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National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Emma Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

As February comes to an end, it’s important to discuss one of the things it represents. While the month is often associated with love and romance due to Valentine’s Day falling in the middle, the month is also a time to reflect on the possible negative sides of relationships, since February is National Teen...

Keith Mathews Breaks a 20-Year Record History at UIL Swim Meet

Keith Mathews Breaks a 20-Year Record History at UIL Swim Meet

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life

All eyes are on Junior Keith Mathews, varsity swim captain, as he steps in the pool and prepares to dive.   He swings his arms back and forth, cruising along the lanes with powerful rhythmic strokes until he reaches the other end.   On Saturday, Feb. 3, and the University Inter...

Success at DECA Competition

Success at DECA Competition

Emma Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On January 20, the DECA team competed in a district wide business competition where 32 members advanced to state. DECA is a business competition. All competitors had to take an online test, and then participated in a role play at the competition. For some, the roleplay was a based on a prompt...

Make a Year of It

Make a Year of It

Izzy Smith, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2018


Filed under Student Life

From January 29 to 31, upcoming sophomores, juniors and seniors will pick their classes for the next year in advisory and with their counselor by using the course selection sheets.   These decisions will determine a student’s future. As a result, many students stress out.   World Hist...

Creekview student nominated for best youth actress award

Creekview student nominated for best youth actress award

Kaitlyn Dube, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Striving to be the best with years of hard work sophomore Lillian Harlow was nominated for best youth actress in the “Lion King” musical for the Dallas region.   Once all the votes were in on Dec. 31 Harlow finished in third place out of 12 nominees.   The musical that fue...

The Real Cost of Vaping: Trends in e-cigarette use increases among students; developing a growing concern

The Real Cost of Vaping: Trends in e-cigarette use increases among students; developing a growing concern

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

A sweet, tangy flavored vapor fills the bathroom stalls as a student lifts a small metal device to her lips, takes a deep lung hit and then exhales a large white cloud of smoke, creating a haze around her.   These handheld devices, also known as, e-cigarettes or “vape pens”, have been r...

How to Pass Finals Without Over-stressing Yourself

How to Pass Finals Without Over-stressing Yourself

Jannat Malik, Staff Member

December 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It’s that time of year again, when students are cramming seven classes worth of reviews into one week. It’s completely normal to overstress about these upcoming tests, but small changes to a planned schedule can help reduce that.   Meg Hawkins, a senior who has made it a personal goal t...

Law Academy in Review

Law Academy in Review

Emma Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Year So Far It may still be the first semester of the school year, but it’s already been a successful year for the law academy.   The waves of success began in mid-October, when the Mock Trial team placed 8th overall at the Empire competition in Atlanta, Georgia.   It i...

Bonjour, French Club

Bonjour, French Club

Katriel Hart, Staff Member

December 20, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

As high school students, there are certain credit requirements for you to graduate; one of those being two years of foreign language. Some choose their language based on what they think will be easiest, and some choose based on what they have a genuine interest in. Members of the French Club are an example of...

The Wranglers of 2017

The Wranglers of 2017

Jannat Malik, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

What originated with three freshman boys as the Wranglers in 1998, has now grown into a rowdy group of 14 boys and, for the first time ever in school history, two girls.   “It feels like we broke history in a way,” senior Wrangler Lauren Avant said. “Us girls are pretty much like th...

European exchange students adapt to the all-American Life

European exchange students adapt to the all-American Life

Christie Nah, Co-Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  Halfway around the world, juniors Angelo Pinto and Chiara Alla, an Italian and a French exchange student, travelled for more than 20 hours to embark on their journey to the American Dream at Creekview High School.   Pinto describes the hardships and the sacrifices he had to make ...

A New Generation of Legends

A New Generation of Legends

Izzy Smith, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

With the school year in full swing, our teams, clubs, and other organizations welcome new and returning members. One of these organizations is Legends, a show choir that typically opens at choir concerts. They recently performed at the choir coffee house in September. “It’s my first year in ...

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