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Technology upgrade in the library

Julia Carder, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2011

The school's budget got smaller but its inventory of Mac computers got bigger thanks to a fund designated for technology improvement. Unable to spend the money on things unrelated to technology, school officials decided to increase Apple's presence on campus by creating multiple Mac labs. This...

Lake Texoma reaches dangerous algae levels

Lake Texoma reaches dangerous algae levels

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

September 15, 2011

Lake Texoma, a major recreation point for many people in North Texas, has now been deemed unsafe due to toxic blue-green algae levels. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined the lake’s dangerous levels of algae on Friday, August 26, and now lake officials are prohibiting any water contact in many...

Irene devastates millions

Autumn Keefer, News Editor

September 14, 2011

Over one million gallons of water were dropped along the Caribbean, the U.S. eastern coast, and Atlantic Canadian coast as a result of a hurricane known as Hurricane Irene. What started out as a tropical cyclone undergoing high and low pressure systems rotating in the atmosphere, later turned into a...

School Town goes full time

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2011

Introduced on a trial basis during the 2010-2011 school year, School Town is now a full time endeavor here on campus. An online educational resourse, School Town is advertised as making it “easier to teach and learn.” It does so by providing students with a virtual classroom.  From class chat s...

Coachman added to the administration

Amy Minix, Copy Editor

September 12, 2011

As the school continues to grow, accommodations were made in campus leadership. Along with an increase in students, there has been an addition to the administrative team. Bruce Coachman is now one of the school’s assistant principals. He worked for the district in central office last year and previous...

Changes come to campus

Adam Schasel, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2011

The theme of change is prevalent across the campus as new changes come to bundled with the start of the school year. Among the more noticeable changes to the high school are the removal of A and B days. When asked about the change, principal Gavan Goodrich said most teachers preferred seeing their...

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