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Democratic candidate answers
student questions
at ‘Town Hall Forum’

Democratic candidate answers </br>student questions </br>at ‘Town Hall Forum’

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

U.S. House 3rd District Democratic Candidate Lorie Burch answered students’ questions and told the Oct. 3 "Town Hall Forum" audience one of her goals included earning their trust. Government students researched both Burch and Republican Candidate Van Taylor, who could not attend, prior to the fo...

Kwame Alexander presents
reading program to K-12 students

Kwame Alexander presents</br> reading program to K-12 students

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

October 2, 2018


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Author Kwame Alexander visited students from grades Kindergarten to 12th for the ‘One District, One Read’ event. The aim of the event, according to organizers, was to get students of all grade levels engaged in reading, and the author they invited provided the multi-level offerings needed to d...

Author Kwame Alexander
to present at schools

Author Kwame Alexander </br>to present at schools

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

October 1, 2018


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Today, Oct. 1, Kwame Alexander will present in the high school arena. He will present to K-5 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 6-12 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Alexander writes books and poetry aimed at children and teens. He is the award-winning author of The Crossover and has written other stories such as Booked and Surf's Up for...

Republican candidate will not attend Town Hall Forum

Republican candidate will not attend Town Hall Forum

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Republican candidate Van Taylor will not be present at the Town Hall Forum Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m.  Taylor’s camp said their schedule was busy, and the candidate had other events scheduled that will keep him from being able to meet democratic competitor Lorie Burch for a debate at Prosper...

How to prepare for SAT, ACT exams

How to prepare for SAT, ACT exams

Kennedy Wyles, Reporter

September 19, 2018


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Both underclassmen and upperclassmen looking to build testing stamina or prepare for standardized tests needed for college applications can enroll in the PSAT-prep course at the high school. Taught by math teacher Thomas Gomez and english teacher Tiffany Henschel, the class gives students an idea of...

Students, parents head to career fair

Students, parents head to career fair

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

September 17, 2018


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Today, Monday, Sep. 17, more than 100 colleges and universities will be in the school cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to answer questions for students and their parents. According to guidance counselors, students and their parents are encouraged to come in the students junior and senior year, so they...

School, local business to participate in annual homecoming parade

School, local business to participate in annual homecoming parade

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

September 17, 2018


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Mums, garters, spirit, dress-up days and football. This week marks the start of homecoming festivities, which means seeing school and community floats as they move from Reynolds Middle School to the high school. This year’s annual parade and community pep rally begin Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 5:30 p.m....

Debate students prepare for tournaments

Debate students prepare for tournaments

Paige Ruder, Reporter

September 14, 2018


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While the weather outside may be cooling down, the debate room is only heating up as competitors ready their arguments for upcoming tournaments with their next tournament set to happen this Saturday on Sep. 14 in Tyler, Texas.   Though their competitive season has only just begun, these stude...

High school students face traffic jams as community grows

High school students face traffic jams as community grows

Katie Johnson, Reporter

September 10, 2018


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As the district's enrollment continues to soar, including 2,301 new students, traffic congestion continues to do the same.   Traffic congestion on Coleman, the main road used to get to the high school, has students and parents waiting up to 25 minutes at peak traffic times to enter or leave the c...

Students compete in Congressional app challenge

Students compete in Congressional app challenge

Nicole Miguez, Reporter

September 7, 2018


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All high school and middle school students have been invited by Congress to participate in the 2018 Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide competition that allows students to compete within their district to create their own app. These apps can be made for anything, including phones, computers and...

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