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Ms. Amberly Walker: Forever Family

Ms. Amberly Walker: Forever Family

Saella Ware, Staff Writer
September 17, 2016
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories, Top Story

A picture lights up on the screen with five gleaming faces with the caption, “We are yours!” She looks at her husband as tears stream down her face, and he cries, too, with tears of joy. Those five new faces were hers, theirs now. For once, the hardships of life were defied, and they were granted...

Kaitlin Phipps: Slight Detour

Kaitlin Phipps: Slight Detour

Ashley Bow, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Junior Kaitlin Phipps knew she would not be coming back to Texas very soon. She passed her flight ticket to the attendant before walking up to her plane with only her carry-on bag. Phipps was nervous for the flight since it was her first ever plane ride on her own. With a deep breath, she settled into...

Sadie Johnson: Far Away From Home

Sadie Johnson: Far Away From  Home

Lauren Hargrove, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
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As junior Sadie Johnson stepped into Legacy she felt a rush of adrenaline, knowing that a year ago she lived in a completely different place, Naples, Italy. Johnson was born and raised in Texas. She moved to Naples during the summer of 2013 because of her Dad’s job. She lived there for three years...

Cameron Clark: Family Game Night

Cameron Clark: Family Game Night

Kendra Washington, Staff Writer
September 2, 2016
Filed under Personalities

Sophomore Cameron Clark listens to the dull roar of the crowd as the buzzer on the scoreboard rings, ending another Thursday night football game and another win adding on to their perfect season. He joins his teammates in a circle after shaking the hands of his opponents. Clark looks at all of the tired,...

Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez

Michelle McDaniel, Personality Editor
May 18, 2016
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Junior Alex Rodriguez watched his sister stand up with their family friend as her row began to file out of the church pew, led by a high schooler in a bright red polo shirt. Last year, Rodriguez was in the same place as his sister was now, about to be confirmed by the bishop in her Catholic faith. This...

Ms. Roberts recognized as Teacher of the Year

Ms. Roberts recognized as Teacher of the Year

Michelle McDaniel, Personality Editor
May 16, 2016
Filed under News, Personalities, Top Story

Ms. Roberts has always taken pride in her job, but now it is apparent her job is just as proud of her. On March 28, AVID teacher and coordinator Ms. Jennifer Roberts was selected as Teacher of the Year for Legacy High School by a vote conducted by other teachers. She has worked for MISD as a teacher...

Delia Schulte

Delia Schulte

Katherine Powell, Personality Editor
May 13, 2016
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Junior Delia Schulte takes a deep breath as she walks into her first class at Legacy High School. Everyone around her speaks English fluently and without any difficulty. This country has proven to be a lot different than her home- Germany. “I wanted to have an experience here, to see how it really...

Maddison Kirby

Maddison Kirby

Katherine Powell, Personality Editor
May 10, 2016
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As sophomore Maddison Kirby practices her turns over and over again, wanting to execute them perfectly right, she thinks about all the times she came after school to practice dancing for hours. “I really liked dancing and the stuff we did in dance class,” Kirby said. “Then I started coming...

Savannah Madden

Savannah Madden

Jenni Doster, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
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Junior Savannah Madden prepares her club as the wind blows slightly. Pressure rising, she swings her best shot, her ball glides through the air and lands on the green. To everyone on the outside, Madden appears as if she has been golfing for years, but what many don’t know is this is one of her first...

Ms. Spenser Olughlin

Ms. Spenser Olughlin

Michelle McDaniel, Personality Editor
May 3, 2016
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Art teacher Ms. Spenser Olughlin looked down at her papers, trying to find her new classroom on the map. She wasn’t a new teacher, but she was new to this school, and it was completely different. Students already knew where they were going, but she had never been in this room before. Ms. Spenser...