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Stranger danger: Part 3

Ash Thomas

January 6, 2014

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Tips to keep safe from abduction The scariest thing about kidnapping is that it never stops, it’s a never ending offense. Unlike the more frequent types of kidnapping, family-related and non-family (which is when the victim k...

Christmas time is becoming even jollier

Taylor Veracruz

December 20, 2013

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Christmas has changed dramatically in as little as five years, from new trends to new experiences that turn into traditions. When I was a child my family and I would get all dressed up and go visit Santa. One time my family...

The gift of giving

Courtney Hersley, Contributor

December 5, 2013

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This time of year should be about giving rather than receiving To give or to receive that is the question and with thousands of children needing basic necessities the answer seems pretty logical. 2014 should be a year of giv...

Stranger danger: Part 2

Ash Thomas

November 5, 2013

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Tips to keep safe from abduction The scariest thing about kidnapping is that it never stops; it’s a never ending offense. Unlike the more frequent types of kidnapping, family-related and non-family (which is when the victim knows th...

Stranger danger: Part 1

Ash Thomas

October 29, 2013

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Tips to keep safe from abduction *This blog won a second place Individual Achievement Award from UIL's Interscholastic League Press Conference. The scariest thing about kidnapping is that it never stops, it’s a never en...

One talk=one life

Chelsie Minnix, Contributor

October 25, 2013

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Military recruiters need to back off Warm ups, class instruction, notes and assignments are the things I missed and it wasn’t even my fault. As if school wasn’t stressful enough, add in military recruiters hounding you to ...

Teen depression, anxiety

Elizabeth Abrams

October 25, 2013

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According to a new study by the MMPI there are more than five times as many high school age students suffering from anxiety and depression than in the Great Depression Era. At least one in every three students suffers from...

All time low school spirit at games

Carley Rogers, Contributor

October 21, 2013

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Sitting and visiting with friends seems to be the only activity going on in the stands during football games this year. Football players, teachers, cheerleaders and parents have seen the school spirit be at its all-time low and...

Cafeteria does not ‘meat’ vegan standards

Courtney Hersley, Contributor

October 17, 2013

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The school’s lunch menu consists of cheeseburgers, chicken sandwiches, cheese sticks, Pizzas and more, but I’ll give you the main dish—there are vegans at this school. A vegan is one who cannot eat meat or animal byproducts...

Unusual laws still in swing

Ash Thomas

October 2, 2013

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In some states, it’s illegal to take a bite out of someone else’s burger. In Texas, it’s illegal to drive without windshield wipers. You don’t even have to have a windshield, but you have to have the wipers! Here are some...

Fourth quarter

Brooke Vincent

May 31, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Student Life

Students in overtime to complete year Rebellious and teenager are two words that are generally thought to describe each other.  Acting out in class and not caring about grades could also be a result from the massive amount of s...

Power in Numbers

Aarika Novelli

May 3, 2013

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People are always trying to tell you that there’s power in numbers. They try to say that “teamwork is dream work” and “there’s no ‘I’ in team” and all other heinous lies to get you emotionally prepared for what’s...

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