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Save the Date

Tiffany Sawruk, Reporter

May 31, 2018

Filed under Briefs

“The calendar this year was okay,” junior Desha Patel said. “I liked how it was before.” Next year, school will start on August 16, a Thursday, and end on May 23, also a Thursday. In the first semester, student...

New and Improved

Megan Garcia, Editor-In-Chief and Entertainment Editor

May 23, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

Beginning this semester and into next year, students and teachers will no longer have access to classroom printers. Across the district, schools are gradually taking out their printers in a new permanent program meant to decrease...

March for Action

Megan Garcia, Editor-In-Chief and Entertainment Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

(Disclaimer: Although campus officials do not officially condone the student protest, they understand this brief is for informational purposes.)   A school walkout in protest of gun violence will take place April 20 fr...

Solving Problems

Sumin Son, Editor-in-chief, news editor

April 9, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

Mu Alpha Theta will host the annual math relay on April 11. Multiple teams will compete to answer as many math problems in limited time. The competition begins after school and ends around 5:15. After having paid 50 cents, participants...

Food, Fashion & Fun

Uzma Pathan, Social Media Editor

March 25, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

The annual culture fair will take place on Thursday, March 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria. Each year Diversity Club hosts the event to celebrate different cultures. The event includes a cultural clothing fashion show, performances...

Reppin’ in the 512 and the 808

Desirae Gonzalez, Features Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

The McNeil dance department, RRISD middle school dance departments, kiddie clinic classes, and parents of Majestics are scheduled to perform at the annual spring show Illusions, with this year’s theme being ‘512- All Hinges...

Night of Giving

Megan Garcia, Editor-In-Chief and Entertainment Editor

December 2, 2017

Filed under Briefs, Showcase

The annual gifting event at the Texas Baptist Children’s Home on Dec. 4 arrives just in time for the start of the season of giving. Clubs, sports teams and groups will go to their assigned cottage at 5:45 p.m. to spend time with...

Get your Monster on

Sumin Son, Editor-in-Chief, news editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Briefs

Teams consisting of students and teachers will answer trivia questions of interesting subjects on Nov. 16 during the Trivia Night competition. This year, the theme is Monsters University. You can still sign up to be on a team with L...

Read On

Megan Garcia, Editor-In-Chief and Entertainment Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News

Spanning genres from adult, young adult, and children’s fiction to cooking to film to comics – the Texas Book Festival leaves no reader behind during its annual event meant to celebrate the world of books. Capping off ...

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