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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...

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...