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Close Loss Against Georgetown

Hannah May, Reporter

May 3, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

The Lady Mavs lost a close game against Georgetown High School when the Lady Eagles made the winning penalty shot that wrapped up the game. “The referee’s calls were a bit frustrating, but we were able to shake it off and keep playing,” ...

Dunking on the competition

Miracle Cox, Reporter

May 2, 2017

Filed under Event Recaps, News

Senior Victor Bailey, a basketball phenom who made school history by competing in the American Family Insurance Slam Dunk And 3-point Championship against seven other high school students from across the nation, won the slam dunk c...

2 Teachers Selected as Finalists for HEB Excellence in Education Awards

Tiffany Sawruk, Reporter

April 26, 2017

Filed under News

Aquatic Science teacher Kari Teague and Pre-Cal/Calculus teacher Emily Jensen were selected as finalists for HEB Lifetime Achievement Award and Excellence in Education Award, respectively. This is the first time two teachers from...

Track and field competes in 13-6A District Meet

Larissa Herold, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017

Filed under Briefs

Despite the uncertain start to the District 13 6-A track meet, held back by delays for a storm in the area, the track team competed on April 11 and 12 at Pflugerville High School for the chance to advance to the next stage, A...

Academic UIL team advances in 8 events, takes 3rd overall

Uzma Pathan, Reporter

April 7, 2017

Filed under News

Students competed in the district UIL meet and placed third overall. Eight students advanced to the Region II meet April 8 at Baylor University in Waco. In the March 23 competition at Round Rock High School, the Computer Science...

A Little Bit of History

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

April 4, 2017

Filed under News

The JROTC cadets traveled to Corpus Christi for their annual trip to visit the World War II aircraft carrier USS Lexington that was commissioned in 1943 and decommissioned in 1991. “The part that stayed in my mind from the...

From America With Love

Luisa Perry, Entretainment editor

March 31, 2017

Filed under News

The people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea often lack access to things we take for granted in the western world. Everyday commodities like internet, food, clothing and shelter are scarce. Freshman Sophie Dunn started th...

25 Years and Counting

Megan Garcia, Reporter

March 29, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News

The first thing audiences were introduced to in the Majestics showcase Illusions were all four past and present directors explaining how the dance team came to fruition and how they have evolved and changed over the years to produce...

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