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Trick or tumble

Trick or tumble

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017 • Comments closed

The cheer team held their sixth annual fundraiser ‘Haunted Hallway’ at Trunk or Treat on Monday, October 30. The ‘Haunted Hallway’ is a $10 haunted walk through for kids and parents of all ages to enjoy together. Every year, the cheer team picks a different theme for Haunted Hallway. Thi...

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The March for Music

The March for Music

    Leander band is gearing up for marching season  The ...

Taking the knee: A powerful platform or unpatriotic?

Taking the knee: A powerful platform or unpatriotic?

President Donald Trump's remarks on Friday regarding NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem have sparked both...

A’s to Be a Longhorn

A’s to Be a Longhorn

Recently, The University of Texas at Austin announced that their policy for...

PRIDE time changes for a third year

PRIDE time changes for a third year

PRIDE time undergoes changes again this year for students. While last year ...

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Set to score

Set to score

by Rebekah Hui, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

During the last week of season, the JV Lady Lions volleyball lost to Lake Travis High School on Tuesday, but won their Friday game against Hays High School. On October 17, the JV girls finished both of their sets with 15-25 and 17-25, which resulted...

Lions face defeat against Rebels

October 26, 2017

The Lions lost to the Hays Rebels 0-46 at AC Bible Stadium on Oct. 20. They also played Vandegrift with an end score of 6-48 on Oct. 12.   “[Hays] were huge,” sophomore Britton Weber said. “We lost, but we played hard through the game.”   The team could not stop t...

Wrangled by the Rebels

Wrangled by the Rebels

October 26, 2017

The Lions failed to score against the Hays Rebels last Friday, as they were beat 0-43. “I think that we played hard for the whole game, even when we finally realized that the lead was too big to overcome,”...

Homecoming game ends in defeat

Homecoming game ends in defeat

October 16, 2017

The homecoming game last Friday ended in another loss for the Lions as they were defeated by the Vandegrift Vipers 13-63. “The difference between our defense and their offense was that we turned the...

Are you in

Are you in

October 16, 2017

Leander competed against Vandegrift, Westlake, Buda, Lake Travis, Vista Ridge, and Kyle Lehman at McNeil this past Tuesday on October 10. “We have worked so hard for so long,” coach Aubrey Lindberg-buchhorn...

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Features

Hitting it out of the park

Hitting it out of the park

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

October 20, 2017

To continue to the next level of sports for high schoolers requires the three important factors of time, dedication and hard work. Committing to a college...

Working her tail off to work with tails

Working her tail off to work with tails

by Rebekah Hui, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

She is an officer in FFA, works at the New Hope Animal Hospital, and is raising a goat and pig. Since she could walk, she's had a love of animals that...

Around the world in 87 days

Around the world in 87 days

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 4, 2017

Over the summer, Lions travelled near and far enjoying the break from school. Here are five of the most unique destinations visited. Austria and Slo...

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Calling all dancers

Kyle Gehman

The next dance performance for the Blue Belles and the Sapphires will be the Christmas Show. It will be held on December 9.

Calling all dancers

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

October 25, 2017 • Comments closed

On Wednesday and Thursday October 25 and 26 the Blue Belles, Sapphires and other high school varsity and JV dancers will be performing during iDance. During iDance, the dance teams around the district...

Calling all guys and ghouls

Jack Johnson

Blithe Spirit is a comedic play written by Noel Coward. It follows the story of Charles Condomine, a recently remarried author who accidentally brings back the ghost of his late wife.

Calling all guys and ghouls

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

October 18, 2017 • Comments closed

The Leander theatre department is putting on its' annual fall show, Blithe Spirit. The show, which debuts tonight, has been put together by the actors and technicians in the advanced productions class pe...

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

May 1, 2017 • Comments closed

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...

Seniors seize the stage

Seniors seize the stage

The time has come for the Advanced Production class’s end of year project, Senior Directed. Senior Directe...

Band releases new marching show

Band releases new marching show

Internal Landscapes was announced last week to be the new show performed by the band during marching...

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How to: Let someone know you’re thankful for them

How to: Let someone know you’re thankful for them

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

With Thanksgiving being around the corner, you may find yourself wondering who and what you’re thankful for. You may even be wondering how to show them you’re grateful for them. Here are some ways to show your gratitude this Thanksgiving! Write a letter Letters aren’t very common anymor...

Keep an ear out

Keep an ear out

October 6, 2017

Top five things to do in September

Top five things to do in September

September 7, 2017

Summer days

Summer days

June 2, 2017

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The nutty history of peanut butter

November 13, 2017 • Comments closed

  For a long time, peanut butter has been a staple of world cultures and food. We use peanut butter for hundreds of things in our daily lives (unless you’re allergic), from vegan ice-cream recipes to getting gum out of your hair, peanut butter has had its fair share of fame over the years. This No...

There’s no time for Stalin

There’s no time for Stalin

May 19, 2017

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...

IB vs AP debate

IB vs AP debate

May 15, 2017

Leander is privileged to be able to offer students two different advanced programs, AP and IB. However, lately, there has been a kind of rivalry or debate...

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Album Review: Concrete and Gold – Foo Fighters

Album Review: Concrete and Gold – Foo Fighters

October 4, 2017 • Comments closed

Album Review: Concrete and Gold Foo Fighters   Dave Grohl is rock music's cool uncle                            The Foo Fighters trailblaze on their ninth studio album Concrete and Gold. Foo Fighters have been a mainstay of popular rock for nearly two decades, after the forming of the band after the la...

Album of the Week: LCD Soundsystem – American Dream

September 26, 2017

Movie review: IT

Movie review: IT

September 23, 2017

Movie review: The Dark Tower

Movie review: The Dark Tower

September 9, 2017

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Leander High School's online student-run newspaper
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