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ACL 2013 Check List

Kieran Daly, Entertainment Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under Music/Movies/Television, Top Stories

It’s just a matter of weeks until my favorite time of the year…Austin City Limits, one of Austin’s biggest events. ACL brings thousands of music lovers to the “Live Music Capital of the World.” This year ACL will be...

Danielle’s Memorial Service

Emma Rose Floyd , Zoe Dowley, Staff Writers

September 24, 2013

Filed under Community

On Sept. 18, Austin Christian Fellowship held a memorial service in honor of sophomore Danielle Salcedo, a former Vandegrift student, who recently passed away Monday due to a brain aneurysm.  She was 15 years old. More than...

Make VHS a Winner

Kelly Rosenblatt, Lifestyles Editor

September 21, 2013

Filed under Campus, Top Stories

KISSFM Austin is hosting their annual High School Invasion Contest for the next 3-4 weeks. The winning high school will get a private concert from Canadian indie pop duo Tegan and Sara. As of September 16th, Vandegrift is one of ...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Hudson

September 18, 2013

Filed under Teacher Spotlights

1.       Please write a little bit about yourself. I have 3 kids, Lauren and Julia who are 5 and Cooper who is 6. I have been married for nine years and my husband is an Assistant Principal at Lake Travis HS. We a...

Vandegrift Goes Red

Vandegrift Goes Red

September 16, 2013

Student Spotlight: Maggie Birrell

September 10, 2013

Filed under Student Spotlight

On weekends most teenagers can be found doing homework or hanging out with friends. However senior Maggie Birrell can be found playing polo for the UT interscholastic team or the Austin Polo Club. “I started riding horses when I w...

Live Musicians to Perform at Homecoming Dance

Maggie Talbot and Emma Floyd, Staff Writers

September 10, 2013

Filed under Campus

This year the Vandegrift Student Council is putting on a Homecoming unlike one they've ever had before. The casual dance, which will be held on October 18th after the football game against Marble Falls High School, will be a country...

Construction

Zoe Dowley, Staff Writer

September 10, 2013

Filed under Campus

Vandegrift is currently adding new additions to the campus. Builders are working to add four new science labs and 20 new classrooms to better suit the growing student population. Once completed, the new design for the school...

Controvercial Topic: When Newscasts Go Viral

Kelly Rosenblatt, staff writer

September 8, 2013

Filed under Opinions

We’ve all seen the viral newscast turned auto tuned rap songs on YouTube like the “bed intruder”, "sweet brown" and the Charles Ramsey interview about saving Amanda Berry. It makes sense why these videos become so popular....

Featured Athlete: Jamie Hudson – Football

Sarah Davis

September 8, 2013

Filed under Sports

1.  What was it like to win the first game by so much? *It was going out there and playing well to start off the season but at the same time finding out what we need to work on for the games to come 2.  How have you...

Kicking for Cash

Alaina Galasso, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

Filed under Campus

The stands are always filled with activity as spectators weave in and out through one another; always moving, cheering, talking. The last few minutes of the second quarter cause even more commotion than usual. The ban...

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