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Blue Belle and Sapphire 2013-2014 Auditions

by Caroline Cravens, Staff writer

December 9, 2012

Filed under School News

Auditions for Blue Belles are coming up fast, so get in shape! The tryout starts at 4 p.m. on December 10th and usually last until 11 p.m. (or possibly even later) into the night. If you are considering becoming a Blue Belle or...

Cast your vote today!

Cast your vote today!

November 6, 2012

Get Schooled Challenge

by Italia Gonsalvez, Staff Writer

October 19, 2012

Filed under School News

Get Schooled is a non-profit organization formed in 2010 that aims to increase attendance at schools and improve graduation rates in hopes of inspiring people to go to college. The organization works with some of the biggest na...

Band Takes 3rd Overall at Vista Marching Competition

by Caroline Cravens, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

Filed under School News

Last weekend, October 6th, the Lion band traveled to Vista Ridge to compete in a marching competition against 16 other schools. The Leander band took 3rd overall, and won several other awards: Outstanding Auxiliary (Color Guard),...

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...

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 clas...

Eggcelent eggsecution

April 19, 2012

Filed under School News

   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...

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