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Her crowning moment

Her crowning moment

Story by Addison Cross, editor in chief

July 8, 2019

39 contestants, then 12, then 5, and then there was one. Senior Allie Graves was given a new life on Friday, June 28. A life she had been waiting on since she was a child.  “I was in the Lone Star princess program, and so I always saw girls get crowned, my mentors were in the [Miss America] Org...

A coach remembered

A coach remembered

Story by Anna Grace Jones, Editor in chief

June 8, 2019

There is a general consensus that high school students are highly impressionable. They are naive and unaware of the realities of adulthood, in most cases. Those that are given the opportunity to lead, teach or mentor them and accept the challenge are admirable. Texas High School golf coach Jay Brewer was ...

Storytelling evolved

Storytelling evolved

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor

May 22, 2019

Headline: Storytelling evolved Subheadline: Is audience interaction on the rise? Grey Johnson, culture editor The appeal of movies is that you can relax and watch something that is out of the ordinary. Often, movies can be a doorway to allowing the audience a good look into the world of the...

Shikata Ga Nai (it cannot be helped)

Shikata Ga Nai (it cannot be helped)

Story by Charli Hueter, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Dorothy screamed before my eyes. Though clearly dated, the grayscale film did little to alleviate the churning in my stomach. While Dorothy frantically called for her beloved Toto, I watched something eerie writhe in the darkening distance. For the first time in my life, I was familiarized with the notorious...

Deals on Thrills

Deals on Thrills

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

May 20, 2019

As summertime approaches, some may find themselves looking at their empty calendars as they begin to think about all of the exciting vacations they desire. The only problem is that a majority of the places they want to travel to are far beyond their budgets. However, the perfect affordable vacation ful...

Smoky Situation

Smoky Situation

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

May 20, 2019

You’re dragged to a party by your friends, music is blaring from speakers and careless high schoolers bounce around the room. People around you are smoking and vaping but you assume that if you don’t participate in doing these you won’t be affected. However, secondhand smoke can be just as dangerous,...

Your default font

Your default font

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

May 16, 2019

"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." Write it down so all letters are on deck for what you’re about to find out. While they may not be that different in meaning, the way that we write these characters is vastly unique to every individual, and it says a lot more about you than you’d think....

New year, new cast

New year, new cast

Story by Addison Cross and Molly Kyles, news and feature editors

May 8, 2019

Audition packets for the 2019-2020 school year are now available outside PAC room one. All students attending Texas High next year may apply, and these auditions determine the UIL One Act Play cast and crew as well as the Advanced Theatre Performance class. The UIL One Act Play class will produce two ...

May the best cheater win

May the best cheater win

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer

May 7, 2019

My swim practice ran late. I barely made it to theatre rehearsal on time, and when I got home in the late hours of the night, there was a pile of homework sitting on my desk to ensure that I will not be getting any sleep. It didn’t even cross my mind to study for the test that I forgot was happenin...

To dip or not to dip

To dip or not to dip

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

May 6, 2019

You're eating at a restaurant with your friends, and one of your friends goes to dip their chip in salsa after already taking a bite. It’s now too late; you disappointedly look at the contaminated bowl of salsa that you’re no longer going to consume. Many have grown up being taught about how im...

Ready for the long run

Ready for the long run

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

May 6, 2019

His alarm buzzes when the clock reads 5:30 a.m. He slowly makes his way out of his bed to pack up the homework he was up late working on the night before, throws on his running clothes, and mentally prepares himself for the cross-country practice that awaits him at Spring Lake Park. Soon, out the door h...

Recovery for the goal

Recovery for the goal

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

May 3, 2019

Mistaking a sore throat for the flu may not be a big deal, but mistaking a double kidney infection with something as small as pulling a muscle may have severe consequences. Hours before a tournament, junior Rebecca Richnow was rushed by her father to the hospital after shaking uncontrollably. Doc...

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