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Teacher wait to put in grades until last minute

Teacher wait to put in grades until last minute

Story by: Jaidyn Hatchett, Reporter

April 25, 2017

Students put a lot of their focus on grades and school to gives themselves a brighter future. When it comes time for a six weeks to end, most people want to make sure  their grades have remained up to par. This cannot happen when a teacher waits until the last minute to put in grades, especially a ...

Timing doesn’t have to be perfect

Timing doesn't have to be perfect

Story by: Brooke Bettes, Reporter

February 10, 2017

Already having drastic changes in her life, Jill Burkey’s emotions heightened when she discovered that she would not start the school year off as a teacher, but as a mother instead. Getting past the firsthand excitement of motherhood, Burkey realized something not so sweet: maternity leave. From Au...

Testing the limits

Testing the limits

Story by: Miranda Duncan, Copy Editor

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 Education should stop requiring the distribution of standardized tests to ensure students gain an expa...

New teachers on the block

New teachers on the block

Story by: Jackson Glenn, Reporter

October 23, 2014

As the new year starts, new faculty roam the halls coming from all over the country and even the world. These eager teachers come prepared for the year ahead of them with open arms. Theater teacher Ashley Waite graduated from Texas A&M University. She teaches Professional Communications as well...

‘Teaching them that their voice matters’

Leading the class: Government teacher Nicole Cuellar explains to her fourth period government AP class an assignment involving the various parts of the political spectrum.

Story by: Adolfo Munoz, Reporter

December 2, 2013

With every day that passes, government teachers help seniors realize their voices can make a difference, one student suggestion at a time. Through the use of a class assignment, government students gain the ability to affect their classroom environment for the better. While the semester continues, they p...

Enforcing the inevitable

Enforcing the inevitable

Story by: Caline Forward, Reporter

November 15, 2013

A boy listens to his iPod during the minute of silence, tugging at one of the many holes in his jeans and shivering at the cold draft because of the lack of sleeves on his tank top. When the administrator’s voice on the overhead speaker returns, he’s serious. No headphones… No tank tops… No hol...

Concealed handguns can keep schools safe

Concealed handguns can keep schools safe

Story by: Andrea Anderson, Reporter

November 7, 2013

Passing laws allowing teachers to have guns in classrooms may be the only solution to ceasing violence in schools. When the founding fathers created the Second Amendment they did so out of the belief that arms in the hands of the citizens would allow them to take personal responsibility for society'...

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