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Officials Quarantine Students After First COVID-19 Case

Officials Quarantine Students After First COVID-19 Case

McKenzie Canton and Jordyn Folsom

September 24, 2020

After four days of in-person learning, Legacy’s first COVID-19 case caused 39 students to quarantine for 14 days. It also caused confusion and questions for parents.  “We hadn’t had a positive COVID case,” Dr. Shelly Butler, principal, said about the case confirmed Sept. 11. “We were just lik...

Tennis Season Preview

Tatum Sikes,11, hits a forehand in the varsity tennis match against Duncanville on Sept. 11.

Zach Planche, Sports Editor

September 24, 2020

The tennis team has played three preseason matches against Lake Ridge, Duncanville, and Mansfield thus far. Overall, the team went 1-1-1. From these matches, Coach Lisa Osborn knows what the team can do moving forward. “We need to improve on our doubles movement and net play,” Osborn said. “[T...

Survival Guide To Online Learning

Quiroz gives suggestions on virtual students can handle online learning.

Evelyn Quiroz, Entertainment Editor

September 18, 2020

Despite the option of in-person instruction, students chose to stay virtual throughout the semester, and they will continue their education at home. Staying concentrated and motivated at home can be difficult, so read the tips below to find out how to make the most out of the online learning experien...

Assistant Principal Alcorn: The Start Of A Legacy

Assistant Principal Alcorn reads emails in his office during 4th period.

Landry Parlin, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Just before the bell rang, Assistant Principal Jimmy Alcorn prepared himself for the rush of students that would arrive soon for the first day of in-person learning on Sept. 8. After three and a half weeks of virtual learning, Mansfield ISD schools reopened the campuses for the first time since March ...

Tips For Success In Online Learning

Tips For Success In Online Learning

Nina Banks, News Editor

September 16, 2020

Should Students Return To School?

Students had the option to return to campus for in-person learning.

Sembree Yeary, Personality Editor

September 15, 2020

Schools across the country experienced distance learning since March 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the start of the new school year, parents and families faced the decision of whether or not to allow their students to return to school. Health officials offered their advice on the topic as th...

How To Hang Out Socially Distanced

A few ways to hang out while social distancing.

Leilani Fierro, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

The need for social distance leaves us longing for social interaction with others, but since large social gatherings remain prohibited, here are some ways to hangout with friends safely. Online Meetings Technology makes it easier than ever to stay in touch. We have various ways to connect with friend...

First Day Jitters

StuCo greets students in the front entryway

McKenzie Canton, Features Editor

September 14, 2020

Tile floors shine, hallways swept clean of rubbish and teachers hang their last decorative pieces in their classrooms, every heart longing for the arrival of the students. After four weeks of online learning, students came back with backpacks shoved on and masks on faces. Each person rode up to the scho...

Working With Care

Emarie Wachsmann, 12, organizes cutlery at Steven's Garden and Grill.

Sembree Yeary, Personality Editor

September 14, 2020

As the impact of COVID-19 began to flood the news and people became aware of the seriousness, businesses and schools all over the country began to shut down. Amongst the closures, senior Alejandra Olvera received a message from her boss not to return to the restaurant, Hideout Burgers, for several wee...

Cross Country Prepares for Unprecedented Season

At the beginning of practice Caleb Kutch, 12, stretches with his teammates.

Zach Planche, Sports Editor

September 3, 2020

The early morning dew rests upon the turf field and the moon begins to leave the sky as senior Caleb Kutch and his teammates arrive at Legacy for practice. The cross country team started to train in late July, earlier than previous years, to adapt to the changes brought on by the pandemic.  Variou...