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BOOK CLUB TO HOST CAR SHOW APRIL 16

BOOK CLUB TO HOST CAR SHOW APRIL 16

By Laura Perez I, STAFF WRITER

March 24, 2016

The book club will host a car show from noon to 3 p. m. April 16 in the Dollar Lot. “We have decided to host a car show to raise money for our organization, and to persuade people to come for a good reason,” book club sponsor Ian Pearce said. It costs $20 to enter the car show contest, but...

ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE FOR SENIORS

By Gloria Gatica, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

Seniors can start applying for the 2016 SHHS Alumni scholarship, including special education and undocumented seniors. The association has awarded over $45,000 to students since 1999. “I realized that a lot of people don’t apply for scholarships so I felt that if I apply for more scholarships...

TCU SCHOLARS EMBRACE OPPORTUNITY

TCU SCHOLARS EMBRACE OPPORTUNITY

By By Vyveca Wiley, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2016

Many tears were shed in the Little Theater from students and staff as five seniors were awarded the Texas Christian University (TCU) Community Scholars scholarship March 22. David Aguwa, Sonia Graciano, Elizabeth Hennington, Brittany Horn, and Cameron Law were granted $250,000 each to cover four yea...

MARIACHI DE TEJANO ADVANCES TO UIL STATE FESTIVAL

MARIACHI DE TEJANO ADVANCES TO UIL STATE FESTIVAL

By Jocelyn Escalona, Staff Writer

March 12, 2016

The Texan Mariachi band will compete at the UIL State Mariachi Festival tonight in San Antonio. “It’s very exciting,” mariachi instructor Jillian Adams said. “First time Mariachi qualified for the festival this year it’s very cool, It’s just exciting!” The group performs at 7:30...

COOKING CLUB MEETING TOMORROW

COOKING CLUB MEETING TOMORROW

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2016

Cooking Club will host its next meeting after school Thursday, March 10 in room 920. “I expect it to go pretty good, we don’t have as many members as last year, so we have a lot of room to move around and cook,” vice president Ariana Hutchinson said. The menu is yet to be decided. For more...

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM ZIKA THIS SPRING BREAK

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM ZIKA THIS SPRING BREAK

By Latricia Ardison, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

With the outbreak of the Zika virus and spring break just around the corner, students, faculty and staff members need to do research before they travel, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Specific areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing are often difficult to determin...

NINE ORCHESTRA STUDENTS PLACE AT UIL EVENT

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2016

Nine orchestra students received first divisions at UIL Solo and Ensemble last month. “I think they did really well,” assistant director Les Sellers said. “They all played their solos very well, they all represented Sam Houston very well. Even those that didn't make a one still got a two and...

PEP HOSTS FAMILY PICNIC

PEP HOSTS FAMILY PICNIC

By Jocelyn Escalona, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

The pregnancy education and parenting class will host a Spring picnic for the pep students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 25 at Brantley Hinshaw Park. “It’s exciting for me,” PEP social worker Cindy Newton said. “I think it is a great opportunity for the students and I. It’s like a little fam...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

By Daxjia Alford, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

This year's Black History Month program will feature numerous events with the theme #ProjectBiB (Black is Beautiful). “We are encouraging students, alumni, staff and the community to share their stories and to attend,” family school representative Roslyn Burch said.   The Black History...

WEE READS MEETING TODAY

By Jocelyn Escalona, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Wee reads will host its next meeting for the pregnancy education and parenting class from 3:15 to 4 p.m., today in the Library. “I enjoy it,”  PEP social worker Cindy Newton said. “Wee reads makes sure babies know how to read and speak whenever they grow older. It also helps to develop their...

ARLINGTON PROUD DONATES $1,000 TO ART CLUB

ARLINGTON PROUD DONATES $1,000 TO ART CLUB

By Wende-Denda Dantoumda, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2016

The Arlington Proud organization will donate $1,000 to the art club. Students involved in art club have been working on murals in the physics hallway. As a result, half of the donations will be used to continue work on those murals and the other half will go toward an art club student scholarship...

FAMILY CENTER HOSTS MARDI GRAS MATH NIGHT THURSDAY

FAMILY CENTER HOSTS MARDI GRAS MATH NIGHT THURSDAY

By Vyveca Wiley, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2016

The Family Center will host a Mardi Gras math night at 5:30 p.m., Thursday in Commons A. Students with an interest in math are encouraged to attend. There will be games, festive foods, and giveaways. Guest speakers will be on hand to assist students with job opportunities in the math field. “This...

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