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ACT And SAT Testing Made Optional

ACT And SAT Testing Made Optional

Sembree Yeary, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak across the country, SAT and ACT tests were cancelled for high school students everywhere as people feared the virus and close proximity to one another in a testing environment. As the news of the cancellations rang out, junior Casey Burkham and other prospective college students ...

May 8 Update: MISD Graduation To Be Held At Globe Life Field

May 8 Update: MISD Graduation To Be Held At Globe Life Field

Staff

May 8, 2020

Update 5/8 7:14 p.m.: MISD announced graduation ceremonies will take place at Globe Life Field on June 2 and 3. The in-person ceremonies will follow safety precautions to prevent further spread of COVID-19. Campus principals will release more information about parking, ticket procedures and tickets pe...

Q&A With Dr. Butler

Principal Dr. Butler answers recently asked questions.

May 8, 2020

What’s being done about NHS inductions? The Faculty Council is working through the process to review applications. Mr. West will distribute acceptance/denial letters within the next week. The induction ceremony has not been scheduled yet. It may take place next fall. How will students get belong...

COVID-19 Affects Families Financially

Non-essential workers are having to file for unemployment while business are shut down.

Evelyn Quiroz, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The mass hysteria from the coronavirus becomes prevalent to Rocio Escobar, a mother of a Legacy student, as she shops for her weekly essentials at the nearest grocery store. She watches as panicked shoppers grab cases of bottled water and workers frantically try to restock the shelves they had filled min...

Students Voice Their Opinions On Updated Grading Policy

Students Voice Their Opinions On Updated Grading Policy

Sarah Akande, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, MISD implemented a new grading policy for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. This policy states that second-semester grades will not be included in the GPA and class rank calculations for the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes. This will also apply to mid...

Things To Do While In Quarantine

Things To Do While In Quarantine

Sembree Yeary, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

It is important to social distance in order to slow the spread of the virus, but this can lead to a new level of boredom. While school is closed and the town is shut down in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone has to find ways to entertain themselves. There are ways to occupy your time and st...

How COVID-19 Could Affect The 2020 Census

As of now, the expected date of completion for census data is July 31, with flexibility should concerns and issues with COVID-19 remain. Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash

Jack Lewellyn, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19, the United States census for 2020 might be overlooked. Census data is used to allocate delegates based on population, as well as to pinpoint areas of priority when splitting state budgets. The census’s importance to the country politically, socially and economically, are ...

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