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Racing to success

Racing to success

by Jad Baajour, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

Senior Grant Wilcox committed to a Division I college for cross-country on Oct. 21 after receiving an athletic scholarship from Oklahoma State University. “His goal has been to run at a Division I school,” mother Lauri Wilcox said. “I think he’s thrilled that he’s good enough that some amazing program...

Openly transgender student faces issues with identity, policy

Openly transgender student faces issues with identity, policy

by Myh Seyoum, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Mid-last year, junior Max Mosely came out to his friends as genderfluid. He questioned his gender prior to coming out but wasn’t sure of exactly how he identified. He says it helped him emotionally to express how he felt to his friends about exploring his gender identity, though at first, he was afraid ...

Shades of Purple: Guide to understanding domestic abuse

Shades of Purple: Guide to understanding domestic abuse

by Makayla Herron, Copy Editor

November 22, 2019

I was watching “The Aviator” the other night, which chronicles the life of Howard Hughes, a reclusive, eccentric man who sparked a relationship with a young woman and shortly thereafter grew increasingly controlling. He hired a driver to follow her around wherever she went, claiming it was becau...

Fresh start

Fresh start

by Carrieona Moncure, Reporter

November 13, 2019

There’s been modest changes this school year, including the new cheer coach Cheyanne Rose. With a strong ambition to know her future, Rose has always wanted to be an English teacher and cheer coach. “I always wanted to do this; now I'm living my dream,” Rose said. “It doesn’t even feel like ...

Golden boy

Golden boy

by Makayla Herron, Copy Editor

November 6, 2019

Junior Charles Igbo stands with the other managers, discussing the agenda for the practice and watching the dancers warm-up, occasionally cheering them on. They meet the directors at the front to help gather supplies, which Igbo quickly jumps at the chance to do. His co-managers and the dancers all smile at hi...

Backpack safety tips

by Akie Kasai, Reporter

November 4, 2019

Drill team lieutenant, Pom Squad

Drill team lieutenant, Pom Squad

by Isis Martin, Reporter

October 24, 2019

Golden Girl and Senior Lieutenant Kaytie Cooke may look like an average dancer at pep rallies and football games, but beyond the field Cooke is preparing for a spot on Texas Tech University’s Pom Squad. “It was really intimidating being next to the Pom Squad,” Cooke said.  In early September, C...

Artist’s adieu

Artist’s adieu

by Saifiyah Zaki, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

After seven years of teaching at the school, AP drawing and IB visual arts teacher Andrea Weide spent her last day on campus Tuesday, Oct. 1 before moving to Seattle, Wash. for her husband’s job.  “I’m going to miss the community here [and] the relationships I have with my students,” W...

Bigger than football

Bigger than football

by Jad Baajour, Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

Following his cardiac arrest that occurred on Aug. 16, Assistant Football Coach Tom Rapp returned to both teaching and coaching on Aug. 20 while continuing his recovery process. Rapp is entering his 44th year of teaching economics and coaching football as they have both become a major part of his lif...

Alexander in action

Alexander in action

by Gracie Warhurst, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2019

As the new school year commences, bringing 37 new teachers with it, Kristy Alexander has taken on new responsibilities as an American Studies and Senate teacher, as well as one of four teacher mentors.  Three of the four American Studies, or AmStud, teachers from the 2018-2019 school year accepted n...

Choosing Globalism

Choosing Globalism

by Saifiyah Zaki and Abby Blasingame

May 22, 2019

A ceiling decked with flags from all around the world, hallways lined with phrases in Mandarin and Spanish, and walls promoting worldly connections greet visitors as they walk into Huffman Elementary. This spirit of internationalism comes from the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) e...

Top Class

Top Class

by Mahi Patel, Advertising Manager

May 22, 2019

One might think in order to be valedictorian they must sacrifice every aspect of their life and constantly have their nose in a book. However, valedictorian of the senior class of 2019, Alex Lin, exemplifies that this is not always the case. With a staggering GPA of 4.71 and acceptances to three Ivy Le...