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Parents of Karen Davila continue daughter’s legacy with scholarship

Katherine Mercer, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

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 wh...

Students, staff share thoughts for change

Katie Mercer, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

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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, i...

Students to compete in VASE competition

Brittany Marrero, co-editor

February 10, 2017

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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 ...

Community members help animals in their own ways

Alyssa Chavez, Co-editor

January 13, 2017

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In more ways than one, members of the Connally community are lending a helping hand to those with paws. In an effort to make an impact on the lives of animals, Spanish teacher Sylvia Hall, junior Alexandrea Nall, and alumni Sarah ...

art club makes a comeback

Brittany Marrero, co-editor

January 13, 2017

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Making a comeback this school year, art club is now open for all students to join. Meetings are held every Monday and Wednesday until 5 p.m. in room 52. Art teacher Tiffany Silverthorne started the club and is mentoring its m...

UIL Academic Team starts competition season

Katie Mercer, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016

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The UIL academic team competitions started Dec. 9 at Ennis High School, and will end in April.The competitions are within the the academic areas of math, writing, science, history and debate. Each competition is couched by one t...

Police officer Anthony McRae presents teen dating violence program

Brittany Marrero, Co-Editor

November 9, 2016

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As a part safety awareness month the Connally Police Department held an assembly for students on Oct. 21 instructing topics covering teen dating violence. Officer Anthony McRae hosted the assembly and briefly covered topics such as...

Stay thirsty, my friends

Kacie Bridgewater, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

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The rule of having no food/drinks has caused confusion to the students throughout the campus. The fact that students can not have water readily available in class will affect how well hydrated they are. Hydration is importan...

Career Tech to partner with McLennan Community College

Adrianna Fonseca, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

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In addition to programs offered through Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Connally will add a new partnership to give students more opportunities. In the Fall of 2017, Connally Career Tech Early College High School (ECHS) will...

Students say they find AVID program helpful in preparing for college, life responsibilities

Amayiah Chappell, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

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The high school is in its fourth year of offering AVID classes, and the students involved in the program plan to go further in their life and career. AVID is an organization for people who are serious about college and plan on getti...

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