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Two foreign exchange students visit from the same country

Two foreign exchange students visit from the same country

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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Many foreign exchange students from countries such as Italy, Spain, and Serbia are enrolled in the school. However this year, two students are visiting from the same area - juniors Melissa Conrad and Bendix Ott from Germany. Both Conrad and Ott came to Texas in August of last year. Conrad began the ...

Leopard Look: Asia Segattini

Leopard Look: Asia Segattini

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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Junior Asia Segattini is a foreign exchange student from Verona, Italy. This school year is her first time visiting the U.S. At a Glance Favorite food: Spaghetti Favorite thing to do in Texas: Go to Six Flags Something you can’t live without: Music Favorite book: Paper Towns by John Green ...

Leopard Look: Foreign exchange students

Leopard Look: Foreign exchange students

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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This year, the school welcomed several international students, five of which are featured below. The students are currently staying in host homes and will return to their country at the end of the school year.

Leopard Look: Averi Carlson

Leopard Look: Averi Carlson

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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Freshman Averi Carlson finished the 2018 volleyball season in the state finals against Kingwood. In December, she was named the 2018 player of the year by MaxPreps.  At a Glance Favorite Fruit: Blueberries Least Favorite Holiday: Saint Patrick’s Day Biggest Fear: Snakes Favorite Se...

Certified to salsa

Certified to salsa

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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A new gym membership and attendance in a Latin dancing class is all it took for senior Lyndsey Toft to fall in love with Zumba. After becoming a member at Lifetime Fitness, Toft signed up for a Zumba class because she enjoys dance and wanted a fun workout. She went with her mom and instantly enjoyed it. She said...

To Model A moment in time

To Model A moment in time

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


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With the turn of a key, roar of an engine, and the spin of a steering wheel, the Dallas Model A club have kept a part of the past in the present. The members spread appreciation for the 1920-1930s Ford Model As by restoring and taking these vehicles on tours throughout the community, to share the ...

Same dedication, different country

Same dedication, different country

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


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Over eight thousand miles away from the place she once called home, junior Arianne Ohman finds familiarity and compassion one year into moving to the United States. Although born and raised in Hong Kong, she grew up in a culturally American household. “The biggest difference [between the U.S. and Hong Kong] was t...

Hear to stay

Hear to stay

Haydn Spooner, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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Lying in his hospital bed, senior Luke Finn heard his mother’s voice. “Hey buddy,” she said in a sympathetic, now clear tone.   It was a voice he has heard thousands of times before, but never like this. Since birth, Luke has suffered from a common condition called Aural Atresia a...

Leopard Look: Evie McGowan

Leopard Look: Evie McGowan

Samuel Walton, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


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At a Glance Favorite movie: Star Wars Something you can't live without: My family Favorite sport to watch: Volleyball Number of siblings: Two Favorite holiday: Fourth of July Looking Deeper The Red Ledger: What activities are you involved in at school? Evie Mcgowan: I am in the student council...

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