vegas the first weekend in December.

Allison Aitken, Ashton Kalkoske and Sierra Fears./Courtesy • HCSD
Three students become Certified Veterinarian Assistants
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: December 20, 2019

This October, Ashton Kalkoske, Allison Aitken, and Sierra Fears became Certified Veterinarian Assistants.

/Courtesy • Ryan McGuire from Pixabay
Mental health crisis
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: December 20, 2019

The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell, and the brain is the powerhouse of the body.

Junior class advisor Alexis Mattson with junior class officers Lauren Fentress, Anjolie Karrer, and Téa Novi posing in front of the Angel Tree./Araceli Galarza • Lowry Digital Media
Four years later Angel Tree continues to provide for those in need
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: December 20, 2019

Four years ago the Junior class officers Ren Mattson, Mardi Johnson, and Tanner Havens ...

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Not so happy holidays
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: December 20, 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and it has been since September.

Kelcey Cooper./Staff • Lowry Digital Media
Athlete of the Issue: Kelcey Cooper
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: December 20, 2019

In this edition, we will be commemorating Kelcey Cooper as the Athlete of the Issue.

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A Letter to Santa
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: December 20, 2019

Dear Santa, I know it's been a long time, about ten years...

Kaid Sanchez pushes past Marcos Rodriguez for a basket./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Frosh boys open season with two wins in Reno
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: December 20, 2019

So far, the freshman boys have participated in a tournament where they took a 44-40 loss to...

Santa Claus checking his
9 things you don't need to know
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: December 20, 2019

“Jingle Bells” was actually written for Thanksgiving, not Christmas.

Sarah Fernandez in "High School Musical"./Octavio Ruiz • Lowry Digital Media
Performer of the Issue: Sarah Fernandez
By Octavio Ruiz and Mackie Grady
Posted: December 20, 2019

Sarah Fernandez is from a small town but the support...

 Alexis Olson tries dribble by around Kaytee Delaney./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
JV girls basketball starts season with 2-1 record in tournament
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: December 20, 2019

JV girls basketball is starting out their season on a high note.

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Things to know about high school
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: December 20, 2019

High school is an important part of our lives.

Jeremiah Simmons, Polaris Jimenez, Austin Morfin, Annaie Lopez./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Lowry Voices: What are your plans for Christmas Break?
By Staff
Posted: December 20, 2019

“Eat food and sleep and that’s a mood.”

"The Madalorian" on Disney+./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Is Disney+ really worth buying?
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: December 20, 2019

On November 12, 2019, Disney+ was launched and it followed popularity in all age groups.

Domonic Vanosdall in a game earlier this year./Faith Holland • Lowry Digital Media
Domonic Vanosdall to play in Blue-Grey All-American Bowl at AT&T Stadium
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: December 20, 2019

On December 16 linebacker Domonic Vanosdall will be traveling to Texas to

Iysis Arriola looks to shoot./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
JV boys basketball starts season off with tournament in Reno
By Mackie Grady
Posted: December 20, 2019

The JV boys started their season off with a scrimmage loss on November 23 against Reno High.

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FAKE NEWS QUIZ
By Staff
Posted: December 20, 2019

1. A Florida dog was stopped by police after driving a car for an hour.

Vanessa Pacheco, Who knows you with Elizabeth Aguilar and Litzi Silva./Otila Castaneda • Lowry Digital Media
Who knows you with Elizabeth Aguilar
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: December 20, 2019

1. What is Elizabeth’s biggest fear?

Coach Larry Renteria (R) explains a drill while the players listen. /Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Lady Bucks learn from Elko tournament and look to future
By Samm Sharp
Posted: December 20, 2019

Subjectively, the first year of high school sports either makes or breaks a player.

 Eddie Leon (R) with his Support Human DeAndre Solis./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
FAKE NEWS: Eddie Leon adopts DeAndre Solis as support human
By Alesha Houston
Posted: December 20, 2019

With noticeable increase of support animals being of almost any species...

/Courtesy • Karen Arnold
Predictions for the new year
By Mackie Grady
Posted: December 20, 2019

Tik-Tok dies off.

The pants Isidro Barton was looking for./Courtesy • metrogogo via flickr
FAKE NEWS: Frustrated shopper can only find jeans without rips
By Isaac Garcia
Posted: December 20, 2019

Torn jeans are a staple in modern fashion and crucial ...

