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Chinese Club Fundraises Through Boba Sales

Chinese Club Fundraises Through Boba Sales

Amy Ma and Sathvik Allala

December 18, 2017No Comments

To raise money for its upcoming events, the Chinese Club sold bubble tea after school from Monday, Dec. 11 to Friday...

Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Election

Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Election

Sarah Wang, Reporter

December 17, 2017No Comments

For the first time in 25 years, a Democrat takes the seat as the Alabama Senate representative. The reality that Jones has defe...

NFHS Holds Gift Wrapping Session for Spirit of Giving Holiday Project

NFHS Holds Gift Wrapping Session for Spirit of Giving Holiday Project

Hailin Zhang, Managing Editor

December 16, 2017No Comments

National French Honor Society (NFHS) held a gift wrapping session on Monday, Dec. 11 for their Spirit of Giving Holiday ...

Softball Team Hosts First Annual Dodgeball Fundraiser

Softball Team Hosts First Annual Dodgeball Fundraiser

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter

December 14, 2017No Comments

Preparing for this year’s season, the Lady Warriors’ softball team held its first ever annual dodgeball tourname...

HOSA Conducts Chipotle Fundraiser

HOSA Conducts Chipotle Fundraiser

Nuha Momin, Reporter

December 12, 2017No Comments

HOSA held its annual fundraiser at Chipotle on Wed., Dec. 6 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. If students purchased meals and presented a...

NHS Reveals Plans for Winter Wonderland Fundraiser at First Meeting

NHS Reveals Plans for Winter Wonderland Fundraiser at First Meeting

Nuha Momin

December 12, 2017No Comments

National Honor Society (NHS) held its only meeting for the 2017 school year on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Officers talked about how to...

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Students Direct ‘Twilight Zone’ Inspired Play

Students Direct ‘Twilight Zone’ Inspired Play

Nicole Souydalay, Heritage Events Editor

December 13, 2017No Comments

Theater students Molly Stansbury ‘18 and Zoe Rowe ‘18 directed a play that took place on Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 based on an episode of the Twilight Zone ti...

Orchestra Performs in Winter Concert

Orchestra Performs in Winter Concert

Sloka Chandrasekaran, Reporter

December 13, 2017No Comments

The Orchestra Winter Concert took place in the Westwood Cafeteria on Thursday, Dec. 7. The four orchestras each played three pieces selected by head director, Mr. Jos...

SunDancers Welcome Newest Members

SunDancers Welcome Newest Members

Alyssa Kamouie, Reporter

December 8, 2017No Comments

Students took to the gym to participate in SunDancer auditions for spots on next year’s team. The audition results were announced on Monday, Dec. 4. Hopefuls put in years o...

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Freshman Girls’ Basketball Crushes Panthers 35-27

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter

December 14, 2017

  Starting their first district game of the season, the Lady Warriors’ freshman basketball team crushed the Pflugerville Panthers 35-27 on Tuesday, Dec. 12.  While ...

JV Girls’ Basketball Falls to Pflugerville 46-51

JV Girls’ Basketball Falls to Pflugerville 46-51

December 14, 2017

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Falls to Pflugerville

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Falls to Pflugerville

December 14, 2017

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Wins Over Australian Berwick College

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Wins Over Australian Berwick College

December 10, 2017

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Heidi Jackson ‘19 Receives Honorable Delegate Award at Model UN Conference

Sara Momin, Reporter

October 28, 2017No Comments

As the tired chatter draws to a close, restless teens squirmed on the hard blue chairs, waiting to go home, but riveted by the voice of the figure standing on the award ce...

Math Teacher Ms. Pamela Obarowski Transitions to Job As Instructional Coach

Math Teacher Ms. Pamela Obarowski Transitions to Job As Instructional Coach

October 5, 2017

Q&A with KyAnh Truong ’21

Q&A with KyAnh Truong ’21

September 7, 2017

Ms. Holly Browning Steps Up as Lead Counselor

Ms. Holly Browning Steps Up as Lead Counselor

August 14, 2017

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OPINION: School Survival Bestiary: The Student

Arthur Wang, Reporter

December 14, 2017No Comments

The recent enforcement of the requirement of hall passes for bathroom breaks has brought to my attention the increase in the number of students roaming the halls during classe...

OPINION: Blocking Net Neutrality Threatens All

OPINION: Blocking Net Neutrality Threatens All

December 12, 2017

OPINION: Sensible Shoe Sales Banished From Basketball

OPINION: Sensible Shoe Sales Banished From Basketball

December 12, 2017

OPINION: President Trump’s Hypocrisy

OPINION: President Trump’s Hypocrisy

November 13, 2017

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