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Mission Possible: Seniors make difference, travel to Jamaica over spring break

Mission Possible: Seniors make difference, travel to Jamaica over spring break

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor
April 17
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“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 This scripture was used as an inspiration for seniors Francesca Crichton, Hayley Lang, Lori Schaefer, and Nikki Sobolik, who traveled to Hempstead, Jamaica over spring...

Senior keeps the faith, moves forward after losing mom

Senior keeps the faith, moves forward after losing mom

Michelle Chong, Co-Editor in Chief
April 12
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When the phone call came, it was the call senior Jamie Lynne Tatum had been preparing for her whole life. One look on her phone screen told her everything - she knew it had happened. Her mother, Andrea Lynne Tatum, had passed away. “Well kind of what happened was that she was diagnosed with brain...

Sophomore follows dream to become racecar driver, continues kart racing

Sophomore follows dream to become racecar driver, continues kart racing

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
April 12
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The engines start and the roar is deafening. When he speeds out of the pits, the wind snaps in his face as he whips around the corners. It takes all of his concentration and control to finish the race. This is what karting is to sophomore Connor Beique. Go-kart racing is a motor racing sport that...

Student victim to hate crime

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
February 19
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Sophomore Iris Cho remembers the day her dad told her that her family would be moving, remembers the day she left South Korea, remembers the day she arrived in America. But most of all, she remembers the taunts that she experienced at a young age. Questions and statements like ‘go back to [your]...

Gags, guffaws, giggles: Comedy Sportz enters tenth season of high school improv

Gags, guffaws, giggles: Comedy Sportz enters tenth season of high school improv

Snovia Moiz, Staff Writer
February 15
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It is fast paced and funny. It requires acting without thinking. It is Comedy Sportz. “Comedy Sportz is an improvisation comedy show that is set up with a match based competition style,” Theatre Tech teacher Stephen Brown said. “Acthletes, as they are called, perform in special games using...

Morales embraces change

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor
February 14
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The beat of the Latino music broke the silence of the classroom; her teaching style and enthusiasm brought something new to the Spanish department. Spanish teacher Mayelin Morales began teaching on Jan. 8. After receiving the offer to teach at Cinco Ranch at the beginning of the second semester, Moral...

“From Your Valentine…”

“From Your Valentine…”

Jesse Sparks, Co-Editor in Chief
February 14
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The Choir will be delivering Singing Valentines throughout Feb. 14 as part of an annual fundraiser. The Valentines include vocal performances by student-led ensembles, a card and a flower. Follow this Storify story for more updated coverage! Video Clips coming soon! from-your-valentine  

Cougars challenge social barriers

Cougars challenge social barriers

Michelle Chong, Co-Editor in Chief
December 13
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A feeling of unity was palpable in the air as students and faculty alike gathered in the ninth grade gym. The audience represented various clubs, sports and groups as well as those who do not participate in any after school activity. The event consisted of games and activities that encouraged students to ...

Get on his level: Junior competes in gymnastics but will focus on academic career

Get on his level: Junior competes in gymnastics but will focus on academic career

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor
December 12
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He does a tumbling pass stretching the entire length of the floor, managing to catch the attention of every spectator in the room, though he is only worried about one thing: sticking the landing. Junior John Swartout has been doing gymnastics for longer than he can remember. Currently coached by Hideo M...

A blessing in disguise: Sanchez overcomes appendicitis

A blessing in disguise: Sanchez overcomes appendicitis

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor
December 12
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Eight days, three scars, and one ruptured appendix; the doctors said it was a miracle that she survived. Senior Stephanie Sanchez was diagnosed with appendicitis, the inflammation of the appendix, a week before Thanksgiving break. After experiencing symptoms of a severe stomach ache, Sanchez felt she could no ...

Guard tosses, spins into winter competition season

Guard tosses, spins into winter competition season

Snovia Moiz, Staff Writer
December 11
Filed under Clubs, Features, Sports

The sound of applause begins to fill the dimly lit gymnasium as the music comes to a stop. As The members of the Winter Guard leave the performance floor, however, the excitement in their eyes remain  even after the performance has ended. This is their time. This is their moment. Winter guard is an ...

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