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SAVE LIVES, DONATE BLOOD NOV. 1

SAVE LIVES, DONATE BLOOD NOV. 1

By Wende-Denda Dantoumda, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2016

Student Council will host a blood drive from 7:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Little Theatre. Anyone 16 or older may sign up to donate blood either at lunch or in the student council room 203. “I’ve donated a total of three times,” senior Jessica Zacharias said.  “It’s important t...

VOTE FOR THIS YEAR’S KISS THE GOAT WINNER

VOTE FOR THIS YEAR’S KISS THE GOAT WINNER

By Wende-Denda Dantoumda, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2016

Sam’s annual Kiss the Goat fundraiser is back! Students can vote for the remaining top teachers with any women’s wrestling team member. One penny equals one vote and there’s no limit to how many times a person can vote. “Yeah, I like kiss the goat,” sophomore Kate Olvera said. ...

JOIN DC/MARVEL/SCI-FI CLUB

By Maria Perez, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Students who are interested in joining the DC/Marvel/Sci-Fi club can stop by room 408. The club meets from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Club members have discussed seeing new movies like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Doctor Strange, Harry Potter, or “anything geeky, pretty much,” sponsor James...

THE STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM WILL HOST ITS FIRST MEETING TODAY

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2016

The Strengthening Families program will host its first meeting in the cafeteria today. The program is an evidence-based family skills training organization that helps families strengthen their communication and helps to reduce behavioral or substance abuse issues in students. “We’ve had families...

TASTE OF LATIN AMERICA EVENT CELEBRATES CULTURES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

TASTE OF LATIN AMERICA EVENT CELEBRATES CULTURES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

By Ruben Diaz Jr., Advertising Editor

October 13, 2016

This year’s taste of Latin America event at 5:30 p.m. today in the main Auditorium will feature a celebration of cultures from all over the world. “We’ve included samples of food from other countries, performers from other countries, and the students will be hosting,” family representative...

SPOKEN WORD WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS

By Carolina Ibarra, News and Managing Editor

October 5, 2016

Any students that would like to join the Spoken Word program are invited to attend the meetings after school from 3-4:30 p.m. every Monday in the Little Theater. The program is for students who would like to write or develop their poetry skills. “We really think this program is for anyone and everyone, honestl...

JOIN THE NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE, ROBOTICS CLUB

JOIN THE NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE, ROBOTICS CLUB

By Maria Perez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

Students interested in computer science and technology can now join the new computer science and robotics club. They meet at 3 p.m. Wednesdays in room 1307. The clubs were separated last year. “When building a robot you have to program it,” sponsor Victor Avila said. “Put more into one room,...

NHS APPLICATIONS DUE TUESDAY

By Ruben Diaz Jr., Advertising Editor

October 3, 2016

The National Honor Society organization is currently accepting admission forms from students invited to apply for membership until 3:05 p.m. Tuesday in room 505. The SHHS National Honor Society exists to promote four qualities of excellence among the student body: scholarship, service, leadership,...

JOIN THE TEXANS DIY CLUB

By Gloria Gatica, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

The Texans DIY club, also known as the cooking club, had its first meeting at 3 p.m. Sept. 29 in room 920. “The Texans DIY club will provide an open and creative environment for students to explore their talents and to provide a service to our community,” club sponsor Tammie Ellershaw said. Everyone...

AUDITIONS FOR ’12 ANGRY JURORS’ BEGIN TODAY

AUDITIONS FOR ’12 ANGRY JURORS’ BEGIN TODAY

By Gloria Gatica, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Texans on Stage will host Auditions for the intense drama, “12 Angry Jurors” from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the Auditorium. “I’m excited to direct my first play, I encourage everyone to come and see it,” theatre teacher Jeannette Cremer said. Students will need to have a one-minute...

PLANESWALKER CLUB MEETS WEDNESDAYS

By Javian Liggins, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

The Planeswalkers club will meet at 3 p.m. every Wednesday in room 209. Club sponsor Justin Gilmore said all students are welcome to join. Students in the club like to play a game called Magic The Gathering. “Students should join because it’s a fun game and mentally challenging,” Gilmore...

CREDIT RECOVERY CLASSES OPEN AFTER SCHOOL

By Latricia Ardison, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016

Credit recovery is now open for after school use. Classes are held from 3:05 to 5:05 p.m. Monday through Thursday in rooms 1304 and 1305. Students must be enrolled in the class or assigned  to after school credit recovery by their counselors to attend after school sessions. A late bus is available...

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