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Antoine Briard: Experiencing Something New

Antoine Briard: Experiencing Something New

Ashley Bow, Personality Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Junior Antoine Briard takes a deep breath as he stepped off the plane. He hurries down to grab his luggage. When he steps outside the gate, he sees the “Welcome to Texas, Antoine” sign before he saw his new family, and a huge grin spreads across his face. He’s ready for his 10 month stay in...

Mansfield Rocks

Mansfield Rocks

Lauren Hargrove, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories

Keep or hide, you decide! Post a picture at #mansfieldrocks. It all started with a Facebook page: a page that mostly consists of moms and their families that paint, hide, find, re-hide and repeat. Junior Abby Walker thinks rock hunting looks interesting because it’s not something she does everyday. What to do: ...

Softball Starts Playoffs Strong

Softball Starts Playoffs Strong

Jorden Melson, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Stories

[UPDATE] Girls' softball humiliated Cleburne High school on April 27 in the first round of the playoffs. They won 8-1 and runs scored by Sophie Hannabus (2) , Meagan Dake (2), Courtney Taylor (2), Erin Keating (1), and Haylee Gutierrez (1). The Broncos will play the winner of the Woodrow Wilson vs. Thomas Jefferson game going on tonight. They will play ...

Baseball Prepares for Playoffs

Baseball Prepares for Playoffs

Kendra Washington, Sports Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Sports Stories

Laughter erupts from the dugout as Coach Chris McMullen notices that one of his players has put on junior Cade Contreras’ jersey after forgetting his own. That took place earlier this season. Now varsity baseball only has one district game left in regular season and a spot in the playoffs. Contr...

Review: The Melting Pot

Review: The Melting Pot

Lexi Ellis, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories

Beyond its dark glass doors lies The Melting Pot: a magical place of chocolatey mystery and wonder. When you first walk in, you are faced with a large, glass wine cellar and a smiling hostess that will lead you around the sharp turns and to an enclosed booth. The dimly lit restaurant has an atmosphere ...

How to Adult: Resumé

How to Adult: Resumé

Ben Schnuck, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under How to Adult, Recent Stories

When it comes to being an adult, the largest prerequisite for any sort of adult endeavor is a source of income; a job. To get a job, one requirement always stands out: the mighty résumé. Often initially seen as intimidating, the résumé is nothing more than a mere piece of paper covered in words about...

How to Adult: Eating Healthy

How to Adult: Eating Healthy

Katherine Powell, Personality Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under How to Adult, Recent Stories

Most teenagers aren’t conscious of what they eat, which doesn’t always work out. Teenagers are often busy with other school activities and feel they don’t have the time to be healthy. Here are some health tips that won’t take too much time out of your schedule. Actually Exercise I hate e...

Track Advances to Regionals

Track Advances to Regionals

Phillip Smith, Sports Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Stories

Junior Jais Smith fixed his cleats into the block and placed his fingers behind the track lines. The starter recited his line and shot the blank pistol as Jais lunged forward and broke out into a full sprint. After 100 meters he placed second at the finish line and qualified for the regional meet along wit...

Review: Cane Rosso

Review: Cane Rosso

Katherine Powell, Personality Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories

On the weekends, students often go out to Fort Worth or Dallas to restaurants, shops or museums. I love going downtown because there are so many more restaurants and places to go than there are in Mansfield. Cane Rosso, an authentic pizza place located in the Fort Worth area. Even though Cane Rosso has ...

How to Adult: Writing an Email

How to Adult: Writing an Email

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under How to Adult, Recent Stories

Most high school kids learn things that they may not need in the future, and other than learning the basics of an email, no one really knows how to write a professional one. Here are just some few steps on how to write a one. Grammar check- Punctuation is one of the most important things to check when writing an email. Emails are typ...