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

Members of the high school band practice amidst the lifting of COVID restrictions.
Pandemic on hobbies: Students’ activities return with lift on COVID-19 restrictions
October 14, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic, with its associated lockdowns, led to many activities being postponed or cancelled...

Varsity girls golf raises awareness for cancer
(Karissa Gonzales)
Swing for the cure: Viper Golf play in charity event
October 8, 2021

On Oct.1 and 2, the Girls Varsity Golf team played “Swing for the Cure” at Brackenridge Park Golf...

Vandergrift homecoming poster, featuring themes and dates for the week leading up to the dance.
Vandegrift’s second HOCO dance: What to expect for the dance this year
October 5, 2021

This year, Vandegrift’s Homecoming will start the week of Oct. 18. This year's dance theme is “Vintage...

The cast and crew of Puffs gather together for a group picture before rehearsal
Pufftastical play
October 15, 2021

On October 12, the theater had their dress rehearsal from 4-9:30 pm to prepare for their Puffs play on October 16 at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets are...

Thousands of Texans travelled to the Capitol building Saturday after new restrictive measures were placed on abortion last month.
My body, my choice: Pro-choice activists attend rally protesting Texas abortion bill
October 10, 2021

Under the sweltering Texas sun, bedazzled pink signs reach up high above the crowd, fists are thrown into the air, and voices chanting in unison can...

Lucas Eppele all dressed up in his band uniform and holding his instrument
Forward march: Student with disability excels in band
October 4, 2021

He stood there on the field with the rest of the band at the football game against Ellison where they performed their competition piece “Juliet Letters”...

Six Months Later is such a good read, especially during your sixth period government class
Book review: Six Months Later
Taylor Chronert, Staff Reporter • October 19, 2021
One of the many buildings that make up the Norwich University campus in Vermont.
Visiting Norwich University
Nicholas Scoggins, Staff Reporter • October 14, 2021
Vandegrift students conduct their work in a history classroom.
Editorial: Stop politicizing history classrooms
Nicholas Scoggins, Staff Reporter • October 4, 2021
Members gather together in casualty and fun discussing new book releases, fictional characters, and writing mechanics.
Putting pen to paper
Abby Lincks, Staff Reporter • October 22, 2021

With just a lined piece of paper or a blank google doc, members prepare to hear the latest information...

Student Council hosts elections for freshman class president and vice president.
Student Council Nominees
October 22, 2021

Presidential Candidates:   My name is Anya Bhandari and I'm a freshman running for Student Council president!  I want this...

Royally excited: 2021 HOCO nominees share their feelings on being nominated
Royally excited: 2021 HOCO nominees share their feelings on being nominated
October 22, 2021

This year Vandegrift is holding its second homecoming dance. The nominees for homecoming king and queen came out this past week, and students...

Britney Spearss conservatorship is close to ending after 13 years.
Britney's back: Vandegrift student speaks on #FreeBritney
Kate Denning, Editor • September 29, 2021

The first month of summer is usually a sweltering time, but this past June, the heat was directed at more than just the climate.  Pop icon...

Vipers take first swim meet over Westwood and McNeil
Vipers take first swim meet over Westwood and McNeil
September 28, 2021

At 9 a.m. last Friday morning, the Vipers, Warriors and Mavericks met at Bella Mar pool in Steiner Ranch for the first district swim meet of...

The varsity football team runs out of the Viper tunnel before the Friday night game against Killeen. There was no mascot present besides the snake tunnel.
Does Vandegrift want a student mascot?
September 17, 2021

Vandegrift is known by its students for its student section during football games. With music, posters, section leaders to keep the hype...

The Vandegrift student section cheers as the football game commences against the Ellison Eagles.
Post student section Q&A
September 14, 2021

Q&A featuring Alli Waddle, junior from Vandegrift High School How did the student section compare to previous years?  This year's...

The JV boys, JV girls, and Varsity racers pose for a photo before they go off to compete
Highlight of Cross Country district competition
Taylor Chronert, Staff Reporter • October 14, 2021

After a long twelve weeks of competing, training, and prepping, it was time for what the whole Vandegrift...

Two of the varsity tennis girls getting ready to go up against Belton in their match
Order on the court
September 26, 2021

On Friday, the varsity tennis team had their home tennis match against Belton High School. Originally, they were supposed to have two games last...

STAFF PROFILES
Gabriella Sevieri
Gabriella Sevieri
Staff Reporter
Gabriella Sevieri is a sophomore at Vandegrift this year, this is her first year of being on the newspaper staff. Gabi was in journalism last year and made it into the newspaper
Seiya Mutreja
Seiya Mutreja
Staff Reporter
Seiya Mutreja is a sophomore and this is her first year in the Viper Voice. Outside of school she loves to bake, play piano and guitar, and read.
Karissa Gonzales
Karissa Gonzales
Staff Reporter
I’m a senior this year and this is my first year on news media. I joined newspaper because I want to pursue Broadcasting or Sports Journalism as my career. I play for