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Pop Show ready to hit the stage

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2012

A fun filled, professionally lighted, choreographed performance will be coming to the high school auditorium on Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18.  The fourth and final choir concert of the year, Pop Show is an annual tradition. “Pop show is a display of all the great pop music in the world,”...

American Idiot comes to Dallas

American Idiot comes to Dallas

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2012

Broadway’s latest hit, American Idiot, inspired by the music of Green Day, came to the brand new name Winspear Opera House/AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Arts District of downtown Dallas last week as part of its first US tour. Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer’s one-act musical tells th...

Ap art show coming soon

Elizabeth Bower, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2012

The Art department will be hosting its annual AP Art show on Monday. The show will display all the AP art students’ work, featuring those in sculpture, drawing, and photo. The students will have all their work put up in the commons for those to come around and enjoy, as well as have the opportunity...

Dark reviews for Dark Shadows

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

May 15, 2012

Tim Burton really used to be something. With “Beetlejuice,” “Batman,” “Ed Wood,” and “Edward Scissorhands,” the acclaimed director was known for his weird and wonderful work. While he still throws the occasional classic at us (the fantastic “Corpse Bride,” “Big Fish,” and the...

The Avengers soars to the top

The Avengers soars to the top

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

May 7, 2012

Some might call me obsessive, anti-social and just flat out weird for being this way, but I’ve been a Marvel fanboy as long as I’ve been alive. Fascinated by the Spider-Man and X-Men cartoons, dazzled by Hulk toys and spellbound by the original Spider-Man movie poster.  The poster was simple…elegant..beautiful...

Set sail for a hilarious time

Set sail for a hilarious time

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

May 4, 2012

You might not know Aardman Animations by name, but I’ll be darned if you haven’t seen their work. The company got started with various commercials and shorts before breaking out with a trio of shorts you may know as “Wallace and Gromit.” That crafty duo won Oscars and accolades for the company....

Bones is back and better than before

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2012

The long-awaited return of Bones to TV after the prolonged break due to lead Emily Deschanel’s pregnancy lived up to the expectations of viewers, telling both a fascinating forensic science case and welcoming possibly the most anticipated character of the series’ history (minimal spoilers will be ...

The Cabin in the Woods brings scare back to the cinema

The Cabin in the Woods brings scare back to the cinema

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

April 25, 2012

The horror genre has become its own joke over the past few years. Cheesy movies like Prom Night and My Blood Valentine are full of horror movie clichés that have ruined the genre for many fans. A unique horror film is a rare occurrence these days, as the genre becomes more and more formulaic. The mo...

OAP journey comes to an end

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2012

With days of missed school and months of preparation, the OAP crew’s journey has reached its end. The cast, crew, and directors walked away from the UIL One Act Play competition with a Regional title on April 20. “It was the best experience ever and I learned a lot,” sophomore Chochy Luce said....

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