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PRINCIPAL HOLDS MEETING FOR PARENTS ABOUT GUN INCIDENT

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2016

Parents voiced their concerns about a 15 year-old student who brought a gun to school yesterday, in a meeting held by the principal in the Little Theatre this morning. “Your children are important to me and my staff is important to me, so I’m going to follow the lead of the law enforcement in...

STUDENTS SHOW-OFF AT TEXAN TALENT SHOW

By By Aamna Kalwar and Megan Garner

June 4, 2016

This year's Long Tall Texan Talent Show featured student singing and dancing acts that helped raise money for the theater department April 29. Sophomore Skyler Weatherby was excited and a little nervous to join the show, but she believed it would help her in the future.  She sang ‘Second Chance’...

TUBMAN TO REPLACE JACKSON ON THE $20 BILL

TUBMAN TO REPLACE JACKSON ON THE $20 BILL

By By Jakera Williams and Diana Cardona

June 4, 2016

The United States Treasury Department recently announced a redesign of the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman pictured on the front. Forty Five students out of 50 agree with the redesign. The final bill will be unveiled in 2020. “She was a leading anti-slavery activist and led many slaves to freedo...

STUDENTS ENJOY NORTH TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL

STUDENTS ENJOY NORTH TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL

By By Taylor Weatherall and Perla Soto

June 4, 2016

Students were given the opportunity to meet authors, attend panels and get their books signed by their favorite authors at the North Texas Teen Book Festival held at the Irving Convention Center April 23. Librarian Katherine Yu was one of the chaperones, as well as book club sponsor Ian Pearce who...

STUDENTS, FACULTY ADJUST TO SPRING STORMS

STUDENTS, FACULTY ADJUST TO SPRING STORMS

By By Amanda Martinez and Javious Simpson

June 4, 2016

This year, citizens of Arlington, Texas have been suffering many disadvantages and advantages due to spring storms. Property owners have been impacted in “frustrating” ways by the weather. They are forced to do “time consuming” tasks that waste time and money to have their property repaired. “I h...

HOSA COMPETES IN BOAT COMPETITION TODAY

By By Daxjia Alford, Staff Writer

April 23, 2016

Health Occupations Students of America will compete in the Annual River Legacy Cardboard Boat Regatta competition from 9 to 5 p.m., today at Hurricane Harbor. “I think HOSA has been a great opportunity for me, the sponsor has gotten me into programs that without being involved in HOSA and bein...

EARTH DAY PROJECT HELPS SPREAD AWARENESS

EARTH DAY PROJECT HELPS SPREAD AWARENESS

By Wende-Denda Dantoumda, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2016

In preparation for Earth Day this Friday, Denece Newsom and Jennifer Meador’s biology class  make Earth Day awareness posters out of grocery bags. “We decided to do it to help our students and the community have more awareness about the importance of earth day,” Newsom said. Students bags...

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR STUDENT TALENT SHOW THIS WEEK

By Danielle Richards, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Texans on Stage will host The Long Tall Texan Talent Show at 7 p.m. April 29 in the Auditorium. Auditions are open to all students who have a talent they want to showcase. Auditions will start from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 19 and end April 20 in the Auditorium. “I want students to realize a lot...

ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM AT SIX FLAGS

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2016

The orchestra will perform for AISD Day at 7 p.m Friday, April 15 at Six Flags. “I expect it will go really well,” assistant director Les Sellers said. The orchestra will have three groups perform: the top orchestra, the second orchestra and the New  Orleans trip orchestra, which is a separate or...

GSA HOSTS PRIDE WEEK

GSA HOSTS PRIDE WEEK

By Ruben Diaz Jr., Advertising Editor

April 13, 2016

The Gay-Straight Alliance club is holding Pride Week from April 11 to April 15  to encourage  students and teachers  to show their support for the LGBTQ community. Junior GSA president Zanida Johnson revealed what inspired her to start the club. “Figuring out my sexuality and figuring out...

COOKING CLUB HOSTS NEXT MEETING APRIL 12

COOKING CLUB HOSTS NEXT MEETING APRIL 12

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2016

Cooking Club will host its next meeting after school Tuesday, April 12 in room 920. “Hopefully the food tastes great and it comes out fabulous,” president and senior Destiny Loya said. They will be cook  homemade pasta. So far, vice president and senior Ariana Hutchinson said their best...

FINAL SALE FOR 2016 YEARBOOKS

By Latricia Ardison, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

2016 Cherokee yearbooks are on sale for $45 in room 1221 until the end of the year. “This year’s yearbook theme is I Am Sam,” senior editor-in-chief Demetric Patton said. “We are trying to get more students involved and appreciate the support the students gave us in this year’s yearbook.” To...

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