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Family matters: Science teacher looks to adoption

Story by Carlye Hudspeth

October 29, 2010

Meagan Martin waited, hope building with every passing second. Maybe, just maybe, this time would be different. As she looked down at the pregnancy test, the glimmer of hope faded into a deep disappointment. “Over the past couple of years, there were four or five times when I thought I was pregnant...

$1 Jewelry Store Galore

Story by Julia Hurlburt

October 29, 2010

The Dollar Jewelry Store, located in the Richmond Plaza next to LifeWay Christian Store and across the parking lot from Staples, offers a wide selection of affordable jewelry in every color, size, and shape. “The store is constantly changing,” senior Kara Saulsbury, an employee, said. “We get...

Highstepper of the Week

Story by Mary Faith Covey

October 7, 2010

The Texas Highsteppers selected freshman Lydia Walker as Highstepper of the Week, which was announced at the Sept. 24 game against Royce City at Grim Stadium. Q. What is your favorite part about being in drill team? A: My favorite thing about drill team is that everyone knows and cheers for the ...

Silly Bandz: Junior uses fad for creative homecoming proposal

Story by Allison Fahrni

September 29, 2010

Junior Matt Cox carefully lined up the colorful bracelets. Finally everything was in place. “Hey Madison, I got you something.” Cox said.“Silly Bandz!” Cox was yelling excitedly at his girlfriend, Junior Madison Sewell, as she walked into his house. She walked toward the coffee table, thinking...

Sophomore finds pride in doing work himself

Story by John David Goins

September 29, 2010

Sophomore Matthew Cantin leans back in the seat of his blue 1982 Datsun 280ZX. He places the keys in the ignition and turns them to hear the sweet roar of the engine. This is one of his proudest moments. “When I finally rebuilt the engine and fired it up that was a really great moment for me,”...

Junior restores classic Corvette

Story by Ashley Diggs

September 29, 2010

The engine roars like a lion striking fear into his prey. Rubber burns as he pushes the pedal to the metal. The windows are rolled all the way down and classic rock is blaring through the speakers. With a candy apple red exterior and black leather interior this Greek god of cars zooms down the streets...

Parties: all night long

Story by Ash Diggs, Staff Writer

August 23, 2010

In the weeks leading up to our family vacation, my mother had prepared me for a cultural shock, but nothing she said could have readied me for this; I was about to experience a cultural aneurism. Adidas dominated every clothing store and Chipmunk was the most popular musician in the country. In place...

One summer, two outcomes

Story by John David Goins, Staff Writer

August 23, 2010

A good trip As sophomore Kelly Burnett boarded the plane to fly home from France, she wished she could relive her trip again. She left on July 10 and returned home nine days later. “I expected  to be restless on the long plane ride,” Burnett said. But this wasn’t a surprise, it was her secon...

Former freshmen offer advice

Story by Autumn Sehy, Staff Writer

August 23, 2010

Freshman year can be the most intimidating year for students. The transition from a pod in middle school to having more responsibility and freedom in high school is a challenging one. There’s new people, including scary upperclassmen, as well as several clubs and sports to join. Former freshman provide...

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