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STAAR test survivor

Max Bowman, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Filed under Satire

It was all too much for me. Was the Civil War between us and the Canadians, or the Mexicans? I don’t know. I couldn’t answer. After the incident, I’ve been having flashbacks, anxiety. It’s all consuming. I developed PTSD...

How DECA Helped Me

How DECA Helped Me

May 13, 2016

STAAR tests need to be reevaluated

Ashley Chase, Assistant News Editor

May 13, 2016

Filed under Opinions

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors all had to take the STAAR test this year for various subjects. The STAAR tests are administered by the state in order to evaluate the students’ mastery over subjects such as English language arts,...

Smartwatch Swindler

Stephen King, Staff writer

May 9, 2016

Filed under Columns

For a long time, teachers have been doing a good job of preventing students from using their phones to cheat on their tests and quizzes. However, smartwatches have been increasing in popularity and it is only a matter of time...

Best of English 3 Satire

Max Bowman, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

Filed under Satire

These are some the best student written satires from the English 3 satire project.

Students in critical condition after protesting lunch

Max Bowman and Akhil Kumbum

April 18, 2016

Filed under Satire

“A” lunch today at Vandegrift was interrupted when a group of protesters blocked the passage through the cafeteria. Eye witness reports told us that the group resembled a giant mass of cheesecake, as the mass of protestors was s...

A trip to California

Zoe Dowley, Feature Editor

March 28, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Students travel near and far to go on vacation during Spring Break. Everyone tries to have as much fun as possible while enjoying the last full week out of school before summer. This year, I went to California for 10 days, flyi...

SAT Before and After: How to Survive

Ashley Chase, Assistant News Editor

March 11, 2016

Filed under Opinions

For every junior the prospect of standardized test scores is looming. The second semester brings a flurry of SATs, ACTs, and the potential for scholarships, and the stakes have never been higher. These test scores can determine...

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