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The Student News Site of Lampasas High School

Badger Tracks

The Student News Site of Lampasas High School

Badger Tracks

Senior Dylan Duvall takes notes during English II teacher Desiree Kachels Adulting 101 session about budgeting May 3.
Seniors Attend Final Adulting 101 Sessions of School Year
Loreily Mejia, Staff Reporter • May 13, 2024

The final Adulting 101 sessions were May 2-3. They covered the basics of looking for an apartment and how to manage finances. Adulting classes...

Seniors Spend Their Last Days In Style
Seniors Spend Their Last Days In Style
Jadyn Arzola, Online Editor • May 10, 2024

For the first time, seniors will have themed dress up days during finals week. Monday will be grandma and grandpa day, Tuesday will be pajama...

Final exams will begin Monday and will finish on the last day of school.
Students To Follow Exam Schedule Next Week
Veronica Butler, Editor-In-Chief • May 10, 2024

As another school year comes to a close, another round of exams is upon us, and the exam schedule has changed once more. Exams will start...

Sophomore Juliet Cardona and journalism coach Kayla Cain celebrate learning Cardona placed first at the regional meet at Stephen F. Austin University April 26.
Freshman, Sophomores Advance To State In UIL Academics
Lucy Mantilla, Staff Reporter • May 10, 2024

Several students have advanced to UIL state from UIL regionals. Sophomore Cale Wheeler has advanced to state in LD debate and Informative Extemporaneous...

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Zith explores her new enclosure at science teacher Deja Bushongs home.
Slithering Into Retirement
Joseph Neuenschwander, Photo Editor • May 10, 2024

Zith educated students. Like any good educator, she taught students about the environment, how to escape an enclosure and eat rats.  Zith,...

Photograph by: Mia Bazaldua
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Where Did Badger Man Go?
Sumiko Lemari and Mia Bazaldua May 10, 2024

Principal Joey McQueen takes photos at the 2023 Homecoming community pep rally.
Retirement: Part 2
Dakota Decker, Staff Reporter • May 3, 2024

A principal who goes out of his way to learn student’s names, interests and does all he can for the benefit of a well educated, healthy school...

Assistant principal Paul Weinheimer speaks to students at lunch May 2. Weinheimer will be the head principal next school year.
It’s a Great Day… To Be the Principal!
Joseph Neuenschwander, Photo Editor • May 3, 2024

It’s a great day… to be a Badger! Everyone has heard assistant principal Paul Weinheimer yell this chant, but next year’s new principal...

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Clownfish swims around the coral in a saltwater tank.
Opinion: Saltwater Aquariums Are Easier Than People Think
Joseph Neuenschwander, Photo Editor • May 8, 2024

Many people claim that saltwater fish tanks are expensive, hard to own, expensive and require a massive tank. However, there is a difference...

The Tortured Poets Department search results on Apple Music.
Review: Taylor Swift's Latest Album Captures Struggles of Adulthood That Younger Audience Fails to Understand
Jadyn Arzola, Online Editor • April 30, 2024

World famous singer-songwriter Taylor Swift released her eleventh studio album (not counting re-recordings), The Tortured Poets Department, at...

Schools across the state have banned books to discriminate against people who do not share similar beliefs or qualities.
Opinion: Book Banning Discriminates Against People of Color, LGBTQ, Religious Communities
Juliet Cardona, Staff Reporter • April 24, 2024

From July 1, 2022 to June 31, 2023, 3,362 books were banned in U.S. public school libraries according to PEN America. While vulgar and non...

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Sophomore Shawn Roberts hurdles during a race at the home track meet while Principal Joey McQueen holds the starting pistol.
Athletes Compete at Regional Track Meet
Katie Johnson, Social Media Editor • May 6, 2024

Many Badgers participated in the track and field regional competition in Bullard April 19, but no athletes advanced to state.   “I...

Senior Aspen Wheeler hops onto home plate as her teammates cheer at the softball game against Robinson last night.
Softball Team To Compete In Second Playoff Game Tonight
Morgan Parker, Staff Reporter • April 26, 2024

The Lady Badger Varsity softball team will compete in their second playoff game tonight in Waco at 7 p.m. Last night they competed in their first...

Girls receive medals at regionals meet March 1.
Four Girls Compete In State For Powerlifting
Jadyn Arzola, Online Editor • March 28, 2024

Juniors Hailey Palmer and Ariana Bermundez, sophomore Alison Gonzalez, and senior Addison Berry, who broke the school deadlift record of 20 years...

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