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A Little Bit of Kindness

Canton writes about the need for kindness during the difficulty and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pademic.

McKenzie Canton, Feature Editor

October 5, 2020

Not a day goes by that we don’t hear about COVID-19, racial injustice and the wildfires. We sit at the table only to embark on political conversations, as women protest in the streets for the issues they face and we watch social media become a place of hate and conflict.  For months in quarantine, I took the time to...

Elizabeth Barta: Race to The Poles

Barta competes at a competition.

Madison Palmer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2020

As the numbers on the timer go up by the second, the adrenaline pumps through senior Elizabeth Barta’s body and she tightens her grip on the reins. The shrill yells from the audience motivate Barta as her horse gallops faster. With the wind in her hair, she focuses her mind on one thing: the finish l...

How To Adult: Register To Vote

How To Adult: Register To Vote

Sarah Akande, Editor-In-Chief

October 2, 2020

Senior Announced National Merit Scholar Semi-finalist

Brown holds up her certificate at the school board meeting where she was recognized for her achievement.

Sembree Yeary, Personalities Editor

September 30, 2020

In the car, alongside her family, senior Caroline Brown startled everyone with a scream of excitement as she received the need. Brown became a National Merit Scholar Semi-finalist. Brown joins the less than one percent of high school students to be named finalists.  “I screamed and drove my dog crazy,” Bro...

Fading Memories

Quiroz writes about her childhood memories with her dad.

Evelyn Quiroz, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2020

Spanish corridos play in the background as my family pulls out of the driveway on the way to my dad’s next work gig. I look out the window onto the asphalt of I-20 and remember all of the jobs my dad took me on years ago. He taught me the basics of home improvement like how to fix a leaky toilet or ho...

How To Apply To College

How To Apply To College

Sarah Akande, Editor-In-Chief

September 29, 2020

 

Working Overtime

With expectations to care for five younger siblings, Alejandra Jacquez, 12, struggles to balance school and family duties.

McKenzie Canton, Features Editor

September 29, 2020

A loud sound erupts the silence that flows through the house. Senior Alejandra Jacquez rolls over to her other side to turn off the buzzing coming from her alarm. She gets out of bed to prepare for the long day ahead of her. With clothes thrown on and breakfast prepared, Jacquez prepares herself for th...

How to Adult: IOS 14 Update

How to Adult: IOS 14 Update

McKenzie Canton, Features Editor

September 26, 2020

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...