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HOSA State Conference Canceled Due To COVID-19

HOSA State Conference Canceled Due To COVID-19

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

The Texas Health Occupations Students of America(HOSA) group put out a memo stating that due to CDC guidelines and requests from the Department of Public Health the state conference, which was supposed to take place on April 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, would be canceled. The competition was set to happen in Galveston,...

Academic Decathlon Takes Third Place at Regionals

Academic Decathlon Takes Third Place at Regionals

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

February 23, 2020

The Academic Decathlon team took third place at the Region VII Academic Decathlon meet, scoring a new school record of 44,900 points, as well as winning second place in the Super Quiz event. Many team members also won individual medals. This win qualifies them for the State meet from March 6 to 8. ...

FFA Success at State Competition

FFA Success at State Competition

Jordyn Guzman, News Editor

May 6, 2019

FFA members Kate Haley, Morgan Blevins, Abby Butler, and Sydney Harwell competed on April 25 at the State FFA competition in Stephenville, Texas. They placed fourth in the Milk Quality and Products competition. Morgan Blevins was awarded eighth place in the individual awards

Splashing into State

Jenny Jiang, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Cougars dominated the regional swim meet this past weekend with a team championship, scoring 79.5 points over the second place team. Girls swimming received second place overall, while the boys received first place for the fourth year in a row. These athletes start their days off by jumping into the cold poo...

Girls cross country team places sixth at State meet

Nandika Masingka, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Shoes slap the ground with the vigor and ferocity of a tiger about to pounce. The only thing running through their minds is the intense need to pass up the girl in front of them. In the periphery, crowds are cheering, but they block it out and focus on the end goal. The air is getting cooler...

Boys golf takes 10th at state

Samuel Teas, Features Editor

April 27, 2016

The boys varsity golf team finished 10th place at their state competition Monday and Tuesday at Legacy Hills Golf Course. The two top golfers on the team were juniors Cade Kiser and Jared Bray, who scored 154 and 155, respectively. The team also tied with New Braunfels High School....

Cross Country mud runs at UIL State Meet, girls place sixth

Cross Country mud runs at UIL State Meet, girls place sixth

Joanne Chavali, News Editor

November 9, 2015

The girls cross country runners placed 6th at State Saturday on a sloppy course at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. Sophomore Reagan Kappel placed second individually winning her silver medal in 18 minutes and 44.9 seconds while Senior Nathan Gift, on the boy's team, placed eighth individually. The...

Girls and boys soccer advance to state semi-finals

Girls and boys soccer advance to state semi-finals

Joanne Chavali, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

Student spectators excused to support Georgetown matches

Tangled up in testing

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor

May 9, 2014

Between Advanced Placement (AP) Exams, End of Course Exams (EOCs), District Level Assessments (DLAs) and  the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR), more than a few students are feeling the pressure of the last few weeks of school. It is time to question if students are testing more ...

Girls soccer to play Hebron hawks in state semi-finals

Girls soccer to play Hebron hawks in state semi-finals

Emily Burleson, News Editor

April 17, 2014

The girls soccer team will play Hebron High School in the state semi-finals game at 11 a.m. April 17 in Georgetown, a suburb of Austin. Students with signed permission slips were allowed an excused absense to attend the game through their own transportation or buses provided by the school. For the...

Golf teams advance to state

Golf teams advance to state

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor

April 22, 2013

The girls and boys golf team will advance to state for the third consecutive year in a row.  UIL state championship will take place in Austin, Texas. They finished as runner-up at regionals after a playoff for second place with the team they tied with, Clear Lake. Maddie Luitwieler finished as the...

State education funding policies ruled unconstitutional

Trevor Nichols, News Editor

February 14, 2013

Travis County District Judge John K. Dietz ruled the state of Texas’ current educational funding system unconstitutional on Feb. 5.  The ruling follows a lawsuit charging that the state  did not provide adequate funding for quality education. “[The state] increased requirements in STAAR, the...

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