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PURCHASE PROM TICKETS BY FRIDAY

PURCHASE PROM TICKETS BY FRIDAY

By Martin Villasenor Jr., Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


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Seniors have until Friday to purchase a prom ticket. Tickets are $75 for singles and $135 for couples. Students must present their student IDs when purchasing during A and C lunches, or in room 310. “It’s a once in a lifetime event,” senior class sponsor Graylon Roberson said. “A ...

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


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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

SIGN UP FOR ASVAB TEST

By Martin Villasenor Jr., Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


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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...

OLD SCHOOL FUN: GSA HOSTS GAME EVENT THURSDAY

OLD SCHOOL FUN: GSA HOSTS GAME EVENT THURSDAY

By Kristian Jones, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


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The Gender Sexuality Association will host a game day on from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday in room 422. “We’re going to have board games, card games, and video games,” GSA sponsor Justin Gilmore said. “It’s basically just a get together to get new members to show up and kinda see what we are all a...

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


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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...

AWARD WINNING TEX-ANNES HEAD TO COMPETITION

AWARD WINNING TEX-ANNES HEAD TO COMPETITION

By Yesenia Vargas, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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Beginning today the award winning Tex-Annes Drill Team will compete in a two-day competition in Galveston, Tx. “We should win this year,” six-year director Beatrice Hernandez said. “We got Grand Champions last year. I am hoping we keep the title this year.” Junior Itzel Contreras is a...

CAMPUS WILL HOLD COMMUNITY MEETING TODAY

CAMPUS WILL HOLD COMMUNITY MEETING TODAY

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2019


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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, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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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 ...

ORDER A BAG OF TREATS FOR YOUR SWEETHEART

ORDER A BAG OF TREATS FOR YOUR SWEETHEART

By Alaja Moore, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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The African Student Organization (ASO) is selling gift bags for Valentine’s Day before Feb. 14. Small bags are $3 and large bags are $5 each. Each bag contains a personal note and assorted chocolates. StudentS can order in room 205 with social studies teacher Zach McNeill. McNeill is the new AS...

A SPIRIT ‘SO PURE’: REMEMBERING TEACHER REBECCA PFLEGER

A SPIRIT ‘SO PURE’: REMEMBERING TEACHER REBECCA PFLEGER

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019


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Dane Pfleger said his mother Rebecca Pfleger always cracked jokes and she didn't know when to stop. She would play jokes on others all the time. “Nana, my mom loved you and you couldn't even explain how much she loved you,” Dane said to his grandmother during his mother's memorial service. ...

SIGN UP FOR MR. SHHS

By Melissa Garwood, Journalism I Reporter

January 24, 2019


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Student council is accepting applications for a Mr. SHHS pageant for any interested senior boys. “The idea was passed around about two years ago,” student council sponsor Shandi Davis said. “We would have done it last year, but last year was my first full year as a student council sponsor a...

GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN

GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019


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A celebration of life event for teacher Rebecca Pfleger will be held at 4 p.m, today in the Auditorium. Pfleger passed away Saturday, Jan. 19. She was 44 years old. Principal Fernando Benavides said Pfleger was a SHHS teacher for 15 years and impacted the lives of many students. “I quickly found o...

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