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Can Students Draw The Texas Outline From Memory?

Can Students Draw The Texas Outline From Memory?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

September 5, 2018

We've seen the shape and outline of Texas all of our lives. It appears in logos, maps, the internet, and mostly in school. However, what happens when you don't have the shape to trace, or a reference to look at? Here are the results: Can you draw the Texas outline from memory?

Songs Everyone Knows

Songs Everyone Knows

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

August 31, 2018

You know those songs that everybody screams the lyrics to at social events? These are the songs that everyone knows. That means you! You don't know how, but somehow you know all the lyrics- at least the ones in the chorus. So here are a few of the songs that everyone knows: 1. Don't Stop Believing by Journey 'Just a small town girl...' This 80's classic is one that y...

Businessmen Make Plans to Make Part of Downtown Austin More Green

Businessmen Make Plans to Make Part of Downtown Austin More Green

Jack Purcell, Reporter

May 24, 2018

Two Austin businessmen have donated $5 million to the revitalization of Waller Creek as part of an effort to turn the urban waterway into a major park destination. Real estate magnate Nate Paul, founder and CEO of World Class Capital Group LLC, and tech investor Brian Sheth, co-founder and president of ...

The Choir Spring Show: Outsider View

The Choir Spring Show: Outsider View

Erith Won, Reporter

May 24, 2018

The hallway to the cafeteria crowds with people waiting in anticipation for the doors to open. As soon as the doors open, everyone rushes in to get a good seat. A lot of them are reserved, however, and the seats that are left are in the front and on the sides. Many people stand and kneel throughout the ...

Ms. Pollard’s Art

Ms. Pollard's Art

Ruth Martin, Reporter

April 23, 2018

Ms. Pollard's 1st period art makes creative and innovative projects every six weeks, click up to see what they're doing.  

Top 10 Art Supplies

Top 10 Art Supplies

Amber Xiao, Reporter

April 23, 2018

Top Sketchbook: Strathmore Series 400 Sketch Pads Strathmore Sketch books come in many different types. The standard paper will work with any kind of pen, pencil, marker, or other drawing implement. The watercolor version is very sturdy and will hold up to lots of water. According to http://www.businessi...

Art Students Paint blocks in The Cafeteria Hallway

Rachel Iyer, Reporter

April 23, 2018

Students have painted some of the individual white blocks along the 100s hallway (where Mr. Smith's room is). Students came to school on Sunday and did this along with the ceiling tiles. This is the first year Art has painted the blocks on the wall.  

Choir UIL

Choir UIL

Keana Saberi, Reporter

March 27, 2018

From the weeks of preparation to the endless dedication, Choir UIL is a huge event for Choir kids and the process of work is extremely tedious and long.  On March 6th and 7th, both Honor and Treble choirs went to Georgetown High school to put their long earned talent to the the test. The three songs...

Underrated Musicals

Underrated Musicals

Zack Catuogno, Reporter

December 20, 2017

If you've been paying attention to the media in the past year or so, you've probably heard of the hit Broadway musical, Hamilton, written by Lin Manuel Miranda. Hamilton seems to be the most well-known musical right now and is becoming a household name along with classics such as Wicked and Les Miserables. These...

Hamilton In LA

Hamilton In LA

Keana Saberi, Reporter

December 11, 2017

 The air was still, chilly, and crisp. My eyes began to water. The lights of the Hollywood Pantages Theatre sign gleamed and burned brightly as a gaggle of people fled inside the theatre as the doors slide wide open. Gold posters adorned the walls outside the theater, emblems of excitement and oncom...

A Little About the Holiday Play

A Little About the Holiday Play

Lucy Wassmuth, Reporter

November 2, 2017

The holiday play this year is a classic Christmas movie originally in black and white. Yep, you guessed it! Our holiday play is "It's a Wonderful Life." This play is about a man who faces a rough patch in his life and wishes he had never been born. His guardian angel comes down and helps him by showing...