Following In His Footsteps

Following In His Footsteps

Angelica Lopez, Staff Writer
February 28, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The pounding of weights and the grunts of dedication is something junior Jesus Gam is all too familiar with. Gam’s father was a 1997 and 1998 powerlifting state champ and that influenced him into joining powerlifting three years ago. “My dad’s a judge now and usually judges my meets,” he... Read more »

Double-Sided

Double-Sided

Racha'el Ussery, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Cassie and Cara Denton Q: What would be your daily casual outfit? Cassie: I would wear jean shorts with a cute 80s shirt and sandals. Cara: I’d wear shorts with a crop top and sandals.   Q:... Read more »

Opportunity Busts Down A Door

Opportunity Busts Down A Door

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
February 26, 2015
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

An idea turned to a club; a club turned into a new idea. That idea turned into a plan, and now that plan is becoming a reality. William Gilbert, Algebra 1 teacher, started planning a project around Christmas to build a disc golf course on the high school campus. One man could never do this alone,... Read more »

Testing Out

Testing Out

Mercedes Rivera, Staff Writer
February 26, 2015
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

Between extra curricular activities and intense testing, finals week takes a toll on students. However, new plans for final exemptions may relieve stress and motivate students in class. “There’s a group of students who serves as an advisory board for Mr. Townsend and they brought up how they would... Read more »

All About Love

All About Love

Noehila Ortiz, Staff Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Love is a word that casually gets tossed around time and time again. For instance “I love those shoes” or young couples telling each other “I love you.” I feel that people are just in love with the idea of love. No one really has the slightest idea of what love means. The textbook definition... Read more »

Basketball Update

Basketball Update

Mercedes Rivera, Staff Writer
February 3, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports News, Top Stories

Varsity Lady Eagles After an impressive victory over Castleberry, the Varsity Lady Eagles once again conquer the court. “I always tell them to focus on defense,” Coach Brandy Mayfield said. This season basketball girls are on a roll, which will hopefully continue into the... Read more »

All-Star Athletes -Macen Stripling

All-Star Athletes -Macen Stripling

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
February 3, 2015
Filed under All-Star Athletes, Sports, Top Stories

Cutting Back

Cutting Back

Angelica Lopez, Staff Writer
February 2, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

From just a year ago the price of gas has dropped significantly, now under two dollars. Families are expected to save up to 750 dollars just at the pump, according to Sam Frizell’s article, Most Americans Are Spending Less Than $2 Per Gallon for Gas, in Time magazine. “It actually helped me save... Read more »

Danger Below

Danger Below

Rachael Ussery, Staff Writer
January 29, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Diving deep into the Atlantic Ocean, he feeds some of the worlds most feared sea creatures: sharks. Freshman Braden Snow first began shark feeding at the young age of ten. “Growing up, my dad used to always dive and feed sharks and I’ve always wanted to do it, so he just kind of inspired me... Read more »

Just Like New

Just Like New

Nancy Torres, Editor-in-Chief
January 22, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Before the New Year, Decatur ISD renovated the theater’s look by covering the pit. “As far as I know, Decatur ISD decided to build the cover,” Theater Arts teacher, Mallory Bryant-Gawne said. After the school board members decided upon the construction of the cover, renovation... Read more »