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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 […]

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 […]

Spotlight: Andrea Daniel

January 24, 2019 12:39pm | April Martinez

¨Five minutes ´til curtain!¨ Junior Andrea Daniel makes final details on hair and makeup before putting on a show. ¨I act because it’s what I love to do, ¨ Daniel said. ¨Theatre is a place where you can be someone completely different and no one […]

Spotlight: Mollie Dittmar

January 10, 2019 11:38am | Jazlyn Early

“Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God,” – 1 Corinthians 10:31 This is junior Mollie Dittmar’s favorite Bible verse, one she tries to remember in everything she does. Dittmar is a hard-working student-athlete who is very involved in her church; she […]

Spotlight: Mackenzie Houston

January 7, 2019 11:42am | Iris Valles

Sophomore Mackenzie Houston, better known as ¨Red¨ found herself moving into the district this year when her father was hired to be the new athletic director. Her dad isn’t the only one involved in sports: Mackenzie plays volleyball and basketball, is a member of GEMS […]

Spotlight: Eddie Aguillar

December 4, 2018 11:27pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Edgar Aguilar, who prefers to be called Eddie, is a freshman who loves music. He loves to listen to music and he loves playing instruments. Eddie is a member of the Bison Brigade, and every Friday night he is out marching on the field with […]

Spotlight: Gracelynn Dawson

November 26, 2018 9:03am | Itzel Velazquez

Bump Down!  1,2,3,4 …5,6,7,8 Cheer language is second nature for Freshman Gracelynn Dawson, who says cheerleading is the most important activity in her life. “I live and breathe cheer,” Dawson said. “I have done cheer since I was eight.” Dawson participates in competitive cheer, high […]

Spotlight: Sedona Whitehead

October 30, 2018 10:56pm | Kayleigh Rhodes

According to her friends, freshman Sedona Whitehead is not like the other kids at this school. To them, her kind personality sets her apart from the crowd. “She is a great friend,” freshman Omar Almeida said. “She’s super sweet and cool.” Whitehead is the quartermaster […]

Spotlight: Emma Adams

October 24, 2018 1:36pm | Iris Valles

Belles! Atten Hut! Forward … march! Left, left, left-right-left. Freshman Emma Adams is a new member of the Bison Belle drill team. She previously went to Dew Junior High and transferred here. She has been wanting to be a Belle since she saw them perform […]