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‘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

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM FEB. 21

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

PIPE LEAK CLOSES GIRLS RESTROOM

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...

PURCHASE PROM TICKETS BY FRIDAY

PURCHASE PROM TICKETS BY FRIDAY

By Martin Villasenor Jr., Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

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

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

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, Opinion Editor

March 25, 2019

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

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

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...

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