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Update: Band Marches to Area

Kylie Jennings, 11, and Alayah Wilson, 9, pose during their 2019 show, A Window to Our Souls.

Jenna Smith, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Update: The band placed seventh in the preliminary round and tied for eighth in finals. This is the first time they performed in area finals since 2013. ------------------------------------------------------------- The Legacy Bronco Band performed their show, “A Window To Our Souls” at the a...

New Rental System Accommodates Life.Church Mansfield

The Legacy Performing Arts Center is open for rentals on Beginning Oct. 27, Life.Church Mansfield will rent out the space for worship services.

Ryland Mallett, Editor-In-Chief

October 23, 2019

After changes in the district facility rentals procedures, Life.Church Mansfield will begin Sunday worship services Oct. 27 in the PAC. Morning services will begin at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 and youth services, called “Switch,” will take place once a month on Sunday afternoons. “We believe the church i...

Soccer Team Fundraises With Pancakes

Photo by Luke Pennystan on Unsplash

Matthew McCoy, News Editor

October 22, 2019

The Legacy girls’ soccer team will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Oct. 26, from 8-10 a.m. in the cafeteria. Tickets cost $10 and the team will serve pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee.  “It works in two ways,” coach Zachary Hallak said. “We get to raise money and it’...

MISD To Host College and Career Night

MISD will host the annual College and Career Night on Thursday, October 24.

Jenna Smith, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

MISD will host the annual College and Career Night on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Center. Students can speak with colleges and representatives from both military and technical schools. Seminars about the ACT, SAT and financial aid will also be available.  Pre-AP Algebra II teacher Ms. Julie Gross se...

MISD Restricts Staff from Texting

MISD bans teachers and staff from texting each other and students to comply with new law. Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash

Matthew McCoy, News Editor

October 15, 2019

The Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 944 during their 86th session in August. Senate Bill 944 changes what classifies as public information under the Public Information Act. Now, anyone who has public information, even on a private device, is a “temporary custodian” and must have the information backe...

StuCo to Host Homecoming Dance

Kylie Moretz, 12, dances with friends. Students will have a semi-formal dance Saturday, Oct 19.

Jenna Smith, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Student Council will host a homecoming dance on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 7:30 to 10 p.m in the cafeteria. Tickets go on sale for $10 on October 1. Prices change to $15 the week of the dance and tickets will cost $20 at the door Saturday night. The theme is “the greatest show on earth.”  In previ...

Varsity Volleyball To Host Volleyball Clinic

Payton Hyden, 11, and teammates huddle during game against Everman on Sep. 20.

Sarah Akande, Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

The Legacy varsity volleyball team will host a volleyball clinic on Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m to 11 a.m in the school gyms. Head volleyball coach, Amanda Shingleton, decided to host the volleyball clinic for the first time. “This is our first year to host this clinic,” Shingleton said. “We decided to ma...

Senior Named National Merit Scholar Semifinalist

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Matthew McCoy, News Editor

October 1, 2019

On Sep 12, senior Yunah Song was announced as a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist. Song is among seven MISD students to receive this award this year and the only one from Legacy. “I made a score above the cut off from last year, so based on that I was hoping [I made semi finalist],” Song sa...

StuCo hosts Project CARE

Graphic by Matthew McCoy

Melissa De La Cruz, Personalities Editor

September 26, 2019

Legacy StuCo will host Project CARE Week from Sept. 30 to Oct. 4. CARE stands for Cancer Awareness and Research Education. Students will wear different colors each day of the week to represent each cancer awareness.  Project Care Week is an annual event students participate in to raise money and support c...

Theater To Perform Eurydice

Hannah Davis, 12, and Tristin Newman, 10, rehearse for Eurydice. The show opens on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.

Cameron Dudzinski, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Surrounded by empty chairs on stage, Seniors Kamryn Hannigan and Jude Jackson engage in heartwarming embraces while they recite lines of marriage and future promises. Theater students have started to put the finishing touches on their 2019 Fall Show, “Eurydice.” The show will occur at 7 p.m. Oct....