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KAHS Students Screen Short Films at Alamo Drafthouse

KAHS Students Screen Short Films at Alamo Drafthouse

Miranda Gershoni, Copy Editor

January 29, 2018

As the KAHS kids wrapped up the documentaries they were working on the first six weeks, they began brainstorming for their next project: narratives. What began as just ideas have now become short films that will be submitted to SXSW and other film festivals across the country. For this project, students had...

Struggling to Set Priorities Between School and Work

Tatiana Brown-Gomez, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

Many students, especially in junior and senior year, tend to work to have extra cash to pay for school activities, school supplies, clothes, and other commodities . This means students have to juggle around work and school. Many  have difficulty keeping up their grades and working hard at their jobs....

Laroux Makes Area Choir

Laroux Makes Area Choir

Tatiana Brown-Gomez, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018

As the lights dim, the only light shines on junior Clint Laroux. Laroux has proven from his audition that he is meant for Pre Area Choir. Not only is Laroux third chair alto, but also is the choir historian, allowing him to put extra amounts of time into choir. “Pre Area takes the top five people from t...

Picnic Club Brings People, Culture Together

The members of picnic club have a late start picnic, right on the outskirts of the field.

Tatiana Brown-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Picnic Club is one of the many new clubs on campus this year. Members bring different foods, share and have fun. Tara Simons, the president of Picnic Club, wants everyone to be able to experience different types of food and culture. “I thought it would be a good way to bring people together an...

NAHS Creates Community through Art

Senior Sami Jo Oates creates cacti and wildflowers for the mosaic mural.

Ashley Kahn, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

For the past year, the National Art Honor Society has diligently worked on a ceramic wildflower and wildlife piece for a footbridge located on Rundberg Lane in North Austin. This footbridge, located between the Little Walnut Creek Branch Library and the North Lamar and Rundberg HEB, has been subject ...

Eberly Eases First Year with Rhymes and Jokes

Math teacher Alexander Eberly solves a math problem on the board while showing his silly side.

Cezanne Lossing-Cann, Commentary Editor

October 17, 2017

Up on the third floor stands room 397, the walls are plastered with inspirational quotes and motivational posters depicting determined athletes and rolling hills. The standard 6x6 grid of desks is sits  empty,  a few students sitting in their lunch time lull. At the front of the classroom sits Ale...

Maddox Turns Announcements into Radio Show

Assistant Principal Steven Maddox gives the morning announcements. Taken by Evan Myers.

Evan Myers, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

At the beginning of 2nd and 6th Period, students are greeted by music from around the world and throughout time. Assistant Principal Steve Maddox is now responsible for making the announcements and has decided to put his own personal spin on the news, what he refers to as Maroon Radio. “I had this ...

Don’t Skip a Beat

Drum Major Hannah Walls begins to conduct the halftime show at the Austin vs McCallum varsity football game.

Micheal Tiemann-Daniel and Ana Rosero

October 16, 2017

As the marching season started off in 100 degrees weather this summer, two students started off their junior year as first year drum majors.   Their first year as drum majors has caused certain emotions towards all the extra work and practice they put in everyday.  These students practice over...

Toulouse to Take French Students to Canada

Ana Rosero, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

This upcoming spring break French teacher Amy Toulouse will be hosting a trip to Canada open for all French students. Quebec and Montreal are the cities that will be toured as the students practice their French at restaurants, shops, and around the city in general. “I have 10 kids currently signed up and I ...

Checklist Guides Seniors through College Apps

Checklist Guides Seniors through College Apps

Lauren Ward and Maddie Gaynor

September 27, 2017

With college just around the corner, seniors are bombarded with lists of information and loads of responsibilities without much of an idea of how to get it all done. To help relieve pre-college stress, we’ve put together a senior checklist to guide students through the application process. We talked with College and Career Counselor Tara Miller, about how to get started and make those deadlines.

Innovating in the iLab

Innovating in the iLab

Angie Black, Staff Writter

February 14, 2017

Meeting a special effects makeup artist or going and watching a surgery are opportunities provided by the new program iLab. iLab is a program brought over from Clint Small Middle School, dedicating a space, in the library, for students who want to go above and beyond the basic curriculum and expa...

Opportunities to Lend a Helping Hand

Opportunities to Lend a Helping Hand

Hannah Walls, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017

Many students on campus need service hours, but finding out where to get them is not always easy. There are plenty of service-based organizations on campus: AGS, NHS, PALs, and Link Crew, to name a few.

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