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The War on Christmas

Ramie Ruble, Editor

December 23, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Have a Merry Christmas!  Oh wait, I can’t say that.  Happy Holidays then.   Apparently saying “Merry Christmas” to someone is no longer “politically correct,” because some people are offended.  Since one person is ...

Club Spotlight: NHS

December 19, 2013

Filed under Club and Organization Spotlights

What is the goal of NHS? The goal of NHS is to create enthusiasm for scholarship,  to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership,  and to develop character in individuals. How can a student join NHS? They...

Teacher Spotlight- Mr.Feris

Kelly Honts, Writer

December 19, 2013

Filed under Teacher Spotlights

1. Please say a little bit about your life outside of school. I have a dog named Charlie and I live in Round Rock (I actually moved there last night). Outside of school I lead worship at a church and I'm also a huge foodie...

Christmas Treats

Kelly Honts, Writer

December 19, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles

For as long as anyone can remember, baking Christmas cookies has been a holiday essential. Whether it’s gingerbread, chocolate chip, or, my personal favorite, sugar cookies; we all have that one Christmas treat we can't resist....

A Yearly Tradition

Zoe Dowley, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Austin has many traditions during the Christmas season and one that captures many out of town guests’ attention, and my own, is the Trail of Lights. Located in Zilker Park, the Trail of Lights consists of a pathway featuring...

All-District Volleyball

Sarah Davis, Sports Editor

December 19, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports Center

Congratulations to the volleyball girls who earned a spot on the All-District team. The entire team was Academic All-District. Lexi Lopez received District 25-4A Setter of the Year and Bryn Recker was first team All-District...

Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Perrone

Kelly Honts, Writer

December 19, 2013

Filed under Teacher Spotlights

  1.       Please write a little bit about yourself. I grew up in a family with Italian roots, surrounded by cousins and spaghetti.  I have a younger brother and sister, and now have a little niece.  I do have an...

Club Spotlight: Latin club Interview with Coach Buhidma

Ramie Ruble, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2013

Filed under Club and Organization Spotlights

How long has Latin Club been around? “Latin Club began last year.” What is the purpose of Latin Club? “This year the purpose of Latin club has been to offer peer tutoring.  Our AP students offer tutoring to any younger...

Teacher Spotlight: Morris

Abby Knowles

December 19, 2013

Filed under Teacher Spotlights

Why did you decide to become a teacher? Ever since I was about six years old, I knew that I was going to be a teacher. I remember playing school with all of the neighborhood kids on my front porch and demanding to be the teacher...

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