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Athletes Practice Social Distancing at Summer Workouts

Senior Josh Martin works out in the weight room.

Landry Parlin, Staff Writer

August 31, 2020

For junior Connor Crayton and the varsity football team, the summer months are filled with early mornings on the field and in the weight room. This summer, however, has looked a bit different than normal with all of the new COVID-19 restrictions. Strength and conditioning programs were allowed to contin...

MISD School Board Announces Acting Superintendent

Mansfield ISD School Board announced Acting Superintendent Dr. Deborah Cron on Aug. 17 after Dr. Cantu announced medical leave.

Sarah Akande, Editor-In-Chief

August 28, 2020

On Aug. 17, the Mansfield ISD School Board announced that Dr. Deborah Cron would assume the role of acting superintendent after Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Cantu notified the district she would take medical leave for an emergency medical procedure.  “I will be serving in this role for about three weeks, and I h...

Free Meals To Be Distributed During Summer

Graphic provided by Rita Denton

Nina Banks, Staff Writer

May 28, 2020

MISD will distribute free meals during the summer for the sixth year in a row. Meals will be distributed at Icenhower Intermediate, Lake Ridge High School, Perry Elementary, Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary, Morris Elementary, and Harmon Elementary on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9-11 a.m.. However, Rita Denton,...

Maddie And Makenzie Moyer : The Strive For Individuality

Maddie and Makenzie pose for a photo while drinking a shake

Adriane Plumlee, The Arena Editor-In-Chief

May 28, 2020

Two girls woke up at 5:00 am and switched up their normal morning routines to mimic the other’s. Clothing, hair and makeup all played a role in the scheme they planned the night before. When they sat down in their first period class, everything seemed normal to everyone, except them. At lunch, seniors ...

The United States’ Economy Should Reopen

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across America were forced to close.

Sembree Yeary, Personalities Editor

May 20, 2020

After the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States’ economy witnessed a downturn that rivals the 2008 recession. Throughout the economic decline, Americans lost their investments in the stock market as well as their jobs as businesses shut down by state ordinances in efforts to flatten the curve...

Review: Outer Banks

Akande reviews the Netflix series Outer Banks

Sarah Akande, Sports Editor

May 19, 2020

After eight seasons of heartbreaks, laughs, tears and blood guzzling, I knew I had reached the final episode of The Vampire Diaries when Netflix presented me with a brand new show option. It read “Outer Banks” with a thumbnail that showed four mysterious-looking characters that did not pique my intere...

2019-20 Journalism Senior Spotlight

Class of 2020 journalism senior spotlight.

Jordyn Folsom, Features Editor

May 17, 2020

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Going Public

Sivong and her twin sister pose in the ACA parking lot before their eighth grade graduation.

McKenzie Canton, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

As the sun rose, breakfast sat on the table and ironed uniforms were laid out on the couch for sophomore Jadyn Sivong. Backpacks weighed down by books and folders were slipped on in a rush. She heaved a quick sigh and walked out the front door to leave for another day at her charter school, Arlingto...

Keel Wins District Soccer Coach of the Year

Coach Michael Keel observes his players during a varsity game.

Zach Planche and Sarah Akande

May 12, 2020

Before the abrupt end of the soccer season, the boys’ varsity soccer team won the title of district champions. Under the supervision of Head Boys Soccer Coach Michael Keel, they stood a chance of a successful playoff run. This would have marked two consecutive years of the team’s playoffs journe...