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Ways to quell at-home boredom
Ways to quell at-home boredom
Chloe Carter, Staff Writer • April 18, 2020

With little to do besides search through the dredges of Netflix and make conversation with their dogs, it's a safe bet that high schoolers everywhere are experiencing record-breaking levels of boredom. Despite the fact that everyone is stuck indoors, these trying times have opened a lot of digital doors when it comes to opportunities for students to spend their time enjoyably and productively. Disney is offering a course about Imagineering: the creation of the attractions in the Disney Parks, from both creative and technological viewpoints. The course, entitled 'Imagineering in a Box,' is taught through Khan Academy and takes the learner through everything that goes into making an immersive, Disney-style theme park. The video lessons, which are narrated by actual Imagineers, are a behind-the-scenes look into how Disney Park attractions come to be, even for those not seriously considering...

A cake baked by freshman Sydney Cooper.
How students are overcoming quarantine boredom
Madaline Cannon, Copy Editor • April 9, 2020

We’re all in this together. Whether you’re self isolating or social distancing here are tips from students to overcome boredom during the pandemic. Watch a show you normally would not watch on Netflix or Disney Plus Find new music Bake! I'm sure your family would appreciate it Paint Build a fort Read a book Do a puzzle Actually do your homework Practice your instrument, according to the band directors this makes you immune Play Animal Crossings New Horizon Go on a walk with your family Cover your driveway in chalk Watch the sunset Send letters through snail mail AP Economic students should join Mrs. Temperilli's google meet Wednesday and Thursday Senior Emma Lacour recommends downloading the new Animal Crossing game. “Download Animal Crossing New Horizons,” LaCour said. “It is worth your time and money.” Senior Emily Shaw recommends...

The five participating students pose after the competition.
Students take first place at annual Math Bowl
Laurie Carrillo, Staff Writer • March 6, 2020

This past Saturday, five students competed at Lone Star Community College's annual Math Bowl against three local high schools, taking home first place. The following students were chosen to participate in the competition: Aakkash Muthukumar (Algebra I), Meibeth Cannon (Geometry), Aidan Caudle (Algebra II), Aubany Caton (Pre-calculus), and Daniel Ramirez (Calculus). "It was a fun, interactive experience," junior Aubany Caton said. "It was great to be around other students who love math as much as I do." In a game show style set-up, the competitors used their individuals skills to advance through the rounds, combining their knowledge to answer bonus questions. The team received a plaque and $80 each for their victory. "It was a collaborative effort and we felt very accomplished," junior Daniel Ramirez said. "We were happy to have the opportunity to participate."

Ways to quell at-home boredom
Ways to quell at-home boredom
Chloe Carter, Staff Writer • April 18, 2020
Choir Pop Show Trailer
Choir Pop Show Trailer
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Letter to the Editor: Writing Movie Reviews
Letter to the Editor: Writing Movie Reviews
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The 2019-2020 broadcast team.
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Socially distanced senior year?
Socially distanced senior year?
Ore James, Online Editor-in-Chief • June 27, 2020
Remote learning in place of the classroom
Remote learning in place of the classroom
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