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  • Regal Stakes Claim at State

    Regal Stakes Claim at State

    Nathaniel Carr, Staff Writer/Webmaster

    February 16, 2018

    On January 21, Aidan Cottrell placed 2nd Place at the State of Texas Mascot Competition, with a score of 257, just three points shy of first place. Most mascots that compete in statewide competitions must audition before they get the ability to compete. However, a U.C.A. (Universal Cheer Associati...

    Photo courtesy of instagram: @aidan_j_cottrell

  • Illnesses Cause Attendance Issues

    Illnesses Cause Attendance Issues

    Lauren Dusek, Staff Writer

    February 5, 2018

    Falling ill and missing school becomes inevitable with recent flu outbreaks, and students endure punishment for it with an absence, which most find unfair. The absences hurt the most when finals roll around, often making it impossible to exempt. Penalizing students for their lack of attendance when ...

    Pictured: Lauren Dusek Photo by: Faith Myers

  • Taking Advantage of Social Media

    Taking Advantage of Social Media

    Taylor Jayo, Staff Writer

    February 5, 2018

    On December 31, YouTube sensation, Logan Paul, uploaded a video on his channel that contained footage of a suicide victim hung from a tree in the middle of a forest. Both Paul and a group of friends visited Japan’s Aokigahara Forest, a notorious spot for suicides. Logan pulled out a camera and...

    Pictured: Nathan Martin Photo by: Faith Myers

  • Glory Days Gone By

    Glory Days Gone By

    Taryn Holmes, Staff Writer

    January 30, 2018

    Flying cars, robots and holograms. Items frequently associated with the fast approaching future. Even though these futuristic icons evade appearances in the modern day world, human technology still shows evidence of many advancements from the stone tools and crude fires of cavemen. However, all...

  • Steeler to Teacher

    Steeler to Teacher

    Nathaniel Carr, Staff Writer, Webmaster

    October 24, 2017

    He sits at his desk with two blue and white colored Decatur baseball jerseys hanging to his left, and today, in the drawer to the right sits a gold and black ring, with clear white diamonds made into the band. “From an early age, I’ve always felt like and wanted to be a professional athlete, and...

    Pictured: Tommy Maddox wearing his Super Bowl ring and Steelers team jersey Photo by: Faith Myers

Regal Stakes Claim at State

Nathaniel Carr, Staff Writer/Webmaster
February 16, 2018

Lauren Dusek, Staff Writer
February 5, 2018

Taylor Jayo, Staff Writer
February 5, 2018

Taryn Holmes, Staff Writer
January 30, 2018

Nathaniel Carr, Staff Writer, Webmaster
October 24, 2017

Regal Stakes Claim at State
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