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Final Blog: Kathryn Pedroza

Final Blog: Kathryn Pedroza

Kathryn Pedroza, Editor In Chief

May 17, 2019


Filed under Blogs & Columns, Recent Stories

I hate change. Things that stay the same are my favorites, Christmas traditions, old movies, family friends whatever if it hasn’t changed in 10 years – I love it. But this year has been nothing but change, and I’ve had to learn to deal with it and embrace whatever comes my way. But this whol...

Update: StuCo Election Candidates

Update: StuCo Election Candidates

Staff, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019


Filed under News, Politician, Recent Stories

  The 2019-2020 Student Council representatives are listed below. Student Body Parliamentarian: Beau Kilgore Senior Class President: Landrie Lewellen Senior Class Vice President: Iyanna Nunn Junior Class President: Ana Pacheco Junior Class Vice President:  Casey Burkham --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Stude...

MISD School Board Election Candidates

MISD School Board Election Candidates

Matthew McCoy, News Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under News, Politician, Recent Stories

The unofficial votes for Place 3, Place 4 and Place 5 have been counted and winners will be canvassed at a called school board meeting on Tuesday, May 14 at the Center. Here are your school board election winners. Place 3: Randall Canedy Place 4: Raul Gonzalez Place 5: Karen Marcucii --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Early...

Art Students Succeed At State Vase

Art Students Succeed At State Vase

Ryland Mallett, Editor-In-Chief

May 8, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Recent Stories

At the Art State Vase competition in San Marcos, Texas, five art students qualified for the competition and all received the highest rating on April 27. “They did great,” Art teacher Shane Skinner said. “I am very proud of them. My kids worked really hard and I know Mrs. Veselka’s kids w...

Blog: Coachella 2019

Blog: Coachella 2019

Jazmine Necessary, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2019


Filed under Blogs & Columns, Recent Stories

My best friend and I planned this trip at the beginning of 2018 and began to work and save money to afford the trip (as I am a high school student who can’t casually drop $430 on a music festival on a whim). Day 1: Our flight left for LAX at 6 am on Friday morning and we arrived in California at...

Journalism Wins Top National and State Awards

Journalism Wins Top National and State Awards

Staff, Staff

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Recent Stories

Journalism students brought home their seventh online newspaper Pacemaker from the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Anaheim, California. On April 27 at the national convention in Anaheim, The Arena 2018 yearbook also won a second pacemaker. Newspaper Editor-In-Chief Jazmi...

Review: Endgame

Review: Endgame

Jordyn Folsom, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories

No Spoilers! To bring the much-loved Marvel’s Avengers movies to a close, Endgame takes viewers through a whirlwind of emotions. With so many ups and downs, the entire theater gasped, laughed and even cried as the lives of America’s favorite superheroes unfolded—— on screen. Endgame provided the audience w...

Inside New Multi-Purpose Athletic Center

Inside New Multi-Purpose Athletic Center

Major Melson and Jorden Melson

May 2, 2019


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Story

The big, huge thing in the school’s backyard is coming to life. Mansfield ISD finally got their plans for “Multi-purpose Athletic Centers (M.A.C.)” at each high school campus into the construction phase at the beginning of this semester. Contrary to popular belief, no indoor football field co...

The Rise Of Country Trap

The Rise Of Country Trap

Jaden Mckinnon, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Recent Stories

Between the uprise of autotune, whisper and mumble rap, the hip hop industry isn't new to different trends. But country-inspired rap takes a unique approach of a new sound. Country trap has rappers trading in red bottoms for cowboy boots and handing in Bentleys for horses. To call country trap a new tre...

Softball: Survive and Advance

Softball: Survive and Advance

Major Melson, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Story

Slowly, the tear travels down the carved path of the one before it. Junior Haylee Gutierrez feels solemn knowing her time with her senior teammates is diminishing and this is the last time they will ever play on the home field. The Legacy Softball team beat Carter Riverside in the first round of...