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StuCo Revamps Pep Rallies

StuCo Revamps Pep Rallies

Kamryn Hannigan, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

Lack of school spirit in Legacy’s pep rallies inspired a group of teachers and administrators to come together and make changes to the event. Student council sponsor Kenna Cavnar implemented a new pep rally format to keep students engaged. “[We changed the pep rallies because] people weren’t...

Edison Grant: Small Screen Dreams

Edison Grant: Small Screen Dreams

Jordyn Folsom, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Fidgeting with his fingers, former student Edison Grant waits anxiously for the phone call to end. His mom presses the phone against her ear as his leg bounces up and down uncontrollably, prepared for bad news. A couple of his friends were already cast in TV shows and he longed for the opportunity t...

Senior Qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Senior Qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist

Kathryn Pedroza, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Recent Stories

After completing the 2017 PSAT, senior Phillip Ipock qualified as a National Merit Semifinalist. As a semifinalist, Ipock will receive thousands of dollars in scholarships and a chance to become a National Merit Finalist. Ipock was the only qualifier for all of MISD. “I was very excited, very happy,” Ipock ...

All Summer Long

All Summer Long

Micaih Thomas, Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs & Columns, Recent Stories

I spent this summer finding myself. I spent a lot of time in traffic. Looking at the cars clustering together while coming to a halt. Looking at how they imitated my life and human mortality. Looking at the blue and red lights blinking and ready to burst. I learned to spend some nights by myself whi...

Review: Legacy Students’ Favorite Songs

Review: Legacy Students’ Favorite Songs

Jordyn Folsom, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Blogs & Columns, Recent Stories, Weekly List

Everyone listens to music and some of us cannot go through the day without it. A favorite song or just something random on the radio changes the mood. Music puts people in their feels and means different things for everyone. These top ten songs should have a place on every student’s playlist. “...

Noah Batson: Finding His Match

Noah Batson: Finding His Match

Jack Lewellyn, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Once he stepped onto the court, sophomore Noah Batson took his last deep breath before serving the ball to his opponent. It was his decision to pursue this sport, and it was his decision to thrive in it. After almost ten years of multiple sports, from baseball to football to soccer, Batson decide...

Sophomore Year

Sophomore Year

Zach Planche, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Blogs & Columns, Recent Stories

Every year, I fail to prepare for school. Grade after grade, I stay up until midnight, the night before school and end up regretting it in the morning. The first day is a time to see your friends and enjoy yourself before the actual work begins, but I spent mine half-asleep and antisocial. Freshman ye...

Depression: A Common Misconception

Depression: A Common Misconception

Dillon Camp, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Top Story

Graduate Christian Holt sits on the floor outside of a computer lab, red-eyed and notably upset. In an attempt to rid himself of his most recent depressive breakdown, he has removed himself from his classroom and gathered his thoughts.  “I’m closed off from others,” Holt said. “It makes it di...

How To Adult: First Aid

How To Adult: First Aid

Jake Neesen, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under How to Adult, Recent Stories

Everyone in life gets hurt doing something, whether in sports, cooking, construction or just tripping and falling down. Whether serious or a simple bruise, scrape or shallow cut, it still needs to get treated. This basic treatment of injuries, known as first aid, could mean life or death in a tricky ...