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Students to donate blood through Red Cross

Students to donate blood through Red Cross

Caleb Stein, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

For those who need it, the smallest amount of blood can be life saving. Today, the student council will work with the Red Cross to hold their annual fall...

Choir to travel to New Orleans

Choir to travel to New Orleans

Katie Bardwell, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

After taking trips to New York, Italy, Disney World, and Austin, the choir is traveling to the city of jazz and beignets: New Orleans. Members are ready ...

Environmental club to petition for recycling return

Environmental club to petition for recycling return

Caleb Stein, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017No Comments

Once a week, before most people are even awake, the trash outside each house in Lucas is collected. This task is often left in the background, with ma...

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Community

Black Culture Society seeks to increase inclusivity

Black Culture Society seeks to increase inclusivity

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

November 15, 20171 Comment

New to campus this year, Black Culture Society was created for African American students. The society will serve as a social area, a sounding board, and a s...

Leopard Look: Homa Lewis

Leopard Look: Homa Lewis

Jack Marsden, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017No Comments

AP Human Geography and AP European History teacher Homa Lewis describes herself as “funny, responsible, and introverted." At a Glance: Least favorite ...

Marching band ends season in area contest

Marching band ends season in area contest

Anna Stockton, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017No Comments

Though they did not speak a word to each other, the students beamed smiles and exchanged exhausted glances. They could feel it. In the last seven minu...

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Multimedia

Friendsgiving: Abby Eaton and Kalese Droge

Friendsgiving: Abby Eaton and Kalese Droge

Mary Catherine Wells, Editor-In-Chief

November 23, 2017No Comments

Friendsgiving: Allie Karnes and Sydney Tholen

Friendsgiving: Allie Karnes and Sydney Tholen

Mary Catherine Wells, Editor-In-Chief

November 22, 2017No Comments

Friendsgiving: Kaitlyn Redding and MC Wells

Friendsgiving: Kaitlyn Redding and MC Wells

Mary Catherine Wells, Editor-In-Chief

November 21, 2017No Comments

     

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Sports

Girls basketball to compete in Colony Tournament

Girls basketball to compete in Colony Tournament

Drew Doig, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017No Comments

The girl’s basketball team (1-1) will go on the road to compete in The Colony Basketball Tournament on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The team will...

Football to head to Sulphur Springs for first round of playoffs

Football to head to Sulphur Springs for first round of playoffs

Benjamin Nopper, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

After a 0-5 start to the regular season, the football team (5-5 overall, 5-2 district) closed out the season on a 5-0 run and now finds itself as the top...

Football hopes to clinch playoff spot with win on senior night

Football hopes to clinch playoff spot with win on senior night

Benjamin Nopper, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017No Comments

Win and they’re in. It’s that simple for the football team (4-5 overall, 4-2 district) as they face the Royse City Bulldogs (4-5, 1-5) on Friday ...

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A&E

Review: Saoirse Ronan soars in Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird”

Review: Saoirse Ronan soars in Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird”

Joe Cross, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017No Comments

The greatest films are the ones that appear differently depending on one’s perspective. Looked at it from the perspective of a high school senior like my...

Review: Ariel Pink brings frenetic performance

Review: Ariel Pink brings frenetic performance

Noah Van Hooser, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017No Comments

In recent memory, the overarching genre of popular music has lacked a genuine oddball, somebody capable of turning the pop sphere entirely on its head...

Review: Taylor Swift alters trademark sound with ‘Reputation’

Review: Taylor Swift alters trademark sound with ‘Reputation’

Anna Stockton, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

After a nearly three year disappearance from the music industry, pop icon Taylor Swift is back and bolder than ever with her sixth album, “Reputation,...

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Opinion

On The Spot: What makes Thanksgiving

On The Spot: What makes Thanksgiving

Austin Keefer and Grace Nguyen

November 15, 2017No Comments

 

Column: Beware the babies

Column: Beware the babies

Katie Felton, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017No Comments

I’m sitting in class, focusing on algebra, when suddenly a baby cries. Am I hearing things? “Square root of 2xy to the 17th power.”  ...

On The Spot: World Series

On The Spot: World Series

Austin Keefer and Grace Nguyen

October 31, 2017No Comments

The Fall Classic between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros has been nothing short of exciting this year with record breaking home runs and big...

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