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College Coffeehouse

Zoe Lopez, Editor In Chief

October 30, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

On October 31st, Vandegrift Counselors will hold a coffeehouse in the college connections corner from 8 to 10. This college coffeehouse will be available to any senior who has applied to a 4 year university. If you did not us...

Viper Cross Country Runs Their Way to District

Maggie Talbot, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012

Filed under Sports

Viper cross country is taking on its running rivals at the Leander ISD district meet today, October 26 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. The team will be taking on tough competitors in the district, such as Rouse and Cedar Park,...

Vandegrift Girls Lacrosse Debut

Kelly Honts, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012

Filed under Sports

This October marks the debut of Vandegrift’s new girls lacrosse team. The team will be playing together for the first time this weekend at the Halloween Shootout, a tournament in Dallas.  “The team has been preparing for...

Overdrive Book Mobile Comes to Vandegrift

Kelly Rosenblatt, Staff Writer

October 24, 2012

Filed under Books, Campus, Entertainment, News

An Overdrive demonstration truck or bookmobile will be parked at the tennis courts from 11 a.m.-5p.m. tomorrow for the use of both VHS and FPMS students. The bookmobile is a large truck equipped with TVs and is coming to schools...

Bookmobile Promotes Overdrive E-book Service

Kelly Rosenblatt, staff writer

October 23, 2012

Filed under Breaking News

An Overdrive demonstration truck or bookmobile will be parked at the tennis courts from 11 a.m.-5p.m. tomorrow for the use of both VHS and FPMS students. The bookmobile is a large truck equipped with TVs and is coming to schools...

Robotics Kicks Off its New Season with an Explosion of New Members

Denise Bui, Web Editor

October 23, 2012

Filed under Campus, Community, News

The Vandegrift Robotics Team has kicked off its season by preparing for several competitions to qualify for the First Tech Challenge. The theme this year is “Ring it Up!”. Competing teams are beginning to build and strategize...

Viper Community Participates in Race for the Cure

Priyunka Maheshwari, Feature Editor

October 22, 2012

Filed under Campus, Community, News

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be ending soon, but Vandegrift students and teachers continue to spread awareness with a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure team. The Vandegrift Viper Community team will race in downtown...

Girls Golf Team Takes First Place at Tournament

Emily Arterbury, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Vandegrift girls Varsity golf team took first place at the Stevens Girls Invitational this past Friday. The Lady Viper golfers that competed at the tournament included seniors Emily Rue and Chandler Thomas, juniors Mia Chiarelli...

Viper Tennis Slams Their Way to State

Hayley Walz, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

Filed under Sports

                Game, set, match! Current district champs and ranked number two in the state, Viper Tennis has been slamming their way through the fall season with no mercy. With an overall record of 11-2 and only...

A Halloween That’s Sure to Scare

Maggie Talbot, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

Filed under Lifestyles

The dilemma has been haunting adolescents for ages: to trick or treat or to not? While some parents slam the door in our faces, others more than welcome us to take their candy.  “We’re not too old to trick or treat. You’re...

Commended and National Merit Scholars

Dani Siek, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2012

Filed under Top Stories

Three Viper students, Ethan Frederic, Priyunka Maheshwari and Hadley Sorsby-Jones have been named National Merit semifinalists.  These students scored in the top 1% of over 1.5 million students in 22,000 different high schools...

Campaign for Tobacco Free Students Comes to Vandegrift

Zoe Lopez, Editor In Chief

October 17, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Yesterday, October 16th, Vandegrift hosted an interactive “X Games” sports show that featured several of the world’s top professional BMX bikers. The message of this campaign was disclosed to the students of VHS about the ...

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