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Confined Calories

Confined Calories

Brooke Johnson, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Top Story

Freshman Josh Smith* inhales his food and sprints from the table before his parents even sit down. He locks himself in his room and does push ups and lifts weights at a rapid pace. Smith sees black spots and becomes light-headed. His rapid work out begins to slow down until his knees buckle and he c...

Opinion: Empathy Before Entertainment

Opinion: Empathy Before Entertainment

Brinley Koenig, Feature Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Story

Our generation loves to tweet about politics. People love to make jokes about republicans or democrats. Society loves the drama- heated debates and obnoxious tweets. But they do not love people. This mindset resembles exactly the message Suzanne Collins expresses in The Hunger Games. In the story,...

Toys For Tots Brings Community Together

Toys For Tots Brings Community Together

Cameron Dudzinski, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Moments, Recent Stories

“We Are MISD” projected onto the Performing Arts Center, and hundreds of vehicles filled each space in the parking lot. Cold air and wind with the sound of iconic Christmas music played over the speakers as residents of Mansfield came together to celebrate Toys 4 Tots. Students, families and staff of MISD surroun...

Theater Opens Winter Show

Theater Opens Winter Show

Kamryn Hannigan and Kathryn Pedroza

December 12, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Recent Stories

Legacy Theater will open their winter show, “The Last Night of Ballyhoo,” Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. The show will run from Dec. 13 to 15 at 7 p.m. and on the 16 at 2 p.m. “Last Night of Ballyhoo,” is the first show Ms. Fortune directed at Legacy. The show, written by Alfred Uhry, first opened in ...

Coach Carter Leaves Legacy at Semester

Coach Carter Leaves Legacy at Semester

Kathryn Pedroza, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Recent Stories

After two and a half years at Legacy, JV Silver Spurs director Shelby Carter will leave at semester to work at Granbury High School as their head director. “Going into teaching I always wanted to be a head director, so that was my goal,” Ms. Carter said. “Also, Granbury is close to where I wan...

Choir to Perform Christmas Concert

Choir to Perform Christmas Concert

Jazmine Necessary, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News Briefs, Recent Stories

Choir will perform their annual Christmas concert on Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Willie Pigg Auditorium. They received the music at the end of Oct. and worked on it everyday in class. Choir president and senior Molly Rea will sing with Chamber and Show Choir.   “People should come to the concert because...

Brent Lawhorn: Moving On

Brent Lawhorn: Moving On

Madison Palmer, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

As he races down the aisles of Walmart on bikes with his friends, freshman Brent Lawhorn jumps into the ball pit at full speed. A man in a blue t-shirt and nametag walks up to the group of teens and escorts them out. In that moment of chaos and carelessness, surrounded by his friends Lawhorn could no...

Golf Coach Starts Scuba Club

Golf Coach Starts Scuba Club

Madison Palmer, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Recent Stories

Geared up in a wetsuit and snorkel, golf Coach Chad Redwine waited to dive into the ocean and explore some of the many underwater creations. Doing this for most of his life not only has made him passionate but also want to spread awareness about the ocean. The scuba team welcomes anybody to join the ...

Holiday Hoopla Brings Christmas Cheer

Holiday Hoopla Brings Christmas Cheer

Kathryn Pedroza, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Moments, Recent Stories

A group of Stuco members greet students at the door as they walk into the Holiday Hoopla on Dec 1. Sophomore Serena Noureddine collects the $5 admission price going toward Toys for Tots. “Thank you so much for coming,” Noureddine said and a group cheers when another student shows up. Seniors Clyd...