Flying Through the County

Flying Through the County

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Sports News

Align. Throw. Score!! Disc golf, an “in the shadows” sport, is finally making its debut at DHS and becoming more popular in communities and schools. It is just what the name suggests; you play golf with a flying plastic disc, similar to a Frisbee. The object is to throw this disc into a basket while... Read more »

Cuban Student Joins DHS

Cuban Student Joins DHS

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
January 14, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Full name: Isichel Jose Perez Rivero Age: 17 Why did you come to Texas/America? When I first got out of Cuba I went to Mexico like an escape out of the oppression but the violence rose so we left and came here. How long have you lived in America/Texas? Almost 5 years Where did you live before... Read more »

Tis the Season to Give

Tis the Season to Give

Angelica Lopez, Staff Writer
January 13, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Christmas is the time of giving and Students for Social Justice (SSJ) are embracing the spirit. They started their Christmas fundraiser two weeks ago. “We did a candy cane gram which is basically buy a candy cane and send it with a sweet ‘gram’,” senior and SSJ president Karen Rodriguez... Read more »

An Angel for Protection

An Angel for Protection

Taylor Yates, J1 Writter
January 13, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

On Jan. 6, 2013 at her apartment in Decatur, her whole world turned upside-down. The majority of her stuff was ruined, from her bed to her clothes. The sound of her iPad shattering as it hit the ground was not important at that moment. Her mind was fixated on her custom-made angel statue. “It... Read more »

Choices

Choices

Faith Myers, J1 Writter
January 13, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Noise resonated off the bedroom door while she rushed to complete the mass amount of assignments before Monday. After a long week of cross-country in the mornings, basketball in the afternoons, and helping with volleyball practices later after school, she manages to get only a slight amount of... Read more »

Eagle Strong All Year Long

Eagle Strong All Year Long

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
January 13, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

Bringing the heat, P.A.I.N.S, and Eagle Fight Never Dies are mottos that took these Eagle athletes to great lengths. The volleyball, cross-country, and football teams all advanced past the district point this year. Volleyball The volleyball team definitely brought the heat this season.... Read more »

Under the Makeup

Mercedes Rivera , Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The girls line up one by one awaiting the news, each one in a gown like stars that shimmer under the light. Some girls are fixated on the crown and sash, but for senior Morgan Millican, it’s all about creating memories. “I was always that really shy girl and I wasn’t very good at public... Read more »

For The Love of The Game

Nancy Torres, Editor-in-Chief
January 12, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Senior Celeste Chavana fell in love with hockey at the age of seven. It wasn’t something she always dreamt of playing; it just happened. “I started about 11 years ago,” Chavana said. “I started going to the skating rink and they introduced hockey to my friends and me.” When she... Read more »

Spiders and Scorpions and Bees, Oh My!

Spiders and Scorpions and Bees, Oh My!

Racha’el Ussery, Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The buzzing sounds of bees and the slithering of a snake are some of the familiar sounds that welcome him home. Junior Riley Keller has never had quite a love for animals, but more of a fascination with them.    Owning more than seven different types of critters, there’s nothing this exotic... Read more »

Five Out of Five Stars

Five Out of Five Stars

Cassidy Shenberger, J1 Writer
December 11, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Top Stories

Non-stop and Gravity caught her attention because of the suspenseful scenes in the movies. She just turned eleven and her mother told her she wouldn’t always depend on writing as a career, but she made up her mind to prove her mother wrong. Freshman Crystal Luevanosfelix, fourteen,... Read more »