Sports and Clubs

Interview with Coach Cox

January 28, 2018 at 10:27 pm 0 comments

Christopher Cox has been coaching RUHS girls’ soccer for four years. He is beloved by the athletes on his team and works hard to find the perfect balance between pushing the girls to improve, as well as keeping it fun. I sat down with Coach Cox to find out moreRead More

RUHS Swim and Dive State Championships

December 5, 2017 at 1:10 pm 0 comments

The RUHS Swim and Dive State Team traveled up to Phoenix, AZ for the Division I State Championship Meet! With more than 30 teams competing, the competition was fierce. Their strong team had three Freshmen – Miles Bottai, Erin Kelaher and Ben Stellar – who were all making first-time appearancesRead More

Nick Mata, RUHS Volleyball Coach

November 13, 2017 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

When most people think volleyball coach they’re usually imagining an agitated elderly balding man in workout shorts and running shoes, yelling at the players to get their act together. Well Nick Mata, the RUHS girls and boys volleyball coach, is neither elderly nor balding, but rather young and passionate aboutRead More

RUHS Yoga Club Raises Money for Refugees with 108 Sun Salutations

RUHS Yoga Club Raises Money for Refugees with 108 Sun Salutations

May 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

The RUHS Yoga Club hosted their second-annual 108 Sun Salutations fundraiser bright and early this April. We raised $663.98 for refugees in Tucson! We had the honor of having Mr. Dukes and Mr. Herring do the entire thing with us, as well as dozens of students. A big thank you alsoRead More

From left to right, RUHS Black, Purple and White teams

RUHS Color Guard Has Another Dazzling Season!

May 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

Color guard is more than just elegant dance moves and complicated flag tosses. It is a highly competitive activity, and the RUHS teams excel at it. This year, they had another amazing season, including another state title and their first trip to World Championships. The Perspective sat down with DelaneyRead More

UHS Model UN Leaves AZ MUN with Four New Awards

UHS Model UN Leaves AZ MUN with Four New Awards

April 11, 2017 at 6:17 am 0 comments

If you have ever seen the sign in the basement that reads “Czech us out,” you’ve heard of Model United Nations–but maybe you don’t know what it’s all about. Model United Nations (MUN) is much more than just some club in the basement. MUN is a club where you canRead More

RUHS’ Ecology Club Receiving a Well-Deserved Grant

RUHS’ Ecology Club Receiving a Well-Deserved Grant

April 9, 2017 at 9:40 pm 1 comment

         RUHS’s Ecology Club recently received a grant worth $9,800 from the Fish and Wildlife Organization, so I had a chat with Lucy Bittner and Rachel Sinex, Ecology Club’s very own VP and secretary, to learn more. Lucy and Rachel began by telling me all of theRead More

RUHS CyberPatriot Team wins State, Eyes National Championships

RUHS CyberPatriot Team wins State, Eyes National Championships

February 5, 2017 at 10:41 am 0 comments

The story of our school’s CyberPatriot team is a typical UHS story: students decide at the last-minute to undertake a huge endeavor without any background knowledge and end up being wildly successful.

UHS Students Give Back, One Bead at a Time

January 8, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Perspective writers Karina Jolly and Mara Harwin sat down with Emma Gould, the president and founder of the Beads of Courage club, to learn more about the club’s mission and goals. Q: When was the Beads of Courage club created? A: The Beads of Courage Club was created at theRead More

RUHS’ Green Thumb

RUHS’ Green Thumb

December 4, 2016 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

Maintaining the environment has become an increasingly important issue in today’s society. All over the world, people have begun to use renewable sources of energy of the hydro, geothermal, and solar variety–the latter of which being extremely abundant here in Arizona. Amid the newfound interest in topics pertaining to environmental sustainability, it seemsRead More