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Bucky Returns to Cheer Team

Maisy Inlow, 10, mascots as Bucky at the Blackout Game against Crowley.

Matthew McCoy, News Editor

September 19, 2019

Bucky the entertainer, the crowd-pleaser, the dancer, the troublemaker, the Bronco, is back. After a year without his face at games and pep rallies, Coach Jessica Watson, as well as other cheer tryout judges, chose sophomore Maisy Inlow for the job.  Inlow worked through the summer to create Bucky’s personality....

State Revokes Algebra II Graduation Requirement

Eileen Castrellon, 12, studies math on a whiteboard in AVID.

Kamryn Hannigan, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

In 2014, the state of Texas removed Algebra 2 from its required credits to graduate from high school. A late reaction to this change swept through Legacy the week of Sept. 9, despite its lack of impact on students. The majority of 4-year universities in Texas still require Algebra 2 to attend their colle...

Journalism Adviser To Receive National Award

Mr. Leland Mallett assists editors Brinley Koenig, 12, and Ryland Mallett, 12, during the Newspaper class. Mallett will recieve the Journalism Educators Association’s Medal of Merit this fall.

Matthew McCoy, News Editor

September 6, 2019

Leland Mallett will receive the Journalism Educators Association’s Medal of Merit at JEA’s national convention in Washington D.C. this fall. The JEA Awards Committee nominates recipients for their service to Journalism in state, local and national organizations as well as the service to JEA. ...

MISD Offers Free SAT To Seniors

MISD Offers Free SAT To Seniors

Jordyn Folsom, Features Editor

September 4, 2019

Seniors can take the SAT for free Oct. 16 on MISD’s Day of Testing when they scan a QR code to register. The codes hang on doors, walls and in classrooms around campus. Students have until Sept. 12 to register.  “This opportunity opens the door for every student and expands college and scholarship a...

Stuco Hosts Black Out Week

Stuco Hosts Black Out Week

Sarah Akande, Sports Editor

September 4, 2019

Black Out Week will run from Sept 3 to Sept 6. StuCo has planned several activities as well as dress-up days throughout the week. Junior Amber Trammell and her student council group organized the week with hopes of elevating student participation in school events. “Black Out is a way for our students to re...

Student Council to Host Annual Senior Sunrise

Seniors capture the moment as balloons fly into the air at Senior Sunrise on Aug. 30. (Seth Miller photo)

Brinley Koenig, Editor-In-Chief

August 21, 2019

  StuCo will host the annual senior sunrise for the class of 2020 on Aug. 19 at 6:30 a.m. at the Legacy football fields. Students are encouraged to bring blankets, and StuCo will provide a cereal bar and donuts. This tradition symbolizes the start of a senior's last year of grade school. At the e...

StuCo Hosts Howdy Week

Howdy Week 2019

Matthew McCoy, News Editor

August 20, 2019

Legacy Stuco will host Howdy Week from Aug 19 to Aug 23. Clubs will set up booths in the cafeteria during lunches for students to check out organizations they are interested in. Howdy Week is a new median for clubs and organizations to gain exposure to freshmen and upperclassmen alike.  Monday: Art Club, E...

Legacy Announces Schedule Pickup Dates

Schedule pickups for the the 2019-2020 school year begin July 30 and run through Aug 1 with designated days for each grade level.

Matthew McCoy, News Editor

July 11, 2019

    Schedule pickups for the 2019-2020 school year begin July 30 and run through Aug 1. Seniors can pick up their schedule on July 30 and sophomores and juniors pickups are Aug 1. Freshmen pickup times are distributed throughout July 30 and 31. Students will need to bring proof of resi...

Dr. Vaszauskas Announces Resignation

Superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas meets with Legacy students to discuss safety, security, and their school. The discussion ranged from the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, to a Legacy walkout, to the district's response to past security threats. (Tori Greene photo)

Ryland Mallett, Editor-In-Chief

June 20, 2019

In a letter to the Mansfield ISD community, MISD superintendent, Dr. Jim Vaszauskas announced his resignation on June 20. His letter is included below.   June 20, 2019 Dear Mansfield ISD Family: As I reflect on my ten years in Mansfield ISD, I cannot help but to be extremely proud ...