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Parents of Karen Davila continue daughter’s legacy with scholarship

Katherine Mercer, Staff Writer

Karen Davila was a student at Connally who died from cancer on the first day of her junior year. Her family decided to honor her intelligence, good grades and kindness with the Karen Davila Scholarship that gives $500 to a student who shares values the family deems important or similar to what Karen displayed in her life. Senior Angelynn Roberts was awarded the scho...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Students, staff share thoughts for change

Katie Mercer, Staff Writer

If given a chance to make a change, several students and teachers shared what they would like to be done differently. Sophomore Katie Watts, who is part of the ECHS program, said one thing she would change if she could, is Prime Time. She said she would do away with it all together. “We are taking several minutes out of every core class in order to make time f...

February 14, 2017No Comments

Students to compete in VASE competition

Brittany Marrero, co-editor

Similar to a UIL competition for art, a variety of students from each grade level will be participating in the Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) competition. The competition is being held on Saturday Feb. 11. Submissions will be judged on a scale of one to four, four being the best and anyone who receives a four will compete for a spot at state. “Competition...

February 10, 2017No Comments

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Opinion

Tardy policy should be reconsidered

Brittany Marrero, co-editor

Once a student reaches three tardies in a six weeks period, lunch detention is given as punishment. After reaching five tardies, the student receives a day of ISS. In ...

February 15, 2017No Comments

Reduce The Hype Of Stereotypes

Kacie Bridgewater, Staff Writer

All Muslims are terrorists. Every African American eats fried chicken and watermelon, and every white person goes to Starbucks before work. These are a few of the many ste...

February 3, 2017No Comments

Divided States of America

Alyssa Chavez, Co-editor

The division among Americans grew clearer with each passing day leading up to Election Day. This election was a ticking time-bomb, and this was extremely evident from the ...

December 12, 2016No Comments

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Arts & Entertainment

‘Hamilton’ soundtrack worth a listen

Katie Mercer, Staff Writer

His name is Lin-Manuel Miranda and he did not throw away his shot when he wrote the broadway musical "Hamilton." "Hamilton" is based on, you guessed it, Alexander Hamilton,...

February 3, 2017No Comments

Movie Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ Launches Inspirational Story

Kacie Bridgewater, Staff Writer

The brilliant movie, ‘Hidden Figures,’ centers around three African-American women; Katherine Goble (Taraji P. Henson) Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) and Dorothy Vaughan (Oct...

February 3, 2017No Comments

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Sports

Boys soccer opens up first round of district play

Alyssa Chavez, Co-editor

After taking a bye week, the boys soccer team opens the first round of district play at home against Mexia on Friday, Feb. 3. The team finished non-conference play with a...

February 3, 2017No Comments

Dallas Cowboys’ rise in the NFL

Amaya Money, Staff Writer

The Dallas Cowboys were known for their poor plays and a vulnerable quarterback. But this year, after replacing a few players, the Cowboys’ reputation in the NFL has turne...

January 13, 2017No Comments

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