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Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits

by Austin Graham, Assistant Editor

Ladies and gentlemen, ravers and festival enthusiasts, it is that time of year again. The Austin City Limits Musical Festival lineup has been released for 2017, and it’s raging. “What really drew me to ACL this year is that I really like the overall lineup,” senior Elza Taurins said. “I like...

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Recent News Stories

The Syrian situation

The Syrian situation

Since 2011, the Syrian people have been involved in a nation-wide civil war aga...

Putting in the work

Putting in the work

The Lions athletic and PE programs competed last week to win equipment used...

Opening a dialogue

Opening a dialogue

LISD recently held a mental health presentation at Cedar Park High School with counselors from different organizations after the recent s...

Youth and Government team honored at LISD board meeting

Youth and Government team honored at LISD board meeting

The Youth and Government team were recognized at the LISD board meeting last...

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Run to live, live to run

Run to live, live to run

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

She is running to get to class on time, running to release stress, running to improve her time, running towards her future.  As she crosses the finish line, she knows she’s one step closer to breaking her personal record. Freshman Elizabeth Roca is on the Varsity t...

May 1, 2017

Racing to Regionals

Racing to Regionals

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

The boys and girls track team competed in the Area track meet at D.W. Rutledge Stadium on April 19 and 20. “I am extremely proud of my girls,” Girls’ Head Coach Gigi Heermans said. “They did a great job competing at a very tough 6A meet. A lot...

April 30, 2017

Lady Lions wrap up season

Lady Lions wrap up season

April 25, 2017

The Lady Lions varsity softball ended their season last Friday with a 5-7 loss against the Lehman Lobos. “This year has been full of ups and downs; but regardless of that, I am most proud that these...

Going out on a fight

Going out on a fight

March 24, 2017

The varsity boys lost to the Lake Travis Cavaliers 0-3, Westlake Chaps 0-1 and Lehman Lobos 2-3. After failing to reach playoffs due to the first two losses, the team had their senior night against Lehman. “I...

Fight to the finish

Fight to the finish

March 20, 2017

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 ...

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Features

Run to live, live to run

Run to live, live to run

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

She is running to get to class on time, running to release stress, running to improve her time, running towards her future.  As she crosses the finish li...

May 1, 2017

Living with Leukemia

Living with Leukemia

by Austin Graham, Assistant Editor

Three years old. There are strange people standing around the hospital bed that she is laying in. There beady eyes are all on her and the doctors say a...

April 5, 2017

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, 2017

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Setting another Milestone

Via Dana Curr Photography

The Blue Belles put on their annual spring show, 'Milestones', this past week. The dance showcased the Blue belles as well as Baby Belles, Sapphires, and dance classes.

Setting another Milestone

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer

The Blue Belles performed on April 26, 27, 28 and 29 in their annual Spring Show. The show was three and a half hours long with an intermission and included a variety of different music, dancers and ro...

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Seniors seize the stage

Bri Branscomb

The theatre programs end of year project, Senior Directed, gives upperclassmen the chance to direct. Seniors Emily Pritchett, Amanda Castillo, and Carter Wiseman are each directing their own productions.

Seniors seize the stage

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

The time has come for the Advanced Production class’s end of year project, Senior Directed. Senior Directed is a chance for the seniors of the theater department to take the reigns of a show of their c...

May 1, 2017 • Comments closed

Band releases new marching show

Kyle Gehman

The band performs their show The Fourth Dimension during a game against Lake Travis. They placed as the 6th best performance in the nation.

Band releases new marching show

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

Internal Landscapes was announced last week to be the new show performed by the band during marching season at the football games and during competition season. “I'm looking forward to the show because...

April 24, 2017 • Comments closed

‘Pippin’ makes magic

‘Pippin’ makes magic

This years musical, ‘Pippin’, performed at the 4th annual Greater Austin High School Musical Thea...

Cuckoo’s call ceases

Cuckoo’s call ceases

This years UIL One Act Play, ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’, performed at their district com...

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Reaching out

Reaching out

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer

Everyone’s experience with mental health is different. Going through a mental disorder can be an intense and devastating time. To most who struggle, having a support system from friends and family can be very important. If someone you know has a mental disorder, you may also be experiencing some dif...

May 24, 2017No Comments

Top five things to do in May

Top five things to do in May

May 15, 2017

Beat

Beat

May 3, 2017

Not an anomaly

Not an anomaly

April 30, 2017

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There’s no time for Stalin

There’s no time for Stalin

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

AP World History is a challenging academic class that analyzes human culture and society over time. It’s an opportunity for students to take a special college level learning experience that may lead to possible university credit in the future. Advanced placement helps students to develop critical t...

May 19, 2017No Comments

Bring color to the classroom

Bring color to the classroom

February 21, 2017

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 ...

The lunchtime debate

The lunchtime debate

February 15, 2017

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...

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