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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...

In The Zone

In The Zone

Jake Stacks and Jazmine Necessary

April 24, 2018


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A mother rises to have her voice heard at the attendance zone community meeting. Fear of her children attending four different schools in four years troubles and drives her to speak out with each of the new rezoning proposals. The school board faces a dilemma: have overpopulated classrooms at Legacy and Lake R...

Students Walk Out To Encourage Gun Reform

Students Walk Out To Encourage Gun Reform

Jazmine Necessary, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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To protest gun violence, approximately 100 students participated in a walk out on Friday, April 20. The walkout, organized in response to the “Never Again” movement, wanted to honor the 17 people who died at the Parkland shooting in Florida. Students sat in silence for 17 minutes and then seven ...

Silver Spurs End Year with Spring Show

Silver Spurs End Year with Spring Show

Ashley Bow, Personalities Editor

April 19, 2018


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After a year of working on dances for football games, competitions, and the Winter recital, the Silver Spurs will perform their spring show on Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at The Center. This will be the final performance for the 11th line of Silver Spurs, bringing mixed feelings for senior Lindsey Bla...

Mansfield Library Continues Annual Reading Program

Mansfield Library Continues Annual Reading Program

Matthew McCoy, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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Sophomore Isabella Estes sits inside, surrounded by other library goers, her nose buried in a book. The smell of fresh pages mixed with older pieces surrounds her. Around her, the line to pick up a single book continues to grow longer and longer. The Friends of the Mansfield Public Library will be hosting a se...

Old Royalty: Journalism Students Win Crowns and Pacemakers

Old Royalty: Journalism Students Win Crowns and Pacemakers

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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UPDATE Journalism students brought another online newspaper Pacemaker home to Legacy from the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention. The Rider Online won a Pacemaker and was honored with first place in Best in Show. Journalism adviser Mr. Leland Mallett was named a 2017 Disting...

Westside Picnic

Westside Picnic

Ryland Mallett, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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To continue a tradition originally created at Jobe Middle School, the annual West Side Picnic festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. on April 17. All elementary, intermediate and middle schools are invited to Legacy High School to get to know the administration, teachers and become familiar with the ca...