The Roar

Come Get Creative With The Conlang Club

by Valerie Garner, Staff Writer

September 5, 2013

Conlanging is the creation of constructed languages. Most of the members of the Conlang Club are in the IB program. They use the club as a way to fulfill their creativity hours for IB. The members put their brains together to...

The Daily Announcements – Who Hears Them?

by Valerie Garner, Editor-in-chief

June 3, 2013

Every day, during 2nd or 6th period, the announcements are made on the speakers. Some students like to listen to them to hear important dates, to hear about what’s going on, or to hear about UIL results. But some students don...

Lies vs. Truth

by Valerie Garner, Editor-in-chief

March 18, 2013

Is lying ever okay? What about a little white lie? People lie to protect our friends from hurt, to avoid situations, to get out of trouble, and the list goes on. Although lying is the easy way to go, honesty is always the best...

How Teachers Deal with Stress – An Overview

by Valerie Garner, Ryan Robinson, Staff Writers

December 11, 2012

An intellectual, hard-working senior sits in class. He asks questions and comes in before and after school to check his understanding. He has already applied to colleges and is only waiting to hear back. Beside him sits a student...

Gloria’s Cafe – Tex-Mex Restaurant Review (Part 3 of Series)

by Valerie Garner, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2012

Gloria’s Café is a small, casual Tex-Mex restaurant that is right off of Lakeline Blvd. Their menu offers a variety of Texan /Mexican food. I had the Patty Melt. It was served hot, delicious, and huge. The cheese that was...

Student Spotlight: Jonathan Rivera

by Valerie Garner, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2012

Jonathan Rivera, junior, plays the saxophone in the band. His band director, Mr.Selaiden, is his favorite teacher. "He pushes me to my limit and he's very passionate about what he does," Rivera said. One word that Jonathan...

Val’s Staff Picks

by Valerie Garner, Editor-in-chief

November 5, 2012

Artist: Gabrielle Aplin. This artist is an English singer-songwriter. She was largely recognized on Youtube when she posted a cover of the song “Liar and the Lighter” by You and Me at Six. I’ve been listening to her for about...

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