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Living Behind Screens: Age of Updates

Living Behind Screens: Age of Updates

Staff Editorial
May 25, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase, Staff Editorial

Just one scroll at a time, social media has been destroying the meaningfulness of communication between people, preventing them from completing work and killing creativity among them. Social media has negatively impacted people, and it needs to stop. Social media gives people a false sense of connection;...

PETA Gives Voice To Mistreated Animals

PETA Gives Voice To Mistreated Animals

Danielle Garza, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

Behind People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) promising and headstrong slogan, “animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment or abuse in any other way,” lies hope and strength for the humane treatment of animals. Something many people do not realize is the...

Life Lessons Learned In Life-Saving

Life Lessons Learned In Life-Saving

Hadley Campbell, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

It is essential for someone to be able to know and perform basic first aid effectively, because these skills can help save a life when there is not a doctor readily available, or when the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) takes a long time to come to the victim’s rescue. Generally, first aid includes...

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...

Junior Backstroker Breaks Club Team Record

Junior Backstroker Breaks Club Team Record

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

Tension builds as she rests on the diving board, ready to jump into the water at the sound of the referee’s starter pistol. There is no sign of nervousness in her face, yet the crowd is on the edge of their seats. A shot is fired and the swimmers dive into the water. Junior Lauren Carag earned her...

Sewing Her Way Through Senior Year

Sewing Her Way Through Senior Year

Kaitlin Junek, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Whether it be by a quick spin, a daring dance number or a frantic walk, many have seen countless students in handmade costumes glide across the auditorium stage. For the past three years, senior Caroline Hendricks has been designing the costumes for the school’s musicals and plays. Hendricks learned...

Breaking Down His Love For Breakdance

Breaking Down His Love For Breakdance

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

He turns the music on, feels the beat and begins practicing the “air flare,” one of the many moves in breakdancing. Junior Ethan Lee has been breakdancing for five years. Lee said he was inspired by his brother, Justin Lee, who has been dancing since his junior year in high school. “My brother...

Inside Scoop On “The Outsiders”

Inside Scoop On “The Outsiders”

Jada East, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

The vocalist sings softly into the microphone while strumming his fingers over a guitar. He hears the bass start to strum, and the vibrations of the guitar fill the room. The drums pick up after the bass, and soon everyone hears the auxiliary join the mix. Suddenly the room is made up of sounds and lyrics...

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 ...

Coaches Training Athletes Of Opposite Gender

Coaches Training Athletes Of Opposite Gender

Kristen Conklin, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, SPORTS

Coaches teach their athletes how to play the sport, train with them everyday and help their players improve their skills. According to the girls’ basketball coach Charles Gabbard, coaching a girls’ basketball team is not that different from coaching a boys’ basketball team. “I don’t coach...

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...

Senior Athletes Reflect On Final Games

Senior Athletes Reflect On Final Games

Maycee Wilson, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, SPORTS

From freshman to senior year, many athletes dedicated four years to their sport. They persevered through long nights and practices, and now it is coming to an end. At the close of the season, seniors return their uniforms and never practice or play together again. The last game is considered bittersweet...

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