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Schools Shuttered Until May 4, State-Wide Stay at Home Order in Effect

Schools Shuttered Until May 4, State-Wide Stay at Home Order in Effect

April 2, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott (R) issued an executive order that shutters all Texas public schools until May 4 and urged Texans to stay home. The announcement came as the number of COVID-19 cases in Texas spik...

Washington Reaches Deal on Historic Stimulus Package

Washington Reaches Deal on Historic Stimulus Package

March 26, 2020

The past few days have been a frenzy in Washington as members of the US Senate and House have negotiated a nearly $2 trillion stimulus package bill to help with the nation’s damaged economic state due to t...

Round Rock ISD Closes Schools and Offices Until April 3

Round Rock ISD Closes Schools and Offices Until April 3

March 16, 2020

Less than three days after students headed home for spring break, Round Rock ISD officials released a statement extending the break until Friday, April 3, with students scheduled to return to schools ...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball’s Playoff Run, Season Ends vs. Wylie 43-29

Varsity Boys’ Basketball’s Playoff Run, Season Ends vs. Wylie 43-29

March 11, 2020

Traveling up to Dallas, the varsity boys’ basketball squad took on the Wylie Pirates in the Ellis Davis Fieldhouse on Friday, March 6. Following a momentous win over district foe Vandegrift and hopin...

‘The Conference of Birds’ Brings New Perspectives of Life to Audience

‘The Conference of Birds’ Brings New Perspectives of Life to Audience

March 11, 2020

The Westwood Theatre’s class struck the audience with amazement as they performed a shortened version of The Conference of Birds on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6, in the Westwood black box. Th...

Junior Student Council Class Sells Prom Tickets

Junior Student Council Class Sells Prom Tickets

March 9, 2020

The junior class student council officers began selling prom tickets two weeks ago, starting at 35 dollars each during lunch. Currently, the tickets are 55 dollars per person and the price will steadily inc...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Triumphs Over Vandegrift, Moves On to Regional Semifinals

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Triumphs Over Vandegrift, Moves On to Regional Semifinals

March 5, 2020

In a gym so packed that the doors were closed early and filled with constant roars and chants during every possession, the varsity boys’ basketball team faced off against Vandegrift in a playoff game for t...

National French Honor Society Inducts New Members

National French Honor Society Inducts New Members

February 28, 2020

French students gathered in the cafeteria along with family and friends to attend the National French Honor Society (NFHS) induction ceremony on Monday, Feb. 24. Students lit candles and recited the...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Slays Cypress Lakes Spartans 47-43 in Intense Playoff Showdown

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Slays Cypress Lakes Spartans 47-43 in Intense Playoff Showdown

February 27, 2020

The varsity boys’ basketball team overcame the Cypress Lakes High School Spartans in a brutal, down-to-the-wire match during the playoffs. This is the second time ever that the Warriors hosted a playof...

Austin Campaign Rally Invigorates Bernie Sanders’ Followers

Austin Campaign Rally Invigorates Bernie Sanders’ Followers

February 25, 2020

A compelling surge of enthusiasm ruffled through the throng of Austinites. Blue and white signs, emblems of Senator Bernie Sanders’ candidacy for President of the United States dotted the crowd ...

Students Attend “Re:build” TEDxYouth Event

Students Attend “Re:build” TEDxYouth Event

February 17, 2020

On Sunday, February 9, Residents of Austin gathered in the Long Center to experience TEDxYouth Austin, an annual event held to promote change, innovation, and new perspectives for today’s youth r...

Warrior Pride and SunDancers Compete at Austin Classic

Warrior Pride and SunDancers Compete at Austin Classic

February 16, 2020

For the annual dance competition, the SunDancers partnered with MA Dance Competition to host the first Austin Classic (AC) on Saturday, Feb. 8. Schools from the surrounding Austin area pooled to W...