Putting yourself first

It is important to remember even with thousands of things to do, if you want to grow you must put yourself first.

Emily Mann, CO-Editor in Chief

March 16, 2018

March 10, 2016. The room is filled with 99 other students who are “just like me.” A cold, blurry, dark auditorium to me was a lively, happy, celebratory gathering for everyone else. Shaking, dizzy, exhausted, and migraine ridden, I sat with as much attention I could muster on Dr. Arnel’s voice d...

Dallas Stories

February 9, 2018

The pick-up line project

Millennia Simmons, Entertain Editor

February 9, 2018

In today's day and age social media encourages teen to get out of their comfort zone and approach new people but does it work? Join my fellow seniors, Bre'Anna Wilson and Kristen Porter and I as we shoot our shot in the corniest way known to man: pick-up lines.

Bring awareness

Diversity club hosts Red Ribbon Week in order to raise awareness amongst students. Red Ribbon Week aims to eliminate, or decrease drug usage amongst the community.

Emily Mann, Print Executive Editor

October 25, 2017

Senior Krysten Vaughn cares deeply for her community, and hopes to tend to their well-being by keeping the student body informed through raising awareness for issues within her community. “I think the purpose is to bring awareness not only to our school community but bring awareness to the whole...

Start somewhere

I have found in my journey of bettering myself, finding happiness keeping journals has helped immensely. With each blog post there will be a spread of my journal to inspire some things to write about, log, or draw out in your own.

Emily Mann, Co-Editor in Chief

September 28, 2017

The process. I refer to it - it being finding self-acceptance and practicing self-love - as a process because that is how I can best describe it. It will not come with the snap of your finger, or even telling yourself to “accept yourself,” it is is much much more. In all honesty, it is exhausting...

Light the Field returns

Student council hangs posters in hallways around school advertising Light the Field. Student Council has held this event for two years.

Carlin Reed-Bippen and Catherine Analla

September 7, 2017

Light the Field is among one of the many activities Student Council has planned, and is happening tomorrow. Sadly cancelled last year due to heavy rain, Light the Field is the main upcoming event for students. Light the Field will be the high-“light” of the upcoming home game against Timberland. ...

The Home Stretch

Baseball player swings at the plate. Seniors have wrapped up regular season and play Districts Monday

Abbie Bartell, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2017

As the school year comes to an end, many students look forward to summer break but then are faced with another year of highschool in a few short months. However for seniors, these last few days will be the end to a huge chapter in their lives. For sport players, this ending to a school year is also accomp...

Rockin’ Rulo

Mrs. Rulo presents to her classroom of mathematic students, Gerger has always disliked math, but Rulo has helped Gerger come to enjoy trigonometry.

Elizabeth Gerger and Michael Lloyd

May 12, 2017

Thank you, Ms. Rulo, for reminding me how much I enjoy math. I’ve always been challenged in the subject, but you made it a fun challenge. I wanted to come to class every day, I wanted to do homework, I wanted to succeed in your class. Your determination to teach made my determination to learn so mu...

Lovely Larue

Mrs. Larue smiles with her Pre-AP English 1 students. Mrs. Larue just recently got her Masters Degree

Elizabeth Gerger and Juliet Fuhrmann

May 12, 2017

Mrs. Larue AH Mrs. LaRue is my favorite person ever. Thank you Mrs. LaRue for everything you’ve done for me the past year and a half. You work so, so hard for every single one of your students. You are so dedicated with everything you do, inside and outside of the classroom. You have grrrr8 fash...

Teacher Appreciation Week

Mrs. Shockley laughs with her students in AP Literature. She has gotten to know her students throughout the year, and has built bonds with students.

Emily Mann, Print Executive Editor

May 12, 2017

This week publications students appreciate their teachers with sincere thank you's in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. Throughout the week the students placed index cards throughout their teacher's room with quirky notes, puns, and thoughts of gratitude. Friday, there will be a reverse silver shield,...

Pay to play?

Sophomore Trent Kreienheder soars over the bar at track meet. Task force will be discussing activity fees that sports and clubs might be charged

Emily Mann, Print Executive Editor

April 24, 2017

According to student athlete Makenzie Schierding, a junior involved in track and field, girls basketball and many clubs, and Activities Director Scott harris a new Activities Task Force is being formed, and has held one meeting and plans to meet again. The goal of the task force, is to make sure the di...

Take a walk in their shoes

Central Outreach collects shoes for the Shoeman Water Project the first two weeks of April 2017. Boxes can be found outside the main student parking lot entrance, and outside the Activities Directors Office.

Emily Mann, Print Executive Editor

April 7, 2017

Central Outreach will be collecting shoes for them to resell in order to find clean water wells for rural communities that do not have access to clean water, along with Mrs. Ashley Mair, world language teacher and Central Outreach sponsor. Mair further explained that junior Will James has been the lead on t...

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