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Old Royalty: Journalism Students Win Crowns and Pacemakers

Old Royalty: Journalism Students Win Crowns and Pacemakers

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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UPDATE Journalism students brought another online newspaper Pacemaker home to Legacy from the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention. The Rider Online won a Pacemaker and was honored with first place in Best in Show. Journalism adviser Mr. Leland Mallett was named a 2017 Disting...

Choir Earns Unexpected Ratings

Choir Earns Unexpected Ratings

Brooke Johnson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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On Saturday, Mar. 3, 29 soloists and one madrigal from the Legacy High School Choir participated in the Mansfield ISD Solo/Ensemble Contest. Out of these soloists, 24, as well as the madrigal, earned the rating Superior, the highest ranking someone can earn in this competition. “I feel really great,”...

Visual Arts Students Compete, Move On to State

Visual Arts Students Compete, Move On to State

Isabella Modderman, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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The hustle and bustle of boxes full of artwork worked their way into the cafeteria of Timberview High School on Saturday, March 3rd, as the annual Visual Arts Scholastic Event took place. The mission of the TAEA Visual Arts Scholastic Event is to recognize exemplary student achievement in the Visual Arts ...

AP English III Presents Ideas to Administration

AP English III Presents Ideas to Administration

Jazmine Necessary, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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Tri-folds take over the PAC entrance hall as students talk to parents about their ideas to improve the school. Juniors Alexis Luna, Janet Ramirez and Olivia Jackson present their idea over implementing a study hall in the school day to make studying and getting work done easier for students in other...

Theatre Performs UIL One-Act Play “Silent Sky”

Theatre Performs UIL One-Act Play “Silent Sky”

Kathryn Pedroza, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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The theater department will perform their annual one act play, Silent Sky, on Monday, March 5.  The performance begins at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., with free admission. Junior Katy Thomas plays Henrietta Leavitt, the lead in the show. “You should come see the show because it’s free and you will be moved by ...

Band Holds Annual Jazz Bash

Band Holds Annual Jazz Bash

Morgan Richards, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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The cool, blue lights that hung from the ceiling cast a dim glow on the black tablecloths and decorative bottles below. Jazz aficionados and fun-loving students alike sat crowded around their tables, whispering to each other with a low, charged excitement. At the foot of the elevated stage stood a m...

Debaters Participate in CX District Tournament

Debaters Participate in CX District Tournament

Melissa De La Cruz, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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A wave of dead silence fills the air inside the debate room. Students competing in CX District attentively analyze the cases they will use later in the day. Debate Coach Mr. Howard Ritz and student volunteers rush up and down the halls preparing everything for incoming debaters across the district. ...

Show Choir Prepares for Contests

Show Choir Prepares for Contests

Brinley Koenig and McKenna Collier

February 14, 2018


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The end of the day bell did not phase the students in the choir room. Instrumental music consumed the scene, the stereo bass shook the walls as poised singing and dancing made the room radiate with emotion and creativity. Within the space of an hour, a small group of students transformed a set o...