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Fall Festivities

Fall Festivities

Story by: Chloe O'Dell, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Each year the months of October and November bring many things to enjoy such as cold weather and appetizing food. In addition, they also bring many traditions to appreciate. Trick or Treating and dressing up include just a few of the now popularized Halloween traditions that come with fall.  ...

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 ...

Another day, another dub

Another day, another dub

Story by: Ethan Moehle, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2018

On Monday, February 12 the Lady Cougars took on the Lamar Texans in the first round of the UIL Women's State Basketball Playoffs. The Lady Cougars took an early lead with 7-5. At the end of the first quarter, they led 16-9. To cap off a 17-3 run in the second quarter, the Lady Cougars led 33-12. Lamar ...

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

‘Watt’ a Hero in Houston

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

Senior dues information

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

The Red Cross controversy

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...

Safety first

Safety first

Story by: Chloe Crawford, Managing Editor

September 20, 2017

Starting this school year a new policy regarding IDs will go into effect. Upon entering the building students will need to have a visible ID on their person. They must have their ID to buy lunch, board buses, and enter classrooms. Assistant principal Jason Hawkins said IDs will help with student and staff safe...

Book Den Reviews: Bang

Book Den Reviews: Bang

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017

A heart-pounding, heart-wrenching novel, Barry Lyga put together a story of how people react to the worst kinds of tragedy in his novel “Bang.” At the age of four, Sebastian Cody did something unforgivable. He accidentally shot and killed his four-month-old sister with his father’s gun. Sin...

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