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Thousands march to voice pro-life support

Thousands march to voice pro-life support

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

Outside of the capitol Saturday, thousands of students, parents, seminaries and activists marched toward the state capitol building to rally behind pro-life in the March For Life campaign. “We’re very passionate about life and those who can’t stand for it themselves seeing as unborn children...

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Teach em how to say goodbye

Teach em how to say goodbye

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Remembering MLK

Remembering MLK

49 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenne...

The final countdown

The final countdown

After a year of the long process of researching, writing and hours of staring...

“Texas Privacy Act” blocks transgender-rights law

“Texas Privacy Act” blocks transgender-rights law

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Fight to the finish

Fight to the finish

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer

The Lions tied with the Lehman Lobos at their away game on March 10. The final score was 2-2. “We finished strong this game,” sophomore Sydney Brinkmann said. “We communicated well and looked out for each other.” Sophomore Gigi Ceka scored...

March 20

Losses for the Lions

Losses for the Lions

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer

The Lady Lions went up against Lake Travis March 3, losing 0-5. They were also defeated by Westlake last Tuesday and ended with a final score of 0-4. “This season has been a tough one for us,” sophomore Sydney Brinkmann said. “We have been work...

March 9

Right off the bat

Right off the bat

March 3

The Leander Lions Baseball team kicked off the season on February 23 after weeks of scrimmaging with their first game against Belton, with a 7-6 win. The Lions then consecutively lost the next four games...

Lions defeated by Vipers, Rebels

Lions defeated by Vipers, Rebels

March 3

The Lions played against Vandegrift on February 24, with a final score of 0-4. On February 28, they faced against Hays and lost 1-5. According to Brinkmann, senior Kyah Carlsen and junior Caro...

Podium finish for wrestling

Podium finish for wrestling

March 1

On February 24th and 25th senior Zeke Garcia traveled to Cypress, Texas to compete in the state championship. He finished his Lion wrestling career with a third place finish. “I did as best as I could...

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Features

Number one, IB and all

Number one, IB and all

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

Being number one in your class comes with high expectations from your peers, stress after getting a high A but not a 100, and constantly getting questions...

March 3

Seeing America

Seeing America

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

It’s the tiny details that catch you. Talking about Instagram instead of Weibu or introducing yourself as Lisa instead of Jinghuan. Sophomore Lisa Xu...

March 1

The experience of a lifetime

The experience of a lifetime

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

Waking up in a stranger’s house and walking downstairs to hear a different language. Wondering why on your history test they give you the answers behind...

February 17

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‘Pippin’ proves its ‘Glory’

Jack Johnson

All leads from ‘Pippin’ were eligible for nomination. However, Senior Matthew Kennedy, who portrayed ‘Leading Player’, was the only actor nominated, for Best Actor in a leading role.

‘Pippin’ proves its ‘Glory’

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

The theatre department's production of ‘Pippin’ was nominated in five categories at this year's Greater Austin High School Musical Theater Awards, or GAHSMTA, nomination celebration. ‘Pippin’ is el...

March 9 • Comments closed

Cuckoo for the Cast List

Bri Branscomb

The cast of the school's production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. They will begin rehearsals in January.

Cuckoo for the Cast List

by Bri Branscomb, Staff Writer

  The cast and crew for this years’ one act play, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, was announced December 6. The play follows the story of a group of men in a psychiatric ward, and is set in the lat...

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Spreading Christmas cheer

Kyle Gehman

The Blue Belles perform during rehearsal to their opening dance.

Spreading Christmas cheer

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

The Blue Belles performed last weekend in their annual Christmas show for a full crowd. The show was two hours long and contained a variety of different Christmas music, routines and dancers. “My ...

December 13 • Comments closed

Ready, Set, Action

Ready, Set, Action

For students throughout the state of Texas who are part of the International Thespians Society, there is a ...

Annual dance performance displays LISD talent

Annual dance performance displays LISD talent

After weeks of preparing from hundreds of dancers, the annual LISD dance performance, iDance, has ended....

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When chronic illness strikes

When chronic illness strikes

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

I used to let a four letter word define me. It wasn’t ugly or mean, it was POTS, short for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. POTS is a form of dysautonomia, an umbrella term that classifies dysfunctions in the autonomic nervous system (ANS). Basically, the body carries out many process...

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No money, no problem

No money, no problem

March 10

Top five things to do in March

Top five things to do in March

March 1

Why I’m Doing IB

Why I’m Doing IB

February 27

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Bring color to the classroom

Bring color to the classroom

by Bri Branscomb, Staff Writer

Chances are, when you think of February, you think of Valentine's Day. Heart shaped chocolate boxes and pink stuffed bears will pop into your mind. Cupid figurines and roses and cards confessing feelings are sold in abundance. It’s been cemented as the month of love. Something that is oftentimes fo...

February 21 • Comments closed

The lunchtime debate

The lunchtime debate

February 15

To the lament of some students, all of LISD’s campuses are closed, meaning students must be signed out by a guardian before leaving the campus prior...

To say or not to say the Pledge of Allegiance

To say or not to say the Pledge of Allegiance

October 5

In multiple supreme court cases, the first amendment has been used as a defender for students rights. One of those rights is not saying the pledge of all...

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