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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 ...

Harvest Horror

Harvest Horror

October 23, 2017

News in Brief

Marisol Alires, Reporter

October 11, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News

The final day to turn in new undies for the RRISD Clothes Closet competition against Westwood is Thursday, Oct. 12. “While this is a very worthy and noble cause, it’s personal to me,” Principal Courtney Acosta said. “My...

Ridin’ Solo

Amy Gonzalez, Reporter

October 9, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News

Students from RRISD (and other local private schools) competed to perform in one of four qualifying choirs at the annual TMEA Clinic/Convention. “I’m used to [the audition process] definitely, but the nerves were still t...

New Year, New Schedule

Megan Garcia, Reporter

June 1, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News

The bus is late. A student doesn’t have a ride home. Maybe students have a job or have to drive their siblings to school. As a result, the opportunity of attending tutorials to improve grades and understanding becomes smaller...

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...

Coffee House

Larissa Herold, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News

Coffee House, a variety show and silent auction, will be Friday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 in the cafeteria. The show is being organized by the choir boosters. “Coffeehouse is more like an open mic night,” choir director Wendi Burwinkel said....

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