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Band to host community garage sale fundraiser

Band to host community garage sale fundraiser

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The band is hosting a community garage sale Oct. 27 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the high school’s back parking lot in order to raise money for band students to travel to New York during the second semester. There, students will perform in Carnegie Hall. People can purchase booths of their own to sell their items. Eac...

Buckle up

Buckle up

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News, Top Stories

Six new school buses featuring seat belts, overhead storage bins and backup cameras have been purchased this year by the district in compliance with Senate Bill 693 that states any bus purchased with the model year of 2017 or newer is required to have seatbelts. Some extracurriculars used the Inte...

Orchestra to perform Halloween concert

Orchestra to perform Halloween concert

Samuel Walton, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Orchestra will hold a concert on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6-8 p.m. Mooyah’s and Kona Ice food trucks will be located in the parking lot for families and friends to order during performances. Being six days away from Halloween, the orchestra will perform themed pieces. “I practice every night for 30 minutes to ...

Puppy poses

Puppy poses

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

“Yoga Poses with Wet Noses, an event to promote the City of Allen Animal Shelter, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium. The free event allows people to do yoga together with their dogs. Registration for the event ends today, Oct. 23, and those interested can call (214) 509-4770 ...

Band season concludes with third place at USBands competition and one at UIL

Band season concludes with third place at USBands competition and one at UIL

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The band made history when the team received a one at UIL and third place at USBands on Oct. 22, capping the day with three performances total and ending this year’s competitive marching season on a high note. “This season feels weird because it doesn’t feel like it’s actually ended yet,...

Powder Puff Volleyball tournament to commence Monday

Powder Puff Volleyball tournament to commence Monday

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Next week’s Homecoming festivities will kick off with Powder Puff Volleyball on Monday.  The guys' volleyball tournament is hosted on Monday, Oct. 22, in the main gym from 7–9 p.m. The winning team plays an all-teacher team immediately after the flag football game on Wednesday night.  ...

Finding a family

Finding a family

October 18, 2018


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Nine stories, two shows, and one cast. The struggle of finding a family. The struggle of finding a home. Students in theatre prepare to tell the lives of nine orphans, who are on a train heading West in hopes of being adopted. Students will perform The Orphan Train on Oct. 18 and 20 a...

Band places third in Golden Gate Triangle contest, to compete in Mckinney contest

Band places third in Golden Gate Triangle contest, to compete in Mckinney contest

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

This weekend the band will be attending the McKinney Marching Contest, and next weekend on Oct. 20 they will go to UIL followed by the Duncanville Marching Invitational the same day. “So far, our competition season has been very productive,” drum major Sarah Jahnke said. “We've gone farther ...

Sports hit the big screen

Sports hit the big screen

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News, Top Stories

New video scoreboards will be installed this year at the football stadium and in the main gym. The idea originated from observing surrounding districts. “We have several school districts around [that have video boards] and I think as a district, what we saw was that there was an opportunity ther...

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