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Biology students enjoy candy lab

March 15, 2019 8:25pm | Sheri Donaldson

The students sat in their desks, eyeing the pile of candy in front of them. As soon as they were given the green light, students reached for jelly beans, chewed in anticipation, and, in most cases, spit them right back out again. The biology classes […]

OAP competes in district contest

March 13, 2019 8:42pm | Kayleigh Rhodes

The students load the bus with all of their props and costumes. Butterflies flutter in their stomachs as they arrive at the school where they will be performing. As the time begins to wind down and they prepare to present their play, nervous jitters shake […]

Organizations work together to gather donations

March 13, 2019 8:10pm | Josalyn Taylor

One of the main focuses of FCCLA is community service. When the organization competes in a city, they always give to the people in that city that needs it. As the members prepare for their state contests, they are also gathering items to bring with […]

Students practice health skills on each other

March 12, 2019 9:10pm | Andrea Garcia

Teacher Megan McMullen´s Anatomy class has been learning about the circulatory system. As a learning exercise, they learned how to measure each others’ blood pressure from several different body points. There are several students in the class who are currently working on their CNA Certificate. These […]

FFA members visit Capitol

February 28, 2019 8:20pm | Kaline Martinez

From new members to alumni. They all gathered from all over Texas to unite as one.   FFA members from across the state converged on the Capitol for their annual FFA Day. “I was really tired and excited to visit, meet people and get out […]

Sanchez places first at meet

February 28, 2019 12:59pm | Tana Cleveland

UIL Number Sense and Mathematics students Jose Sanchez and Bailey Chase traveled to Waco to compete in a practice competition. Sanchez, who was a state qualifier last year, placed first in the meet at Waco Midway. “It is important for these students to get in […]

Students set to compete at nationals this summer

February 25, 2019 7:50pm | Kayleigh Rhodes

The speech and debate team recently traveled to the annual National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) district competition in Center, Texas to participate in hopes of being able to advance to national competition this summer in Dallas. “I have competed in NSDA all four years […]

FCCLA students advance to state competition

February 22, 2019 7:55pm | Jazlynn Early

After months of preparing and practicing, FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) competitors went to Galveston for their first competition of the year. FCCLA coaches Melissa Isaacs and Amanda Harter took 42 students and 14 teams to compete against over 2,000 participants from […]

Biology students extract fruit DNA

February 20, 2019 1:46pm | Jazlynn Early

Science classes are known for dissecting frogs and creating chemical explosions, but Biology teacher Megan McMullen takes labs to a new level. Most recently, McMullen’s Biology and Pre-AP Biology classes extract DNA from fruit. “I decided to conduct this lab because I wanted students to […]

FCCLA preps for contest

February 13, 2019 9:59am | Scarlet Carrillo

Preparations are underway for students competing in FCCLA’s regional competition this weekend, with teams finalizing displays, practicing lines, and showing off finished projects to the public. “Compared to my previous experiences, this year,s competitors will be able to go and win it all,” teacher Melissa […]