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One Act Play places fourth and journalism contestant places first at UIL State Meet

One Act Play places fourth and journalism contestant places first at UIL State Meet

Marissa Booker, Staff Writer

Members of the UIL Academic team competed at the state meet on May 23-24. One Act Play made it’s fourth consecutive trip to state on May 23 performing the play, “...  Read More »

Jun 2 • 0 comments

Few participate in pet food drive

brittany marrero, staff writer

As a way to contribute to the Waco Humane Society, GEAR UP Youth Congress sponsored a pet food drive. Items such as dry food for adult dogs and cats, formula, and food for puppies and kittens were collected from 4th period classrooms. Participation from students was low. The drive collected an estimated total of 100 pounds of dog and cat food. “The pet food drive...  Read More »

Jun 2 • 0 comments

JROTC needs new members for upcoming school year

The Junior ROTC (Reserved Officer Training Corp) program is looking for new members for the 2016-2017 school year. I was a part of the ROTC program my freshman, junior and senior years. Each year was filled with different people, activities and lessons. ROTC’s mission has always been to make better American citizens. They also teach many lessons from space exploration,...  Read More »

May 27 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Top-notch places to visit in the future

Trajan Snell, Staff Writer

With summer being only a few days away, it’s time to kick back and forget all about school. A big part of summer is vacations. Whether you go on a vacation alone to get...  Read More »

May 31, 2016 • 0 comments

Senior night at Six Flags Over Texas was a fun experience.

Rachel Clark, Staff Writer

The school’s senior trip took place at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. The trip lasted from 8 p.m. when we left the school, to 7 a.m., when we returned to school....  Read More »

May 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Obama’s policy regarding transgender bathrooms needs to be changed

Destiny Gerick, Editor

Let me start with this: I have nothing against transgender people. People’s life decisions are their own to make. However, this new idea about transgender people using bathrooms...  Read More »

May 26, 2016 • 0 comments

  • What it takes to be on the newspaper staff April 6, 2016
  • Completing the yearbook is a challenge February 29, 2016
  • Friendships in high school don’t always last February 29, 2016

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Arts & Entertainment

Summer 2016 most anticipated movies

Esmeralda Juarez, Staff Writer

This summer’s movie release of “The Conjuring 2”, “Central Intelligence”, and “The Legend of Tarzan” are some of the most anticipated movies. “The Conjuring...  Read More »

May 26, 2016 • 0 comments

‘God’s Not Dead 2’ a remarkable movie

Valerie Lozano, Staff Writer

“God’s Not Dead 2” is a highly anticipated prequel to the original film starring Kevin Sorbo and Shane Harper battling to prove that God is not dead in the rooms of...  Read More »

April 6, 2016 • 0 comments

  • ‘Miracles from Heaven’ an emotional movie April 5, 2016
  • 2016’s Most Anticipated Animated Movies March 3, 2016
  • ‘Race’ an inspiring movie March 2, 2016

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Sports

Junior returns to state track meet, wins second championship

Anna Sanchez

Junior Tontyana Sanders poses for a promotional photo on the football field.

Junior returns to state track meet, wins second championship

Alyssa Chavez, Staff Writer

Weather delays put a halt to the UIL State Track and Field Championships, but they could not stop junior Tontyana Sanders from returning to the top of the podium. At the...  Read More »

May 31, 2016 • 0 comments

Girl Power

Doug Young

Senior Emily Martinez deadlifts on Feb. 6.

Girl Power

Alyssa Chavez, Staff Writer

Powerlifting practice before school. Classes during school. Softball practice after-school. Homework after practice. Weekdays during powerlifting season for senior...  Read More »

April 8, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Varsity track girl’s prepare for district meet April 6, 2016
  • Boys’ baseball team feeling confident April 4, 2016
  • Boys soccer enters second district round, looks for playoff spot February 25, 2016

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