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Leopard Look: Eli Ruhala

Leopard Look: Eli Ruhala

Falyn Brothers, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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Senior Eli Ruhala has been an artist since freshman year. He has artwork in the Young Masters exhibit at Dallas Museum of Art, was awarded gold national medal for his work in the Scholastic competition, and has received more recognition through shows and competitions. At a Glance: Favorite TV Show: “Modern Family...

Elementary students support ACO with nonprofit organization

Elementary students support ACO with nonprofit organization

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


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The study of entrepreneurship and philanthropy is an unlikely endeavor for a typical 9 or 10-year-old, but Lovejoy Elementary school fourth graders Jocelyn Chapman and Lauren Perry are co-owners of Motive8, a non-profit organization that supports efforts to aid the community through the encouragement of do...

Leopard Look: Katherine Heath

Leopard Look: Katherine Heath

Katie Bardwell, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


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Katherine Heath is a sophomore who has been wrestling since the sixth grade. This year, she won district runner-up at the UIL Region III wrestling tournament. At a Glance: Favorite Movie: “Home Alone” Favorite Artist: Thomas Rhett Favorite Class: Chemistry Least Favorite Food: Sushi Favo...

Leopard Look: Andre Givins

Leopard Look: Andre Givins

Nick Smith, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2018


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Andre Givins is the head custodian at the high school and was honored at today’s Dude Be Nice pep rally for continued service to the school and dedication to students. At A Glance Favorite candy: Reese's Best album that students haven’t heard of: “The Blueprint” by Jay-Z Favorite place to eat w...

Leopard Look: James Ayers

Leopard Look: James Ayers

Caleb Stein, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Senior James Ayers is a captain of the wrestling team and has qualified for state two times. At A Glance Whataburger or In-n-Out? Whataburger Favorite Class? Animation Favorite Color? Green Least Favorite Food? Sauerkraut Football or Basketball? Football Favorite Movie? Zombieland Looking D...

Instruction beyond the instrument

Instruction beyond the instrument

Lily Hager, Section Editor

March 8, 2018


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Students sit in a semicircle, cellos in hand, wide-eyed at the man they surround. The man is more than just a teacher. They say he is a good friend of theirs. They laugh. They share stories. Some funny, some sad– some have life lessons. They say he changed their perspective on the cello. There ...

Pool of prestige

Pool of prestige

Hannah Ortega, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018


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When the extended arms of the swimmers in the heat ahead of hers pierce the pool, droplets flying from the water’s surface like shards of broken glass, the fun and games are over for senior Raime Jones. Raime breaks away from her friends, whom she cut up with for about 10 minutes prior, and bloc...

All dolled up

All dolled up

Gaby Garcia, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Hand up, start, click. Turn head, start, click. Sophomore Kaitlyn Hare helps her actors find the perfect pose for the scene, but there is one catch: The actors are American Girl Dolls. Abigail, Paige, Jake, Lizzie, and Michael are just a few of the dolls featured on Hare’s YouTube channel, AGLove...

Senior serves community through campaigning

Senior serves community through campaigning

Jack Marsden, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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Senior year can be filled with stress. Many soon-to-be-graduated students have to worry about AP classes, friends, and college applications, and while senior Clay Parker deals with all of these, he has his own unique responsibility to worry about: managing a campaign for a seat on the state legislature...

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