Vandegrift Voice

Seniors on what they wish they knew coming into high school

Caitlin McKeand and Hadley Hudson

April 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Katherine Holsinger Work hard from the start or it’ll be really hard to keep your GPA high. Treat every year as if it’s junior year because if you slack you’ll regret it later. It’s ok if you’re not popular beca...

Wait, what about the graduation caps?

Jennifer Walker, Web Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

For years, the district has restricted the decorating of graduation caps. What is a creative right of passage for some high school seniors is not allowed here in Leander ISD. This year, when the annual letter with graduation i...

Teachers speak about gun violence

Caitlin McKeand, Co Editor-in-chief

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinions

In the wake of the Parkland Florida school shooting last month that left 17 students dead, the debate on gun laws and guns in school continues, and people have started wondering if teachers should take up arms in order to protec...

Finding your people

Finding your people

February 14, 2018

Mr. Simpson

Lanie Malone, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018

Filed under Columns, Columns, Entertainment, Humans of Vandegrift, Lifestyles, Opinions, Teacher Spotlights

Being raised in a family of accountants, land-men and nurses, I never had actual dreams about writing professionally. When I was younger I wrote like some kids watched TV. I enjoyed it so much that I would scribe pages on pages o...

Working with self control

Lanie Malone, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018

Filed under Columns, Columns, Opinions

Last week my friends and I were at a gas station when a random lady driving a large, red truck came out from the gas station. I didn’t catch a good look at her. Instead, I caught a good look at her throwing open her car door, ...

Oh, how I love thee

Lanie Malone, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2018

Filed under Columns, Columns, Humans of Vandegrift, Opinions, Student Spotlight

The first person a newborn lays their eyes on is their Mom. Specifically, a girl and her mother have a special bond that is difficult to be tampered with. My two main mother figures in my life include my mother and my gra...

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