The Word

‘Stage Door’ opens Oct. 21

Carolin Engmann

October 14, 2010

"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...

Rangers for the Cure

Morgan McGrath

October 12, 2010

In the United States, 23.6 million children and adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, a life-changing disease according to the American Diabetes Association.   There are two types of diabetes: type one and type two. Ty...

Behind the Curtain

Ben Manry

October 5, 2010

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

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

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

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...

Dissecting the Healthcare Bill

Cole Sawyer

April 19, 2010

The recent healthcare reform bill passed has caused uproars from people across the country. However, the contents of the bill are often misunderstood or even unknown to the average person or student. It is, after all, 1,990 pages....

Gupton Stadium Under Construction

Rhett Harrison

April 8, 2010

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

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

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

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

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...

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