HOSA wins 2018 nationals

Ethan Bowen, Staff Member

December 19, 2018

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On June 25-28, the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) team won the parliamentary procedure event, a competition where mock business meetings are held and teams from around the nation compete by following a set of gu...

Varsity Football ends season with third loss against Highland Park

Aaliyah Mayes, Staff Member

December 11, 2018

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  As of Nov. 8, the varsity football team ended the season with a perfect 10-0 record and are district champions. This is the team's fourth year having this title meaning they won 40 consecutive regular season games.    ...

Students respond to midterm election results

Isabel Balabuch, Staff Member

November 8, 2018

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The fervent, nationally spectated race toward Texas’ seat in the U.S. senate ended on Nov. 6 with incumbent senator Republican Ted Cruz reaching the finish line only slightly ahead of challenger Democratic candidate Beto O’R...

Voting: its importance, how to be an educated voter

Lydia Salgado, Editor

October 25, 2018

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As the senior class anticipates their graduation seven months away, a number of students are getting a glimpse into adulthood. A new right, granted to them by their 18th birthday, can finally be put into action: voting.

Library genrefies fiction section

Aaliyah Mayes, Staff Member

October 9, 2018

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There is a new trend in libraries around the country of genrefying the fiction section. Genrefication is the act of arranging books by genres such as dystopian, supernatural, romance, and more. Over the summer, the Jackie McC...

A loss of beauty: Texas considers whether the cosmetology program is worth the trouble

Ashly Morales, Staff Member

October 5, 2018

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According to The Texas Tribune, the Texas Education Agency is considering eliminating over 200 cosmetology programs. The reason for this? The TEA came to the conclusion that cosmetology, along with other career and techni...

Revised Denton Independent School District policy in Effect

Aaliyah Mayes, Staff Member

October 1, 2018

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Denton Independent School District began the year with a changed grading policy that affects the high schools. The previous policy allowed major assessments to be reassessed in 10 days and for minors to be reassessed, but th...

Public Service Announcement: seniors must attend school during PSAT testing

Lydia Salgado, Editor

September 27, 2018

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In previous years when sophomores and juniors were scheduled to take the PSAT, seniors managed to escape the testing through late arrival and otherwise normal class schedules. Not this year. While other grades continue taking the PSAT (or p...

We know you hate IDs, but…

Isabel Balabuch and Emma Campbell

September 10, 2018

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Beginning this year, students and faculty are required to keep their IDs in a visible place at all times. This development has come as a result of increased pressure on schools to maximize their safety features in the wake of ...