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Goin’ Outback

Goin’ Outback

Story by April Alvarado, staff writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

In the summer of 2019, history teacher Daniel Williams will be hosting a trip to Australia. The trip will consist of visiting the Sydney Tower, Brisbane, Capricorn Caves, traveling by ferry to Queensland Island and much more. “[The trip] will be after the 4th of July to the end of July,” Williams sa...

College Night held on Nov. 13

College Night held on Nov. 13

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Texas High held its annual College Night on Nov. 13. The College Night was hosted by academic advisors Bettie Lynn Stark and Laura Fuller from the career and college readiness center at Texas High. Recruiters from a wide variety of colleges came to represent their schools and inform students about ...

Texas High School host College Night

Texas High School host College Night

November 13, 2017


Filed under News

College Night will be held Nov. 13 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Texas High cafeteria. College Night is an opportunity for students to learn about how to apply for colleges and just where it is they would like to apply to. There will be over 70 colleges and universities present along with all branches...

OK let’s meet the cast

OK let’s meet the cast

Story by Colton Johnson, editor in chief

November 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Auditions were over. Call backs were finished. There is nothing they can do but wait. And so, they wait, with high hopes and fingers crossed as Theatre Director Lisa Newton tapes the cast list to the wall. When she steps back, the hopeful actors and actresses crowd the list and begin to search for th...

Texas thespians

Texas thespians

Story by Connor Powell, staff writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

Theater students will attend the Texas Thespians State Festival at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 16 through the 18. Texas Thespian Festival is a place for students to compete in theater contests, watch shows, attend workshops and audition for colleges and ...

Racing for the money

Racing for the money

Story by Anna Grace Jones, staff writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

A morning spent running and cheering is one that will have a lasting impact long after shin splints depart and once-sore voices return. Weeks of preparation for an event that lasted only a few hours will be well worth it upon seeing the faces of the graduates who will receive an award that carries a...

SOUL to help minister kids every other Thursday

SOUL to help minister kids every other Thursday

Story by Lois LeFors, news editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

There is nothing more inexplicably pure than the genuine smile of a child. Whole faces lighting up, eyes squinting and heads thrown back. Nothing touches the human heart quite like that kind of innocent and untainted joy. And nothing is more rewarding than being able to put that smile on a child’s f...

Poets and peasants

Poets and peasants

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Plague doctors, priests and peasants circle tables filled with scents of bread rolls, butter and savory desserts. The senior class mingles and roams across the room, taking in the warm atmosphere and the medieval decorations. Feast and Follies was held last Thursday, Nov. 2 in the cafeteria, and the s...

Another set of eyes

Another set of eyes

Story by Margaret Debenport, staff writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under News

  Displaying memorable moments with friends on social media can bring a wave of anxiety. The fear of not being funny or looking good enough can cause a carefully composed Snapchat story to melt into disregarded memories. Add another pair of eyes that carefully monitor every post, and the fear...

Bending to a puppeteer

Bending to a puppeteer

Story by Colton Johnson and Molly Kyles

November 3, 2017


Filed under News

  She is graceful, dancing on light feet with confidence. Click. She is beautiful, every girl’s dream image. Click. She is effortless, happy, but her movements are not her own. They are manipulated, forced upon her by a masterful puppeteer, done only to please a stubborn audience–to please...

Khalid at TASC State Convention

Khalid at TASC State Convention

Story by Joseph Rodgers, news editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Texas High Student Council is hosting the annual TASC State Convention April 14-15 in Arlington, TX. Recently, Student Council members began a campaign to bring R&B artist Khalid to the convention to perform. “In one of the meetings we had discussing Talk with Texans, Mrs. Waldrep stres...

Sprinting for scholarships

Sprinting for scholarships

Story by Anna Grace Jones, staff writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The fourth annual Dash 4 Cash will take place Saturday at 9 a.m. at the track. The event is hosted by Volunteers In Public Schools to raise money for a scholarship fund for the graduating class. In the past, the event has raised approximately $20,000. This year the event is geared toward sponsorships a...