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Testing Boundaries Episode Two: Gifted and Talented (GT)/ PACE

Testing Boundaries Episode Two: Gifted and Talented (GT)/ PACE

by Abby Blasingame, Edito-in-chief

February 24, 2019

Gifted and Talented is a label that follows students from their earliest days of education. But what does it mean to be gifted and talented? Visit a PACE classroom, listen to educational professionals, and find out in this episode of Testing Boundaries, Editor-in-Chief Abby Blasingame's exploration of...

Top Five Best Super Bowl LIII Commercials

by Andrew Cox, Reporter

February 8, 2019

This year’s Super Bowl was one of the most boring and disappointing we’ve ever seen. From being the all-time lowest scoring to Travis Scott and Maroon 5 denying us a performance of “Sweet Victory,” everything about what went down on the field left a lot to be desired. Our only hope for entertai...

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” — What will you choose?

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” — What will you choose?

by Elena Hamlin, Reporter

February 7, 2019

Netflix released its first interactive movie, a stand-alone film of the popular dystopian series “Black Mirror”, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” on Dec. 28. While the Black Mirror series is episodic and has no set plot, the movie follows its common theme of a technology takeover — but this time you...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: January

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: January

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

January 28, 2019

Recently, I had one of those moments that made my brain freeze for a few seconds before resuming with its regularly scheduled programming — if you’ve ever seen those videos of the fainting goats, you know what I’m talking about. It all began when my aunt asked me, “So, where are you thinking ab...

PA System Installed

A classroom speaker on the ceiling that will communicate emergency messages to students and staff.

by Hayden Schrauff, Reporter

January 25, 2019

Senior high schools in the district completed installing a Public Announcement (PA) system over winter break in order to improve the campuses security. This system is part of a district-wide effort to increase the safety for both students and staff alike, especially in emergency situations. The P...

10 Most Anticipated Films of 2019

A view of the crowd at the Warner Bros. Theatrical panel for

by Luke Miller, Reporter

January 23, 2019

This article contains spoilers. Whether you’re a Disney fanatic, Marvel nerd, or you’re just a social movie watcher, this list will give a synopsis on each movie’s plot and what makes them the world’s most anticipated movies of the year. 1. “The Lion King”, “Dumbo”, and “Aladdin” (2019) Althoug...

Shooting for All-American Stars

Senior Tyler Owens gives a speech during the All-American jersey ceremony on Nov. 27, 2018.

by Emma Trussell, Photo Editor

January 22, 2019

All-American Bowl Experience The sun shines brightly, blocked only by the figure standing at 6’2”, stepping out onto the football field. Adrenaline courses through his veins. His heart pounds in his ears. His 202 pounds of muscle can’t compare to the weight of expectations on his shoulders. The fi...

23 Questions with Avery Moore

by Gracie Warhurst, Reporter

January 17, 2019

Guide to Gifting

Guide to Gifting

by Saifiyah Zaki, Digital Media Editor

December 19, 2018

Winter break is approaching quickly and with only one more week to go, we’re all ready to finish up finals and head home to enjoy the holidays. However, under the guise of relaxation and merry-making lies the incredible stress of gift-giving. Soon enough, you’ll find yourself stranded in the middle...

Vegan-friendly Holiday Recipes

Vegan-friendly Holiday Recipes

by Sarah Dolder, Copy Editor

December 18, 2018

It’s holiday season and, to me, this means an overwhelming amount of home-cooked food that makes me feel as if I just gained 20 pounds in one meal. Most of these home-cooked snacks usually include lots of butter, eggs and milk. However, if you are vegan or vegetarian, there are still options for you...

Support not Oppose

Migrants wait to sort through donated men's clothing as women stand in line elsewhere at a sports complex sheltering various migrant caravans trying to reach the U.S. border, in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

by Sarah Dolder, Copy Editor

December 18, 2018

From slaves to immigrant workers, the immigrant community has been working since the beginning of the nation to become the backbone of the country. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, immigrants make up 13.5 percent of the total U.S. population, and the U.S. foreign-born population is 43.7 million. Acc...

How to Practice #SelfCareSunday Before Exams

How to Practice #SelfCareSunday Before Exams

by Abby Blasingame, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2018

Some weeks just feel so long. The days are still 24 hours and the weeks only seven days, but there’s a certain point when the daily grind really starts to grind your gears. Something tells me that’s exactly what exam week is going to feel like, so here’s how to best #SelfCareSunday to rejuvenat...