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‘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...

Featured Athlete: Tyler Van Wagoner

Featured Athlete: 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...

Summer assembly

Summer assembly

Haydn Spooner, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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Work last summer for seniors Luke Ledebur and JD Davidson differed from common teenager jobs. Instead of serving food or mowing lawns, they went back to school. Each summer morning at 6 a.m., Ledebur and Davidson would drag themselves out of bed, get dressed and head out the door for the hour-long drive ...

Lovejoy Acts of Random Kindness spreads positivity

Lovejoy Acts of Random Kindness spreads positivity

Samuel Walton, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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Simple acts like holding doors open for people and writing notes of appreciation are the focus of one of the school’s newest groups,  LARK (Lovejoy Acts of Random Kindness) Club. Club members help the school by performing acts that could help both their peers and teachers. “L.A.R.K. ha...

Dancing for the stars

Dancing for the stars

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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A week-long dance intensive in New York City called the Rockette Camp allowed sophomore Majestics Meredith Hughes and Delaney Walker the opportunity this summer to increase in their skills, art and passion for dance. From the last week of June through the second week of August, the Rockettes shared their skills...

Student starts club to provide outlet for conservative peers

Student starts club to provide outlet for conservative peers

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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Businessman and television personality Donald Trump created the slogan, “Make America Great Again,” on June 16, 2015, to officially kick-start his presidential campaign for the Republican Party. Among his millions of supporters, sophomore Ariel Feldman, with full confidence that Trump would win...

New college counselor to help students beyond high school

New college counselor to help students beyond high school

Drew Doig, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


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A college and career counselor from Collin College will be available to students on campus part-time this year. Counselor Timberly Lewis’ goal is to provide support to students and their family after high school. “Oftentimes students and their families have uncertainties about their unique transi...

Leopard Look: Debra Hogan

Leopard Look: Debra Hogan

Hannah D'Iorio, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


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For the 2018-2019 school year, the attendance office was moved downstairs to A108 with the addition of new attendance officer Debra Hogan. At a Glance: Favorite music genre: Smooth jazz Favorite sport: Baseball Favorite food: Anything with mayonnaise (chicken salad, potato salad) Least favorite f...

Club created to help shelter animals in need

Club created to help shelter animals in need

Hannah D'Iorio, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


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Junior Sierra Spencer created Paws for a Cause when she noticed the lack of animal-oriented clubs. “I just really love animals,” Spencer said. “I’ve always been very passionate about trying to get rid of the shelters that euthanize their animals. I think every animal deserves the chance to h...

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