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Band goes to Colorado for competition

Ashley Na, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, News

On April 6, the band went to Winter Park, Colo. for the 2011 Winter Park Band Competition. After playing their pieces for the judges and sight reading music, the band earned all ones, receiving sweepstakes. After the competition,...

AP Exams Underway

Clayton Young, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, News

Because students will be taking AP tests during the school day, everyone in the athletic hall must remain silent for the next two weeks. "The AP test gives you a college credit if you pass, and exempts you from finals in that...

Tropical Smoothies

Abby Broekhuizen, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, News

Sluurrp, slurrrp. Students empty their cups as they finish their refreshing smoothie from Tropical Smoothie Café. “The smoothies are really good and really refreshing,” freshmen Rebecca Castillo said.  Students...

Prom Night

Emily Callahan, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, Uncategorized

On May 21, Poseidon’s Paradise will be held at the Double Tree hotel from 8 p.m. to midnight. Beginning on May 9 - May, 20, tickets will be sold for $40 during all lunches.       So many choices have to be made before...

NHS Applications Due May 13

Alyssa Dan, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, News

This April NHS applications were released for select students who earned all A’s, and a few will be selected to join the organization next year. Applications are due May 13. “You have to have good grades, and have a certain...

Customize your own TOMS

Morgan McGrath

March 10, 2011

Filed under Campus Life

On April 1, the art club will host a “Create your own TOMS party” in the courtyard after school. Created by Blake Mycoskie in 2006, the TOMS Shoe company organized a program called “One for One” meaning every pair of...

Ready for Broadway?

Carolin Engmann

March 10, 2011

Filed under Campus Life

The Show Choir will bring Broadway flair to campus tonight at 7 p.m. The students, accompanied by Cyrus Albertson on the piano, are going to perform Broadway shows from past and present in the Auditorium. “In addition...

DECA advances to state

Mayra Armenta

February 22, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, News

Twenty- three out of 25 DECA competitors advanced to state after the district competition on Jan. 22 in Smithville. Students competed in business services, promotion plans, fashion merchandising and advertising campaign. The 23...

The Music Man

Carolin Engmann

January 19, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, News

The theater department hardly finished Stage Door, before it started working on its new project, The Music Man. The first week of November, students began rehearsing for the musical, which premieres on Feb. 3, 4 and 5 with c...

Speech, Debate Team Prepare for New Season

Ben Manry

January 19, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, News

The Speech and Debate team is gearing up for next semester’s UIL and Texas Forensic Association competition season. “Our new district is very competitive -- academically -- with Cedar Park, Dripping Springs and Lake Travis....

College Bound: Seniors Make Post-Graduation Plans

Ben Manry

January 19, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, News

College: to different people, it means different things. To some, a far-off aspiration, to others, simply a part of life, but for the senior class, it is a present and immediate reality. Getting those applications in alongside...

5 Team’s 1 Stage

November 5, 2010

Filed under Campus Life, News

Dance teams district wide will host iDance Nov. 6, showcasing hip hop jazz, contemporary and kick. This year, the Legacies from Vandergrift will be joining the show. “The purpose for iDance is to showcase all high schools...

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