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StuCo Revamps Pep Rallies

StuCo Revamps Pep Rallies

Kamryn Hannigan, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

Lack of school spirit in Legacy’s pep rallies inspired a group of teachers and administrators to come together and make changes to the event. Student council sponsor Kenna Cavnar implemented a new pep rally format to keep students engaged. “[We changed the pep rallies because] people weren’t...

STUCO Launches Superfan To Boost School Spirit

STUCO Launches Superfan To Boost School Spirit

Melissa De La Cruz, Personalities Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story

Student Council launched a Superfan app -- a new promotion to encourage schoolwide participation in Legacy-related events. Superfan allows students to compete against each other to gain points and win prizes. Ms.Kenna Cavnar, STUCO sponsor and teen leadership teacher, hopes the new project will enco...

Senior Qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Senior Qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Kathryn Pedroza, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Recent Stories

After completing the 2017 PSAT, senior Phillip Ipock qualified as a National Merit Semifinalist. As a semifinalist, Ipock will receive thousands of dollars in scholarships and a chance to become a National Merit Finalist. Ipock was the only qualifier for all of MISD. “I was very excited, very happy,” Ipock ...

Debate Hosts Angel Tournament

Debate Hosts Angel Tournament

Matthew McCoy, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Top Story

To start this year's debate season, Debate will host a first angel tournament Saturday, Sept. 15 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Only MISD schools and novice members will participate in this tournament. “We’ve competed at some, but this is completely our own,” Debate president Katlin Nguyen said. “Its ...

New Basketball Coach Joins Legacy

New Basketball Coach Joins Legacy

Major Melson, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Sports

Sporadic squeaks of shoes murmur up and down the court, the basketball finds its way to the top of the key and spirals into the basket. The whistle blows, an unfamiliar face calls for the ball and discusses with the players how to improve their play. It’s the new Varsity Boys Basketball Assistant Head ...

Step Team Holds Tryouts

Step Team Holds Tryouts

Jada Gantt, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Recent Stories

At fish camp, the halls filled with incoming freshmen and Ms. Bonita Denge, Algebra 2 teacher and team sponsor of the Notorious Steppers entered with the team flyers. Students swarmed her looking for information on the new step team. Ms. Denge will hold leadership position tryouts on August 28 in ...

Theater Hosts Fall Auditions

Theater Hosts Fall Auditions

Kamryn Hannigan, Staff Writer

August 23, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Recent Stories

Update: The cast list for "Peter and the Starcatcher" went up on August 24 following auditions. The Boy/Peter- Seth Matthews Molly Aster- Hannah Reetz Black Stache- Katy Thomas Sir Leonard Aster- Andrew Bates Grempkin- Kinsley Stuart-Browne Mack- Kailyn Lott Sanchez- Scout Gonzalez Fighting...

District Charges for AP Tests

District Charges for AP Tests

Kathryn Pedroza, Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Story

MISD will require students to pay $25 to take each AP exam because the state and federal government stopped funding for the exams. This past school year the district paid thousands of dollars in unused tests and late fees. “I plan on taking about 8 exams this year, plus the 1 for my brother, 9 e...

Dress Code Revisions 2018-19

Dress Code Revisions 2018-19

Jazmine Necessary, Editor-In-Chief

August 8, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

A committee of teachers, administrators, parents and students from various grade levels met to revise the MISD dress code policy for the 2018-2019 school year. Assistant Principal Leonard Cousins approached the Campus Support Director Tamara Vardy to suggest a review of the dress code policy. “I...