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Sembree Yeary, 12, observes her peers during a debate meeting. Yeary will compete at state for debate on May 25-26.

Debater Advances to State UIL

Jordyn Folsom, Editor-In-Chief April 27, 2021

Following the UIL district and regional competitions, one academic competitor advanced to state. Senior Sembree Yeary placed first in the Lincoln Douglas debate, earning her a spot at the state meet on...

10 Things to Do to Honor Earth Day

10 Things to Do to Honor Earth Day

Staff, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

The planet contains plenty of wonders and natural resources. However, these resources diminished as the result of waste disposed of by humans. To solve this problem, we celebrate Earth Day on April 22...

Freshman Luke Batson swings the bat on home plate at one of the games

Bringing Home a New Rule

McKenzie Canton, Features Editor April 21, 2021

Freshman Luke Batson swings his bat, making contact with the ball and watching it soar over to right field. Rejoicing in his hit, Batson reminisces on the idea that he never has to miss out on another...

Yeary writes about the differences between academic and sport competition.

The Double Standard of Academia and 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...

Kathryn Stendebach, 12, works on a watercolor project for her AP Environmental Science class.

MISD Changes Districtwide Quarantine Policy

Sarah Akande, Editor-In-Chief April 17, 2021

After thirty weeks of contact tracing and quarantining students exposed to COVID-19, the district recently announced the changes made to the quarantine policy. These changes will no longer cause properly...

Elmore's takes a picture of one of her earring sets to eventually post on Instagram.

Paige Elmore: Molding a Business

McKenzie Canton, Features Editor April 16, 2021

Art comes in all forms for everyone. For senior Paige Elmore creates her art comes in the form of earrings.  “I love creating accessories so that people can travel with them anywhere,” Elmore said....

Lewellyn writes about youtube's 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...

Entertainment Update

Entertainment Update

Madison Palmer, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Lil Nas X controversy At the end of March, famous songwriter Lil Nas X, known for his song “Old Town Road”, came out with a pair of custom shoes nicknamed “Satan Shoes''. The shoes feature the...

Quiroz discusses new updates on the vaccine.

Is The COVID-19 Vaccine Too Good To Be True?

Evelyn Quiroz, Entertainment Editor April 15, 2021

Months ago, in the midst of a global quarantine, a COVID-19 vaccine seemed far from achievable but now with the vaccination process, we step closer toward a complete return to traditional life. A traditional...

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