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29 things to do on the 29th of February

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Story by: Hala Khan, Co-editor-in-cheif

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 for dinner; an extra day to eat should always be celebrated. Get a pet, a dog, cat, fish, bird, whatever; add s...

What’s going on in the world

A light snow continues to fall in Brooklyn, and with a travel ban, all roads are quiet on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, during a powerful weekend storm blanketing the East Coast in snow. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Story by: Hala Khan, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016

  CFISD/School CFISD as finalist for $5 million grant: CFISD is among 10 finalists to win the Raising Blended Learners demonstration initiative, a $5 million grant. Representatives will attend a workshop in February and winners will be announced in April. AP registration open: Regis...

Letters from the Editors

Senior Hala Khan pictured.

Story by: Chloe Trejo and Hala Khan

December 15, 2015

Hala Khan Three years ago I never would have imagined I’d be a part of the newspaper staff, yet now the journalism room has become my home away from home. I applied for staff at the end of my freshman year, thinking it would look good on my college application, but, that first year was nothi...

Crushing on ‘Cushing’

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Story by: Hala Khan, Co-editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2015

“Oh my God, he means Brian Cushing; Ms. Berry, we won!” Journalism teacher Samantha Berry and coach Erin Bryant won the First Community Credit Union (FCCU) Stars in the Classroom reward, through a student-nominated competition. As part of the award, each teacher won an autographed jersey from Hous...

Swimming straight into national competition

Swimming straight into national competition

Story by: Hala Khan, Reporter

February 11, 2014

Juniors James Gildart and Braxton Flowers swam to success in December at the 2013 Winter Junior National Championship in North Carolina. The WJNC is a competition in which swimmers from around the country compete in various swim events in preparation for Olympic trials.The competition took place on Dec...

Class sets students up for success

Class sets students up for success

Story by: Hala Khan, Reporter

October 22, 2013

Student taking single-semester courses, such as SAT College Prep and Scholars, have seen a huge increase in their scores on college entrance exams. These courses go over the PSAT, SAT, SAT essay and ACT, covering the math, writing, and reading portions. Students and the course teachers agree the class ...

Pride brought to school by teacher

Story by: Hala Khan, Reporter

October 17, 2013

Thomas Halbert, Computer Science and Networking Technologies teacher, received an award from the Cisco Networking Academy on Aug. 23, recognizing him as one of the top 25 percent of instructors in the world. Halbert’s award commends him on earning the title of Advanced-Level Instructor in Networking Technol...

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