The Student News Site of Alta High School

The Hawkeye

The Student News Site of Alta High School

The Hawkeye

The Student News Site of Alta High School

The Hawkeye

This years Alta Idol contestants take a final bow at the end of the of the night before the Alta Idol Winner is announced.
Alta Idol Showcases School Vocal Talent
January 25, 2023

The 18th Alta Idol left no one disappointed. With an intense first round followed by a...

Mrs. Scott posts a sign forbidding food in the Media Center to mainly eliminate the mouse problem.
Cats Outta The Bag: There are Mice at Alta
Nate Coleman, Section Editor • January 19, 2023

Returning from winter break, school librarian Amanda Scott found a colony of furry friends...

This years Alta Idol contestants are gearing up to perform in the 18th annual Alta Idol competition Monday.
Eight Contestants Get Ready to Perform in this Year's Alta Idol
Spencer Jueschke, Staff Writer • January 19, 2023

In its 18th year, Alta Idol is ready to roll, and Student Government wants you to "Be...

To avoid failing grades, students need to be vigilant in attendance, engagement, and responsible in turning in assignments and passing tests.
Grades Are Important and Students Shouldn't Let Themselves Fail
Bella Berger, Staff Writer • January 5, 2023

Failing any class is not a good idea in the long run. Teachers agree that credit recovery...

JD Carillo reaches for the top of the wall in his free climb. Carillo and his friends find many health and emotional benefits from the sport.
Rock Climbing Keeps Students Physically and Mentally Fit
JD Carrillo and Ryland Harris

For Livv Hunter, belaying and bouldering on climbing walls has become a passion and something...

Audrey Farnsworth, Eleana Kent, and Aria Ketner perform their fall show, To A Flame at marching band finals.
Color Guard Prepares Their Winter Show "Moonlight"
Carson Rex, Hawkeye Editor

After taking first place in divisions to end their fall marching band season, the color...

Austin Shelly goes to the hoop in Altas non-region win over Brighton. This next year, Alta and Brighton will play in the same region.
New Region For The Hawks
Brock Bennion, Sports Editor

Some schools move up, some move down but Alta stays. What does it mean for Alta as the...

Vincent Turcotte defends the goal at the Cottonwood Heights Ice Arena as Alta takes on Copper Hills early in the season.
Hockey Team Rolls into the New Year on a Winning Streak
Spencer Jueschke, Staff Writer

The Alta hockey team is on a roll with winning nine of 12 games for the season. Player...

Christmas Gifts On A Budget
Christmas Gifts On A Budget
Students don't have much money to spare on Christmas gifts, but you don't have to spend that much on gifts for everyone on your list.
Ryland Harris and JD Carillo December 7, 2022
Hawkeye Poll: Students Choose Their Favorite Thanksgiving Food
Hawkeye Poll: Students Choose Their Favorite Thanksgiving Food
Students Vote Mashed Potatoes as Best Thanksgiving Food the Second Year in a Row
Vincent Lyon and Spencer Jueshke November 16, 2022
Gage Nichols and Brock Bennion ride dirt bikes in the dessert five mile pass. Its fun to go fast, Bennion says. We go early in the morning to get a jump on the day.
Unique hobbies Offer Variety to Life and Let Students Find Their Happy Place
One good thing to come from Covid is that many people developed hobbies and talents that they hadn't spent that much time on before. Students at Alta have varied talents and skills. We feature of few here.
Spencer Jueschke, Staff Writer • October 31, 2022
Trick or treating, movies, parties, and more are on the agenda for this years Halloween traditions.
Halloween traditions
Spencer Jueschke, Staff Writer • October 27, 2022
This years Marching Band took home first place honors in the Bands of America competition in St. George last week.
Alta's Marching Band Wins Region Championship
Arabella Matthews, Hawkeye Editor-in-Chief • November 16, 2022

Alta's marching band took first place in the Bands of America Regional competition in St. George last week, a dream that concluded thousands...

Members of the PTSA Club deliver the Hawk Hero awards to deserving students during advisory in October.
Student Kindness Rewarded Through the October Hawk Hero Award
October 6, 2022

The best part of being a "Hawk Hero" is a front row parking spot near the main entrance, so if you see someone doing something awesome around...

Over 100 Alta students gather on the soccer field for an abortion rights walkout.
100 Alta Students Walkout to Protest for Abortion Rights
Hsuan-Jung Lee, Staff Writer • May 23, 2022

Over a hundred Alta students walked out of their classes during eighth period on May 20th, Friday. The protesters formed a large gathering on...

Jewelry Classes Offer a Unique Path to Earn Art Credits
Dancing With The Hawks 2022
The Stage is Set in 1959: Alta’s 2022 Murder Mystery
Evelyn Marcial Ramirez creates designs of her own in jewelry class.
Jewelry Classes Offer a Unique Path to Earn Art Credits
Arabella Matthews, Hawkeye Editor • January 27, 2023

When looking to fill their art credits, students will see that Alta has a lot to offer. There are drawing classes, painting classes, woodshop,...

Winners of the Hawk Hero award receive a basket of goodies and a front row parking spot for the month.
The January 2023 PTSA Hawk Heroes
Vincent Lyon, Staff Writer • January 11, 2023

Continuing its tradition of monthly Hawk Heroes, the PTSA awarded gift basket to this month's Hawk Heroes, two from each grade. If students see...

The B day school store with their kendamas.
Kendama's Make a Comeback
Brock Bennion, Sports Editor • December 5, 2022

Kendamas are making a comeback in 2022. We see them in classrooms, football games, and around Alta . The toy is pretty popular among the students...

It Is Not A Joke: Highschool Bomb Threats
The True Importance of Make A Wish Donations
Unions: What are They? Why are They Essential?
Kratos and Atreus prepare for action in Santa Monica Studios newly released Ragnarök video game.
Game Review: God of War Ragnarök Worth the Wait
Vincent Lyon, Staff Writer • November 22, 2022

The wait is over for video game enthusiasts! Santa Monica Studios God of War Ragnarök, the awaited sequel to 2018's God of War 4 is definitely...

The Sanderson Sisters make another appearance in Hocos Pocus 2.
Movie Review: Hocus Pocus 2
Nate Coleman, Fine Arts Writer • October 13, 2022

Disney's new Hocus Pocus 2, released September 30th, 2022. The surprisingly long awaited sequel to the original Hocus Pocus written be Jen...

The Order, a Short Story
The Order, a Short Story
Spencer Jueschke, Staff Writer • October 11, 2022

"Hello, how are you?" Asked the fast food worker. "What would you like?" Tom thought for a little bit, staring at the menu screens. 15...

Future Marvel Projects Bring Favorite Heroes and Villains to Life
Future Marvel Projects Bring Favorite Heroes and Villains to Life
Kaitlyn Starley, Staff Writer • September 12, 2022

For 10th grader Vincent Lyon, Marvel movies are a lot of fun, but he admits that Marvel just might be releasing too many movies instead of giving...

Doctor Strange 2 Movie Review
Doctor Strange 2 Movie Review
Lillie Horton, Tiana Keetch, and Sadie Reynolds May 18, 2022

The latest Marvel movie, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness came out May 6, 2022 and has already made $291 Million from the film. Imax...