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Student athletes sign at spring signing day

Student athletes sign at spring signing day

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

April 17, 2018

In order to commit to their college teams, student athletes signed at the spring signing day ceremony on April 11. “I’ve worked really hard to get here so the fact that it's here is awesome,” softball player Casey Irvin said. Irvin signed with Northwestern State University of Louisiana. She said she started ...

English IV teaches seniors how to write college essays

English IV teaches seniors how to write college essays

Story by: Matthew Baham, Reporter

October 25, 2017

English IV students now have the opportunity to enhance their college essays. Teachers began to realize that students have not used what they have learned in their past essays.  However, English IV K and on-level English classes teach the students about the college essay. Mrs.Curlee and the rest of ...

‘Watt’ a Hero in Houston

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Story by: Justin Sloane, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

Hurricane Harvey made landfall August 25, 2017 and impacted over 200,000 people throughout the city of Houston. The storm pushed families out of their homes in rescue boats and forced them to relocate to shelters. Following Harvey, Houston face a long recovery situation. While the storm surged over the...

Senior dues information

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Story by: Chloe Crawford, Managing Editor

October 3, 2017

Seniors will have the option to purchase products through senior dues. These dues cover a prom ticket, a senior class t-shirt, a senior picnic ticket, a senior panoramic picture and a senior breakfast ticket. Nicole LeClaire and George Heap sponsor the senior class this year. Students can find info...

How to use scholarships to make college affordable

How to use scholarships to make college affordable

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

October 3, 2017

Scholarships work to reduce the price of tuition for students in high school and college. By applying for both scholarships and the FAFSA, seniors planning on going to college can reduce their costs and make their education an affordable investment. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation annually awards $3 million of ...

The Red Cross controversy

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Story by: Paloma de la Riva, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2017

The prominent charity the American Red Cross remains the number one relief organization after crises since 1881, working with the federal government to assist the United States Armed Forces and provide generous contributions to multiple worthy causes across the globe. The American Red Cross has face...

Danny and debate

Danny and debate

Story by: Mia Pham, Reporter

March 27, 2017

Standing in a room full of intelligent, young people, senior Danny Lehman felt his heart beating and his mouth running a mile a minute. Fighting for every point, he spoke as if his life depended on it. The magnitude of his pride taking part in debate had hit him as he stood where Texas legislators c...

Ten platonic Valentine’s Day gifts

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Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2017

Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to love, and not always the romantic kind. Friends are just as important as partners, and they would appreciate some recognition too. Here are some ways to demonstrate this affection. Homemade sweets Misshapen heart-shaped cookies, floppy pound cakes, and cup...

Let students take a BREAK from homework

Why students feel overwhelmed with homework over Holiday Break

Story by: Jaidyn Hatchett, Reporter

December 19, 2016

Every student looks forward to holiday breaks for the purpose of  going out of town or catching up on sleep previously lost from late nights doing homework. Breaks from school should consist of an actual break from school. Students have other commitments during breaks than worrying about a homework ...

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