Tag Archives: Sophomores

Homecoming day 1: Starting the week off right

Kicking off homecoming week with flash mobs and tug of war was a success and had everyone at the edge of their seats to see who will win. The gym was filled with valiant spirit as everyone supported their class through the chaos of it all. Faculty and students were pumped to start the first

Samantha Knecht: Running Like a Champion

Why be good when great is an option? That’s certainly a question you don’t need to ask Samantha Knecht, a cross-country star that strives for greatness each day, each practice, each competition. To Knecht, the easiest way to train is by treating everything like a competition because all she wants to do is win, and

Boys Basketball: Road To League Champions

Boys basketball season is in full swing now and each team is hungry to win a league championship. Each team did successful during their pre-season. Before league started, the varsity team had a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, the JV team had a record of 5 wins and 5 losses, and the Frosh Soph team had a record had 1 win and 0 losses, according to maxpreps.com.

The Evolution of Valiant Food

Over the last four years, the school has experienced many different food choices that were served to students during lunch and dinner.

During the 2008-2009 school year, during lunch, a food truck would always park itself outside the school gate on Community street right before the school bell rang–releasing the students to lunch. Back when lunch was around 45 minutes, the line for the “Roach Coach” would stretch across the basketball courts.

Homecoming Activity: Tug Of War

Following the entrance skit, all four classes duked it out on the court trying their hardest to pull one very long rope with all their strength. Each class left their sweat, energy, and pride in their class on that floor, which was amazing to see each classes true determination to make their class proud.

Homecoming Entrance Skit

The first Homecoming activity to start the amazing week was none other than the Entrance skits performed by each class in the gymnasium. To kick off the performances, the  Junior class gave the crowd a tour of Europe with their elegant props and great charisma from start to finish. Next, the Seniors gave the crowd a little taste of what

SG’s Got Talent

A stage set. Amps plugged in. Drums ready for action. The Valiants celebrate students’ talents in commeration of Homecoming week! Due to conflicting weather patterns, that evening’s classes were rearranged to the accomodate to the upcoming Homecoming events. The talent portion of the Homecoming activities were first to begin. In a random drawing of classes, the Sophomores were