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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

College Signing Day Celebrates Seniors

College Signing Day Celebrates Seniors
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Matthew McCoy, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


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The Legacy Avid program hosted their annual College Signing Day for graduating seniors on Thursday, May 3. Graduating seniors such as senior Alex Vo gathered to celebrate their achievements throughout their time at Legacy. “It made students feel successful,” Vo said. “It made students feel th...

VASE Competition Results

VASE Competition Results

Brinley Koenig, Features Editor

May 8, 2018


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Four art students-- senior Ashley Owens, senior Destiny Boland, senior Emma Randall and sophomore Amiya Jenkins-- earned medals for their work at the state VASE, Visual Arts Scholastic Event, competition on Friday, April 27 in San Marcos. “I was really surprised when I got [to state] because everythi...

Update: Superintendent Carries Out Plan for New Safety Measures

Update: Superintendent Carries Out Plan for New Safety Measures

Ryland Mallett and Matthew McCoy

May 2, 2018


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With recent school shootings, Mansfield ISD continues to make schools a safer environment for students and staff. As a part of a seven-step plan, superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas held community meetings open to the public at Legacy, Lake Ridge and on Facebook Live to discuss possible options for safety...

Student Council Visits State Convention

Student Council Visits State Convention

Benita Orie, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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A thrilling aura filled the Student Council room as each member anticipated the annual student council conference. They piled into carpool and headed on their way to enjoy a weekend enriched with a leadership experience that will encourage them to deepen their hearts. This year’s student council state conventi...