A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Spotlight: Nic Brown

October 18, 2018 11:29am | Kayleigh Rhodes

Nichalos Brown was being picked up after a long day of school. The only thing on his mind at the moment was the heap of homework he had to do that night. A small smile arched across his face when he saw his step-dad in […]

Forensics students investigate murder

October 17, 2018 4:40pm | Kayleigh Rhodes

Blood is splattered everywhere. The cops are the first on the scene, and they quickly call in the forensics investigators. Once on site, the team begins to collect evidence Then the bell rings. The body gets up and heads to the hallway to monitor class […]

Spotlight: Jorge Castro

October 16, 2018 12:04pm | Kaline Martinez

He has a dream that is very clear in his day-dreams: Now introducing rapper… Jorge Castro! “I walk around school, lookin at everyone tryna be cool…I’m never in the mix cause that’s how you lose flavor, everybody asking me for pencils like I hand out […]

Debaters attend clinic

October 14, 2018 4:55pm | Sheri Donaldson

They glance around at the other students crowding into the lecture hall. They fidget with their pens and legal pads, ready to write down every word as soon as the speaker begins. The CX debate students left before dawn earlier this month  to attend a […]

Spotlight: Coach Carr

October 14, 2018 12:27pm | Itzel Velazquez

Rookie mistake! First time teacher and coach Charles Carr made his first big mistake the first day of school. He didn’t know the lunch times, so he missed his lunch, but later on was able to get a lunch and eat during eighth period. “Since […]

Spotlight: Trystah Dennix

October 12, 2018 12:25pm | Josalyn Taylor

“Every day is a new experience; you never know what to expect.”  These are the words freshman Trystah Dennix goes by as she goes throughout her day. Dennix will have to keep her personal mantra in mind as she works to become a forensic investigator. […]

Spotlight: Coach Roger Masters

October 10, 2018 8:38pm | Andrea Garcia

Football may be his most notable interest; however, Coach Roger Masters is a traveler at heart. Exploring different countries and experiencing unique cultures is one of Coach Masters’ life goals. “I want to travel the world with my wife once we retire,” Masters said. “Most […]

Student Council starts spirit poster parties

October 9, 2018 9:16pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Students are boosting up spirit, pride and honor by making spirit posters. The posters are sponsored by student council, they invite all students to come to this poster making partie. They buy all the material needed into making these posters and provide snacks and drinks […]

Students compete in theatre festival

October 9, 2018 9:12pm | Tana Cleveland

Last Saturday, theatre and speech students competed at a theatre festival in Van. The festival was introduced to director Robin Fuqua by her former high school teacher Larry Wisdom. “Every year Mr. Wisdom hosts this festival,” Fuqua said. “It’s a really cool event because there’s […]

Homecoming court announced

October 4, 2018 8:44pm | Andrea Garcia

Homecoming Court nominees were announced last month, with winners of the dukes and duchesses finalized last week. . Senior queen nominees are Tana Cleveland, Sheri Donaldson, Andrea Garcia and Makayla Gilliam. King nominees are Hector Dominguez, Colton Green, Jarrett Fishbeck and Peyton Graves. “I liked […]