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Curtain opens on “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Curtain opens on “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Heather Robbins, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The drama department will be performing “Arsenic and Old Lace” written by Joseph Kesselring on Nov. 3-4 and Nov. 10-12 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. The show will run about an hour and 45 minutes. According to theater director Robin Welch Wood, “Arsenic and Old Lace” was written in 1944 and was ...

Students Given Freedom to Choose Novels

Students Given Freedom to Choose Novels

Penelope Hood, Staff Writer
November 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Many freshman and sophomore English teachers are now allowing students to choose novels to read in class instead of required reading. These teachers include Annette Chuckran, Karry Dornak, Krista Garvis, Brad Karnes, Jenna Lynch, Brandi Maxey, Erica Ratke and Glynn Tolleson among many others. Lynch,...

Library Renovation Brings New Technology

Library Renovation Brings New Technology

Kaitlin Junek, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

During the summer, the library was renovated with funds from the Transformation Committee. The library was chosen for renovations by a committee on campus. “Mrs. Moore and some of the other teachers were selected to serve on the committee and we are thankful they also chose [our library],” librarian...

Microsoft Software Update Installed on Tablets

Microsoft Software Update Installed on Tablets

Kristen Conklin, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Windows 10, Microsoft’s newest software update, was installed on the school tablets this year. A new feature of the Windows 10 update is the software’s ability to start up faster, with fewer complications. “Logging on is more streamlined now,” English teacher Kandice Trujillo said. “It...

New Student Management

New Student Management

Danielle Garza, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

At the beginning of the school year, the Klein ISD replaced Gradespeed with a new student management software called Skyward. Skyward’s software includes electronic device management and schedule visibility. A committee of about 90 representatives from different school districts looked at software...

Board of Trustees candidates’ forum to be held Oct. 4

Victoria David, Editor-In-Chief
September 21, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The Klein ISD will sponsor a trustee candidates’ forum Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Klein Multipurpose Center Ballroom. “At the candidates’ forum, those running for the Board of Trustees will be giving opening statements,” principal Randy Kirk said. “People attending will be given the oppor...

Fathers, Daughters Dancing Night Away

Fathers, Daughters Dancing Night Away

April 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The annual Girl Scouts Father Daughter Dance will take place on April 23 in the commons from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. “Girl Scouts is a unity that I like being able to pass down to younger girls,” senior Ali  x Fullerton said. “The dance allows the girls to get involved in the event planning board.”...

VASE Creates Space for Artists

VASE Creates Space for Artists

Jada East, Staff Writer
March 7, 2016
Filed under NEWS

On Feb. 13, the Texas Art Education Association VASE, or Visual Arts Scholastic Event, will be held at the school. VASE is an annual art competition where students enter pieces of their artwork for critique, and the chance to move forward to the state competition. Art teacher Mike Hall is the director...

Curtain Closes on Seussical

Curtain Closes on Seussical

Malarie Ohrabka, Sports Editor
March 5, 2016
Filed under NEWS

“Seussical the Musical” debuted on Jan. 28, and the cast and crew of the musical performed a total of seven shows, with the last on Feb. 6. According to Drama Club publicity crew head junior Talia Guzman, the musical sold 3,843 tickets for $10 each. “Seussical was a big success,” theater...

Second Annual Black History Month Play Took Place at Klein Oak

Second Annual Black History Month Play Took Place at Klein Oak

Taylor Wasmund, News Editor
March 3, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The second annual Black History Month play, “The Untold Story,” took place on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. at Klein Oak. “It shows the history and roots of African Americans,” senior Sofia Spence said. “It’s really entertaining and there are more people participating this year.” “The Untold...

After Collins

After Collins

Anna Ta, Print Editor-in-Chief
February 17, 2016
Filed under NEWS

After taking into consideration the talent and interview portions of the pageant, senior Cecil Van Lare, representing the Tiger Repair Center, was declared the winner of the Mr. Collins Pageant on Feb. 11. “I’m very happy and humbled,” Van Lare said. “I wanted to do this so that I could have...

First Lego League at Lemm

First Lego League at Lemm

Malarie Ohrabka, Sports Editor
February 2, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

This fall, a new robotics program, called the First Lego League (FLL), was introduced at Lemm Elementary by the high school level robotics team, the Klein Bots. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is a course path offered in high school. The Lemm Elementary FLL team...

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