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Ready, set, read

Ready, set, read

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

The 2018-2019 book challenge is being held by librarian Rachel Epley from Oct. 29 until April. All students are welcome to participate in the book challenge. Students interested must speak to Epley and obtain the list of books. After you have read one, you will receive an orange review sheet that you...

The age of accessible learning

The age of accessible learning

November 18, 2018


Filed under IN-DEPTH, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

Efforts to create an inclusive environment for special education and those with physical disabilities creates a better educational setting for all. These stories give a closer look into the lives of special population students, teachers and parents.

The burdens of fame

The burdens of fame

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Stage lights. Giant crowds. Fans stand in the audience with their hands raised in worship as they sing along with their favorite Christian singer. Fame can be viewed as a hassle, but when someone is known for an important subject such as faith, they’re determined to share the message of God. T...

What do your dreams mean?

What do your dreams mean?

Story by Lindsey Egger, editor in chief

November 17, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

You wake up suddenly in the middle of the night. The same nightmare came to you in your sleep again. This is not a coincidence, it’s a sign. Not a sign that you will be chased by a clown or pushed off a building, but a sign that obstacles in your life are troubling you more than you think. Being C...

Cruise control

Cruise control

Story by Logan Diggs, staff writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

The begging and pleading for a ride in high school is a common question among students. Most teens at our school do not have cars, but there are a lucky few. Cars are generally expensive and leave you at an advantage point regarding where one can and cannot go. Having this privilege can potentially affect...

The genetic divide

The genetic divide

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

When you think of twins, you might imagine the closest the human race will ever come to true clones. Clothed in identical genes, these biological copycats roam the earth with only subtle implications of a unique identity. For my sister and I, this is not the case; we’re fraternal in every aspect of th...

Shutting the door on carcinogens

Shutting the door on carcinogens

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Cancer is a predator to which the human race is exposed. The first silver bullet for eradication was aimed at smallpox in 1798, followed by the demolition of poliomyelitis (polio) in the 1950s. Even then, at the cusp of victory, populations were bombarded by newer, more complex diseases. None, however...

Revealing the many paths

Revealing the many paths

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

One of the most important decisions a high school student can make is what they’re going to do after high school. Some decide to go to college but don’t know which one is best. That’s where college recruiters come in. At the college fair held in the Dan Haskins student center, many college recruiters...

Their next steps

Their next steps

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

They excelled at their craft for four years, and now, the hard work pays off. Five senior athletes signed their letters of intent to continue their sporting ways in college. Those athletes are Mabry Smith for softball at Ouachita Baptist University, Treyaunna Rush for volleyball at Texas A&M Uni...

History of hangouts

History of hangouts

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

From burgers and root beer floats at the local A&W to nuggets and sweet tea at the renowned Chick-fil-a, the history of hangouts has left its mark on Texarkana. Throughout the years, hangouts have evolved from drive-ins, to parking lots off State Line, to the multiple restaurants of today. Durin...

The Perry Initiative

The Perry Initiative

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

It is no secret that I have always wanted to become a doctor. Growing up, there were the old photos-on-the-fridge renditions of halloween parties in which I, a naive and toothy first grader, was dressed in oversized scrubs and a bellowing lab coat. I  was eagerly brandishing my plastic stethoscope. Even as...

Meet at the Mistletoe

Meet at the Mistletoe

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The Junior League of Texarkana’s annual Mistletoe Fair will begin Friday and run through Sunday, with the preview party on Thursday. During the shopping event there will be booths set up for vendors, and in the back of the building, there will be entertainment, including pictures with Santa. “The...

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