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Choir to spread holiday spirit through Carol-o-Grams tonight

Choir to spread holiday spirit through Carol-o-Grams tonight

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Choir will be selling their annual Carol-o-Grams today, tomorrow, and Wednesday. Each one costs $26 and can be purchased at the choir website. The Carol-o-Gram will be delivered today or tomorrow between 6:30-8:00 p.m. “I think they are really fun because you get to go around and sing for people...

Students create Adulting 101 class for senior project

Students create Adulting 101 class for senior project

Audrey McCaffity, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Beginning in January, seniors Daiyan Chowdhry and Lauren Hammond will be leading the Adulting 101 club as their senior project, through which they will teach students important life skills that they may need after they graduate.  “It’s the idea of having a student professional development day where they w...

Student council invites veterans to annual commemorative dinner

Student council invites veterans to annual commemorative dinner

Lindsey Hughes, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The district’s annual Veterans Day dinner will be held in the commons by student council on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 5:30 p.m. in an effort to recognize local veterans and show appreciation to those who have served the country. “The purpose of this dinner is to acknowledge all of the veterans in our co...

District to hold survival and active shooter training

District to hold survival and active shooter training

Lindsey Hughes, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Survival training event "Stop the Bleed" will occur Nov 19. from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and "Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events" will occur Nov. 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lecture hall to prepare up to 100 interested community members for crisis events. District director of Safety and Security Dan Bu...

Students to participate in Special Olympics bowling competition

Students to participate in Special Olympics bowling competition

Suvwe Kokoricha, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Cheers and whoops rise from PALS students at 11:00 a.m. one Tuesday morning. An elementary life skills student has just bowled, and everyone around claps and praises her for her effort. The PALS do the same for all the other kids milling around in black Lovejoy bowling shirts during the first practi...

Senior Sophia Foster receives sculpture award at State Fair

Senior Sophia Foster receives sculpture award at State Fair

Carlee George, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

 When thinking of The State Fair of Texas, images of fun rides and games and unusual fast food come to mind. However, most do not know that the fair holds a creative arts competition for amateur artists in the child, junior, and adult categories. This year, senior Sophia Foster won second place in the ...

Improv troupe to perform Halloween show

Improv troupe to perform Halloween show

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The annual Halloween improv show will occur on Oct. 30 from 6 -7 p.m. in the black box theatre. The event will have free admission. “We do the same improv games we do at every other improv show, but they are all halloween themed,” senior Bryce Fuller said.  The show will consist of heavy audience...

Students chosen for congressional advisory council

Students chosen for congressional advisory council

Maddi Linsteadt, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Juniors Allie Johnson, Chase Stevens, Tajvir Singh and senior Sierra Rodriguez were chosen to be a part of a group of high school students from Collin County selected to participate in the Congressional Youth Advisory Council. In this council, students work with Congressman Van Taylor to give insight on...

Band to compete at UIL Area Contest Saturday

Band to compete at UIL Area Contest Saturday

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

The band will compete in the UIL Area Marching Band Contest this Saturday, Oct. 26 at Collin Stadium in Denton. The band will perform for prelims at 1:15 p.m, and community members may come to support. “We play for five judges in both prelims and finals,” band director Paul Heuer said. “It is brok...

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