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Q&A With Quarterback Kendall Catalon

Q&A With Quarterback Kendall Catalon

Rebekah Rosenstein, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

How has the season been so far? “It’s been interesting because a lot of people doubted us, our coaches and staff the whole season, but we found a way to overcome adversity and keep moving forward.” Can you go more in detail on your arm injury? “I fell on my left arm wrong and got my X-ra... Read more »

Jalen Catalon: Following a Legacy’s Footsteps

Jalen Catalon: Following a Legacy’s Footsteps

Kendra Washington, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
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Sophomore Jalen Catalon gets back into position for the next play as the varsity football announcer credits him for the beneficial defensive play. While the crowd screams his name, his number and face flash across the big screen. The referee blows his whistle, and Jalen starts focusing on the next play.... Read more »

Catherine Richardson: Running A Legacy

Catherine Richardson: Running A Legacy

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
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As senior Catherine Richardson crosses the finish line, she tries to catch her breath and looks down at her feet, realizing how much hard work she has put into her last cross country season of her high school career. “I was really nervous because this was potentially my last race, but I was also... Read more »

Randy Wright: More Than Just A Game

Randy Wright: More Than Just A Game

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
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Junior Randy Wright listens to the booming roar of the crowd as he crosses the goal line, scoring his first touchdown on varsity this season. He high fives his teammates and looks at the crowd, realizing how much effort he’s put in to achieve his goal. “Being on varsity as a junior has given... Read more »

Lear in London

Lear in London

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer
October 12, 2016
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As junior Rachel Van Lear says goodbye to her mom before traveling all the way across the world, she thinks about what this year's mission trip has in store for her. Van Lear has been involved in The Turning Point Church in Fort Worth, Texas since she moved from Minnesota in 2011. Van Lear and he... Read more »

Q&A With Silver Spur Captain Abby Lodrigues

Q&A With Silver Spur Captain Abby Lodrigues

Rylie Escalante, Staff Writer
October 5, 2016
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How long have you been dancing? “I began my dancing experience at A Step In Time when I was two years old.” How did you become a dancer? Who or what inspired you? “My mom was a dancer in college, so she put me in dance when I was young.” How has dance impacted your life? “Being a... Read more »

Nyah Buckrham: Call Backs

Nyah Buckrham: Call Backs

Rebekah Rosenstein, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
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Senior Nyah Buckrham walks in the adrenaline-filled audition room both self-assured and self-aware. Confidence and tenacity course through her veins; finally the moment she has tirelessly worked for has arrived. Buckrham auditioned for the popular singing talent show, “The Voice,” on Dec. 12 of... Read more »

Laurin Mendelsohn: Student Becomes Teacher

Laurin Mendelsohn: Student Becomes Teacher

Lauren Hargrove, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
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Junior Laurin Mendelsohn takes a deep breath as she walks into a fourth grade classroom for the second time not knowing what this year will have in store for her. Mendelsohn joined the Ready Set Teach program available for juniors and seniors at Ben Barber. The program allows high school students... Read more »

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... Read more »

Kaitlin Phipps: Slight Detour

Kaitlin Phipps: Slight Detour

Ashley Bow, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016
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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... Read more »