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Lacrosse prepares for season with tournament play

Emily Artebury & Hayley Walz and Hayley Walz

December 18, 2012

The boys and girls lacrosse season is just kicking off. Both teams are already hard at work preparing for the upcoming spring season. The girls’ lacrosse team is a brand new addition to Vandegrift High School. Practices have...

Band concludes successful marching season, sends several members to region orchestra

Kelly Honts, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2012

Many members of the Vandegrift Band auditioned for the TMEA Region Orchestra on Nov. 10. Each player was required to perform a cut from four different pieces. Judges then chose a certain number of people to perform in the region...

Gift giving guide for everyone on your list

December 18, 2012

As the spirit of giving rakes through the holiday season, more people are in search of the perfect gift. With a long list of friends and family, it can be hard to find the ideal present in a sea of goods. Here are some ideas to gi...

Say hello to ‘Bye, Bye Birdie’

Kelly Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2012

This January, the Vandegrift Theater will be showcasing the musical Bye, Bye Birdie; a satire set in the late 50’s that pokes fun at the incident of 50’s Rock singer Elvis Presley’s and his draft notice into the army in ...

Choir prepares for Christmas concert

Sarah Davis, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2012

While most students are cramming for their finals, the Vandegrift choir program is preparing for their Christmas concert. On Dec. 18 all the choirs at Vandegrift will host a free concert from 6:00- 8:15 pm in the PAC.   Vandegrift...

Nicolas Birk sings his way to state

Maggie Talbot, Staff Writer

December 18, 2012

Sophomore Nicolas Birk has advanced to state in the Texas Music Educators Association all-state choir competition. He is the first Vandegrift student to ever make it this far, and he will be representing the top 20 boys in Texas...

All varsity volleyball members make all academic team

Dani Siek and Hayley Walz

December 18, 2012

After a successful volleyball season, the Lady Vipers were the first volleyball team to make it to playoffs and made it two rounds deep. In most recent news, the all-district teams were announced and each member of the varsity t...

Girls basketball starts district play

Abby Knowles, Sports Editor

December 18, 2012

The varsity girls basketball team has a preseason record of 7-8 and played their first district game against Rouse Tuesday night. “We have played a number of quality opponents in our non- district schedule. Experience gained...

Trail of Lights returns to Zilker Park

Sarah Davis, Staff Writer

December 18, 2012

For the last two years the Trail of Lights at Zilker Park has been a no show, but this year it’s back and better than ever with new attractions. "The Trail of Lights is something that I always looked forward to going to when...

A few ways to give back this season

Abby Knowles & Ramie Ruble, Sports Editor & Opinions Editor

December 18, 2012

The holiday season often reminds people to give back to those less fortunate and to spread good will. Here are a few ways you can give back to the community this season and all year long. Jasmine’s Bears: Jasmine was a Cedar Pa...

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