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Majestics to hold meeting anticipating tryouts

Majestics to hold meeting anticipating tryouts

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

A meeting for students interested in trying out for the 2019-20 Majestics dance team will be held Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the library. Tryouts will be Dec. 3-5. Until the season starts, those who made the team will learn the Majestics’ dances during their “Ladies in Waiting” period.    ...

Ted Cruz to rally in Fairview

Ted Cruz to rally in Fairview

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will be making an appearance Sunday, Nov. 4 at the NOAH’S event venue in Fairview from 5-7 p.m. “I think we should vote for a party and representatives like Senator Cruz, who want to move our country forward,” junior Chase Stevens, who will be attending Sunday’s ral...

First time around

First time around

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News, State/Nation/World

The political climate swirls like a blizzard in the wake of both the colder months and Election Day, in what may be one of the most influential midterm elections in U.S. history. Voter registration and turnout are through the roof, with a sizable amount of them being first-time voters, including many high sch...

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.  ...

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