Get Your Cowboy Boots On: Stagecoach Is Here!

Steven Poole, Reporter

April 17, 2018

It's that time of the year, y’all: Stagecoach is almost here! Over 200,000 people will come down to the Empire Polo Club on April 27-29 to listen to their favorite country singers. Just like previous years, this year’s Stagecoach...

Coachella: A Vacation at Home

David Viefhaus, Photo Editor

April 17, 2018

Fellas, grab your Hawaiian shirts and boardshorts and ladies, get your face paint and glitter because Coachella Fest is right around the corner! The annual music festival will be joining the valley for the 19th year in a row this...

LQ Boys’ Golf Hits in the Rough

Juan Puga, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018

On April 3, the LQHS boys’ golf team lost their DVL away match against the Palm Desert Aztecs at the Desert Willow Firecliff Course with a score of 181-234. Cam Winslow ‘19 was the leading Blackhawk golfer in round one with 39 str...

ITCA Gives Students a Leg Up

Christian Rodriguez, Features Editor

April 17, 2018

ICTA, or Information and Communications Technology Academy, was initiated three years ago by Mr. Snell, who explained that ICTA aims to “provide students with a leg up in obtaining a job with the ICT industry employers of t...

LQHS Holds First Lockdown Drill of the School Year

Thea Spisz, Reporter

April 17, 2018

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, La Quinta High School had it first lockdown drill of the year during the passing period before third period. With the recent school shooting in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, many stud...

LQ Boys’ and Girls’ on Track for DVL Championships

Juan Puga, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018

On March 23, the LQ boys’ track and field team lost against the Shadow Hills Knights in a home dual meet by a score of 52-75. The SHHS boys’ scored first in almost every event, except the 400-meter, 4x400-meter run, two-mile run, ...

StudySync Becomes the New Standardized ELA Textbooks

John Doyle, Copy Editor

April 17, 2018

After months of constant voting on the adoption of a new English textbook for grades 6-12, the winner became the online application known as StudySync. The application features a library of over 1,200 texts that is constantly ...

Girls’ Basketball Season Comes to an End

Brysenia Miranda, Assistant Editor

April 17, 2018

After playing in CIF, the girls’ basketball team ended with an overall record of 18-8. The LQ Blackhawks stunned many people when they made it to CIF. Though they lost in the quarterfinals on Feb. 21 to the Rolling Hills Pr...

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