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 »

Pondering Poe’s Poetry

Pondering Poe’s Poetry

Taylor Yates, J1 Writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Top Stories

The suspenseful ways of his writing attracts her in many directions. She’s read about 16-17 of his books during the summer, and started reading when she was just 7-years-old. “I like reading his books because of the suspense. You can feel the emotion of the story or topic and sometimes I can just... Read more »

All-Star Athletes Stormi Leonard

All-Star Athletes Stormi Leonard

Noehila Ortiz, Staff Writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under All-Star Athletes, Feature, News, Sports, Top Stories

Game Over

Game Over

Mercedes Rivera, Staff Writer
November 10, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Last month, the school board voted on a new GPA program that allows students more freedom in picking their classes. “The feeling was that this is a better GPA program,” said Counselor Neal Hall. “We would’ve added everyone into this new program, but stopped at sophomores because they haven’t... Read more »

All-Star Athletes -Tyler Wilson

All-Star Athletes -Tyler Wilson

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014
Filed under All-Star Athletes, Sports, Top Stories

Unconditional love

Unconditional love

Nancy Torres, Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2014
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Top Stories

Wake up. Cry. Get fed. Cry more. Take a nap, dream of baby bottles and pacifiers. Whatever my baby self wanted (and whenever), my mother never failed to feed me what my little useless body desired. Thanks to her, my little body received the nutrition it needed and needs to stay healthy. Thanks to... Read more »

Australian student joins DHS

Australian student joins DHS

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

Full name: William Frances Bonham (everyone calls him Will)   How old are you? 16   Where did you live before you came to Decatur? Brisbane, Queensland, Australia   Why did you come to Texas?... Read more »

Welcome Home Marta

Welcome Home Marta

Lexie Chapman, Staff Writer
October 24, 2014
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

She loves talking to people, thinking outside the box and she has lots of friends. The one thing that Marta hasn’t had is brothers or sisters. When she moved to America, she moved to a new family. Marta Bottani has lived in Mantua, Italy her whole life. She grew up there and went to school there... Read more »

Eagle Strong

Eagle Strong

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Sports Feature, Top Stories

This preseason brought injuries to the Eagles. Starting off the beginning of eagle two a days, junior Chris Newberry fractured his kneecap. “All I was thinking was I wasn’t going to be able to play football next season either,” Newberry said. Newberry along with senior Rickey Roberts will... Read more »

Fall Sports Update

Fall Sports Update

Racha'el Ussery, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

Volleyball District champs, Bi-District champs, Area champs, and Regional-Quarter Final champs; the volleyball girls are once again paving their way to State. The Lady Eagles won in the Regional-Quarter finals against Stephenville on Tuesday, advancing them to the Regional Semi-Finals. “It’s... Read more »