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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. â€...

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....

Reality of Poverty

Reality of Poverty

Kristen Conklin, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under In-Depth, Showcase

Poverty is an ongoing, urgent matter in the U.S. that has been affecting millions of Americans for more than three decades. Those millions of Americans are not nameless, faceless, individuals that only make up a statistic, they are real people experiencing the reality of poverty. Children make up a ...

Senior Jams to Roller Derby Victory

Senior Jams to Roller Derby Victory

Jada East, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

She studies the opponents in front of her, sizing them up from behind as she continues to skate. In her eyes is a look of determination, a calculating glaze. The bell rings, signaling the first “jam.” She takes off, skating in full speed  in attempt to get past the four people blocking her path t...

“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...

From Costumes to Cameras

From Costumes to Cameras

Malarie Ohrabka, Copy Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

He stares out into the darkness before him, singing with passion and dancing with rhythm. The crowd erupts in a roar upon seeing his performance, and he knows in that moment that he is meant to perform for the rest of his life. Senior William Hahn is in theater arts and participates in school and...

Do Not Hesitate, Vaccinate

Do Not Hesitate, Vaccinate

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

The influenza vaccination has been subjected to skepticism and controversy ever since it was first invented by Jonas Salk and Thomas Francis in 1938. Even so, it is important for everyone six months of age or older to receive the vaccination every flu season, as it offers important health benefits and...

Breaking Barbie Boundaries

Breaking Barbie Boundaries

Viviana Camarillo, Design Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

Blonde hair, blue eyes and a tiny waist are the characteristics of the world’s most famous “It Girl,” Barbie. Since her debut in the late 1950s, Barbie has remained a household name for children in over 150 countries. Today, after almost 57 years later, Barbie is finally getting a long overdue...

Revolutionary Revolutionizes Broadway

Revolutionary Revolutionizes Broadway

Victoria David, Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Featured A&E, OPINIONS, Reviews, Showcase

The musical, “Hamilton,” has been breaking barriers of traditional Broadway productions since its debut. It is a historically accurate, hip-hop, rap and R&B infused musical theater production that tells of founding father and first ever secretary of treasury Alexander Hamilton’s life. It was...

Freshman Rapper Composes, Remixes Music

Freshman Rapper Composes, Remixes Music

Kristen Conklin, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

He sits in a room with a YouTube video open on his laptop, a few sheets of paper and a pencil. He presses play and lets the music fill the air, forming words in his mind that would later become the lyrics for his first rap song. Freshman Kamal-Sayeed Shabazz was in the sixth grade when he started writing...

Meteorologist Turned Mathematician

Meteorologist Turned Mathematician

Danielle Garza, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Even though hiding in his mother’s room during thunderstorms does not seem like the spark to a future career, it lead to a passion for geometry teacher Chad Garneau to become a weatherman. Garneau started his career as a meteorologist six years ago for the local station KTXS 12, and has since been...

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