A succulent garden./Courtesy • lulasgarden.com
All I want for Christmas...
By Samm Sharp
Posted: December 20, 2019

Some people are just excruciating to shop for.

Lily Chavez, Jeremiah Grasmick and Ryleigh Raabe./Otila Castaneda • Lowry Digital Media
Buckaroo Round Up
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: December 20, 2019

Jeremiah Grasmick, Lily Chavez and Ryleigh Raabe

Zach Fernandez shooting./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
AOW: Zach Fernandez
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: December 18, 2019

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

An example (center) of Robert Rangel’s artwork on display in the Art Building./Bree Dunckhorst • Lowry Digital Media
Artist of the Week: Robert Rangel
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: November 14, 2019

This week's Artist of the Week is Robert Rangel who was chosen by Cassandra Jenkins for what he brings to her art class.

Members of the FFA Ag Issues team posing at the state capital./ Courtesy • Rebecca Hill
FFA agricultural issues team places 2nd in nation
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: November 10, 2019

October 29 to November 2, the FFA Ag Issues team took the National...

Gerardo Magana receiving the ball./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
AOW: Gerardo Magaña
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: November 10, 2019

Gerardo Magana was chosen Athlete of the Week by coach Joshua Wirthlin for taking soccer ...

Sierra Maestrejuan serving./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Athlete of the Week: Sierra Maestrejuan
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: November 8, 2019

This week's Athlete of the Week is Sierra Maestrejuan who was...

Erick Prado runs at the Bob Firman Invitational./Courtesy • Annie Drake
Athlete of the Week: Erick Prado
By Ariana Perez
Posted: November 8, 2019

Erick Prado was chosen as Athlete of the Week for boys cross country by...

Kenzi Dowd receiving the ball./Otila Castaneda • Lowry Digital Media
AOW: Kenzi Dowd
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: November 8, 2019

Girls soccer coach Misty Stene chose Kenzi Dowd as Athlete of the Week for the attributions she makes for the team.

A representative from University of Montana Western talking with a parent./Octavio Ruiz • Lowry Digital Media
Lowry High School hosts College & Career Night
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: November 7, 2019

Lowry High hosted the College & Career Night on October 30 in the Old Gym.

Chelsea Odoms instructs students during her Of Mice and Men unit./Clarissa Olson • Lowry Digital Media
New Year, New Lowry
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: November 5, 2019

With the first quarter coming to a close, Lowry High School rang in the ...

Vivianna Alanis about to kick the ball./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Athlete of the Week: Viviana Alanis
By Bree Dunckhorst
Posted: November 1, 2019

This week’s Athlete of the Week for JV girls soccer is forward Viviana Alanis.

The Plaster Mask Project by Mickenzy Coleman./Faith Holland • Lowry Digital Media
Artist of the Week: Mickenzy Coleman
By Faith Holland
Posted: October 31, 2019

Art teacher Julia Topholm has an abundance of talented ...

Justin Horton performs at a football game./Faith Holland • Lowry Digital Media
Performer of the Week: Justin Horton
By Otila Castaneda
Posted: October 30, 2019

Percussionist Justin Horton was chosen by band director Sean Whelan...

Hailey Vess at a football game./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
Performer of the Week: Hailey Vess
By Octavio Ruiz
Posted: October 28, 2019

This week’s Performer of the Week for the cheer team is Hailey Vess.

Weston Noyes, Alison Aitken and Sierra Fears./Courtesy • Winnemucca FFA
FFA AG Issues team travels across country to compete 
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: October 24, 2019

Taylie Hoyt, Weston Noyes, Mick Coleman, Dillon Patterson...

Jeremiah Grasmick carrys the ball against Spring Creek./Bree Dunckhorst • Lowry Digital Media
Athlete of the Week: Jeremiah Grasmick
By Araceli Galarza
Posted: October 16, 2019

This week's Athlete of the Week for freshman football is Jeremiah...

Top Row – Sean Herrera, Alexis Maga-Mattson, Tea Novi, Lauren Fentress, and Anjolie Karrer
Junior class raises money for those with type 1 diabetes
By Samm Sharp
Posted: October 12, 2019

Yearly, the first school dance at Lowry is donated to a cause.

Belen Barocio gets ready for a game./Ron Espinola • Lowry Digital Media
AOW: Belen Barocio 
By Faith Holland
Posted: October 4, 2019

Belen Barocio was chosen as the freshman girls volleyball Athlete...

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