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 »

Bring it back

Bring it back

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

From the cool smooth beats of Frank Sinatra to the fast-paced rhythm of Nicki Minaj, music has changed countless times throughout the years. Every year it seems as though artists try and find a new way to catch the attention of the public. They come up with obscure ways to gain listeners, like cussing... 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 »

Let’s Hear It

Let’s Hear It

Staff
January 13, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The opportunity for students and teachers to play the daily video announcements on the ‘smart board’ affects the way we watch the news- or if anyone watches it at all. Many students don’t even know that the school now provides ‘video announcements’. Students only wonder why they never... 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 »

Little Things

Lexie Chapman , Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Top Stories

I am thankful for so many things; the list could literally go on forever. Everyone around the holidays is always saying, “I am thankful for my friends, my money, my job, etc.” All of those things are amazing and important to be thankful for, but I am most thankful for the little things. When... Read more »