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Rylee Cortines

Rylee Cortines

Savannah Guerrero, Staff Writer
September 29, 2015 • 877 views
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Lights flashing in junior Rylee Cortines' face as she gets ready for another picture. As the photographers position her into a new pose, she smiles to herself thinking about how lucky she is to be blessed with so many opportunities. Cortines signed with Clutts Modeling Agency and models freelancing in her free time. Alongsid... Read more »

Traumatic Injury Unites Community, Faculty

Traumatic Injury Unites Community, Faculty

Alanna Zaskoda, Editor In Chief
September 28, 2015 • 788 views
Filed under News, Personalities, Top Story

Coach David Geer gets out of bed in the morning and heads to the kitchen to do his daily devotional. “I can bring beauty out of the ashes of lost dreams,” it reads. “I can glean Joy out of sorrow, Peace out of adversity.” He makes breakfast for himself and his wife, Valerie, makes them both cof... Read more »

Isabella Modderman

Isabella Modderman

Ava Green, Staff Writer
September 25, 2015 • 365 views
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People who fear big change would dread moving across the city and see moving across the state as a nightmare. For sophomore Isabella Modderman, that change had to be endured when she moved halfway across the world, from Australia to Texas. At age 13, Modderman left her father’s family and five siblings... Read more »

Janet Luttrull

Janet Luttrull

Ava Green, Staff Writer
September 23, 2015 • 236 views
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By the cafeteria lunch lines, lunch workers in hairnets and gloves work tirelessly behind the counters, preparing large servings of food at a time to be served to a long line of students. It seems like a tentative, demanding job for each worker, but it is possible no cafeteria worker knows the struggle... Read more »

Clara Griepp

Clara Griepp

Rebecca Goodman, Staff Writer
September 21, 2015 • 390 views
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Hands joined with her cast members, junior Clara Griepp looks at all of their faces and smiles to herself. Griepp takes a final deep breath before heading back stage. She’s done this millions of times, yet somehow she always gets a little nervous beforehand and tenses up. Griepp hears her cue and glides... Read more »

Steve Shadman

Steve Shadman

Hannah Shaffer, Staff Writer
September 16, 2015 • 499 views
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Steve Shadman marched into Legacy high school’s band hall as students filed in, ready for the busy season ahead. Excited murmurs started up as Mr. Shadman stepped onto the director's podium to introduce himself to the band for the first time. “I was the band geek of my class,” Mr. Shadman said.... Read more »

Katelynn Clark

Katelynn Clark

Savannah Guerrero, Staff Writer
September 14, 2015 • 351 views
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A sense of nostalgia rushes through former student Katelynn Clark as she makes her return as the new high school cheerleading coach and math teacher. She distinctly remembers the hallways, the classrooms and even her old teachers. She feels the familiarity as she teaches routines to her freshman cheerleading... Read more »

Hear Me Roar

Hear Me Roar

Ashley Richardson and Jacob Friedberg
September 4, 2015 • 1,364 views
Filed under Personalities, Sports Stories, Top Story

Just minutes before the football game starts, the well known lion enters the gates. Wearing a tan fursuit finished with paws and a lion mane, he is the topic of choice during pre-game. Since it takes only seconds for him to get into character, he slips into his attire, which he keeps close by in the ... Read more »

Elisa Watkins

Elisa Watkins

Heather Hines, Staff Writer
May 15, 2015 • 562 views
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RN BSN Elisa Watkins bustled around the nurses’ office, familiarizing herself with the placement of bandaids and glucometers, reading student records and making herself at home in her new position as school nurse. Watkins’ employment with MISD began when a position opened up and she began working... Read more »

Justin Ukeje

Justin Ukeje

Kyle Manning, Staff Writer
April 20, 2015 • 789 views
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Senior Justin Ukeje leaps to the right, crossing the green and red court, to return the fuzzy green ball. His racket barely reaches the projectile ball in time to send it flying back down to the far corner of his opponent’s domain. He jumps back to the center and tries to anticipate where his next... Read more »