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Powerlifting team starts competitions

February 20, 2019 1:55pm | Kyla Harmon

The powerlifting team started competitions this month, traveling to Waco to get started on their season. Competitors start at the squat and then move on to the bench press and the deadlift. Each contestant gets three tries before “bombing out.” So far, team members are […]

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 […]

Baseball and softball spring into action

February 19, 2019 2:23pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Softball and baseball seasons have started already, despite basketball season still running. The softball team already had a tournament and the baseball boys had their first scrimmage last week. Both softball and baseball team have been practicing for a while now and are prepared for […]

Lady Bison cinch district title

February 19, 2019 1:28pm | Iris Valles

The Lady Bison basketball team ended their district with an overall record of 30-2, with a 12-0 record in district, rolling into the playoffs with high hopes of going deep. After plowing through the first two rounds of play, the Ladies will take on Franklin […]

Spotlight: Maddie Bates

February 18, 2019 2:35pm | Andrea Garcia

Moving to a different school halfway through high school is definitely not easy. However, junior Maddie Bates has made the best out of her new transition. “I have made tons of new friends here,” Bates said. “Everyone was so welcoming and it made adjusting easier.” […]

Spotlight: Corey Hickerson

February 14, 2019 2:21pm | Sheri Donaldson

He walks around the halls on Fridays between classes, hauling a speaker that plays loud music in order to show students that school can be fun and to get students and teachers spirited before the weekend starts. He encourages the students to dance as they […]

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 […]

FCCLA regions work together

February 12, 2019 2:11pm | Melonie Menefee

Lending a helping hand was the theme as FCCLA students travelled to help another region with their competition a few weeks ago even while working on contests for their  own. While most regions have their own, independent supervisors, regions four and five share one. This […]

Spotlight: Lauren Rodriguez

February 10, 2019 2:17pm | Kaline Martinez

There’s a natural chatter between English teacher Lauren Rodriguez and her students about various assignments and books. As they continue going over their work, a student corrects her. With a smile on her face, she snaps her fingers, realizing her mistake, and utters one of […]

CX teams advance to state

February 7, 2019 9:25am | Kayleigh Rhodes

The 2018- 2019 speech and debate CX teams competed in district last month, and two pairs are now moving on to the State competition. The third team is a state alternate. “I was so proud of all of the teams this year,” senior Andrea Garcia. […]