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Note to Self

Connor Franta at VidCon.

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017

YouTuber and entrepreneur, Connor Franta, has been buzzing about his up and coming book Note to Self on all of his social media platforms. This will be Franta’s 2nd book to be released after A Work in Progress which released back in April 2015. This new book is set to be released worldwide on April 18, ...

Person of the Week: Regan Evans

Reagan Evans

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor

March 11, 2017

Bath bombs have become more and more popular recently, however they can be expensive and a hassle to get a hold of. This is why freshman Regan Evans decided to start a business making and selling bath bombs. "I started watching videos about them and I thought they were cool," Evans said. "But I didn't...

All Star Champion

All Star Champion

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017

Sophomore Tj Reeves proves that hard work can pay off with his black belt in taekwondo. Starting at 5 years old and continuing now at 15, Reeves not only participates in the sport but teaches it to others as well. “I started [taekwondo] when I was 5 years old and I began because my parents thought...

DWTS Season 24

DWTS Season 24

KyleR, Business Manager

March 1, 2017

With 23 seasons already behind it, ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" is chugging along into their 24th season and is already picking up viewers' attention. Earlier today, ABC announced their pairings for the upcoming season. This season's cast is a very diverse, consisting of the first former or current...

The Oscars

The Oscars

ColinH, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

Only the most prestigious and proclaimed actors and movies are celebrated on this night, and the Oscars are always a spectacle for the public. Many of us have been anticipating the Oscars this year, as several amazing movies have made their ways to the top of our consciousness. Notably La La Land,...

Misleading Movies

Misleading Movies

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017

All About Eve, released in 1950, focuses on the Broadway-admirer, Eve who dreams of performing on a Broadway stage. With such a setup, this movie seems to be a typical idealistic, somewhat boring, black and white movie. Within the first 15 minutes, however, something starts to seem off about Eve's ch...

Person Of The Week: Grace Taylor

Freshman Grace Taylor

KaeT, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017

We all wonder who our relatives are, whether they were interesting or if they did anything momentous. Some of us don't know our ancestors at all. Freshman Grace Taylor made a surprising discovery last year while completing a US history family project. One of her ancestors is none other than famous pirate...

Stress Relief

Stress Relief

KiaraC, Reporter

February 23, 2017

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure becomes stress when you feel unable to cope with it. Everyone reacts differently to stress and experiences different stressors, or things that cause stress. Common stressors in high school include balancing school, relationships...

5 Movies to Look Forward to in 2017

5 Movies to Look Forward to in 2017

LeahT, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2017

Every year thousands of movies are released. There's always something for everyone. Here is a list of 2017 movies to look forward to.   Justice League This movie is where it all comes together for DC comics- introducing superheroes other than Batman and Superman to their films, including...

Student of the Week: Caleb Garza

Caleb Garza is taking the 212 spirit to space as he works on a revolutionary device that will allow better conditioning for astronauts.

BennettR, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

As a part of the Cy Woods Engineering Program, students are working on a NASA project in hope of having their prototype sent to space. Caleb Garza is part of this team; of course, he is not the only student working on this project. “I'm in charge of the team,” Garza said. “Everyone has their rol...

The Missing Piece: Part 4

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TeresaH, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2017

Written by Isabela Salinas Terror gripped at my heart, my stomach churned, and my lunch threatened to resurface. I glanced around the room I was in, taking in the gray uninviting walls and plain, monochrome decorum. The only thing that immediately caught my attention when I entered the interrogation...

The Missing Piece: Part 3

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TeresaH, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2017

Written by Sofia Trevino My eyes stung as a bright lamp shined in my face. I could hardly make out who was in front of me. I knew his voice however. We had been talking only just a few minutes ago when he had first led me into the interrogation room. He was a tired looking man. It was a bit past ...

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