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Graduation: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (to Graduate)

Graduation: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (to Graduate)

Karrie Norton, Editor

November 13, 2018

  Class of 2019! The time to order your graduation cap and gown is quickly approaching. Though graduation seems far off, preparations are already in motion and all graduating seniors need to be getting ready and make some decisions regarding your graduation gear. This year not only are the gowns black, but ...

“Flex” your drawing muscles with Flex Time mini-meeting

Caleb Black, Writer

November 12, 2018

The Spartan Book Club is hosting a new mini-meeting during Flex time for those who love to read and draw. It will be held on Thursday November 15th in the library. Anyone interested needs to pick up a flex pass during the week before. Sign ups are mandatory. The motivation from this event came...

A Week Meant for Showing off How Much You Love Your School: Spirit Week

A Week Meant for Showing off How Much You Love Your School: Spirit Week

Kyler Simmons, Co-Publisher, Feature Editor

November 12, 2018

Do you like wearing hats to school and not getting yelled at? How about dressing the same as your friends? Well, then you’re in luck. Murray High's annual Spirit Week this week. Starting on Monday, November 12th, and going till Friday, November 16th. Here is a list of what the different days a...

Colorguard looking for members to throw wooden rifles, flags, and sabers

Colorguard looking for members to throw wooden rifles, flags, and sabers

Sarah Rasmussen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Flags are tossed up in the air and rifles are thrown even higher above their heads. This group of Dancing Queens is the Colorguard. Colorguard is a mix of dancing, marching, and of course, throwing flags. Along with flags the members throw other equipment into the air such as wood rifles and ste...

Thousands of Dogs Still Found in Puppy Mill

Thousands of Dogs Still Found in Puppy Mill

Bentley Hansen, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

The amount of puppy mills have decreased substantially in the U.S.A. although there are still about 10,000 mills around that distribute thousands of dogs to local pet adoption locations. According to the Humane Society of the United States,“99 percent of puppies come from puppy mills no matter...

Changing Seasons Bring Musical Might

Changing Seasons Bring Musical Might

Asheby Kearns, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

With the start of a new school year and a fall season, music follows in its wake. At Murray High School, there are two musical programs:  Instrumental Music and Choir. What’s the difference between the two? Both use instruments, but the difference is between what kind. Within the instrumen...

Senior Quotes Were Due!

Senior Quotes Were Due!

Jacey Brown, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Senior Quotes Due Wednesday the 17th Seniors! It’s time to turn in senior quotes for the 2018-2019 yearbook. Quotes give the graduating class the opportunity to have themselves heard and remembered. Be sure to get them in to Ms. Adams in room 249 or the counseling center by the end of the s...

Interact River Clean-Up a Success

Interact River Clean-Up a Success

Helen Sullivan, Editor

October 15, 2018

Between discovering needles in the woods and eating pizza with friends, the Interact river clean up was an absolute success. Interact puts on multiple service activities throughout the year, but, the river cleanup seems to be the most successful with the most people attending. Going to the site...

Flex Time: A Recap

Taysia Chea, Writer

October 1, 2018

For all of those confused by the so called “Flex Time”, fear not. Flex time is the period given to replace what we called “SSR” during second period last year. Thus allowing for students the choice to use their time properly and get help from teachers when needed. Simply put, it is a fail or pass class perio...

Getting Registered to Vote

Getting Registered to Vote

Karrie Norton

September 26, 2018

 Voting is a right held by every free American citizen and everyone should exercise their right in the upcoming election, but first, you’ll have to register to vote. Any person who is either of the age 18 or will be by November 6th, should take a few moments from their day and register to vote. If...

We’re Spartans, and it’s Spectacular: Spartan Spec

We’re Spartans, and it’s Spectacular: Spartan Spec

Kyler Simmons, Co-Publisher, Feature Editor

September 24, 2018

Every year Spartans look forward to Homecoming week. It is a week filled with activities, the PowderPuff game, Men's Drill, and Spartan Spec! Spartan Spec is held the Thursday the week of Homecoming. It takes place after school in the big gym, or out on the field, depending on the weather. After a bri...

Seniors Off to Scholarships

Seniors Off to Scholarships

Madi Lowe

May 29, 2018

Hey! Have you ever wondered what colleges Murray seniors got a scholarship to? Well, here is a list of the number of people going to colleges in Utah and out of state! University of Utah 70 seniors Brigham Young University 7 seniors Dixie State University 54 seniors Salt Lake Com...