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Spanish students colored this artwork to decorate the river walk in town during the eclipse. It also helps teach students Spanish for different astronomical words.
News
Spanish Classes Make Eclipse Art To Display At Park
Ava Miller, Reporter • April 4, 2024

One Spanish class is creating artwork to display along the riverwalk in town for those visiting for the upcoming solar eclipse.   “An...

Nearly 1 in 5 teens say they use TikTok constantly.  
News
Potential TikTok Ban Due to House Vote In The U.S.
Lucy Mantilla, Staff Reporter • April 1, 2024

The House of Representatives passed a bill March 13 that would force restrictions on the social media site TikTok if they didn’t break free...

There has been an increase in students going to DAEP this school year due to the increase of people being caught vaping.
News
Vape Sensors, Metal Detecting Wands Lead To Increase Of Students At DAEP
Joseph Neuenschwander, Photo Editor • March 26, 2024

The installation of vape detectors and the use of the metal detecting wands has led to an increase of 50% of students getting caught with THC...

The animal pens installed along the animal science building for temporarily holding livestock
News
Ag Program Installs Pens For Temporary Livestock
Ava Miller, Staff Reporter • March 5, 2024

New animal pens for temporary holding spaces for livestock have been installed outside of the animal science building.   “When the new...

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School Resource Officer Dustin Roscoe works in office March 26.
Feature
School Resource Officer Named LPD Officer Of The Year
Sumiko Lemari, Staff Reporter • March 26, 2024

When walking down the busy halls, it’s common to see school resource officer Dustin Roscoe bouncing his tennis ball. He offers students and...

Sophomore Daphne Davenports painting will compete at the state meet April 27. The surrealist style conveys the complex and ever-changing symbolic shape of clouds.
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Sophomore Advances to VASE State Again
Sumiko Lemari, Reporter • March 5, 2024

Sophomore Daphne Davenport’s art will advance to state again April 27 at the Texas Art Education Association’s Visual Art Scholastic Event...

Ultra runner Jace Neuenschwander trains at the 580 Sports Complex Feb. 18. He will run an ultra marathon June 14-15.
Feature
Ultra Runner Trains For Hundred Mile Race
Joseph Neuenschwander, Photo Editor • February 26, 2024

He runs in the middle of the night with a 4 foot ring of light illuminating the trail. Beaten, battered and broken, he will make it to the finish...

The Construction Technology 1 & 2 classes are currently building a farmhouse style tiny home. Construction Tech. began this project Nov. 1, and they plan to auction off the building when finished.
Feature
New Tiny Home Project Temporarily Replaces Greenhouse
Dakota Decker, Reporter • January 30, 2024

The greenhouse is no more! Torn down for its wear and tear of age and replaced by a project new to the school --- a tiny home! The Construction...

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Previous scoreboard functioning properly at the 2023 homecoming game.
Opinion: Money Spent On New Scoreboard Would Be More Productive In Other Areas
Juliet Cardona, Staff Reporter • March 26, 2024

The school board approved the $235,000 purchase of a new football scoreboard at their meeting March 4. This new purchase is highly unnecessary...

This Lorax inspired cartoon depicts a person in power ignoring environmental issues.
Opinion: Government Should Focus On Major Issues Instead Of Minor Ones
Loreily Mejia, Staff Reporter • March 26, 2024

Since 2020, the modern economy has faced many challenges such as the raging COVID-19 pandemic, inflation rates, gun violence, high unemployment,...

Opinion: Are Movies or Books a Better Form of Media?
Opinion: Are Movies or Books a Better Form of Media?
Willow Collins and Loreily Mejia March 7, 2024

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Girls receive medals at regionals meet March 1.
Sports
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...

Junior Charles Mack wears his gold medal from the powerlifting regional meet.
Sports
Junior Travels To State Powerlifting Meet Today
Morgan Parker, Staff Reporter • March 22, 2024

Junior powerlifter Charles Mack will travel to Abilene today to compete in the state powerlifting meet. “We are very excited that Charles...

The golf team practices in Hancock Park Municipal Golf Course.
Sports
Golf Team Swings Into Action
Juliet Cardona, Reporter • March 5, 2024

The sun shines, blades of grass sway in the wind. Quick rushes in the air slice through the silence of concentration. Spring golf season has...

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