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Invitation to Presidential Inauguration

Invitation to Presidential Inauguration

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

She watches the historic event with awe in her eyes. There, on the TV screen, are the shining faces of the country’s new president and vice president. She watches as the crowd cheers, wanting desperately to be in their shoes. Now she has the chance to be. The presidential inauguration is a ceremony...

Senior Vocalist Jazzes Things Up

Senior Vocalist Jazzes Things Up

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

The lyrics flow through her head as she plays the trumpet during jazz rehearsal and imagines herself singing to the music. Her dreams will become reality as senior Karlee Dominguez performs as the first singer in the school jazz band. “I was quite shocked,” Dominguez said. “I joke around a lot,...

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...

Athlete Role Models Impact Student Lives

Athlete Role Models Impact Student Lives

Maycee Wilson, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

No-look passes, gold medals and determination are all results of having a good role model. A role model is someone whose success could be emulated by others. Many athletic students find inspiration from famous sports players. Junior Lauren Carag’s role model, Casey Clark, overcame what looked like...

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...

How Obsessed is Too Obsessed?

How Obsessed is Too Obsessed?

Ciara Urrutia, Business Manager
November 14, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

He arrives at the stadium, covered head to toe in orange and white, ready to cheer on his favorite team. He sits in his seat, cheering on The Houston Dynamo and his favorite player, Ricardo Clarke. U.S History teacher Gordon Berta has been going to the Dynamo games since 2006 after Barcelona competed...

Local Natives Make Anthem for Today’s Generation

Fountain of Youth

Our Rating: 5/5

Graciela Martinez, Webmaster
November 11, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Featured A&E, Showcase

Local Natives’ third album, “Sunlit Youth,” is a great anthem for today’s generation. One song on the album, “Fountain of Youth,” says “I think we’d better listen to these kids.” which is the message of the entire album. The album suggests that a great future lies ahead for today’s...

Closing Gaps Between Boys, Girls

Fountain of Youth

Our Rating: 5/5

Viviana Camarillo, Design Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

It starts the moment a baby is born. Blue caps for boys and pink bows for girls. Gender influences everything from colors to careers, continuing throughout adolescence. Pink is a girly color. Only boys play football. Girls can not do this. Boys can not do that. These ideals are part of a broken and outdated...

Curtain opens on “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Fountain of Youth

Our Rating: 5/5

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 ...

English Teacher Previously Trained as Wrestler

Fountain of Youth

Our Rating: 5/5

Jada East, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

She stares at the opponent in front of her, remembering all the moves and tricks she learned from the previous day. With speed and precision, she makes a move and pins her opponent to the wrestling mat. Before Kelly Woll became an English teacher, she was training to become a World Wrestling Entertainment...

Students Given Freedom to Choose Novels

Fountain of Youth

Our Rating: 5/5

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,...

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