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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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Lions defeated by Westlake

Lions defeated by Westlake

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer

The Lions played against Westlake on February 10, with a final score of 0-2. As stated by Brinkmann, senior Kyah Carlsen almost scored a goal with a free kick, but missed. “All of us were willing to play different positions that we weren't us...

February 17

Losses for varsity girls soccer

Losses for varsity girls soccer

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer

The Lions went against Vista Ridge on January 27, losing the game 0-1. On January 31, they ended with a final score of 0-6 against Vandegrift. With 25 minutes left in the game against Vandegrift, sophomore Gigi Ceka almost scored twice. She dri...

February 17

Swimming towards State

Swimming towards State

February 17

The swim team went to regionals last Friday and Saturday in Dallas. Both boys and girls relays placed best overall in beating their personal times. “I can’t think of anything that could’ve gone better,” ...

Reigned in by the Rangers and Vipers

Reigned in by the Rangers and Vipers

February 3

The Lions lost against the Vista Ridge Rangers in overtime 62-59 on January 27, then fell to the Vandegrift Vipers 41-37. “We kept our composure and kept fighting throughout the game,” senior Cody ...

Swim goes to district

Swim goes to district

February 3

The swim team competed against eight teams in district this past weekend.  Leander placed sixth at district for girls and seventh for boys out of nine schools. According to swim coach, Jason Schmidt, th...

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Features

Made by the Hart, for the heart

Made by the Hart, for the heart

by Austin Graham, Assistant Editor

Holding three awards for swimming, and being the captain of the swim team, senior Tanner Hartwick may just be seen as a swimmer, but there’s more to...

February 15

Creating love

Creating love

by Gigi Allen, Staff Writer

Jared Bouloy has a full day. He writes a last minute prompt for Youth and Government. Once done with that his next item is helping children with PALS, ...

November 11

Just for kicks

Just for kicks

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

She goes to dance every day and gives her all in each move she makes. Even though sleep and her AP world history homework are calling her name, she conti...

November 5

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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 ...

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Ready, Set, Action

Bri Branscomb

Seniors Dylan Robinson and Jacob Vaughn have written and directed two different original short films, entitled ‘Quiet Stage’ and ‘Super’ respectively. These films will be entered in a competition at the Texas Thespian Festival.

Ready, Set, Action

by Bri Branscomb, Staff Writer

For students throughout the state of Texas who are part of the International Thespians Society, there is a convention called the Texas Thespian Festival held every year. Here, the students can learn v...

November 7 • Comments closed

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....

Band performs in annual Festival of Bands

Band performs in annual Festival of Bands

The Lion band played last Monday at Bible Stadium during the annual Festival of Bands performance. All...

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The lunchtime debate

The lunchtime debate

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer

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 dismissal time. This includes lunch periods where students craving a sugary doughnut must resign to staring at the shop lovingly from across the stree...

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Singer, dancer, allied spy

Singer, dancer, allied spy

February 15

Rome with me through history

Rome with me through history

February 14

Top 5 Superbowl commercials

Top 5 Superbowl commercials

February 13

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To say or not to say the Pledge of Allegiance

To say or not to say the Pledge of Allegiance

by Gigi Allen, Staff Writer

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 allegiance. In the Supreme Court case West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette, it was stated that, “Free speech in this case meant the ri...

October 5 • Comments closed

The four basics

The four basics

September 21

From the first year of Kindergarten, until the sophomore year of college, there are four things that student learning is centered around. Those things...

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

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

September 4

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