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VRHS NJROTC Military Ball 2013

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

March 21, 2013

Filed under Campus Happenings, Features

NJROTC hosted its second annual military ball on Feb. 16 at the Balcones Country Club. A POW table was set up to remember past and present soldiers who never came home. Cadets toasted to thank those who had made that night and th...

The Great Chicken Debate

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

January 24, 2013

Filed under Beyond Campus, Features, News, Standings

Bush’s vs. Cane’s So the big question around campus is who has better chicken -- Bush’s or Cane’s? I decided I would go on my own journey and decide which was best. Two chicken meals with tea and sides later, I came...

Campus Rookies: Meet the New Teachers

Madelaine Clay, Reporter

January 22, 2013

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

The start of the school year brought a lot of new teachers to the faculty.  Some of them have come from different schools, and for some, this is their first year teaching a new curriculum. “I loved my first semester,” Em...

Lights of Love 5K

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

December 14, 2012

Filed under Campus Happenings, Features, News

       The Lights of Love 5k was on Dec. 8 and raised money for the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House, next to Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin is an apartment-like complex that is set up for the parents...

Person of the Day: Allyssa Rodriquez

Madelaine Clay, Reporter

November 13, 2012

Filed under Features

Our person of the day is a girl who has gone through more than most people her age. Allyssa Rodriquez is a Leukemia survivor, and she has been officially cured for fives years as of Oct. 31. Rodriquez was diagnosed at age ...

Back in Command

Back in Command

November 13, 2012

Exchange Students 2012

Exchange Students 2012

November 9, 2012

Teacher Spotlight(Mrs. Hays)

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

November 7, 2012

Filed under Features

New to the staff this year, ag teacher Callie Hays teaches multiple Animal Science classes including Livestock Productions and Small Animal Management, and Floral Design, which is her favorite class to teach. Hays is also an F...

What’s Your Superpower?

Kayla Blakely, Reporter

November 1, 2012

Filed under Features

Students are talking.... If you could have a superpower what would it be? Lauden Sharpe (9) - “I would turn people into minions because I would have a lot of people do my work.” Paige Boulding (11) - “To fly because ...

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