Leave Them Be

Leave Them Be

Rachael Ussery, Staff Writer
April 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

I’ll admit it. In prehistoric times, hunting played an important role in human survival. But come on now, it’s 2015 and the world is more advanced than it ever has been. Is hunting still used for survival or is it just plain wrong? First off, hunting causes pain and suffering to defenseless animals.... Read more »

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

Mercedes Rivera, Staff Writer
March 23, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

From one day to the next, summer slides away and the school is mixture of excited teachers to nervous students awaiting their first day of school. As the cars roll in one by one, the nervousness grows. However, once you finally step out of the car you are greeted by the friendly face of Denise Joseph. She... Read more »

Talent Over-Load

Talent Over-Load

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Lights. Camera. Action! Every participant in the Talent Show went on stage on the Friday night of Spring Break preforming their act in front of their closest friends and family. From singers to dancers to guitarists to comedians, the talent show hosted a large variety of acts. Freshman twin sisters... Read more »

Video: Eagles Sports Update

Video: Eagles Sports Update

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Video

With All My Heart

With All My Heart

Angelica Lopez, Staff Writer
March 19, 2015
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

“Take a deep breath. Okay, once more,” the doctor said. That’s how a regular check-up goes, except when the doctor suddenly turns serious. They led my brothers and me out of the room, so the doctor could talk to my mom in private. All my life I’ve been overweight and out of shape. A simple... Read more »

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 »