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FCCLA national convention goes online

April 27, 2020 11:47pm | Emma Adams

FCCLA has been a proud organization for 75 years. Buffalo FCCLA has been competing in region, state, and national competitions for a very long time, and for the last few years have made it to nationals after winning at state. This year was a little […]

Teachers on teaching during COVID-19

April 26, 2020 11:39am | Jazlynn Early

As COVID-19 continues to take over the world and limit movement, more and more schools have been forced into online learning, most of them for the remainder of the year. Our teachers are doing their best to “roll with the punches” to help their students […]

DIY: Paint Chip Calendar

April 19, 2020 8:52pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

The best thing to do in quarantine is to stay busy. That’s easy to do with crafts, but sometimes the cost can add up! Here’s a fun craft that uses paint samples, which are free! Picture Frame – at least an 8X10 looks best! You […]

Governor Abbott closes Texas schools for remainder of year

April 18, 2020 8:57pm | Colby Menefee

On Friday, Governor Greg Abbott outlined his plans for starting a gradual reopening of businesses in Texas, but declared it unsafe to reopen schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Shortly after his announcement, the University Interscholastic League announced that due to the […]

DIY: Honey Citrus Mask

April 17, 2020 12:11am | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Quarantine means limited trips to the store and endless hours at home, not to mention a lack of paychecks while businesses and hours are cut. Here is one way to save money, fight off the boredom, and to make sure your skin is flawless in […]

Bypassing theaters, ‘Trolls World Tour’ celebrates harmony, diversity and hope

April 15, 2020 10:21pm | April Martinez

It took less than one month for the coronavirus pandemic to single-handedly wipe out moviegoing in the United States, closing theaters and forcing studios to let go of long-held release dates. Trolls World Tour bucked the trend, though, becoming the first studio feature to skip […]

DIY: No-Sew Face Mask

April 14, 2020 12:20am | April Martinez

You will need: a handkerchief or bandana two rubber bands or hair ties a coffee filter or paper towel Start with a handkerchief and two hair ties. Rubber bands are okay as well, although they will be less comfortable. Fold the handkerchief in half, along […]

DIY: Hand Sanitizer

April 11, 2020 11:53pm | Emma Adams

When it comes to preventing the spread of diseases like COVID-19, nothing beats good old-fashioned handwashing. But if water and soap aren’t available, your next best option is a hand sanitizer that can fight any disease. In a world where shelves are empty more often […]

Exhibitors disappointed about canceled show

April 10, 2020 8:52pm | Colby Menefee

Log onto Facebook these days, and you may find your feed full of livestock for sale. That’s because the 232 livestock projects slotted to exhibit at the Leon County Youth Livestock Show later this month are now without a show, and as a result are […]

FCCLA groups advance to nationals

April 7, 2020 1:34am | Colby Menefee

In a world of cancelled and postponed contests, Texas state FCCLA found a way to determine state winners of contests and thus determine who would advance to national competition even though the state convention was cancelled. After comparing the scores of qualifying teams from the […]