Vandegrift Voice

Book review: “Wonder”

Natalie Brink, Staff reporter

December 13, 2017

Raquel J. Palacio’s Wonder is a poignant, but charming child’s novel that follows August “Auggie” Pullman as he struggles with going to school for the first time. Like most fifth graders, he has to balance his school, soci...

Book review: “Catch-22”

Natalie Brink, Staff reporter

December 7, 2017

Catch-22 was written by Joseph Heller in 1953. It is a satirical war novel that is set on a small island off the coast of Italy in WWII. The book follows Yossarian, a bombardier who’s desperately trying to get sent home. To be...

Family events during Thanksgiving week in Austin

Chloe Strader, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017

There are several exciting events going on next week here in Austin to celebrate Thanksgiving. There is much to be thankful for! From Nov. 20 to Nov. 26, Austin is going to be flooded with fun holiday festivities that can be enjoyed...

Halloweekend 2017

Lanie Malone and Hallie Locke

November 6, 2017

Every year around October, rolls around period of time where you can be anyone you want. On Halloween, people plan weeks ahead for the perfect look that expresses their most secretive wishes of whom they would be in another l...

Why you should bring your mom to a rap concert

Lanie Malone, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017

Last Tuesday, I found myself devastated when two of my friends who were supposed to join me at a No Jumper concert cancelled. The rap concert made me more excited to think about than anything I’d ever gone to. I was bot...

Formula 1 Weekend 2017

Chloe Strader, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017

  Formula 1 weekend is fast approaching. With just 12 hours left you should gear up for the fast pace fun ahead! Formula 1 is a can’t miss opportunity to experience the power and vigour of the motorsport’s world, to ...

ACL 2017 Follow Up

Lane Williard and Hallie Locke

October 17, 2017

For the past two weekends, Austin was flooded with visitors from all over the world who attended the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Not only international visitors attended, but also many Vandegrift students. Some students in fac...

Survival Guide for a Vandy FNL

Chloe Strader, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2017

As most people that go to Vandegrift know Fridays are for the football game. A time when the majority of the students cram together in an increasingly shrinking student section to watch our schools infamous football team kick of...

Fantasy Football is here

Blakely Dimiero and Peyton Klam

October 9, 2017

The NFL season wasn’t the only thing that started a few weeks ago, Fantasy Football also kicked off on Sept. 7. Fantasy Football is a competition in which participants draft imaginary teams from the players in the NFL and sco...

Book review: “Six of Crows”

Natalie Brink, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows is a fantastical, witty novel set in the fictitious countries of Kerch and Fjerda. Six murderers, thieves and convicts are tasked with breaking into a Fjerdan fortress believed to be impenetrable. Th...

Shrek: The Musical Review

Shrek: The Musical Review

September 22, 2017

Review: SOAPs

Ashley Chase, Editor in Chief

June 1, 2017

At the end of every school year, the theater program always has a group of their senior directors direct their own one act play and perform it for the public in the theater room black box. This year was the first year where I...

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