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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...

Skating Toward Hockey Goals

Skating Toward Hockey Goals

Hadley Campbell, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Skates glide on frigid ice. The small puck slams into the goal and the roaring crowd cheers for the victorious team. These are the sounds of hockey. These are the sounds freshman Kinley Weber plays to hear. "I started playing without even knowing how to stand up on skates, and now I am really good a...

Baker by Name Baker by Heart

Baker by Name Baker by Heart

Graciela Martinez, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

The sweet scent of cake fills the kitchen as she waits patiently for the batter to finish baking. She prepares for what comes next and gathers bowls, sticks and candy coating, so she can begin the 12 hour process of making cake balls. Junior Abbey Baker started baking at the age of three and has since...

Art Teacher Doubles as Disc Jockey

Art Teacher Doubles as Disc Jockey

Ciara Urrutia, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Art teacher Chad Hardin draws, but he also draws people’s attention when he says he is a Disc Jockey (DJ). Hardin said he started DJing 10 years ago to earn extra money for his daughters. “I’ve always loved karaoke,” Hardin said. “After going out and paying to sing karaoke, I thought,...

Hit the Ground Running

Hit the Ground Running

Victoria David, Features Editor
January 12, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Her bib number hangs on for dear life, roughly pinned to her shirt by a frail little safety pin. She runs through the rain, persevering through sweat and tears for cross country, a sport that forces her to push herself. Senior Nicole Butler placed second as an individual at Burroughs Park on Thursday,...

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