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Not a Good FIT

Not a Good FIT

Lauren Ward, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


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By now, everyone now knows what FIT is and how it’s supposed to benefit us. In advisory, we learned study tips to make the time useful, basic information and background, and how each week Social and Emotional Learning will be discussed. With the many pros FIT seems to have, there are still some cons ...

The Texas Tribune Festival: Racism and Government

Miranda Gershoni, Commentary Editor

October 24, 2016


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The Texas Tribune Festival, held annually by The Texas Tribune at the University of Texas at Austin, brings together some of the U.S. and Texas’ most prominent leaders in politics, public policy, and journalism. Students and educators have the opportunity to meet with and report on these leaders.

Losing Spirit

Lauren Ward and Maddie Gaynor

October 21, 2016


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Lately, school spirit seems to be slowly disappearing among students. Pep rally attendance is dwindling, spirit week looked sparse, and overall upper and lower classmen aren’t as into the spirit anymore. School spirit is meant to bring the campus together and create an upbeat environment that gets...

Taco Truck Towed Away from Underclassmen

Taco Truck Towed Away from Underclassmen

Auston Abrego, Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2016


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The 2016-2017 school year has been the year of change, and even the way we eat lunch has been subject to drastic change. Our beloved hour long lunch was cut to only 40 minutes, and the food truck, the best alternative to school lunch for underclassmen, was taken away from us. The lines weren’t very ...

Reagan’s Rivalry Resurgence

Reagan’s Rivalry Resurgence

Bryan Sak, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


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As the current football season gets underway, students have a big question to face: Who is the school's next big rival? With the realignment brought on by the University Interscholastic League, the Maroons have dropped from 6A to 5A until at least the 2018-2019 season. With this shift in divisions comes...

Final Goodbye: Sadira Alvarado

Final Goodbye: Sadira Alvarado

Sadira Alvarado, Online Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2016


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I don’t remember what I thought when I first walked into 335 a couple of years ago. Probably that it was freezing. It still is, by the way.

Final Goodbye: Anna Arocha

Final Goodbye: Anna Arocha

Anna Arocha, Managing Editor

June 1, 2016


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I realized it while working on a yearbook spread in eighth grade.

Final Goodbye: Kyra Hernandez

Final Goodbye: Kyra Hernandez

Kyra Hernandez, Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2016


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Of all the things that have changed over the past four years, Newspaper has always been my constant.

Jaw Breaker

Jaw Breaker

Kaylan Berry, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016


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I have had juvenile arthritis since I was 4 years old.

Where in the world is Tara Miller?

Where in the world is Tara Miller?

Tara Miller, College & Career Counselor

May 31, 2016


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I read essays, I write letters of recommendation, I help student decide which colleges they are likely to get accepted to.

MoPac Extension Project

MoPac Extension Project

Ellie Felts, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016


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MoPac is a road of many mysteries. It’s amazing how one accident can back cars up for miles, but once you pass the two cars on the shoulder that rear-ended each other, there is no congestion whatsoever.

Ivy League Decisions

Ivy League Decisions

Sonny Stephens, Media Manager

April 29, 2015


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Growing up, I had big dreams. Become an engineer, become a movie star, become the president, you name it. I always wanted to be the best at whatever I did, and as an only child, I've been naturally well-receptive to praise.

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