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Testing the limits

Testing the limits
State-mandated tests limit curriculum for teachers, students
April 8, 2016

In core curriculum classes (math, science, English and history), teachers plan their lessons based on preparing their students for state-required tests at the end of the year. The Texas State Board of...

Back at it again

Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel in
Five popular shows returning to mainstream media
April 8, 2016

Perhaps the big TV networks realized what their viewers really wanted, or maybe the industry just ran out of ideas. Whatever the reason, 2016 proved a big year for the reboots of several popular shows...

Life after life skills

Illustration by Alexis Garrison
The path to graduation to what comes after for students in Life Skills
April 7, 2016

Graduation represents an exciting milestone in the life of every high school student. For students in Life Skills, the path to graduation can present unique challenges, but also offer a great amount of...

Galloping towards his future

Image courtesy of Kaleb Vandervort
Junior Kaleb Vandervort talks about his success and plans in horseback riding
April 7, 2016

Leaping through the air for the first time, the wind blowing against him as he flies forward. The feeling of flying may only last for a split second, but the feeling of success stays with him. Since...

29 things to do on the 29th of February

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February 29, 2016

With this extra 29th day of February, check out these 29 ways to spend the day.   Catch up on things you have been meaning to do for months, house projects, Netflix, homework, etc. Go out...

How to ACT and SAT like a pro

How to ACT and SAT like a pro
February 19, 2016

ACT and SAT testing stresses people out, but only if they do not know what they're doing. With these ACT and SAT skills, students will easily find success in both tests. Go to bed early Getting...

Dice and cards

Dice and cards
Game Club members express themselves through classic games
February 18, 2016

Many teenagers enjoy spending their free time playing video games. However, some appreciate the simple, laid-back activity of more traditional pastimes. Game Club, an unofficial organization where...

Things to know about the ‘Merc with a Mouth’

Ryan Reynolds in "Deadpool." (Photo courtesy 20th Century Fox/TNS)
Catch up with Deadpool’s backstory before the movie premieres
February 11, 2016

Loyal fans and newcomers alike wait in anticipation of the new movie “Deadpool,” a feature film about an assassin named Wade Wilson with a reputation for sass in the Marvel universe. Wilson, who first...

District greenlights new school schedule

District greenlights new school schedule
February 11, 2016

The CFISD Board of Trustees approved a new calendar and bell schedule for the 2016-2017 school year on Jan. 19. The changes, which include longer school days and a few different holidays, work to meet...

What’s going on in the world

Leonardo DiCaprio backstage at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A brief look into what’s happened in the world.
February 4, 2016

Politics Iowa Caucus: After hours of waiting for the caucus to come to an end, former Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator ted Cruz proved to be the Democratic and Republican forerunners of the...

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