The Word

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...

Studying Tips

Bryanna Stone

January 27, 2010

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...

Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Casey Fogel

January 27, 2010

With the outbreak of swine flu last spring and the regular flu season still in swing, students are scrambling to stay healthy. Due to attendance policies, becoming sick can be a major issue for students. Nonetheless, any edge...

New Church Has Growth Explosion

Cole Sawyer

January 26, 2010

It’s  a typical Wednesday night at Hill Country Northpoint’s weekly youth group: walking into the Forest Oaks clubhouse, footballs fly overhead. Inside, Guitar Hero is set up on the projector and people converse and eat,...

The Gift of Science

Jona Mata, Staff Writer

January 25, 2010

It is a universal truth that science is seen everywhere, even in the simplest of things. Its beauty and complexity is what encourages young minds to unravel its twisted mysteries. Day by day they work enduringly to create a step...

Band, Choir Members Advance to All-State

January 25, 2010

On  Jan.  9, a group of aspiring young musicians from competed for a spot in the prestigious All-State Choir and All-State Band. Junior Beau Moore, freshman Jack Henry, senior Marissa Garza, sophomore Anna Doh and senior...

Pressures and Pleasures of Advanced Classes

Morgan McGrath

January 6, 2010

The clock dawns on one o’clock in the morning. Papers litter the worn carpet. The only light is a small desk lamp sitting next to the open world history AP college text book- for high school students. Sophomore Jordan Geist...

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