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Thirst project club aims to improve water conditions in Africa

Thirst project club aims to improve water conditions in Africa

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Community, Featured Community

Junior Sera Muyco joined a Thirst Project club her freshman year at Los Alamitos High School in California. When she moved to Texas, she wanted to continue to work with the group but the organization did not exist at the high school, so Muyco started a chapter herself. “I wanted to have a club that would be rai...

District hires new campus security officer Casey Littlefield

District hires new campus security officer Casey Littlefield

Hannah D'Iorio, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Featured Community, Other, Top Stories

He’s here to prevent students from being afraid to go to school and learn. He’s here to prevent staff from being afraid to go to school to teach. As recent school shootings have brought school safety into closer focus across the nation, Casey Littlefield has begun his job as the high school’s...

Students join yoga club as healthy outlet for stress reduction

Students join yoga club as healthy outlet for stress reduction

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


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Stretching across the globe to the other side of the world is the birthplace of yoga, India. Yoga had been practiced for thousands of years to counteract mental tension and stress, something with which high schoolers have experience. The Outdoor Yoga club was created by seniors Olivia Bullock and ...

Car modifications fuel new club

Car modifications fuel new club

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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The sweet roar of an engine thunders across the Allen parking garage as a 2006 silver Mustang pulls up onto the third level. The driver guns the engine as it joins a collection of Cadillacs, Jettas, Scions and even a jet black moped. A crowd of 30 students chatter excitedly as the garage slowly fil...

Club targets modern slavery through awareness and fundraisers

Club targets modern slavery through awareness and fundraisers

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


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After spending 14 years in Hong Kong and Shanghai and witnessing human slavery on a daily basis , junior Arianne Ohman moved to the US last year and decided to take action. “While I was living there, I did all that I could to help out with the issue,” said Ohman. “I volunteered constantly. B...

Leopard Look: Jenay Sherman

Leopard Look: Jenay Sherman

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


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A conversation with self-published author, cheer coach, and leadership teacher Jenay Sherman. At a Glance: Can’t live without: Kindle and laptop How do you recharge: Watching Netflix Favorite quote: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they will be filled." Favorit...

From Marine special forces to school security

From Marine special forces to school security

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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Dan Buholtz is the district’s first director of safety and security. Prior to working for the district, he was in the Marine Corps special forces and a lieutenant at the Collin County Sheriff’s Office. He parents two kids in the district. The Red Ledger: Could you describe your job responsibilities as the director of safety and security? Dan B...

‘Hot Topic’ production gives seniors directing roles

‘Hot Topic’ production gives seniors directing roles

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


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The cycle continues for the Theatre Department as they prepare for their triennial production of “Hot Topic,” a show written and directed by students hoping to address the “hot topics” of high school. “‘Hot Topic’ is a show that is written by students for students,” senior Alec Wel...

Leopard Look: Tyler Van Wagoner

Leopard Look: Tyler Van Wagoner

Haydn Spooner, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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Senior Tyler Van Wagoner participates in competitive cheerleading. Last year, his team won the Grand National Competition in Dallas. At a Glance: Experience: 4th season Greatest accomplishment: Winning the Grand National Competition in Dallas last year Favorite tumbling skill: Front handspring and front...

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