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Fatal Drunk Driving Accident at SXSW

Katie Grace, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

On Red River Street in downtown Austin, on March 12, 2014, during SXSW, Rashad Owens drove while intoxicated and sped through a crowd of people, resulting in three counts of capital murder and 22 counts of aggravated assault....

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Bevan

Zoe Dowley, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

How long have you been teaching at Vandegrift? This is my first year at Vandegrift. What do you love most about teaching at Vandegrift? I love the students and everyone I work with. It’s a fun environment to come to every day...

Teacher Spotlight: Doc Matthews

Kate Murphy, Staff Writer

March 26, 2014

An interview with athletic trainer Doc Matthews about teaching sports medicine and what he does during his free time. What are some things that you enjoy during your free time? As any athletic trainer would admit, the school...

Vandegrift High School Hosts 4th Annual Relay for Life

Kelly Honts, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

Vandegrift High School is hosting its forth Annual Relay for Life benefitting the American Cancer Society on Friday, April 4 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Monroe Stadium. Each year, Vandegrift High School students rally the Four Points co...

Teacher Spotlight – Mr. Aldrich

Sarah Davis, Sports Editor

March 24, 2014

Q:  A little bit about Mr. Aldrich outside of school…. A: Outside of school, I have my soon-to-be 4-year-old son named Chase Christian Aldrich along with my dog Kiley, who is a Labrador/Dachshund mix.  I enjoy traveling...

DEA Maltz Challenge Preview

Emma-Rose Floyd, Staff Writer

March 18, 2014

The annual Maltz Challenge is almost here. The event is to be held Friday, March 21 at Trauma Crossfit in Round Rock, or Saturday, March 22 at Camp Mabry. The event is free for all. The annual event is a Crossfit challenge consisting...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Reeves

Emma-Rose Floyd, Staff Writer

March 7, 2014

Q: How long have you been teaching? A: This is my first year of teaching. Q: What do you love most about teaching at Vandegrift? A: I love the energy from faculty and students, and the culture of high expectations. Q: What...

Son of God Review

Ramie Ruble, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2014

This movie is based off of “The Bible” mini-series that aired last year on the History Channel and is directed by the same guy, Christopher Spencer.  It follows the life of Jesus from his birth to his resurrection.  The...

VASE Contestants Advancing to State

Sarah Davis, Sports Editor

March 5, 2014

This year Vandegrift had three art students that placed for state in the VASE competition on April 4 and 5 at Bryan High School. Seniors Jasmine Sundar, Jonathan Gonzalez and junior Elaina Berman have moved on to the next level. “I...

Austin events: March 2014

Sessen Stephanos, News Editor

March 4, 2014

1.) Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo: 3/1/14-3/16/14 at the Travis County Exposition Center 2.) Zilker Park Kite Festival: 3/9/14 at Zilker Park The nation's oldest kite festival features hundreds of kites in the air and is free to attend for peop...

Success at Vandegrift Viper Invitational

Emma-Rose Floyd, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014

The track meet held at Vandegrift this past Thursday and Friday was an overall success. Ten schools from all over the district came to compete, including Leander, Cedar Park, Westwood, Dripping Springs, Vista Ridge, and Reagan...

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