Klein Collins High School | Spring, TX

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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....

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...

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,...

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...

Being Vegetarian Not a Missed Steak

Being Vegetarian Not a Missed Steak

Karlie Rushing, Staff Writer
January 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

When people first hear the word “vegetarian” images of people chaining themselves to trees or picketing outside a McDonalds may cross people’s minds, but that is not the case. Vegetarianism means abstaining from meat while gaining nutrients from vegetables, fruits and grains. Many find different...

Surviving and thriving

Surviving and thriving

Sanah Jivani and Taylor Wasmund
May 28, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Senior year: the most anticipated year of high school. While some look forward to events such as prom, graduation and moving on, they often do not realize that senior year is filled with the endless stress of preparing for college, completing large amounts of work and making life-changing decisions. As...

More than a hobby

More than a hobby

Larissa Torres, Opinions Editor
February 16, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

While it may be easy to believe that teachers only exist at school and simply disappear once the day is over; the truth is teachers have interests outside of school. Spanish teacher Donna Meredith is passionate about singer Celine Dion. “I’ve been to nine concerts,” Meredith said. “One in...

‘Mr. Collins’ Pageant

‘Mr. Collins’ Pageant

Noah Sanchez, Features Editor
February 13, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Bright lights suddenly illuminate the auditorium filled with students, their yells and cheers resonate through the room as what they have been waiting for as the contestants come into view. Smiling and waving, the rivals are ready to compete for the envied title of “Mr. Collins.” “Bachelorette—the...

Beyond the surface

Beyond the surface

Sanah Jivani, Print Editor-in-Chief
February 13, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The negative voices fill her head, as the words stab into her like knives. She wishes it would all stop: the mean comments, the hurtful words and the endless amount of hatred. As she looks her enemy in the eyes, she realizes there is nothing she can do when she is her own worst critic. Her reflection...

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