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Six Ways to Savor Spring Break

Six Ways to Savor Spring Break

Nisha Desai, Reporter

March 8, 2018


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Spring break is a time for relaxation, filled with the scent of musty pinewood and fresh flowers and the trickle of sparkling dewdrops making their way across green lawns.  As the sun rises, we lie back on hammocks and let them swing to the rhythm of the breeze, flipping through the pages of an intrigu...

Five Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Five Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Nisha Desai, Reporter

February 13, 2018


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     Wednesday, Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day, a holiday known for hues of pink and red, huge hearts, and cherry lollipops paired with cute little square cards. Remember the good old days of elementary school, when our teachers sent us home on a quest for old shoe boxes that we decorated with bright r...

Six Ways to Savor the Rest of Senior Year

Six Ways to Savor the Rest of Senior Year

Nisha Desai, Reporter

January 23, 2018


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     Senior year is the most exciting year of high school, not just because there’s less pressure to maintain a competitive GPA, but also because it’s a time to muse about the future and what it holds.  Impending graduation means impending adulthood, and that tends to freak seniors out.  Deep qu...

Seven Ways to Soak Up the Summer

Seven Ways to Soak Up the Summer

Lizzie Deal, A&E Editor

August 11, 2017


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Summer is all about resting, relaxing, and recharging ourselves as we take a break from the rigorous school year. It’s common practice to hang out with friends, go on vacation, or earn some extra cash during this time of freedom. But with only a week left before school starts, summer is fading fast....

Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Mae Bruce and Lizzie Deal

April 21, 2017


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Earth Day is an internationally celebrated holiday that takes place on April 22 every year. While the holiday might seem like something you need to have a green thumb to celebrate, all it really takes is the drive to help make the planet healthier. Here are five simple and easy ways to celebrate Eart...

Five Books to Read from Your Favorite YouTubers

Five Books to Read from Your Favorite YouTubers

Trevor Wyatt, Reporter

April 18, 2017


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In Real Life: My Journey to a Pixelated World -- Joey Graceffa Nominated for Goodreads Choice Awards, this book is an inspiring memoir by YouTuber Joey Graceffa. The book relays stories from his childhood to the present day, including an account of coming out in a music video uploaded shortly before the relea...

Six Underrated Video Game Sequels

Six Underrated Video Game Sequels

Trevor Wyatt, Reporter

February 22, 2017


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"Kingdom Hearts 2" - This is a follow-up to an RPG (role-playing game) about a boy named Sora who travels around Disney worlds fighting creatures. In the sequel, originally released on PS2, Sora has to start all over, because between the games he lost all of his memories and his abilities. "Ass...

Seven Christmas Movies to Watch Over Winter Break

Seven Christmas Movies to Watch Over Winter Break

Manasa Dendukuri, Photographer

December 13, 2016


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1. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas As everyone from our generation may know, the Grinch is a classic Christmas movie that has been in our hearts since the its release.This classic is about the Grinch, played by Jim Carrey, who decides to steal the biggest tree from the joyful town of Who...

Five New Movies to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

Five New Movies to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

Haley Haverda, Reporter

November 17, 2016


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1. Arrival    Release Date: Nov. 11th Rating: PG-13 When twelve mysterious extraterrestrial spacecrafts appear in random places around the Earth, Linguist Louise Banks is recruited by the US Military to join a special team created to try to communicate with the UFOs. Banks must race to find a way to reach...

Six Things to Do Before the ACT or SAT

Six Things to Do Before the ACT or SAT

Manasa Dendukuri, Photographer

October 31, 2016


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For juniors and seniors this year, it is ACT and SAT season. Yes, it is every month until the end of the school year, but it is still a season. The ACT and SAT are an important part of your college application, and they are not to be taken lightly. Most colleges look for a certain score on your standar...

Five Fun Activities to Do in Fall

Five Fun Activities to Do in Fall

Haley Haverda, Reporter

October 17, 2016


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Go to a pumpkin patch Sweet Berry Farm in Marble Falls is the perfect place to visit if you are looking for a fun family outing. Along with picking pumpkins, you can stuff your own scarecrow, take a walk in the Texas-shaped corn maze, take a hayride, and much more! After all the activities, ...

21 Unbelievably Relatable Things at School

21 Unbelievably Relatable Things at School

Faith Song, Assistant A & E Editor

October 4, 2016


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We don’t ever want to admit it, but we can relate to these pics on a daily basis. 1.What is math for again? 2. When logic decides to come into play. 3. Same. 4. Fast teachers and fast lessons 5. Haha. "No work". That's funny. 6. Everyday in the hallways. 7. Procrastination at its finest. 8. Me. 9.School microwaves aren’t normal microwaves. 10. Yep. 11. 24/7...