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Leslie Mendoza, 12, designs her paper doll in her classroom with all properly masked students.

MISD Should Limit Quarantined Students Through New District Policy

Sembree Yeary, Personality Editor April 19, 2021

After a school board meeting on March 23, the district announced the new COVID-19 policy would eliminate school-mandatory quarantines for masked students in contact with a positive case. The decision came...

Kathryn Stendebach, 12, works on a watercolor project for her AP Environmental Science class.

MISD Changes Districtwide Quarantine Policy

Sarah Akande, Editor-In-Chief April 17, 2021

After thirty weeks of contact tracing and quarantining students exposed to COVID-19, the district recently announced the changes made to the quarantine policy. These changes will no longer cause properly...

Elmore's takes a picture of one of her earring sets to eventually post on Instagram.

Paige Elmore: Molding a Business

McKenzie Canton, Features Editor April 16, 2021

Art comes in all forms for everyone. For senior Paige Elmore creates her art comes in the form of earrings.  “I love creating accessories so that people can travel with them anywhere,” Elmore said....

Senior Abby Ewing, right, performs with fellow theater students on stage in the PAC.

One Act Advances to Regionals, Stays Overnight Amid Pandemic

Jordyn Folsom, Editor-In-Chief April 14, 2021

After finishing in the top three at district and top two at Bi-District for the UIL One-Act Play competition, theater will compete at the regional meet in Lubbock on April 17. Theater is one of the first...

After inclement weather, MISD revises their calendar.

MISD Updates Calendar After Inclement Weather

Jonah Pedroza, Staff Writer April 4, 2021

Following a week shut down because of weather, Mansfield ISD announced changes to the academic calendar. To accommodate for the snowstorm in February, the district extended the 4th six weeks by one week....

Wild Ride

Wild Ride

McKenzie Canton, Features Editor March 29, 2021

Noises of all kinds floated out of the stables as senior TJ Huff made his way around the barn. His boots crumbled the hay beneath him as he made his way to his heifers. They greeted him with soft moos...

Joshua Omorodion, 11, slides to reclaim the ball versus Summit.

Update: Boys’ Soccer Playoff

Zach Planche, Sports Editor March 10, 2021

UPDATE 3/25/2021 The Broncos finished district play with a 10-2-2 record in second place. The team was tied for the most goals scored in the district as well. With this, the team moves on to playoffs...

Students in the Gay-Straight Alliance find community with like-minded students.

New Club Offers Inclusion For LGBTQ+ Community

Nina Banks, News Editor March 4, 2021

As members engage in conversation regarding LGBTQ+ rights and personal anecdotes, sophomore Caitlynn Chapman voices her opinions and experiences as a member of the Gay-Straight Alliance. Since English...

MISD schools adapt for future snow storms.

MISD Recovers Campuses After Historic Snow Storm

Evelyn Quiroz, Entertainment Editor March 3, 2021

On Feb. 22, MISD announced classes would start again after a week off because of low temperatures and winter weather. Alongside city damages, the arctic-like conditions also caused issues for schools.  For...

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