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Covering the Bronco Nation.

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Covering the Bronco Nation.

The Rider Online | Legacy HS Student Media

Junior Chandler Garrett swims during practice on Sept. 15 at the Debbie Weems Natatorium.

Swim Team Competes in Regional Meet

Cameron Hooper, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Feb. 9 marked the beginning of Legacy’s swim team regionals. Legacy sent 13 swimmers to regionals for relays and solo events. Junior Chandler Garrett stepped into the leadership role after many seniors...

On Jan. 16, In Mr. Jason Shackelford’s first-period biology class, he helps freshmen Kamryn Nolette and Madeleine Arp with a step-by-step gummy worm lab about meiosis.

Staff Shortages Continue as Low Morale Grows

Ryleigh Stinson and J Hillis February 19, 2024

Paperwork. Grades. Rude students. Extra duty assignments. Low pay. And low morale.  The 2023 Texas Teacher Poll, an independent study by the Charles Butt Foundation, surveyed teachers from across the...

Orchestra students rehearse on Feb. 7. Photo by Ben Barber Orchestra Instagram.

Orchestra Prepares for Annual UIL Contest

Jackson Gourley, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

Junior Hannah Mabe walks through the rows of chairs and stands in the orchestra room, reaching her seat to start a long and detailed rehearsal in preparation for their next performance. The Ben Barber...

The varsity football team runs out of the tunnel at the Oct. 20 game against Lake Ridge. The two will continue to compete in the newly realigned district.

UIL Announces Biannual Realignment

Jonah Pedroza and Ryleigh Stinson February 8, 2024

Two years ago, Legacy moved up to 6A for the first time in school history. The last two years UIL placed the Broncos in arguably the toughest district in the state, deemed the “District of Doom.” However,...

Mr. Pete Cavazos talks to choir students on Jan. 25. Cavazos assumed Mr. John Contreras position after his retirement at the end of the first semester.

Cavazos Joins Staff at Semester

Kati Waguespack, Features Editor February 6, 2024

Standing at the search table next to the Evolv machines, Mr. Pedro “Pete” Cavazos introduces himself to students on the first day of the second semester. Assuming Mr. John Contrares’ duties after...

Sophomore Molly Aldridge smiles during the Jan. 17 performance of Mamma Mia! Aldridge played the lead, Sophie, in the show.

Sophomore Casted as Lead in “Mamma Mia!”

Ella Geist, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

What is your schedule like with Mamma Mia? “My schedule is really busy. I also do drill team and student council. I have to get to school at 6:45 a.m. for dance. Mamma Mia, we're doing every day...

Alexa Griese, 9, cheers on the sidelines during the Aug. 31 game against Crowley. Her twin, Ava, also cheers on the varsity team.

2 Sets of Twins Compete, Share Experiences on Cheer Team

Katie Keating, News Editor January 31, 2024

Celebrating spots on the varsity cheer team, freshmen Ava and Alexa Griese enjoyed Texas Roadhouse and Crumbl Cookies after tryouts in April. The girls sat with their family refreshing their phones...

Junior Abigail Warren directs the band during the homecoming football Oct. 6. Warren placed 29th in the state for flute.

2 Band Students to Compete in TMEA All-State Band

Blake Hinerman, Editor in Chief January 29, 2024

After competing at the district, region and area band competitions, juniors Abigail Warren and Ty Gery advanced to the state level, placing 35th and ninth place respectively. The duo ranked in the top...

The Mansfield ISD Board of Trustees will meet Jan. 26 to discuss a $777 million bond, following its proposal at the Jan. 23 regular meeting. Photo by Mansfield ISD Communications Dept.

Mansfield ISD Board to Discuss $777 Million Bond

Blake Hinerman and Katie Keating January 25, 2024

[UPDATE JAN. 26: The Mansfield ISD Board of Trustees unanimously passed an order for a bond election to be held May 4 at its Jan. 26 special meeting.] Following the recommendations of the Long...

Government students who are eligible to vote learned to vote in the November local elections. Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash

Government Students Learn to Vote in Local Elections

Katie Keating, News Editor January 25, 2024

A group of 18 students walk off the bus and into the sub-courthouse for early voting. Three people are working and ready to help the students sign in and vote. Each year, Mansfield ISD funds a trip for...

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