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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.

Track and cross country girls face catcalling

Track and cross country girls face catcalling

Sabrina Bohn, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017 • 834 views
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Catcalling, commenting or yelling at women passing by, is a widespread problem among the girls who run track and cross country.   “They tell me and my teammates to run faster, they comment on our bodies or they just yell and try to scare us,” sophomore Natalie Butler said. According to junio...

School upgrades have varying effects on students

School upgrades have varying effects on students

Carly Anderson and Sabrina Bohn
May 16, 2017 • 249 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...

Varsity water polo team heads to state

Varsity water polo team heads to state

Carly Anderson and Sabrina Bohn
May 5, 2017 • 1,034 views
Filed under showcase, sports

With a 26-5 record, the varsity water polo team will be heading to state beginning on May 5. “I feel like this group really puts the team ahead of themselves this season,” head coach Charles Cutelli said. “I’ve got 15 kids on varsity that all understand what we need to do, and they’ll sacrifice...

Prom in perspective

Prom in perspective

Carly Anderson, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017 • 954 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...

Lacrosse team grows with 22 new freshmen

Lacrosse team grows with 22 new freshmen

Gabriel Weber, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017 • 443 views
Filed under sports

After the JV team outscored opponents 14-6 and varsity ended 11-13 last season, returning members and coaches have high expectations for the current lacrosse season. “[The program] is a great balance between  having fun and being competitive,” varsity assistant coach Tom Herpel said. “Lear...

They’re back: The return of competition cheer

They’re back: The return of competition cheer

Maddie Hoffmann, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017 • 519 views
Filed under sports

Bringing competitive cheer back to the school for the first time in nearly 40 years, tryouts were held on Jan.16 for regular-season cheerleaders looking to participate.

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Rowers face obstacles but continue despite hardships

Rowers face obstacles but continue despite hardships

Samantha Gaddis
October 19, 2016 • 705 views
Filed under sports

In rowing, every practice, race and preparation is all part of the competition. Rowers race against each other for the best seat in the boat, while building friendships along the way. “One obstacle I've encountered is the amount of muscle [involved in rowing],” sophomore and second seat Ashlyn...

Girls field hockey prepares for postseason

Girls field hockey prepares for postseason

Claire Smout
October 13, 2016 • 453 views
Filed under sports

Postseason for girls field hockey begins Oct. 18, and the team hopes to make into the top 16 in the state tournament. “To accomplish this goal we just need to push ourselves and our teammates outside of our comfort zones and keep working on improving everyday and believing in ourselves,” coach D...

Girls tennis team prepares for districts

Girls tennis team prepares for districts

Emily Dickson
September 29, 2016 • 407 views
Filed under sports

The girls tennis team beat every team they have played, with the exception of Lafayette, leading them to a 7-1 record. “Our biggest competition was definitely Lafayette. Lafayette’s team is really really loaded and they got a lot of new good freshmen,” junior Rachel Wang said. “It was goo...

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