Klein Collins High School | Spring, TX

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Defining Student Leadership

Defining Student Leadership

Victoria David, Editor-in-Chief
May 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Being an officer of a club is not just a title, it is a responsibility to that organization, according to Junior Achievement (JA) co-president senior Kiara Sugay. The officer positions available to most clubs include the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and historian. “Some of the duties...

TAP Relocating, Changing Activities

TAP Relocating, Changing Activities

Viviana Camarillo, Design Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

As students look for their dream dresses and prepare elaborate promposals, there is an army of parents dedicated to giving their seniors a fun, safe and unforgettable night. Tigers After Prom (TAP) is a parent-sponsored event that is held after the prom dance ends. Every year, parents of the senior ...

KISD Campuses to Make Schedule Changes

KISD Campuses to Make Schedule Changes

Ciara Urrutia, Business Manager
May 25, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Beginning next school year, all Klein ISD schools will be adopting a new time schedule and making changes to both the student and teacher handbook. These changes have been put in place partially because of the Promise2Purpose vision, which ensures that every student enters the system with a promise an...

Paws & Relax With Key Club

Paws & Relax With Key Club

Kristen Conklin, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Key Club will host Paws & Relax where students will have the opportunity to play with and feed shelter animals, including puppies and kittens, to unwind and relax after two long, hectic weeks of standardized testing. The event will take place Friday, May 12 on the senior patio from 2:45 p.m. to 5:45...

Students to compete in State VASE Competition

Students to compete in State VASE Competition

Graciela Martinez, Webmaster
April 11, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

13 students will attend the 2017 State Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) competition in San Antonio, Texas at James Madison High School on April 28 and 29. The state qualifiers that will compete outscored competed against 1,678 other students at the regional competition and advance to state. ...

Stepping Up

Stepping Up

Danielle Garza, Staff Writer
April 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The bright lights shine upon the empty stage as the audience eagerly awaits the night’s show. Behind the shining lights and cheering crowd, the step team prepares for their performance with their ritual of pep talks and prayers. The female step team is comprised of 10 girls from all grade levels....

“Unwind” Author Comes to Texas

“Unwind” Author Comes to Texas

Viviana Camarillo, Design Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Award winning author Neal Shusterman will be giving presentations in the library on Feb. 22. The event was made possible when librarian Dianne Moynihan contacted Shusterman and asked if he would be interested in coming to speak at the school. “[The librarians]  were just talking one day and ...

Awarding Excellence Without Compromise

Awarding Excellence Without Compromise

Graciela Martinez, Webmaster
March 29, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Top Tiger Award was introduced this year and is given to any student that shows character, improves in academics or has done something worth being recognized for. This award is an opportunity for students at school to shine for the things they have done. “As an educator, the ultimate goal is...

Appreciation for Special Education

Appreciation for Special Education

Malarie Ohrabka, Copy Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As he sees a gleaming smile and pure joy appear on the student’s face, he is reminded of why he does what he does. The school’s special education teachers work to see happiness in their students. There are more than 40 members in the special education department. “I feed the students and [help...

Rationalizing Recommendations

Rationalizing Recommendations

Graciela Martinez, Webmaster
January 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It is the season of college applications, and seniors are facing the important decision of where they want to spend the next years of their lives. While many Texas schools offer automatic acceptance based on GPA, some students do not qualify. In these cases letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor...

Caroling Over Classwork

Caroling Over Classwork

Viviana Camarillo, Design Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

During the holiday season, many traditions are reawakened; Christmas trees go up, and the holiday cheer comes out. English teacher Laurie Marek is no stranger to tradition. Every December before Christmas break, her AP literature students have the opportunity to carol classroom to classroom. Marek came...

Santa, Pancakes: Key to Helping Kids

Graciela Martinez, Webmaster
January 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The school’s Key Club co-hosted Brunch with Santa with Benchmark Bank in the Woodlands on Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We partnered with our sponsor club, Noon Kiwanis Club, to work this event together,” Key Club sponsor Courtney De Leon said. “The whole community was invited to Brunch with...

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