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The Indoor Drumline performs at the NTCA on  Mar. 14.

Drumline Wins NTCA Silver Medal

Shelby Hansen, Editor in Chief April 12, 2021
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Kanye West Makes $30M Deal

Kanye West Makes $30M Deal

Landon Barron April 9, 2021

     Renaissance man Kanye West has documented his rise to fame in the music industry for the past 21 years, and is selling the footage to Netflix for a deal of $30 million. It was reported by Billboard...

Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, PA in 2013.

The Groundhog Behind It All

The history and traditions of Groundhog Day
Shelby Hansen February 3, 2021

Groundhog Day is a holiday that not many pay attention to, but it has origins that date back to Christian festivals. Every year on Feb. 2, people gather in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to witness the...

Art students win region-wide scholastic awards

Art students win region-wide scholastic awards

Shelby Hansen February 2, 2021

Four students won awards at the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. Sophomore Kyla Richmond won a Silver Key Award with her painting, Emotion, and...

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...

Junior Emma Hardage and junior Abbie Pullum win first place for the Debate team in their division of Cross-Examination Debate

Closed Competition

Extracurricular activities adjust to changes brought on by COVID-19
Maya Gasca January 7, 2021

Within the past few weeks, the rise of quarantined students has caused a great decline in participation of students within extracurricular activities. Because of this, clubs centered on interacting...

The New Judge

The New Judge

New Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett sparks change in the Supreme Court
Shelby Hansen December 16, 2020

Since new Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in on October 26, following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, many people have been expecting specific actions and rulings from her....

Varsity Football about to play against Crowley High School, their last game for this season.

Benched

Rough Rider Football gets Canceled
Maya Gasca December 14, 2020

Due to the rise of positive COVID-19 tests and quarantines, the Saginaw football team is being forced to cancel their games for the rest of the season including the game on November 28 at Globe Life...

Good Will from Shopping Goodwill

Good Will from Shopping Goodwill

Sienna Grant, Writer December 7, 2020

Retail and second-hand shops have enforced safety precautions to keep customers safe. Goodwill Industries is no exception, but instead of only providing clothes like other thrifts, Goodwill gives back...

Numbers Rise, Doors Close

Numbers Rise, Doors Close

Tarrant County Numbers Surpass Summer Shutdown
Landon Barron, Author December 3, 2020

A second wave of COVID-19 is underway, and the country is not prepared. With a sudden spike in major areas like Tarrant County, Dallas County and Austin County, many Texas schools are looking to go...

The Price of Graduation

The Price of Graduation

How much does it really cost to be a senior?
Kenneth Montano November 13, 2020

Through the pandemic, companies have had sympathy for the group of people who have lost their jobs by lowering their prices. The employment rate is currently at 14.7% and is only rivaled in high unemployment...

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