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  • Getting back into the swing of things

    Getting back into the swing of things

    by Siandhara Bonnet, Editor-in-Chief

    It's been a full week after Spring Break and students are already falling behind. Seniors are so close to the end, and Summer is closing in, but not quite fast enough for some. Here are 10 tips to keep yourself ahead and not fall too far behind. Do your homework the day it's assigned - Assignments are easy to keep track of and you have an additional day to get... READ MORE »»

    There are about 70 days until the last day of school

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  • On the outside looking in

    On the outside looking in

    by Claire Kyllonen, Assistant Editor

    They usually stand in the back, never in the way. They move with the crowd to be in tune with the action. Camera in hand, pencil at the ready, their job is to capture and record other students’ memories. This is student journalism. Don't let the calm, cool, and collected demeanors fool you. Half the time these kids are ready to pull their hair out, whether it's over a page layout, scrambling... READ MORE »»

    "If it's not published or captured, it never happened."

    Photo Credit Alejandro Norato

  • Getting technical

    Getting technical

    by Austin Graham, Staff Writer

    Technical theatre composes half of the theatrical world. It handles the sound, lights, props and much more, but it does not receive as much recognition as the theatrical side of theatre. Without lights, the actors would not be seen, therefore the show could not go on. Kember Campbell has been a techie for her whole high school career and is currently part of lights for the one act play. "Tech... READ MORE »»

    Sound board used for the OAP (one act play)

    Photo Credit Austin Graham

News

I-35 bridge collapses

by Austin Graham, Staff Writer

Above I-35, a bridge collapsed falling onto the interstate in Salado Thursday after an 18 wheeler crashed into it. The crash knocked down two beams which fell on top of a pickup truck killing the driver and injuring three other drivers. The highway was closed for about 18 hours after...  Read More »

March 27, 2015

prom

Prom tickets on sale next week

On Saturday April 11, the junior/senior masquerade themed prom will be taking place at the UT Club inside...  Read More »

Traffic Light

Texting ban in Texas

Texting while driving has been addressed in many states and will be discussed in Texas Legislature this...  Read More »

Windows 10 is rumored to be released around early-June.

Microsoft ditches Internet Explorer brand

With Windows 10 coming out soon Microsoft has recently announced that it will not longer use Internet...  Read More »

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Inside the Lion’s Den

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Sports

Softball faces tough defeat in a close game

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Junior Adrienne Vasquez hitting the ball against Eastview.

Softball faces tough defeat in a close game

by Jack Densmore, Staff Writer

The Lady Lions softball team was stopped short in their game against Eastview. “It didn’t feel good because we didn’t play our game," junior Adrienne Vasquez said. "We didn’t hit as much as...  Read More »

March 25, 2015 • 0 comments

Senior Hannah Holt in the middle of a pitch.

A Marble Falls shutout

The Lady Lions softball teams came away with a victory against Marble Falls. Varsity won 14-0 at Marble...  Read More »

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Lady Lions claim championship at Lockhart

The Lady Lions Track team did it again...with it coming down to an exciting mile relay... The relay team...  Read More »

Senior Hannah Holt hitting a single against Cedar Park.

Taking down the Timberwolves

Due to rain, the softball game against Cedar Park was moved to Monday. The Lady Lions faced a hard fought...  Read More »

Senior Angel Garza dribbles the ball past the Tigers defense.

Varsity takes the lead on senior night

Varsity boys' soccer concluded their district season with a victory against Dripping Springs on Friday....  Read More »

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Editorials

Extra security cameras at Vista Ridge

Extra security cameras at Vista Ridge

by Laynie Duplantis, Staff Writer

At the beginning of March, Vista Ridge High School senior Sydney Gutierrez spoke up about being sexually assaulted twice on campus, once during her freshman year and once during her junior year. Gutierrez and a friend told the Leander ISD school board their stories and requested security cameras to...  Read More »

March 25, 2015 • 0 comments

Generation of despair

Generation of despair

by Austin Graham, Staff Writer

The generation of the 21st century in America has had rising rates of depression/anxiety, suicide, substance abuse and general emptiness. The 21st century generation is a generation absorbed by technology. There are problems at hand with this generation that no other generation has ever dealt with...  Read More »

March 19, 2015 • 0 comments

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Columns

A precious thing

A precious thing

by Siandhara Bonnet, Editor-in-Chief

If I die young, bury me in satin, lay me down on a bed of roses, sink me in a river at dawn, send me away with the words of a love song. No one really knows what it's like to lose someone until it happens, and at the high school age, at any age really, people hope it won't ever happen, but...  Read More »

March 18, 2015 • 0 comments

Spring Break on a Budget

Spring Break on a Budget

by Claire Kyllonen, Assistant Editor

1.) Let's go to the movies! Whether it's Cinderella, Chappie, or The Duff, there's all kinds of movies in theaters, all tickets under $10! If nothing looks interesting in theaters, check out Redbox or Netflix! 2.) National Parks: With all the beautiful, mild weather, there's no better...  Read More »

March 17, 2015 • 0 comments

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