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Side Gigs for Teens

Side Gigs for Teens

Kenneth Montano May 3, 2021

In today's age many people seem to have a side hustle to make a bit of extra money, but what can a  teen do for a bit of extra cash? Website fiverr.com (not sponsored)  is a great way for people just...

Farming a Better Earth

Farming a Better Earth

The benefits of buying from a farmer's market
Shelby Hansen April 30, 2021

Farmer’s markets have recently become a thing of the present. As food prices and GMOs go up, and as the pandemic began to hurt small businesses, shoppers have begun to seek out small, family-owned businesses...

Junior Makayla Miller stands in her soon-to-be garden.

Expanding the Roots

Junior balances a new school life and a big Girl Scout Project
Maya Gasca February 12, 2021

As a young high school junior walks into school, she can’t help but feel a difference from when she attended as a freshman. This was not just because of the precautions made for COVID-19, nor just because...

Braving The Future

Braving The Future

Environmental science teacher balances her school, home and business life during the pandemic
Shelby Hansen February 2, 2021

In a corner of north Fort Worth sits a small house. The lawn is enormous, and the fence wraps around to feature a greenhouse, pool, and tire swing worn with love. Laughs come from inside the house as a...

Capital Offense

Capital Offense

February 1, 2021

On January 6th, trump supporters stormed the United States capital to protest the Electoral College validation of Joe Biden as the forty-sixth President. This resulted in extreme internal damage...

Toll on Team Due to Quarantine

Toll on Team Due to Quarantine

Sienna Grant, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

Athletes are being quarantined and the effect is not only on them but the team too. Missing a player for one day is different than missing a player for two weeks. Players miss two weeks of practice, two...

Senior Liv Copeland performs the National Anthem during a pep rally with the Vox choir.

Masking the Music

How Choir and Band are Navigating the New Learning Environment
Maya Gasca November 30, 2020

Since the school year begun, numerous measures have been taken to ensure a safe learning environment. Hand sanitizer stations are readily available and wiping down desks and chairs has become...

Alex Nguyen and other Floral Design students working on Homecoming Mums.

Homecoming Mums: A Lone Star Rooted Tradition

Maya Gasca October 23, 2020

Despite all the bad during this year, students are staying optimistic for the upcoming Homecoming season. And even if the school might not have a Homecoming dance, there is one tradition students...

Senior Ja'kques Goff at the Saginaw Pep Rally (Cederick Kassi)

For The Love of Football

Cedrick Kassi, Writer/Photographer October 15, 2020
After a six month hiatus from football, getting back on the field means everything to players.
Human Trafficking on the Rise in the United States

Human Trafficking on the Rise in the United States

Texas is a hot spot for human trafficking.
Serena Dechant, Contributer October 4, 2020

 The percentiles have hit an all-time high in 2019, and in Texas alone, 1,080 cases of human trafficking and 2,720 suspected contacts were reported in 2019. Seven out of ten victims are female...

Isolation and Job Loss Lead to Mental Health Issues

Isolation and Job Loss Lead to Mental Health Issues

Brandon Holt, Contributor October 4, 2020
Students, however, are not only worried about their own health, but are worried more for the people they are close too.
AP Seminar Gets The Spotlight: Research in The Millennium

AP Seminar Gets The Spotlight: Research in The Millennium

Travis Flippo, Alli Exley, and Shelby Hansen January 23, 2020

Seminar students Jordan Kankam and Mariah Carter share their experiences with the AP Seminar course.

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