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Teacher Spolight

November 1, 2012

5 Questions with Freshman Sabrina Alvarez

Regan Fruge', Reporter

October 26, 2012

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Q: What’s your favorite holiday? Why? A: “Christmas because it’s a fun season,” Q: What’s the scariest movie you’ve ever seen? A: “Pet Semetary. I watched it when I was eight and it's the reason I don't watch...

Five Questions With Mrs. Duncan

Allyssa Rodriquez, Reporter

October 16, 2012

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Beth Duncan teaches World History AP. Q: What is your favorite thing to do outside of school? Mrs. Duncan: Be with my family. Go to football games, flag football games or the movies, just being with my family in any way I...

Double Trouble

October 10, 2012

Filed under Features, Opinion

  Brother Justin DeAngelis (12)1. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of being an older/ younger sibling? Justin DeAngelis (12): “You can help the younger siblings not to make the same mistakes, [but] since I’m older, the li...

Around the Track

Sierra DeBakey, Reporter

October 10, 2012

Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features

  Coming around the last corner, junior Tanner Gossett took first place in his feature go kart race. Gossett has raced go karts for three years just outside of Waco. In those three years, Tanner has won 53 trophies. Gossett said he started racing because he “...

Deaf for a Day

March 10, 2011

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Deaf for a Day When you walk down the halls everyday you may not realize how privileged you are to be able to listen to a friend’s conversation or yell down the hall to get your buddy’s attention. Some children are either...

Cream Of The Crop

Jona Mata

May 5, 2010

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Twenty nine thousand students around the world send their applications to Harvard each year. Yet only 10 percent of that number receive acceptance. The small number of admissions is one of the large aspects that divides an Ivy...

Innovative Ways to Save Money

Emily Skeen

January 6, 2010

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Being students, we are always trying to make or save a buck. Here a few ways to conserve that cash for later occasions. Sell/Buy Old Junk Plato’s Closet, Buffalo Exchange and Half-Price Books are just a few of the man...

Hooked to Dancing

Mayra Armenta, Staff Writer

January 6, 2010

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It’s pep rally day.  As the crowd of students cheer the varsity football team on for the matchup against Leander that evening, the drill team walks out onto the basketball court wearing black sweats and hoodies and sets their...

Running Behind Waldum

Jona Mata, Staff writer

December 1, 2009

Filed under Features, Sports

The thick clouds shaded the sun with cool gales passing back and forth through pockets of hot air. The little breezes made the thick October air bearable for the annual McNeil invitational. Two hundred cross country runners circle...

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