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A Bright Idea

A Bright Idea

Jazmine Necessary and Brinley Koenig

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Story

Each year, MISD spends thousands of dollars on technology, sports equipment and supplies. Yet, one of the most basic, and scarcest, commodities on earth costs more than all of them: energy.   In June 2012, MISD partnered with an energy conservation company to decrease overall utility usage and o...

Coming of Age

Coming of Age

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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As the church bells ring for junior Monika Veliz’s Quinceanera mass to start, she walks in knowing how much she’s waited for the day to come. She walks to the altar beside her parents' side and gets on her knees, thanking God for the past 15 years of her life. With Quinceaneras being one of the biggest p...

Grade Game

Grade Game

Jazmine Necessary, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Story

Junior Katy Thomas flips through note cards in an attempt to cram every last detail into her brain before a test. Thomas has spent her three years at Legacy in a mixture of AP, TCC and on-level classes. Struggling with test taking, Thomas took hits to her grades with each comprehensive exam she took. ...

Tricks of the Top Ten Percent

Tricks of the Top Ten Percent

Isabella Modderman, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Story

The top ten percent - the people students envy. Intelligent, confident and academically successful. They’ve got a bright future ahead of them, colleges want them, and parents wish they were their kids. They may be highly intelligent, but does it come naturally? Or do they spend hours each evening, ...

Anything But Uniform

Anything But Uniform

Major Melson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Top Story

The team begins to fill the tunnel. The smoke begins to roll out. The fans stand and shout for the home team as the excitement of the game begins to hit a fever pitch. The football team prepares to play their first game. But something’s different. They wear bright red uniforms with a new symbol in the upper r...

The Legacy They Left Us

The Legacy They Left Us

SPECIAL REPORT

November 10, 2017


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[Archive] In observance of Veterans Day, November 11, we want to tell the stories of individuals who served to protect and defend our country. Click on the video links and headlines below to hear, see and read their stories. |_________________________________________________________________________________| Clinton Ford  |  Operation End...

District of Doom

District of Doom

Kendra Washington, Sports Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Top Story

Offensive lineman senior Clayton Franks links his right arm with senior Mason Kinsey’s left arm as the varsity football captains make their way to the middle of the field meeting halfway with Lake Ridge high school’s captains. They shake hands before choosing sides of the coin, their eyes followi...

Coming to a Close

Coming to a Close

Brooke Johnson, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Laughter and tears fill the halls as senior Dezirae Rodriguez walked through the original Tarver-Rendon Elementary School for the last time. Her childhood memories rushed back as she remembered playing four square on the playground and attending rehearsals for her fourth grade play, “The Nutcracke...

A Texas Tradition

A Texas Tradition

Brinley Koenig, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Story

How Mums Have Evolved

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Davisbury: Partners in Crime

Davisbury: Partners in Crime

Jazmine Necessary, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Story

Chemistry teacher John Sudbury and Physics teacher John Davis - the multiple-year victors of the “most dynamic duo award” because of their noticeable connection and childlike relationship. Students believe teachers only work and consider them not like “real” people, but the two science teachers sh...