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‘KIND’ AND ‘FIERCE’: NAUNIE LOBAUGH’S LASTING IMPACT

World history teacher Naunie Lobaugh’s celebration of life was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 3 at the Community of Hope United Methodist Church. Lobaugh passed away Thursday, Feb. 27 of Ovarian cancer.

By Moises Castro and Kristian Jones

March 5, 2020

Winter "Adam" Heuertz said her sister Naunie Lobaugh was the smartest sister in the bunch.   Lobaugh had a thirst for knowledge that led her to want to teach others so they can do more in the world than she ever could. “Naunie had the best laugh,” Winter said. “I remember she would watch “Gold...

‘SO KIND’: CELEBRATING HISTORY TEACHER NAUNIE LOBAUGH

‘SO KIND’: CELEBRATING HISTORY TEACHER NAUNIE LOBAUGH

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2020

World history teacher Naunie Lobaugh’s celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 3 at the Community of Hope United Methodist Church. Lobaugh passed away Thursday, Feb. 27 of Ovarian cancer.  Junior Rosa Vazquez was Lobaugh’s student last year. She said it was Lobaugh’s energy ...

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM FEB. 21

This year’s Black History Month program theme is Eracism “Bridging the Gap.” The evening program will occur at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Auditorium and will feature students, staff, and community participants performing a showcase to promote cultural awareness. Admission is free and there will be dinner provided after the program.

By Priscila Martinez, Photographer

February 11, 2020

This year’s Black History Month program theme is Eracism “Bridging the Gap.”  The evening program will occur at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Auditorium and will feature students, staff, and community participants performing a showcase to promote cultural awareness.  Admission is free and t...

PIPE LEAK CLOSES GIRLS RESTROOM

AISD maintenance drills into one wall to repair a pipe leak in the girls restroom on the 500 hallway next to Office 510.

By Joselyn Aros, Journalism Reporter

February 10, 2020

The 500 hallway restroom next to Office 510 has been closed indefinitely for repairs since Thursday, Feb. 6. “The restroom has had issues with the sewage drains backing up,” head custodian Catarina Martinez said. “The drainage problems come and goes often over the past year.”   AISD mainte...

NO TAX INCREASE: DISTRICT ASKS VOTERS TO APPROVE $966 MILLION BOND MEASURE

NO TAX INCREASE: DISTRICT ASKS VOTERS TO APPROVE $966 MILLION BOND MEASURE

By Moises Castro 

November 5, 2019

Today is the last day to vote for the Arlington Independent School District 2019 bond project that includes improvements to facilities, fine arts, transportation, safety, security and technology across the district with no tax increase.  If the measure passes, the $966 million bond will include improve...

DONATE BLOOD: SIGN UP NEXT WEEK

DONATE BLOOD: SIGN UP NEXT WEEK

By Priscila Martinez, Photographer

October 3, 2019

Carter Blood Care will be on campus from 7:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in the East Parking Lot for anyone interested in donating blood. “It’s important for students to donate because sometimes you never know when accidents happen and blood is needed,” student council sponsor Justi...

SENIOR SUNRISE WEDNESDAY

SENIOR SUNRISE WEDNESDAY

By Gabriela Alvarez, Photographer

September 17, 2019

The senior class will host its first Senior Sunrise at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday on Wilemon Field. Senior Class president Megan Ha said seniors can bring blankets and food. She encourages students to wear overalls but it’s not required. Overalls can be decorated to represent the student and their senior ye...

BENAVIDES RECEIVES AISD SECONDARY PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

BENAVIDES RECEIVES AISD SECONDARY PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2019

Principal Fernando Benavides received the AISD Secondary Principal of the Year Award April 17. “Proud,” he said about his award. “Proud of the work and dedication of my administration, my teachers and our students. This award is honoring our collective work and accomplishments at Sam!” Ben...

SIGN UP FOR ASVAB TEST

Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

By Martin Villasenor Jr., Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Students interested in joining the U.S. Armed Forces can sign up for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB) in the main counseling center or click here. The deadline to sign up is Friday, April 19. The test will be held at 8 a.m. May 6. “The ASVAB test isn’t just for the military,” counse...

LARGEST GROUP YET: TCU AWARDS 11 STUDENTS FULL-RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

LARGEST GROUP YET: TCU AWARDS 11 STUDENTS FULL-RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS

By Moises Castro, Ayleen Cuellar, Chris Moreno, Jessica Martinez Valencia, Juana Herrera, Kathia Mendoza-Molina, Sarah Cruz, Yasmine Sot, and Shantal Mendoza

March 22, 2019

Eleven seniors received the Texas Christian University Community Scholars Scholarship March 22 in the Little Theatre, making them the largest group of recipients for the program this year. The full-ride scholarship grants each student $260,000 and the opportunity to study abroad. Texans Talk asked...

CAMPUS WILL HOLD COMMUNITY MEETING TODAY

CAMPUS WILL HOLD COMMUNITY MEETING TODAY

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2019

Some students expressed mixed emotions after Fridays’ lockdown. During the lockdown, freshman Hasan Diksin said he texted his dad about the situation and he asked his dad if he could pick him up. “I was kinda scared and a bit confused as to what was happening during the lockdown,” he said. “I...

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM PROMOTES UNITY

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM PROMOTES UNITY

By Kristian Jones, Opinion Editor

February 13, 2019

This year’s Black History Month activities will feature multiple events with the focus on Umoja or unity and eracism. Billy Wilson, math teacher and program sponsor, explained this year’s focus came about through an old tale about two wolves. One good and one bad. The wolf that wins is the one ...

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