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Senior wins first at UIL state

Courtesy of Carolyn Plein

Carolyn Plein with her plaque and medal from winning first place at state for her essay. She also qualified for a scholarship.

Senior wins first at UIL state

by Kyle Gehman, Assistant Editor

After competing against hundreds of students and hours of hard work, senior Carolyn Plein placed first place in state UIL for her essay in the Barbara Jordan Essay contest. The Barbara Jordan Essay contest is sponsored by...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • Comments Off

Foreign Club Olympics

The Foreign Language Olympics competition took place on Wednesday, May 18th af...  Read More »

Skills in the USA

Juniors Buddy McBroom, Chris Cecchini, and Jeremy Redden placed 2nd out of 12 in ...  Read More »

Students finish history projects

A project in the AP World History and AP U.S History classes that has become...  Read More »

Five shows, two nights

The Advanced Productions class has been working on their senior directed plays...  Read More »

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From Ms. to Doctor

From Ms. to Doctor

by Lyn Cheely, Staff Writer

For most students, inspiration to do what they love, and work hard to achieve their goals comes from superheroes, famous singers, writers, actors, or athletes. But one woman...  Read More »

Jun 1

Senior Feature: Taylor Cameron

Senior Feature: Taylor Cameron

by Gigi Allen, Staff Writer

Sitting in the room Taylor thought again and again about what her parents would think. Did her dad want her to go to college? She was scared, nervous. This choice was one th...  Read More »

May 16

A short, great experience

A short, great experience

by Brianna Sabrsula, Staff Writer

Sarah Mitchell moved across the country to finish her senior year here, leaving behind her former life and friends. This may have been a huge bummer for some, but Sarah made...  Read More »

May 12

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Football hosts movie night

Illustration via Coach Smith

The football team will be hosting the movie to raise goods for the Food Pantry. Entry is with a canned good or more.

Football hosts movie night

by Kyle Gehman, Assistant Editor

On May 13th at Bible Stadium, the football team will host a movie night to help raise goods to restock the local Food Pantry. “I’m looking forward to going because it is a great way to support a good cause as well as have fun with friends,” sophomore Jenna Abadie said. The gates will be opened at 7 p.m. with admission being a canned good and the movie will follow soon after. They will be showing the famous Remember the Titans football...  Read More »

May 13, 2016

Baseball ends season against Cedar Park

Jack Densmore

The Lions doing their ritual cheer before the game. Led by senior Ian Ousley and junior JJ Larson.

Baseball ends season against Cedar Park

by Matthew Grissom, Staff Writer

The Lions ended their baseball season 8-6 overall and playing the Cedar Park Timberwolves in the wild card playoff game. While the season didn't go as planned for the players and the coaches, they are still very proud on how they performed overall and shocked the district as a whole. “[That was] the best way to end the season to me,” senior Jacob Potter said. “Playing a great game with all my teammates one last time.” The Lions played...  Read More »

May 6, 2016

Track finishes season at regional

Dylan Hanna

A jumper competes during the Lion Relays. Senior Pardes Larks and sophomore Busisiwe Banda were the only jumpers who competed at regionals.

Track finishes season at regional

by Kyle Gehman, Assistant Editor

In San Antonio last Saturday and Friday the varsity track team ended their season before State despite placing six members. “I am most proud of the leadership that my seniors have shown through their work ethic and dedication,” Girls’ Head Coach Gigi Heermans said. “They have truly left huge shoes to fill for the future Lady Lions.” For the boys junior Charlie Ruiz placed 8th in the 110 meter hurdles and sophomore Gavin Davis p...  Read More »

May 4, 2016

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‘Metamorphosis’ ends

Kyle Gehman

The Blue Belles doing different exercises and stretches during their camp ‘Metamorphosis’. Their workouts are called ‘go hard’ workouts.

‘Metamorphosis’ ends

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

The Blue Belles dance team have finished their first camp of the year, ‘Metamorphosis’. The camp is designed to help train for the multiple dances the team performs during the fall as well as building camaraderie and team bonds. “Well metamorphosis means change, looking beyond strengthening our bodies through the “go hard” workouts that are expected, we are there to help the new members joining the Blue Belles family,” junior Inca Krones said. “We’re also there to build as a team...  Read More »

August 20, 2016 • Comments Off

Band Banquet digs into the awards

May 31, 2016

Contemporary goodbyes

May 27, 2016

Every year, choir performs to popular tunes as a break from the strict music of UIL. The songs chosen...  Read More »

One Act goes to state

May 2, 2016

This year’s one act play, ‘Picnic’, has advanced to the statewide UIL competition held at Bass Co...  Read More »

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Alumni give out tips to graduating students

by Garrett Gage, Staff Writer

Since graduation is right around the corner, alumni from previous years gave out tips to help the seniors move from one stage of life to the next. 1. “You don't need anything more than food, water, and shelter everything else is just for you; so don't worry about how everyone else is living life.” -Brianna...  Read More »

May 27, 2016 • Comments Off

May celebrates salads and hamburgers

by Brianna Sabrsula and Aimee Bozoudes

While salads continue to be one of the healthier options on any menu and have ingredients such as nutritious greens that are great for your body, some people find them disgusting and boring. Burgers please meat-eaters, but they are not the best thing you could be eating all the time. In honor of the m...  Read More »

May 25, 2016 • Comments Off

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Protect the oceans

by Jack Densmore, Editor-in-Chief

The ocean is filled with life, wonder and the unknown. It is a different world that has barely been explored, but it’s being damaged by trash, oil spills and other avoidable disasters. Trash continuously harms sea creatures, and humans constantly change the environments of many animals that either...  Read More »

May 6, 2016 • Comments Off

The judgement lasting millennials

by Austin Graham, Assistant Editor

Every 20 or so years, a new generation is named when the former generation becomes parents. G.I Generation, Baby Boomers, Boomerang Generation, Millennials; these are all names of past and recent generations. The generation labeled as The Millennials is a special one. No generation before them has...  Read More »

April 26, 2016 • Comments Off

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