The Roar

Teachers open doors for parents

by Kaylee Cisna, Staff Writer

September 14, 2012


Filed under Community

Administrators held an Open House at LHS on Monday, September 10, welcoming parents and kids to come take a little look at everything going on at LHS. There were tables set up in the commons for various clubs and organization such as the Blue Belles, yearbook, the Anime club, ASL, the Lacrosse team,...

Visit the College Fair

by Italia Gonsalvez

September 14, 2012


Filed under School News

College Fair is coming up and this is a great opportunity to get a head start on touching bases with admission officers. The college fair is directed toward seniors and juniors who want an early start applying for college and financial aid. All the major public and private universities in the state...

Mitchell gets doughnuts!

May 11, 2012


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Graham Mitchell from our very own Leander High School won first runner up for the Krispy Kreme Teacher of the year 2012 in the Austin area. Mitchell, who teaches computes science, was nominated by former and present students in his class. Besides bragging rights and great admiration from his fellow co...

Eggcelent eggsecution

April 19, 2012


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   For the last 21 years, physics teacher Jim Genty has conducted an “egg drop,” an activity designed to teach his students basic structural concepts. By building air resistant constructions, the students learn how to defy potential energy, and in a moment that’s sink-or-swim, they’ll drop...

Athletic Trainers Save Lives

March 9, 2012


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By Italia Gonsalvez and Isabel Ruiz The theme for this year’s National Athletic Training Month is “Athletic Trainers Save Lives.” At Leander High School athletes are lucky enough to encounter an amazing training program that to help the student body maintain a healthy spirit about sportsmanship. Many...

Leander Moves to 4A, Reunites with Cedar Park

March 7, 2012


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By Emma Berkel    On Feb. 2, the University Interscholastic League realigned all athletic and academic teams for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons. UIL realignments occur every two years, and each time schools across the state prepare to face changes. Following the introductions of Rouse and Vand...

FFA Succeeds at Competition

November 30, 2011


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 By Italia Gonsalvez        Leander High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) have been busy with competitions throughout November, and competitors gave LHS reason to be proud.    The Public Relations team (Kyra Ziatas, junior, Regan Basset, sophomore, and Kylie McDonald, junior) ...

Thrash and Burn Tour

November 15, 2011


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By Matt Klein    Among metal lovers, there has been much anticipation for any news about the annual Thrash and Burn tour (TaB). After a surprisingly disappointing 2010 tour, TaB has gathered a very exciting, impressive lineup of both artists and concert venues.    Previously, TaB has featured...

Occupy Austin

November 1, 2011


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By Italia Gonsalvez    As you may have heard there have been multiple protests in the Austin area. To most of us these are just rowdy and loud people who lack hygiene and have nothing better to do than to protest things that are completely irrelevant to the majority. But in reality it’s not only...

Austin Jazz Festival This Weekend

September 29, 2011


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By Alex Ceballos Bring a blanket and a picnic basket to Zilker Park this upcoming Saturday and enjoy a live jazz performance free of charge. Beginning at 5 pm and ending at 10 pm, the Austin Jazz Festival will include performances by The Texas Swing All-Stars, the Gabriel Santiago Orchestra, and many...

Leander Fire Suspects Still at Large

September 21, 2011


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By Alex Ceballos With eleven homes destroyed and nine damaged, police are searching for a group of teens that may be responsible for starting the Leander fire.  An investigation shows that the fire possibly started in a forested area. Many firefighters had to work through the night to put the fire...

Students Head to State

May 3, 2011


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By Emma Berkel    Students that participated in the 2011 UIL Regional Competition soared into success. On April 6, Advanced Productions students had their “Alice in Wonderland”-themed designs evaluated and were honored with advancement in costume design, marketing design, and overall group de...

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