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Students pledge to stop texting while driving

Cole Sawyer

October 14, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News

Heading out on a Saturday night, 17-year-old Scott Neill said goodbye to his parents, and they replied with the standard parental response: “Don’t do anything silly and be safe. Make good choices.” “You worry too much,”...

‘Stage Door’ opens Oct. 21

Carolin Engmann

October 14, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News

"Stage door,” a comedy full of ambitious - or even embittered actresses and skeptical stage directors, opens Oct. 21. “All of the kids involved in the show are dedicated and working very hard toward the same goal: putting...

Behind the Curtain

Ben Manry

October 5, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News

The audience fills the room, waiting for the curtain to rise. Twelve students, including senior Kami Armstrong wait backstage, biting nails and sweating; each reproducing the quiet, half-hearted ghost notes or steps of yet another...

Get a Jumpstart on College with ECS+

Morgan McGrath

September 27, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News, Top Stories

By the end of her senior year, junior Rachael Anne Mallinger will not only have 26 high school credits, but also 24 college credits through Austin Community College and the Early College Start Plus program. Developed by the...

Rear C-Lot to Receive Makeover

Mayra Armenta

September 24, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News

The Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) designated the rear part of the C-lot as its new training site. “We need the space because it’s a field to us just like the football players need their field,”...

Ranger Camp

August 10, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News

Welcome New Rangers Class of 2014!   VRHS Cafeteria 3-6 p.m. Last Name A-K & Band, Wed. August 11th Last Name L-Z, Thur. August 12th  Activities from 3-5:50 p.m. campus wide Students will receive class schedules...

Gupton Stadium Under Construction

Rhett Harrison

April 8, 2010

Filed under Campus Life

For years now, the varsity football team has had to travel to go to their own “home” stadium to play, but that is going to change in the 10’ season. The team will have Gupton Stadium located across Vista Ridge Blvd.  The...

Meet the German Exchange Students!

Jona Mata, Staff Writer

April 1, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News, Uncategorized

Willkommene Freunde! The exchange students from Germany arrived the Wednesday of spring break after a 12 hour plane ride. From meeting Dirk Nowitzski to seeing "very huge" trucks for the first time, the students liked everyth...

Student Teacher Shadows Ag Department

March 1, 2010

Filed under Campus Life

Gayle Spearman, senior Agricultural Services and Development major from Tarleton State University, has begun her student teaching on campus. She is under the supervision of ag teachers, Linsey Fowler and Derrick Coffee. Gayle...

Science Fair Participants Sweep Regionals

February 26, 2010

Filed under Campus Life

Nineteen science fair participants will advance to the state science fair in April after presenting their research yesterday at the Austin Engergy Regional Science Fair. The fair was held at the Palmer Events Center, and judging...

DECA Members Take Financial Literacy Project to Disctict

Morgan McGrath, Staff Writer

January 29, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News, Uncategorized

Working diligently for the past three months, DECA members have banded together for a financial literacy project. Today at Lake Travis High School DECA will compete at the district level with many projects that will help promote...

Studying Tips

Bryanna Stone

January 27, 2010

Filed under Campus Life

Students have to face the task of studying for tests throughout their high school career. Many students dread the process of sitting down and cracking open a text book or they procrastinate because they don’t know how to get...

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