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The Weight of the Classroom

The Weight of the Classroom

Anjali Shah, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under news, showcase

With finals week upon us, textbooks, laptops and binders are just a few of the heavy items that spill out of backpacks as students stuff their bags to the brim. Despite the practicality of backpacks, they may endanger the health and safety of students. “Since at least 1998, we’ve noticed back...

Eight apps save students’ grades

Eight apps save students’ grades

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under A & E

With finals week approaching, students begin the search for the most efficient ways of studying. Listed below are eight apps that can help you based on your preference of studying.   Quizlet Based on your method of studying, Quizlet offers different strategies of studying from matching to writi...

Over-studying never equals success

Over-studying never equals success

Maddie Hoffmann, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under editorials

One word can incite instant panic for high school student: finals. The realization that they need a 400 percent on that Chemistry final is game-changing. This extreme anxiety is often the only source of motivation for a burnt-out student, resulting in intense study sessions weeks in advance. But t...

The final countdown

The final countdown

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under features

The school year is coming to a close, summer is 10 days away, and on top of all of that, finals for underclassmen are right around the corner. According to a Pathfinder survey, two thirds of students are stressed out about finals. For those who are panicking about finals, here are some tips from some...

Emily Bauer performs in the top nine at Poetry Out Loud Nationals

Emily Bauer performs in the top nine at Poetry Out Loud Nationals

Gabriel Weber, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under news, showcase

Of 310,000 competitors, senior Emily Bauer qualified to go to Washington, D.C. on April 25-26, 2017 as one of nine students in the Poetry Out Loud Finals. “It felt so crazy. Before Nationals, I had watched hundreds of YouTube videos of past champions in the competition just to get myself fam...

Finals Fashion

Finals Fashion

Bailey Rathert, Staff Writer

December 15, 2014


Filed under fashion column: staying classy

Stay comfortable and study hard for finals!

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Mitchell mends senior finals debacle

Mitchell mends senior finals debacle

Kayla Everett, Staff Writer

September 16, 2013


Filed under news

On Friday, Sept. 6, principal Jeremy Mitchell met with the senior members of the Longhorn Council (LoCo) Executive Board to discuss options for seniors. Senior finals are scheduled from May 5 – 9, with a delayed-start day falling in the middle of the week. The shortened day would interfere with...

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