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Patrick Hong: The Chosen One

Patrick Hong: The Chosen One

Anna Chainaranont, Illustrator/Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

His parents fled the Cambodian genocide and made it to the U.S. Several years later, he made it into Yale University. Senior Patrick Hong was recently accepted into the prestigious, nationally ranked ivy league university… becoming a first generation college student in his family. The most spontaneous...

Five Steps: The Player’s Guide to AP Testing

Five Steps: The Player’s Guide to AP Testing

Jacob Wallace, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Honestly, no one likes standardized testing. Some people may enjoy the end result - a good grade, college credit, you get the idea - but the tests themselves are terrible things to waste a few hours on. Like it or not, they’re a necessary evil of our educational system today. If you ever want to sur...

Tips For Falling Asleep

Tips For Falling Asleep

Alyssa Gruehn, News Editor

April 7, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The world is full of distractors that keep the drowsy from catching those much needed zzz’s. The cycle of “just one more video” that turns into ten more videos that turns into drowsy mornings and promising to never, ever, stay up that late again. It’s time to take a stand and finally get some s...

Mustang Family Fun Night

Mustang Family Fun Night

Jamison Amerine, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Students can pick up their report card along with a snow cone in an unusual twist this week. Rather than getting their grades during the Mustang Advisory Period, students will be able to pick up their report cards on Thursday, March 26 at the first Mustang Family Fun Night. In addition to picking...

Mustang Madness

Mustang Madness

Jamison Amerine, Staff Writer

March 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life

The wait is over college basketball fans. The field of 68 has been selected, the bracket is out, and the madness is set to begin this coming Tuesday. As the highest grossing college sporting event, the NCAA Tournament brings a lot of buzz across the nation, with millions of fans making their prediction...

Introducing: Jennifer Roessler

Introducing: Jennifer Roessler

Bayley Bogus, Opinions Editor

February 26, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Five hours, seven days a week. Constant pushing to be the best of the best. Swim. That’s all Jennifer Roessler knows. Since she was five years old, swimming has been a major puzzle piece of Jennifer Roessler’s life. She started club swimming at age 6, and that’s when she tapped into her...

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

Elexia Martinez, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The internet is a shield for abusers. It allows cruel words to constantly flow at their  fingertips. The computer screen builds confidence, without the internet as a source of protection and without the giving extra confidence these abusers have no words. They have no fuel to add to their cyberbullying...

To All The Single Fellas And Ladies

To All The Single Fellas And Ladies

Elena Walker, A&E Editor

February 13, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Valentine’s Day. Just another reminder that you’re single and have no one to share this loving holiday with. Since you’re single, this weekend may be like any other Saturday. Laying in your pajamas all day, watching tv marathons on Netflix, all while eating a ½ gallon carton of ice cream. But...

Sea of Chocolate Eyes

Sea of Chocolate Eyes

Miraya Leeks, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

She’s prepared for the excitement that’s ahead. Cruising down a small Oklahoma road. Miraya’s face lights up like the sun in mid-July as she sees her aunt’s acre of land. She hops out of the car, smiling at her relatives, with her ramen noodles of hair in a neat bun, craters on her cheeks...

Front Line Reflections

Front Line Reflections

Hayden Ellis, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As we fall into formation, preparing to fight on the front lines, I see I’m one of thousands. A mere number of a vast army. What makes me so special? What separates me from the men around me? I realize even though we all look the same, we are different souls. I know that I’m one of a kind.  I’m an open book, with some pages sca...

The Hidden Money Makers

The Hidden Money Makers

Alyssa Gruehn, News Editor

January 29, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

College is expensive. You can tell just by looking at the stressed out juniors and seniors who are taking on two or three jobs. Or maybe from your parents who subtly hint that no, you can't have that new and functional car because college asks for enough money to flood their school with. Surely a good...

Applaud This Squad

Applaud This Squad

Anna Chainaranont and Elena Walker

January 28, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

“Yesterday Read made me cry,” junior Allison Ketchersid said. “I got up to present my speech in front of everyone and I just burst into tears.” With his unparalleled Marine Corp character, Academic Decathlon advisor, Scott Read, propels his students to perfection. Straight studying. Before...

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