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Dr. Vaszauskas Announces Resignation

Dr. Vaszauskas Announces Resignation

Ryland Mallett, Editor-In-Chief

June 20, 2019

In a letter to the Mansfield ISD community, MISD superintendent, Dr. Jim Vaszauskas announced his resignation on June 20. His letter is included below.   June 20, 2019 Dear Mansfield ISD Family: As I reflect on my ten years in Mansfield ISD, I cannot help but to be extremely proud ...

Inside New Multi-Purpose Athletic Center

Inside New Multi-Purpose Athletic Center

Major Melson and Jorden Melson

May 2, 2019

The big, huge thing in the school’s backyard is coming to life. Mansfield ISD finally got their plans for “Multi-purpose Athletic Centers (M.A.C.)” at each high school campus into the construction phase at the beginning of this semester. Contrary to popular belief, no indoor football field co...

Softball: Survive and Advance

Softball: Survive and Advance

Major Melson, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Slowly, the tear travels down the carved path of the one before it. Junior Haylee Gutierrez feels solemn knowing her time with her senior teammates is diminishing and this is the last time they will ever play on the home field. The Legacy Softball team beat Carter Riverside in the first round of...

MISD Implements New Security System

MISD Implements New Security System

Benita Orie, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Students arrive at school in the morning, and the doors are locked. Instead of walking straight in the building and to their classes, they stride to the right side of the door, pull out their school-issued ID, place it in front of a doorbell camera and wait for a green light to flash. The doors unloc...

Music to the Next Level : Soundcloud Rap

Music to the Next Level : Soundcloud Rap

Benita Orie and Sarah Akande

April 26, 2019

As he taps to the sound streaming from his headphones, he contemplates making a sound of his own. Sophomore Victor Rodriguez scrolls through Soundcloud during class and has a lightbulb moment – one that now shapes the way he views music. From the thump of a raw beat, to the studio and to millions of...

Boys Track Prepares for Region Competition

Boys Track Prepares for Region Competition

Major Melson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

He sets his lips and moves his leg back and forth trying to further its grip on the track. Junior Jordan Watkins takes off from his stance and propels his hand back to receive the baton as he pushes forward. He runs as the second leg of the 4x100m relay at the Area Meet. The boy's track team ran in the Area meet on...

Mr. Hoffmann: Marching Off to Iowa

Mr. Hoffmann: Marching Off to Iowa

Megan Humphrey, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

The wind quiets and then a loud roar comes thundering from the crowd. People jump to their feet, thrilled at what they had just experienced at the Indianapolis concert in 2018. Head Band Director Adam Hoffmann was in shock from the reaction from the crowd. “The top [experience] in my book is perfor...