The online student newspaper of Vandegrift High School

Vandegrift Voice

The online student newspaper of Vandegrift High School

Vandegrift Voice

The online student newspaper of Vandegrift High School

Vandegrift Voice

Students watch the mayor deliver his speech. CTMUN experienced the largest amounts of delegates to date during their 2022 conference.
Students attend UT annual CTMUN conference
November 23, 2022

On Nov. 4, the Model United Nations program participants attended UT’s annual Central Texas MUN (CTMUN)...

Band takes home gold at UIL State Championships
Band takes home gold at UIL State Championships
November 19, 2022

Band and Vision came home on Nov. 8th as the UIL 6A gold medalist. UIL marching contests are a multi-stage...

Madi Hsieh signed with Columbia University, Class of 27, and committed to Division I volleyball
Volleyball player commits to Columbia
November 18, 2022

In 4th grade, senior Madi Hseih didn’t ever think that she would ever play collegiate Division I volleyball....

Macys Thanksgiving Parade Photo Gallery
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Photo Gallery
November 24, 2022

Voting comes to a close for this years midterm election on Nov. 8.
What do students need to know about the midterms?
November 16, 2022

On Nov. 8, many students enjoyed an impromptu day off from classes to destress before the race to the Thanksgiving break finish line. Meanwhile, millions...

Sanchez completed the signing ceremony to Notre Dame on Wednesday
State XC champion signs to Notre Dame
November 11, 2022

If senior Kevin Sanchez could be any superhero, it would be The Flash– an unnecessary wish, considering that as of Friday, he’s already been crowned...

Striking their final pose, the cast closes the performance with their final act.
‘Descendants the Musical’ doesn’t disappoint
Rylie Lockerman, Staff Reporter • November 14, 2022
Taylor Swifts new album Midnights official album cover
Review: Taylor Swift entrances audience with Midnights
Shivaali Vibarajan, Staff Reporter • November 10, 2022
I shook hands with gubernatorial candidate, Beto ORourke. He proceeded to sign my copy of We’ve Got to Try: How the Fight for Voting Rights Makes Everything Else Possible.
Beto O’Rourke is taller than I had expected
Abby Lincks, Editor • October 14, 2022
Wicked Wardrobe: Costume crew takes advantage of challenges, inspiration for Descendants
Wicked Wardrobe: Costume crew takes advantage of challenges, inspiration for 'Descendants'
Lourdes Hernandez Peraza, Contributing Writer • November 8, 2022

The team sat around a circle table, their eyes focused on the task at hand. They meticulously selected...

Cast members hanging out before dress rehearsals a week prior to opening night.
Be Our Guest: Theater produces fall production of ‘Descendants’
November 2, 2022

The wicked cast of evil and good pulls eyes to the stage with potions casted and music echoing throughout the auditorium. Smoke floods throughout,...

Students fill the stadium for a football game. At Monroe Stadium, the football team will play their homecoming game against Vista Ridge on Oct. 28.
The history of homecoming: Old Traditions, modern take
October 20, 2022

Students pour out of the full parking lot and into the packed courtyard. Girls struggle to walk in hand-me-down high heels and loud music courses...

Let’s taco-bout it: Vandy’s favorite fast food
Let’s taco-bout it: Vandy’s favorite fast food
Seiya Mutreja, Staff Reporter • November 17, 2022

National fast food day is celebrated on Nov. 16 every year in the United States. According to the CDC, over 33 percent of high schoolers in the...

The nominees joined together after the homecoming king and queen are announced.
Royalty on the field
November 7, 2022

The sound of cowbells brightly jingling fills the hallways. Waves of students covered in ribbons and lace excitedly talk about the potential...

Cast members hanging out before dress rehearsals a week prior to opening night.
Be Our Guest: Theater produces fall production of ‘Descendants’
November 2, 2022

The wicked cast of evil and good pulls eyes to the stage with potions casted and music echoing throughout the auditorium. Smoke floods throughout,...

Sims sings along to music during the game to boost the crowd.
Homecoming Game Photo Gallery
Julia Bychowski, Staff Reporter • November 2, 2022

Water polo poses for team photo at competition in Round Rock.
Off the deep end: New water polo team competes in their first competition
September 23, 2022

The smell of chlorine and the sounds of sharp whistles filled the air of the natatorium. Students packed the crystal clear water, trying to move...

Boys Golf Team places 7th in States (Golf Booster Club)
Coming Home From States
May 13, 2022

The Boys Golf team traveled to Georgetown, Texas to Legacy Hills Golf Course to compete in the 2022 State Tournament against 12 other Texas high...

STAFF PROFILES
Yness Martinez is Editor in Chief and it is her third year on the Voice. She loves hiking and reading in her free time. It is her fourth year rowing for Texas Rowing Center's
Rylie Lockerman
Rylie Lockerman
Staff Reporter
Rylie Lockerman is a Junior and is beyond excited for her first year on staff. Apart from newspaper she participates in theater and Student council. In her free time, she enjoys writing scripts/books,
Julia Bychowski
Julia Bychowski
Staff Reporter
Julia Bychowski is a sophomore and is so excited to be starting her first year on the Voice. Aside from writing, Julia enjoys listening to true crime podcasts, hanging out with her friends, and reading