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Varsity swimming goes to state

Lane Williard, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2017

The varsity swim team competed in the state meet this past weekend at University of Texas. “It was a really cool experience for me to have been able to compete at UT,  especially because I am a freshman,” freshman Syd...

Students win awards at Reflections contest

Madeline Smyser and Linnea Kennedy

February 28, 2017

The results are in for Reflections, a contest in which students create art such as paintings, sculptures, poems, short stories, musical compositions and movies and send them to a panel of judges. Three Vandegrift students walk...

My “Common X Thread” experience

Sophia Alaniz, Web-Editor

February 20, 2017

Last weekend I spent my Saturday at Westlake high school at the Tedx experience “Common X  Thread”. I never been to a TED talk, let alone a TED experience, but all I can say is I am so happy I went. Not only did I help f...

Why LISD should invest in an orchestra program

Ashley Chase, Editor in Chief

February 20, 2017

Even though LISD is prided on their focus on music and exceptional musical talent, no schools in the LISD area have an orchestra program. Band programs are the only instrumental option for musicians currently, and many require tha...

Grey’s Anatomy Review

Kate Schulte, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2017

Popular TV show, Grey’s Anatomy, has been around since 2005 and is now on season 14 on ABC. Grey’s Anatomy is a television series that focuses on the busy lives of surgical interns and residents, both professionally and pers...

All around look at Robotics

Justin Jalomo, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2017

This past weekend, the Wildcard Qualifier competition took place and two Viperbots teams look to advance to the Alamo Regional Championships on Feb. 23-Feb. 25. “It’s exciting to still be able to compete, and the whole t...

Coach Sanders speaks at City of Palms Clinic

Justin Jalomo, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2017

On the weekend of Feb. 11th, Coach Sanders got the opportunity to speak at the City of Palms Clinic, and he was very honored to doing so. “I’ve spoken at several clinics,” Sanders said. “Last year, we got to speak at ...

The top ten books I’ve read for school

Hadley Hudson, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017

10. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks   9. Romeo and Juliet This is the copy that we used, with a translation in modern language on one side of the page.   8. Animal Farm   7. Great ...

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