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Students earn state FFA degree

Students earn state FFA degree

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

September 16, 2016

Through hundreds of hours of hard work, six FFA members received their Texas FFA Lonestar degree. The following members received recognition: Amanda Billings, Jakob Trojan, Molly Meyer, Erika Garza, Karah Sanders and Megan Barker. A ceremony hosted at the Texas State FFA convention in Dallas on July 13...

Every Vote Count

Every Vote Count

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, Opinion Editor

September 14, 2016

One young adult walks past a polling station, carrying on with their day, indifferent to the political world. One less person fills a booth that day; one ballot never makes it to the election officials. One vote changes the life of a candidate and potentially the lives of hundreds, thousands, million...

Music Monday – 9/11

Music Monday - 9/11

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

September 12, 2016

After the horrific events of 9/11, musicians lent their voices to honor the victims and survivors of the attacks on the Twin Towers. ...

A change of perspective

A change of perspective

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2016

As teachers prepare to discuss one of the most horrific events in America’s history with students, they should embrace the traditional teachings of the attacks on September 11 and teachers should ensure that a moment of remembrance occurs in every class. With more years passing, the importance of teac...

Stories left untold

Stories left untold

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2016

The aftershocks of the September 11, 2001 attacks still send tremors through the nation over a decade and a half later, yet students only have a few minutes each year to learn of the catastrophic event that changed America - and the rest of the world - forever. Schools need to implement the subject of 9/1...

Last canine standing

Last canine standing

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

September 10, 2016

Bretagne, the longest surviving search and rescue dog to aid in the aftermath of September 11, passed away on June 6 in Cypress, Texas at age 16. Bretagne’s handler and owner made the decision to euthanize her when she had not eaten for three days and expressed increased anxiety. The old hero...

Meet Norwina

Meet Norwina

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2016

Crowds part for the new couple walking down the hall. People stare in awe and wonder, but must keep their distance from the new top dog in school. As a Girl Scouts Gold Award project and FFA project senior Molly Meyer has taken on the responsibility of raising a black labrador puppy named Norwina,...

Music Monday – Labor Day

Music Monday - Labor Day

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

September 5, 2016

To celebrate the thousands hours of hard work that the American people put in every year, enjoy this playlist that also celebrates working.   ...

Book den reviews: “Dodgers”

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Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2016

"Dodgers" - Bill Beverly   4 Paws   “Dodgers” by Bill Beverly captivated me. It took me into a different, more dangerous environment that I had never been exposed to or really learned much about. Throughout the entirety of the book, I was on the edge of my seat. “Dodgers” follows the...

Music Monday – MTV Video Music Awards

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Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

August 29, 2016

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards has staged some of the most controversial and pivotal moments in pop culture. From Kanye and Taylor’s original feud, to Beyonce announcing her pregnancy and now, Britney Spears lip syncing, even though the fact surprises no one. Check out the list of the who went ho...

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