Meghan Qualls

Meghan Qualls

Anna Jordan, Staff Writer
October 13, 2014 • 402 views
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​Monday. 5 a.m. Pitch black outside: The beginning of a long day. She drags herself out of bed and scrambles to find the lamp switch to turn on the light. As the morning sky starts to fade into a lighter shade of dark blue, senior Meghan Qualls throws on her sweatshirt and heads downstairs. “I... Read more »

Joel Shungu

Joel Shungu

Kyle Manning, Staff Writer
October 10, 2014 • 250 views
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Sprinting up the field, junior Joel Shungu handles the soccer ball with ease, just as he has his whole life. Scanning the opposing team, Shungu looks for an opening, anything to put the black and white object in the back of the net and propel his team to a win. Shungu lived his entire life in Paris... Read more »

Mr. Ritz

Mr. Ritz

Hannah Pikey, Staff Writer
October 6, 2014 • 351 views
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Mr. Howard Ritz, speech teacher, suddenly jumps onto a desk to ask the students if they trust him. Without waiting for an answer, Mr. Ritz jumps from his current desk to a second, sticking his landing. Mr. Ritz teaches all sorts of exercises to move students from their comfort zones and help them excel... Read more »

Fortner Joins Legacy’s Staff

Fortner Joins Legacy’s Staff

Heather Hines, Staff Writer
October 5, 2014 • 97 views
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“So I’ve got to hold it for ten seconds,” Mr. Cousins said. “Pop the cap and owwwww!” Mr. Cousins pretended to yowl in pain as he lowered the trainer Epinephrine Pen to his thigh. BSN Beth Fortner smiled, and confirmed that Mr. Cousins had indeed used the EpiPen correctly. “That’s it!”... Read more »

Art 1 Teacher Mrs. Dietrich Returns to Legacy

Art 1 Teacher Mrs. Dietrich Returns to Legacy

Haley Yelle and Michelle McDaniel
September 26, 2014 • 214 views
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As the 8:15 bell rings, Pamela Dietrich begins the day she’s been waiting for. Her first art class acts quiet compared to the middle school students she taught the year before, but she once again teaches with a familiar staff. Ms. Dietrich started drawing when she was eight years old and took art... Read more »

Coach Keel

Coach Keel

Heather Hines, Staff Writer
September 16, 2014 • 533 views
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Football coach Michael Keel sits at his desk during the school day, not dreaming about football but about the masterpiece he wants to cook that evening. From brisket to jambalaya, Coach Keel enjoys making all kinds of food. “I don’t like to bake because baking is very step by step. You can’t... Read more »

Ben Ritter

Ben Ritter

Garrett Brantley, Staff Writer
September 16, 2014 • 219 views
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Six-eight forward junior Ben Ritter played on the varsity basketball team as a sophomore, but he will begin this season on the bench. After suffering a stress fracture in his back, Ritter must wear a back brace until Oct. 3 which could cause him to possibly miss the beginning of the 2015 season. “The... Read more »

Mrs. Sykes

Mrs. Sykes

Jacob Friedberg, Staff Writer
September 15, 2014 • 139 views
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After assigning Geometry and Statistics homework throughout the day, Amanda Sykes possesses homework of her own - not over any type of math, but business. However, Ms. Sykes is back in class as a student to pursue a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) at Texas... Read more »

Tony Timberman

Tony Timberman

Michelle McDaniel, Staff Writer
August 25, 2014 • 305 views
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The cast rehearsed Act Two for the first time after studying their appointed characters, and junior Tony Timberman selected a harsh, nasally voice for his role. People looked up from their new scripts, concerned, to see who had made the strange, gravelly voice. One actor missed his lines because of the... Read more »

Mr. Vasquez

Mr. Vasquez

Kyle Sims, Staff Writer
August 17, 2014 • 435 views
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Standing on top of a tall tower may seem appealing to adrenaline seekers, but to assistant band director Chris Vasquez heights and standing on high platforms terrifies him unless he knows he won’t fall down or strapped in. But to get over his fears, he came up with an interesting idea. “I’m... Read more »