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The Glenn Effect

Dylan Hanna

The addition of Glenn High School, led the district to redraw its zoning patterns. Many students of Running Brushy and Leander Middle felt the effects of the rezoning.

The Glenn Effect

by Dylan Hanna, Staff Writer

Ask anyone: freshman year can be difficult. A new environment, new people and harder classes. For most students, high school can be faced with their middle school friends thanks to district feeder patterns. When district zoning plans are redrawn however, things can change fast, thus impacting the younge...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • Comments Off

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Tackling the expectations

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by Bri Branscomb, Staff Writer

The hot sun is beating down as she sprints up the field, her ponytail swinging behind her. She scans the sky looking for the brown leather ball that comes speeding like a...  Read More »

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Standing in the Spotlight

Standing in the Spotlight

by Bri Branscomb, Staff Writer

Brassy jazz music reverberates off the walls as she walks to take her place on stage. Nerves fill her as her stout heels click and clack on the black wooden floor, the uncertainty...  Read More »

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Heat wave at Islander Splash

Coach Lindberg

Both varsity teams together at the beach before the Islander Splash Invitational when they first arrived at Corpus Christi. The varsity boys team overall placed 30th out of 38th and the girls placed overall as a team 8th out of 37th.

Heat wave at Islander Splash

by Gigi Allen, Staff Writer

The annual Islander Splash Invitational came riding in on a heat wave this year for the varsity boys and girls of Cross Country.The varsity boys team overall placed 30th out of 38th. The girls placed overall as a team 8th out of 37th. “The race was really warm and a very hilly course because it was Corpus Christi,” Kami Taylor said. “The heat index was 1.4. It was a very slow course. That's okay though, I tried my best.” The girls varsity...  Read More »

September 23, 2016

Fighting the Tigers

Amanda Nguyen

Cameron Allen runs to make a touchdown. He has been playing football ever since he could remember.

Fighting the Tigers

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

The Lions played against the Stony Point Tigers on Thursday, September 15. The red team lost 20-14, and the blue team ended with a victory of 40-26. “I was expecting a challenge, but not to be down in score like that in the first half,” red team safety Cameron Allen said. “We could have scored in our first offensive series, but their defense was too good.” The red team was forced to punt in their first two series which was the first...  Read More »

September 19, 2016

Another close win for JV

Dylan Hanna

Addison Larue stiff-arms a Warrior defender. He scored three touchdowns on the night.

Another close win for JV

by Dylan Hanna, Staff Writer

The JV Lions were at the Westwood Warrior Bowl Thursday night for their first away game of the season. Led by sophomore running back Addison Larue and new quarterback sophomore Spencer Cook, the Lions prevailed over the Warriors 20-19. “It felt good to take over as starter,” Cook said. “I was glad to get the spot and I’m ready for the season.” Relying heavily on their respective running backs, both teams attempted to push through t...  Read More »

September 19, 2016

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Feeling the love

Austin Graham

The cast of Big Love poses in the theatre room following the first rehersal. The cast will rehearse nearly every week until the show is performed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

Feeling the love

by Bri Branscomb, Staff Writer

The auditions for this year's fall show, Big Love, took place this past Thursday. The cast list was posted the following Friday morning. Big Love is a play based on The Suppliant Women by Aeschylus. Both plays follow a group of sisters fleeing an arranged marriage with their cousins. “[The ...  Read More »

September 9, 2016 • Comments Off

‘Metamorphosis’ ends

August 20, 2016

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Contemporary goodbyes

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For the love of travel

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

27 countries, each with its own unique culture, memories and experiences. I’ve been incredibly lucky to do the things that I’ve done, but getting out and travelling, and more importantly travelling out of your comfort zone, is the best thing you can do for yourself. My parents aren’t multi millionaires,...  Read More »

September 9, 2016 • Comments Off

Change

August 31, 2016

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The four basics

by Austin Graham, Assistant Editor

From the first year of Kindergarten, until the sophomore year of college, there are four things that student learning is centered around. Those things are English, math, science and social studies. These are things that a member of society should be aware of, and it is good to know about whenever...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Fan-fiction vs. true story

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An amazing continuation of a beloved series

September 4, 2016

Growing up, I wasn’t allowed to watch or read anything related to Harry Potter. My mother found it’s connection to the dark arts a bit disturbing,...  Read More »

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Leander High School's online student-run newspaper
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