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It’s Testing Time! A Positive Approach to No Exemptions

by Emary Greene, Staff Writer

December 18, 2013

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   For the majority of high schools the students have the option to, if they meet requirements, can exempt their fall semester exams. Our school has decided to take that option away. By “forcing” the students to take a fi...

College: Getting in

by Brianna Acosta, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

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It's the time of year that all the seniors are stressing about college applications. Even though college applications are sent in by senior year, you have to work towards college all four years of high school. Your high school...

The Daily Announcements – Who Hears Them?

by Valerie Garner, Editor-in-chief

June 3, 2013

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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...

One Size Doesn’t Fits All

April 8, 2013

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In the United States we have been blessed to live in a country that offers a public school system to all, but the best way to compare our public school system is an assembly line. Students start off school depending on the year...

Involvement Leads To Success

by Caroline Cravens

April 8, 2013

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These days it’s not just about grades anymore; students should be involved in sports, clubs, and any extracurricular activity that interests them. The pressure for getting into college is a lot harder than it used to be; colleges...

The Unnecessary Dimension

by Ryan Robinson, Staff Writer

April 8, 2013

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These days, most of the “blockbuster” movies being released have one thing in common. They are being released in 3D. 3D allows distributors to make more money because they can add an extra $3 or more for the price of a ticket....

How Thin Is Too Thin

by Siandhara Bonnet, Staff Writer

April 8, 2013

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Beautiful is defined as possessing qualities that give great pleasure or satisfaction to see, hear, think about, etc.; excellent of its kind; wonderful; the ideal of beauty. Today’s models are said to be beautiful, but is the...

Lies vs. Truth

by Valerie Garner, Editor-in-chief

March 18, 2013

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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...

Fine Arts vs. Sports: The Battle of the Budgets

by Siandhara Bonnet, Staff Writer

February 13, 2013

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Over the years, the fine arts have been neglected and put into a hierarchy, especially in school. It’s depicted in movies and TV shows that the “nerds” and “geeks” belong to the fine arts, where the “jocks” and “cool...

Bring Back Broadcast at LHS

by Caroline Cravens, Staff Writer

February 7, 2013

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Some say print news is dying; in some ways, it is. Broadcast news is becoming a major part of our society. If LHS offers a newspaper program, they should offer a broadcast program too. Think about it, frequently people watch the...

Should Teachers Be Armed?

by Ryan Robinson, Staff Writer

February 7, 2013

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Lately there have been a lot of school shootings resulting in the death of many children. Some people believe that teachers should be armed with weapons in order to defend students in danger. The idea of allowing firearms to...

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