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Naptime

Marina Long, staff writer
January 29
Filed under Voice

       Remember the time you dreaded the hour your teacher would turn the lights off and tell you to take a nap? Yeah, those were the days. You would grab your towel, crawl under some little desk and pretend to fall asleep. You would crack your eyes open just a smidge to see what was going on, even ...

Satire: School declares dress code epidemic

Satire: School declares dress code epidemic

Snovia Moiz and Emily Burleson
October 15
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

Grade level principals across the board declared a state of learning emergency yesterday in response to a rising “Dress Code Epidemic” sweeping the school. Witnesses described the hallways as scenes of “pure horror and chaos” as lines of dress coded students stretched around the Rotunda. More...

Satire: Students sell internal organs to pay for AP tests

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
April 12
Filed under Voice

In response to the steadily rising costs of Advanced Placement exams, College Board recently introduced a new organ transplant program to help students cover the costs of the tests. Students can now sell their organs in exchange for an opportunity to earn college credit. “After carefully weighing...

Junior Stu Dent drowns in own tears due to homework

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
February 14
Filed under Voice

Junior Stu Dent drowned in his own tears after receiving a large amount of homework on Tuesday. Dent, trapped under piles of worksheets and assignments, was unable to escape the flooding. “It’s a tragedy beyond words,” senior Stacey Cryer said. “He never even got to finish his assignments....

‘Murica 2013: Solutions we can count on?

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
January 9
Filed under Blogs

Last week, Congress managed to avert going over the “fiscal cliff.” The compromise bill evokes memories of recent eleventh hour family Christmas shopping, in that it was a last ditch effort, not very high quality, and contained altogether too much shouting for anybody involved to be happy with the...

Satire: Students thank district for censoring reading list

Satire: Students thank district for censoring reading list

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
December 12
Filed under Voice

Katy ISD’s recent removal of books with content deemed questionable from required reading lists met with widespread approval from students. Students across Katy have thanked the district for preventing their exposure to potentially disturbing themes. “We live in a world saturated with violence,...

America needs more elections

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
November 12
Filed under Blogs

The votes are counted, the results are in, and we have a final answer. After months of constantly following the presidential candidates’ every move, we finally know who will be running the country for the next four years. President Obama has been reelected to the presidency. Like many others, I...

Satire: district cuts staircases throughout Katy ISD

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
October 5
Filed under Voice

At the start of the new school year, the district implemented a plan to eliminate several staircases within Katy ISD schools. The cuts are due to an inability to hire enough stairs in the transportation department this year. “The administration ran into some issues trying to keep our stairwells,”...

No shoes, no date, no problem

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
October 5
Filed under Voice

Having trouble finding the perfect homecoming date? Do not worry, you are not alone. Aside from those annoying couples that date for ages, finding a homecoming date has become the challenge of the century. This year, however, you do not have to stress over who your date will be. No balloons or rubber...

Election of the living dead: “zombie voters” cause concern in Texas voting

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
October 4
Filed under Blogs

Over the course of the last month, thousands of voters throughout Texas received letters from the Texas Secretary of State’s office, telling them that the government had received information that they were dead, and that if they did not respond to the letter in thirty days, their voter registration...

America needs a candidate who listens

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
September 19
Filed under Blogs

As my standard issue news chopper touches down at the school every morning, I have to stop and think- have I helped the American people enough today? The answer is always a resounding yes. As the County Line’s official (self-appointed) election correspondent, I will be tirelessly covering the political sea...

Satire: STAAR testing brings valuable results

Trevor Nichols, staff writer
April 4
Filed under Voice

Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors gathered for the four hour STAAR test on March 26 and 27. Experts agree that the STAAR is an extremely valuable diagnostic tool, and much more useful than the old TAKS test. “The STAAR is just so much more sophisticated than the TAKS,” educational analyst Stu...

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