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Choir Earns Unexpected Ratings

Brittyn Sutton, 12, practices her All State music.

Brooke Johnson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018

On Saturday, Mar. 3, 29 soloists and one madrigal from the Legacy High School Choir participated in the Mansfield ISD Solo/Ensemble Contest. Out of these soloists, 24, as well as the madrigal, earned the rating Superior, the highest ranking someone can earn in this competition. “I feel really great,”...

Visual Arts Students Compete, Move On to State

Junior Maggie Brutsche works on her ceramics project in Art. Brutsche and other art students participated in VASE competition, and advanced to state.

Isabella Modderman, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

The hustle and bustle of boxes full of artwork worked their way into the cafeteria of Timberview High School on Saturday, March 3rd, as the annual Visual Arts Scholastic Event took place. The mission of the TAEA Visual Arts Scholastic Event is to recognize exemplary student achievement in the Visual Arts ...

AP English III Presents Ideas to Administration

Senior Joseph Castronovo and sophomore Kaitlyn Pasierb discuss the AP English III presentations after the event.

Jazmine Necessary, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

Tri-folds take over the PAC entrance hall as students talk to parents about their ideas to improve the school. Juniors Alexis Luna, Janet Ramirez and Olivia Jackson present their idea over implementing a study hall in the school day to make studying and getting work done easier for students in other...

Theatre Performs UIL One-Act Play “Silent Sky”

Junior Katy Thomas rehearses for the theater department's one act play,

Kathryn Pedroza, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

The theater department will perform their annual one act play, Silent Sky, on Monday, March 5.  The performance begins at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., with free admission. Junior Katy Thomas plays Henrietta Leavitt, the lead in the show. “You should come see the show because it’s free and you will be moved by ...

Band Holds Annual Jazz Bash

Senior Alex Vo sings during band's annual Jazz Bash

Morgan Richards, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

The cool, blue lights that hung from the ceiling cast a dim glow on the black tablecloths and decorative bottles below. Jazz aficionados and fun-loving students alike sat crowded around their tables, whispering to each other with a low, charged excitement. At the foot of the elevated stage stood a m...

Debaters Participate in CX District Tournament

Sophomore Kylie Moretz presents her case to practice for a debate tournament

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

A wave of dead silence fills the air inside the debate room. Students competing in CX District attentively analyze the cases they will use later in the day. Debate Coach Mr. Howard Ritz and student volunteers rush up and down the halls preparing everything for incoming debaters across the district. ...

Show Choir Prepares for Contests

Show Choir Prepares for Contests

Brinley Koenig and McKenna Collier

February 14, 2018

The end of the day bell did not phase the students in the choir room. Instrumental music consumed the scene, the stereo bass shook the walls as poised singing and dancing made the room radiate with emotion and creativity. Within the space of an hour, a small group of students transformed a set o...

Key Club Helps the Community

Key Club Helps the Community

Ellie Brutsche

February 12, 2018

Strength in Numbers: AcaDec Reflects on Competition

Senior Nathan Haslam reads the novel, Heart of Darkness in AcaDec.

Benita Orie, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Numbers. Formulas. Operation signs. Reading Passages. Art. Music. Essays. Macroeconomics. Research. All things academic and then some. Seems like a lot but Academic decathlon competitors are trained to perfect most, if not all, of these subjects. Ten distinct events measure the academic brilliance of...