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Martin Luther King: Interesting Facts

Martin Luther King: Interesting Facts

January 19, 2019


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Here are some interesting facts about Martin Luther King. Birth name: Michael Luther King Jr His father was also named Michael Luther King, but changed his first name to Martin when he became a minister. The younger Michael changed his name to Martin as well, initially against his father's wis...

Verizon To Start Charging For Remind

Verizon To Start Charging For Remind

Zach Planche, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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Remind, the communication app used by teachers, announced the service's text messages will stop working on the Verizon network on Jan. 28. The company already pays a fee to send messages to Verizon Wireless users, but because of the ‘spam’ of messages from Remind, Verizon plans to charge an addi...

Allergies Attack

Allergies Attack

Jacob Neesen, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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A two-year-old Kaitlyn Skelton sits down with a banana and a bowl of peanut butter. As she eats most of it gets on her in the process, and her mother notices that she struggles to breathe. Skelton’s grandmother then examines her, she notices hives cover Skelton’s body. “At that point, I started to worry that [s...

Behind the Fame: Surviving R. Kelly

Behind the Fame: Surviving R. Kelly

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

January 16, 2019


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The document series, “Surviving R. Kelly,” released on Lifetime on Jan. 3, 2019. R. Kelly is an R&B singer known for records such as “Ignition,” “Step in the Name of love,” and for his alleged marriage with the late (underage) vocalist, Aaliyah. In the docu-series, victims of Kelly told their stori...

All-District Fall Athletes Announced

All-District Fall Athletes Announced

Major Melson, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


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UIL Implements New Rules

UIL Implements New Rules

Ryland Mallett and Matthew McCoy

January 15, 2019


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UIL officials met to revise and edit the UIL rules on Oct. 22, 2018. They discussed the proposed changes for official rules and regulations as well as sanctions for new UIL activities. The list below contains an informational and somewhat sarcastic outlook on the changes affecting students at Legacy. ...

Bathrooms Closed After Continued Vandalism

Bathrooms Closed After Continued Vandalism

Matthew McCoy, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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The restrooms in front of the PAC will be closed for the remainder of the year, as of Dec. 12, 2018 because of vandalization. “It’s unfortunate that several kids do that, but now we just force everyone to go through one center restroom,” Facilities Associate Principal John Contreras said. “Th...

How To Adult: Finding a Job

How To Adult: Finding a Job

Jaden Mckinnon, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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A job search can spark nerves or become stressful and many people do not know how or where to start. Find What’s Right Research different job titles, descriptions and companies. Deliberate about salaries, work schedules and essential needs. Have everything put together before a formal application...

AP English Students Present Projects

AP English Students Present Projects

Zach Planche, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


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AP English III teacher Coach Ryan recently assigned her annual School Improvement Project. The goal of the project gets students thinking on how to improve their school through critical thinking and using their own voice. The students will present in the front foyer during open house on Jan. 14. “I...

Keslyn King Surpasses 1,000 Points

Keslyn King Surpasses 1,000 Points

Jorden Melson, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


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Senior Guard Keslyn King, a three-year varsity starter, surpassed the 1,000 point milestone scoring 21 points in their game against Lake Ridge which the Broncos won 72-52. King has scored another 380 points since passing the 1,000 marker giving her a total of 1,380 points on her career. King believes...