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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...

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. ...

Color Guard Members Prepare For New Season

Color Guard Members Prepare For New Season

Ashley Bow and Hannah Shaffer, Personality Editor and Features Editor

February 2, 2018


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The cafeteria filled with the chatter of Guard members as the time for practice rolled around. When guard instructor Mr. Nick McMahan walked into the room, the group of 15 dancers swarmed around him to practice lifting each other into the air for the year’s routine. “Think less cheerleader, more graceful,”...

Ladies of Legacy Discuss Makeup Tutorials

Ladies of Legacy Discuss Makeup Tutorials

Benita Orie, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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A sea of women pile into the quiet room of J-123. Tired, but eager faces fill the space, as more and more girls trudge in. Some arrive just on time, and some rush in with flushed faces apologizing for lateness after the meeting starts. During advisory, on Jan. 26, Ladies of Legacy held their weekly...

Science Students Complete Toy Car Lab

Science Students Complete Toy Car Lab

Brinley Koenig, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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Walls of lab safety posters, countertops of beakers and lines of desks make Ms. Michelle Hurst’s physics classroom appear like any other. However, the upturned chairs, toy cars and strips of rubber which cover the otherwise mundane lab tables make the room radiate with a unique sense of enjoyment, kn...

Environmental Club Holds Biweekly Meeting

Environmental Club Holds Biweekly Meeting

Benita Orie, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


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As only a few students attend this week’s meeting, held in Ms. Michelle Fagan’s room, Environmental Club members pray this one begins their breakthrough. With only six avid members, the club seems to dwindle as the years go by. The door to the outside world slams shut, and the progression to a more...

AP Physics Students Launch Rockets

AP Physics Students Launch Rockets

Jazmine Necessary, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


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The classroom buzzes with excited chatter as students grab the rockets that they have worked on for four weeks. Today, they would they would finally launch them. Physics teacher Mr. John Davis quiets the room and starts to explain the procedure for the day including how they would calculate the final...

French Club Holds Meeting

French Club Holds Meeting

Priscilla Brothers, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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The small classroom of AJ-107 only held a few students at the start of the meeting. Madame Helen Hulme, the sponsor of French Club, and junior Natalie Ponder, the president of the club, wandered about the room preparing food to welcome any guests they had. “What is that?” asks Ponder, seeing the...

Theater Wraps Up Winter Musical

Theater Wraps Up Winter Musical

Isabella Modderman, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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The bustling crowd congregates in the Legacy auditorium shortly before the doors open to enter the magical Christmas setting of Elf Jr. the Musical. Each seat quietly fills as the lights dim and the cast bursts into uplifting musical numbers, all eyes and ears on Santa Claus. Santa Claus and Buddy...