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It’s a boy!

It’s a boy!

Morgan Blevins, Contributing writer

December 13, 2017


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It’s 3:15 after school on Tuesday. Around 30 FFA members are standing outside at the back of the school behind the floral lab and ag shop. Everybody cheers and yells for Mrs. Jenschke to crack open the golden egg. Tears prick her eyes as she laughs. “Y’all are going to make me cry!” After...

Bravo holds annual Winter Social Performance

Joe Powell, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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The Bravo Show Choir held their annual winter 'Snowball Social' on Dec. 1 in the main commons. They continued the yearly holiday tradition by delivering a performance of various Christmas themed songs.  “Christmas time is my favorite time of year, and the Snowball Social really kicked off...

‘Santa Cops’ program spreads joy among local children

Nandika Mansingka, Voice Editor

December 11, 2017


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On Christmas morning, a child wakes up to a surprise they could never have imagined. Wrapped boxes, filled with the toys he or she has wanted for the longest time, scatter the floor. In those fleeting moments, wrestling with the ribbons and scrambling to open gifts, hardships disappear, and they th...

Senior achieves rank of National Merit Semifinalist

Senior achieves rank of National Merit Semifinalist

Kelly Salinas, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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Every year thousands of students take the PSAT, but some stand out above the rest. Senior Abby Rooney is no exception, awarded National Merit Semifinalist with a near perfect score. She is much more than just her score, however, as  Co- President of Future Business Leaders of America, President o...

Hardegree, McGaha crowned Homecoming Queen, King as Cinco triumphs over Mayde Creek

Hardegree, McGaha crowned Homecoming Queen, King as Cinco triumphs over Mayde Creek

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 23, 2017


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Maddie Grace Hardegree and Grady McGaha were crowned homecoming queen and king 2017 at halftime festivities Oct. 20. The celebration continued through the evening as the varsity football squad cruised to a 61-13 win over Mayde Creek at Legacy Stadium.   

Art college applicants face unique challenges

Art college applicants face unique challenges

Kelly Salinas, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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The autumn of senior year is full of many things: football games, homecoming court, and the looming stress of college application deadlines. And while most people apply to colleges like Texas A&M and The University of Texas, some students apply to an entirely different world of college education: art...

Band demonstrates power of magic in new show

Band demonstrates power of magic in new show

Jordyn Guzman, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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“Check, adjust! Reset!” the band director calls over the loudspeaker as all of the marchers and dancers scatter across the concrete to get back into their previous set. After several hours of learning and repeating body visuals, running to and from sets and drawing semicircles in chalk to set dir...

Seniors enter business world with entrepreneurial endeavors

Seniors enter business world with entrepreneurial endeavors

Roba Abousaway, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2017


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There are a myriad of businesses around every corner. Some sell jewelry, some sell t-shirts and tanks, others sell calligraphy art pieces. However, this place is not a mall. The owners of these businesses are not middle-aged, degree-carrying adults, either. They are students at our school who have und...

Cards for a cause

Cards for a cause

Joanne Chavali, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 5, 2017


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Almost 7,000 miles away, a city under siege attempts to evacuate the citizens that are being killed without a judge. Civilians, women, children and the elderly, each living in the city they call home, the city they call Aleppo, attempt to run or hide from attacks. Many are dead or desperate for h...

District introduces ‘Naviance’ to help students prepare for college and career

District introduces ‘Naviance’ to help students prepare for college and career

Meherina Khan, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2017


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What do you plan to study in college? It’s a simple question. Straightforward. A conversation starter amongst young adults. However, an increasing number of high school students find themselves stumped. While some have already settled on their post-graduation plans, others struggle to make the...

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