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Marlow hits high notes, wins Golden Voices of America competition

Marlow hits high notes, wins Golden Voices of America competition

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor

November 5, 2012


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She has been singing longer than she can talk. She heard notes before words, and found pitch before pronouncing consonants. It was almost as if this was her calling. Senior Lauren Marlow, an opera singer, sent in her audition tapes last May to an international vocal competition called the Golden...

‘Shake-ing’ things up

‘Shake-ing’ things up

Snovia Moiz, Staff Writer

November 5, 2012


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After the success of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest", the Cinco Ranch Theatre Company (CRTC) will begin preparing for its next play, "Midsummer/Jersey". However, this year the company will perform two shows in the fall instead of one per each semester as it was in the past. The title of the pl...

Confessions of a ‘Teenage Homecoming Queen’

Confessions of a ‘Teenage Homecoming Queen’

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor

November 2, 2012


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She stands less than five feet tall and wears pink glasses. She has short brown hair and loves to smile - her quiet laughter is contagious. The pitter-patter of her innocent footsteps fill the hall, she moves along like the rest of us. To have the opportunity to be crowned queen among a sea of jewels...

Learning lessons of love ‘Senior Brooke James reflects on grandfather’s battle with cancer’

Learning lessons of love ‘Senior Brooke James reflects on grandfather’s battle with cancer’

Sofia Guevara, Staff writer

November 2, 2012


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She walked past her grandfather’s secluded guest room and catching a glimpse of his exhausted body resting and healing from a week of visits to the hospital. Her grandfather’s words, “Life is precious and not to be taken for granted," echo in her head. The tension was thick in the house and her...

Solis follows father’s footsteps into music industry

Solis follows father’s footsteps into music industry

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor

November 2, 2012


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Instead of preparing to play for the Memorial football game on Saturday, September 29, senior Uriah Solis was in Seattle playing guitar for Cee-Lo Green’s opening act. While most teenagers would react by uploading pictures on to their social media pages, this was just another gig for Solis. “If...

Wong sees world with beautiful pictures, beautiful people

Wong sees world with beautiful pictures, beautiful people

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor

October 5, 2012


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   Senior Natasha Wong is known for many things: her voice - usually accompanied by a piano or guitar - at every talent show, her unique style, and her ability to paint pictures with a camera.    Wong first picked up a camera during her freshman year of high school. After getting her first DSLR camera...

Short to leave lawn legacy

Emily Burleson, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012


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Junior Corbin Short is not necessarily considered an average teenager. Not only is he involved in a sport, he also attends church every weekday morning at 6 a.m. and is a member of PALS. Short does all of this and more – he runs his own lawn care business. “I’m in football, sometimes I do...

Teen depression creates silent epidemic

Michelle Chong, Co-Editor in chief

October 5, 2012


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Suicide is the third leading cause of death in teenagers. 90 percent of people who attempt or commit suicide suffer from a mental illness, which includes depression. Today’s teenagers face more risk factors for suicide than the previous generations, according to teendepression.org Teen depression is a mental diso...

Students take stage: New fundraiser for class of 2013

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor

October 5, 2012


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There were no auditions held, no celebrity judges, and they were not guaranteed a million dollars if they happen to walk away with the grand prize, but with prom on the line, they promised to find multiple ways to shine. Cinco’s Got Talent, making its debut this year, will serve as a fundraiser fo...

Choir gears up for coming year

Choir gears up for coming year

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Staff Writer

June 3, 2012


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While other activities are winding down with the end of the year approaching, choir continues to remain active as they participated in the First Annual KatyISD Choir Flag Football Tournament. The audition process for the 2012-13 Bravo crew recently came to end, leaving students with great anticipation...

Two degrees for one program; senior attends dual-degree program in art

Molly Wade, Staff Writer

May 17, 2012


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        There was debate over where senior Amy Chen was going. Mostly, the debate was within her. Many high school seniors have trouble deciding which is the best school for them, and there is difficulty regarding leaving the state and leaving home behind. Chen finally committed to the Brown and...

Going out of state brings whirlwind of emotions

Shiva Mirzahaidar, staff writer

May 15, 2012


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Before the school bell rings for the last time, all the goodbyes are said, and every suitcase is packed, seniors may notice the proximity of the beginning of their college career. While this new adventure involves taking on new responsibilities, branching out, and meeting new people, attending a coll...

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