Klein Collins High School | Spring, TX

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

English Teacher Previously Trained as Wrestler

English Teacher Previously Trained as Wrestler

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...

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