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  • Take a Knee

    Take a Knee

    Haleigh Hurst, Staff Writer

    October 11, 2018

    The National Anthem and American flag stand for equality and unity. In 2016, Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem to protest the racial injustice against African-Americans in today’s society. His movement impacted the NFL in different ways. Now, he fronts for Nike’s 30th-anniversary...

    Pictured: Haleigh Hurst Photo courtesy of Jada Boner

  • Lions, Tigers, Lemurs…Oh My!

    Lions, Tigers, Lemurs…Oh My!

    Taryn Holmes, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

    October 9, 2018

    The Center for Animal Research and Education, better known as C.A.R.E, resides in Bridgeport, Tex. From tantalizing tigers to lovable lions and learned lemurs to beautiful bobcats, C.A.R.E provides safety for a wide variety of animals. Their mission: ​to provide a safe, permanent and loving h...

    Photo courtesy of Lily Kelsey

  • AP vs Dual Credit

    AP vs Dual Credit

    Cate Young, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2018

    Schools offer two options for higher achieving students to gain college credit. AP Courses assist students in earning college credit through the AP test at the end of the school year, where a high enough score earns the student college hours. DHS also offers Dual Credit courses  available through Weatherford Colle...

    Pictured: Christine Carreño Photo taken by Lindsey Gogniat Photo Edited by Jack Garrett

  • Guiding Students in the Right Direction

    Guiding Students in the Right Direction

    Nate Carr, Editor-in-Chief

    September 26, 2018

    At the end of the last school year, former high school counselors, Lauren Smith and Diane Russell left their positions as DHS counselors. During this past summer, administration hired Kristy Phipps and Catherine Kelly to fill the positions. While this school year marks the beginning of Kelly’s career...

    Photo courtesy of Jada Boner

  • More Diversity Desired

    More Diversity Desired

    Nathan Martin, Staff Writer

    September 20, 2018

    During the summer, I enrolled in an intensive French course at L’Alliance Française de Dallas. This institute was my only access to a reliable language course. After weighing the pros and cons, I decided not to continue once school started, due to the distance and the time it takes up during the ...

    Photo courtesy of Nathan Martin Pictured: French Textbook provided by Nathan Martin

Take a Knee

Haleigh Hurst, Staff Writer
October 11, 2018

Taryn Holmes, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
October 9, 2018

Cate Young, Staff Writer
October 3, 2018

Nate Carr, Editor-in-Chief
September 26, 2018

Nathan Martin, Staff Writer
September 20, 2018

Guiding Students in the Right Direction
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  • Blasting to New Heights September 7, 2018
  • 2018 Baseball and Softball Seasons March 7, 2018
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Lions, Tigers, Lemurs…Oh My!
  • Guiding Students in the Right Direction September 26, 2018
  • Steeler to Teacher October 24, 2017
  • Changing Traditions October 24, 2017
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Take a Knee
  • AP vs Dual Credit October 3, 2018
  • School Security Updates September 18, 2018
  • The Great Spring Break Debate May 2, 2018
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Steeler to Teacher
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  • Basketball Update February 3, 2015
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More Diversity Desired
  • Wired for the Future September 10, 2018
  • To Infinity and Beyond September 4, 2018
  • Deciphering the Wacky Weather March 27, 2018
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