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  • Locker clean-out is today, May 22, from 1:43 p.m. to 1:52 p.m.

  • 2/3 hour finals Tues., 4/5 hour finals Wed., 6/7 hour finals Thurs., good luck everyone!

  • Congratulations to the new student body co-presidents Alec Zhou and Sarah Bonnett.

  • Congratulations to the boys' and girls' track teams for placing 3rd at District 2 Championships.

Praise for the honors ceremony

Praise for the honors ceremony

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor
May 16, 2017 • 662 views
Filed under editorials, showcase

Every year, the entire student body congregates in the gym to celebrate the students that have achieved great things. We get out of class for a while, get to hear about students we might not know and generally relax before finals truly bear down on us. Last year, Holt Priest was given the Founder’s...

School upgrades have varying effects on students

School upgrades have varying effects on students

Carly Anderson and Sabrina Bohn
May 16, 2017 • 196 views
Filed under showcase, sports

With new changes to the school, such as the scoreboard and Adidas sports uniforms, student athletes and the Longhorn Sports Productions (LSP) have mixed opinions. “I like the look of our Nike [uniforms] better, they had really cool designs, but with Adidas, the jersey itself is nicer and a lot o...

Fidget spinner epidemic takes over classrooms

Fidget spinner epidemic takes over classrooms

Ellie Widowski, News Writer
May 9, 2017 • 879 views
Filed under news, showcase

It is constantly being spun during classes. It comes in all types of colors. It can fit in your pocket. Fidget spinners have been on the scene for a few years, but within the past few months they have become an epidemic not only in our school, but across the country. Fidget spinners were designed...

Drug problems need to be addressed

Drug problems need to be addressed

Katie Spillman, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017 • 828 views
Filed under editorials, showcase

The smell of marijuana permeates the hall, it is never spoken about. Why?

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Quiz: what type of cracker are you?

Quiz: what type of cracker are you?

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor
May 5, 2017 • 430 views
Filed under multimedia, quizzes, showcase

The Expenses of Prom: Is it worth it?

The Expenses of Prom: Is it worth it?

Ellie Widowski, News Writer
April 26, 2017 • 799 views
Filed under news

It’s that time of year again. Instagram is filled with promposal pictures. The mall is flooded with teenage girls trying to find the perfect shoes to match their dress. Moms are dragging their son’s to get fitted for tux rentals. Money is being spent like crazy—it’s prom season. There’s...

Students are challenged with spontaneous Dance Dance Revolution

Students are challenged with spontaneous Dance Dance Revolution

Madison Hoffmann, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017 • 236 views
Filed under multimedia, videos

We surprised students in the halls with a DDR mat and captured their responses.

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Prom in perspective

Prom in perspective

Carly Anderson, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017 • 904 views
Filed under editorials, showcase

As Prom season arrives, juniors and seniors are planning the perfect promposals, picking out outfits and going about Prom court preparations… just like they did earlier this year for Homecoming. Homecoming (or Prom) court is an event used to name active students in the school community and award th...

Video: Dichromats in the classroom

Video: Dichromats in the classroom

Hannah Hoffmann, Technical Design Editor-in-Chief
April 24, 2017 • 354 views
Filed under multimedia, showcase, videos

Sophomore Will Patton shines on the field and the runway

Sophomore Will Patton shines on the field and the runway

Katie Spillman, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017 • 1,717 views
Filed under features, showcase

When sophomore Will Patton is not showing his skills on the varsity football team, he spends his time posing in front of a camera. “When I am in the moment I feel relaxed and comfortable. I have worked with some good people and photographers,” Patton said. “Just do what you are told and you wi...

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