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The State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test is administered to students across the district in the last semester of school. Among other tests, the STAAR test measures student success throughout a certain course. Photo by TEA

Opinion: Standardized Testing Does Not Benefit Students

Mariah Hanlon, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

STAARs, exams, & finals, oh my! Schools use standardized tests to evaluate and record student progress, and program effectiveness and measure student achievement. Every spring, high school students...

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness released on May 6th, 2022.
Photo by: The Direct

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Connor Whitfill, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

Back in late December, the first trailer for “Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” released to people around the globe. Many Marvel fans were ecstatic because the trailer alone rivaled the hype...

Yeary writes about the growing concerns of cancel culture in modern day society.

Opinion: Cancel Culture Promotes Toxicity, Hinders Societal Progress

Sembree Yeary, Personality Editor February 9, 2022

Aunt Jemima. Mike Lindell. Dr. Seuss. All indiscriminate people and companies that were grouped together by a common culprit: cancel culture.  In a world of petty politics and flamboyant boycotts, cancel...

Photo courtesy of Office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott

Opinion: Crime Stoppers Complicated Processes Makes It Difficult to Report Crimes

Connor Whitfill, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

Crime Stopper’s communities have formed across the nation and they promote citizens to report a crime for some incentive. The ones designed in Texas attract citizens through anonymity, cash incentives,...

Photo by Stephen Harlan on Unsplash

It’s Time For Students To Take Responsibility For Their Safety

Nina Banks, Assistant Editor October 20, 2021

The boy who cried wolf, a fable frequently quoted by parents to urge children to not give “false alarm.” In the age of false bomb or gun threats as the high school experience, where do we draw the...

Kanye West released his tenth studio album on August 29, 2021. Photo by Kanye West, Twitter

Donda Album Review

Jonah Pedroza, Staff Writer September 27, 2021

“Donda. Donda. Donda...” The name echos for 52 seconds in the speakers. Over a year after the initial announcement, three listening parties later and a presidential campaign, Kanye West released his...

Drakes new album Certified Lover Boy

Review: Drake’s Certified Lover Boy

Isaiah Manning, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

“Certified Lover Boy,” Drake’s latest ninth studio album just came out with 21 tracks of brand new music. From “Yebba’s Heartbreak” to “7am on Bridle Path” this album is filled with great...

Yeary writes about the differences between academic and sport competition.

The Double Standard of Academia, Athletics in a Pandemic World

Sembree Yeary, Personality Editor April 19, 2021

As the school year comes to a close, academic competitors stand as bystanders to multiple sports seasons and school events, all while academic competitions were reduced or canceled throughout the year....

Leslie Mendoza, 12, designs her paper doll in her classroom with all properly masked students.

MISD Should Limit Quarantined Students Through New District Policy

Sembree Yeary, Personality Editor April 19, 2021

After a school board meeting on March 23, the district announced the new COVID-19 policy would eliminate school-mandatory quarantines for masked students in contact with a positive case. The decision came...

Lewellyn writes about youtubes change in priorities over the years.

Opinion: The Shift of YouTube’s Priorities

Jack Lewellyn, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

YouTube, a platform built around the idea of more successful channels, settings and statistics for creators to monitor their work which over time brought more advertisements both in and outside of the...

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