Panther Prints

Outdoor learning takes place as students return to campus

Junior Montserrat Barbosa learns how to take photos with varying angles during 3rd period, Sept. 17.

September 23, 2020

Students returned to campus Sept. 9 in a hybrid model, rotating synchronous and asynchronous days. By the second week with in person students, classes took the opportunity to learn outdoors. This allowed classes a change of scenery while on campus. On Sept. 17, floral design students utilized the campus...

Artist’s adieu

Weide wraps students in a group hug after her surprise party. Senior IB HL art student Ismaeel Khan planned the event for Weide’s last day during her fifth period class, bringing cake and pizza for everyone to enjoy. “Ms. Weide has done so much for us,” Khan said. “This is the least we could do to repay her for all of her efforts.”

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...

NHS changes policies

NHS changes policies

by Gracie Warhurst, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2019

Following last year’s digitization of NHS, the officers and sponsors want to continue the check-in changes as well as improve upon the logistics of the club to become a more legitimate chapter of the national organization. Instead of using a location tracker on a shortened link for members to check-i...

Austin Bomber Comes to Explosive End

On March 21 officials remove the car of the suspect linked to a series of bombing attacks in Austin from the scene where [the bomber] blew himself up.

by Travis Humphrey, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Four blasts from packages in Austin, Texas killed Texas Quarries project manager Anthony Stephan (39) and student Draylen Mason (17) as well as injured three others in the past 20 days. These packages were delivered to people’s doorsteps and blown up upon being handled. Another suspicious package w...

FDA Approves Personalized Gene Therapy as New Cancer Treatment

A patient (right) greets his doctor after receiving the CAR-T treatment.

by Pantea Jamshidi Nouri, Digital Media Editor

October 24, 2017

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a personalized gene therapy called CAR-T on Aug. 30, 2017 to treat children and young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. With the approval of Kymriah, a genetically modified T-cell immunotherapy, cancer patients up to the age of 25 will gain access to t...

Rocket Man

Donald Trump (right) debates Kim Jong-Un’s (left) policies at the UN conference on Sept. 12, 2017 at the UN headquarters in New York City.

by Reid McEowen, Co-Editor in Chief of Content

September 25, 2017

Donald Trump makes headlines once again by calling North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong- Un, “rocket man.” The name-calling came from his speech to the UN. He called on the UN to take more drastic actions and vowed to protect the United States and their allies from North Korea. Trump signed an executive order on ...

Water Pipe Bursts, School Day Continues

Water builds up from burst pipe.

by Briana Lao, Co-Editor in Chief of Content

September 21, 2017

A school water pipe burst at 11:30 a.m., briefly compromising school water and A/C systems. Water and A/C were available around 1 p.m.  in buildings 4 and A for student use. Operations continued as normal.