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Seniors Expand Cultural Horizons

October 15, 2009


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By Ashley Bagwell    On Friday Oct. 9, senior International Baccalaureate students expanded their cultural horizons by taking fifth period to talk with 17 journalists from various African countries.    These countries included Sierra Leon, Angola, Ruanda, Ethiopia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, South Af...

Biotech chosen for photo shoot

May 12, 2009


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v  By Claire Toomey    BioRad, a biotechnology equipment company, has recently selected Marjorie Palmer’s Biotech class as models for their next catalog due out in March of 2010.    This catalog is themed to show the interrelationship between various levels of education to produce the next generation of ...

UIL Play Armitage advances to State!

April 28, 2009


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  v By Evia Zack    Congratulations to the cast and crew of Armitage, who have become the third Leander play to ever advance to State competition!    On Friday, April 24th, they competed at Baylor University at the Regional Level. They advanced, along with Creekview High School’s play Rabbit Ho...

Blue Belles perfect Spring Show 2009

April 24, 2009


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-By Adam Soeur (contributing writer)      In Leander, Texas, the Blue Belles are working hard to perfect their routines so that they can show off their talent at Spring Show 2009 on April 23 through  April 25.     The Blue Belles have been working hard all year on their 16 diverse routin...

“Sexting”

April 22, 2009


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v  Sarah Miller    The term sexting is in the news and is more main stream that one might think. Text messaging give us a constant and instant connection to almost everyone we know. Not only can we send messages, but we can also send pictures, audio clips, and video. Communication has never been t...

One Act Play advances to UIL Regional Competition

April 14, 2009


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v  By Evia Zack    Leander’s Theatre Department is dominating the UIL One Act Play Competition with their play, Armitage. Armitage is the story of a disturbed family with lots of secrets, told from the diary of a demented girl, Margaret, played by Lora Blackwell. She recounts her history with her de...

Athletic Trainer Appreciation Month

March 27, 2009


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v  Sarah Miller   The month of March is Athletic Trainer Appreciation Month. When most people think of an athletic trainer they think that this is someone that teaches how to play a sport, but that’s not what it means. Athletic trainers are health professionals that can work in schools, clinics, h...

Twitter

March 27, 2009


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Ø  Jacob Shelly    With this social networking, sort of micro blogging service, users are allowed to send and read other’s updates, blogs, and tweets, which are texts based posts. Updates are displayed on the user’s profile page and delivered to other users.    www.Twitter.com is a website that members cr...

Shattered Dreams shocks students

March 25, 2009


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v  By Kayla Smith    Shattered Dreams is a program, founded by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, in which teaches teenage students that drinking is never a good choice, and that drinking while driving can be deadly.    The Shattered Dreams experience consists of a fake party where several students...

“A” students honored with breakfast

February 26, 2009


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v  By Claire Toomey      An honors breakfast was held the morning of Feb. 26 recognizing students’ achievements.  Many thanks go out to the office staff members who helped put the event together.    Students were honored with breakfast and a certificate for their accomplishments. Recognition went o...

Klemcke cooks the competition

February 26, 2009


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Tarrin Klemcke, senior, is advancing to state. FCCLA STAR culinary event competitions took place last weekend Feb. 21 and 22 in San Antonio. Tarrin competed in the event of the Culinary Mystery Basket and placed 2nd. Good luck to Tarrin as she advances to state competition in April. ...

Choir students progress to state

February 26, 2009


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v  By Claire Toomey      Choir students are advancing to State UIL. Many LHS students received superior ratings and medals at the Regional UIL Solo and Ensemble competition held this past Friday Feb. 20 at Westwood High School.    Gold solo medalists progressing to State UIL are Amber DeLeon, J...

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