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San Antonio Voters Prepare for November

Michael Considine, Veronika Teysheva, and Ethan Jensen

October 13, 2016


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Following the debate last Sunday, the 2016 election season is quickly coming to a head. Enthusiastic Americans are preparing themselves for Election Day as presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton race to gain their support. “I think people are very passionate about what’s happening right now,” San Antonio inhabitant  Sarah Levings said. Sa...

Grand Finale

Grand Finale

Trey Brooks, Webmaster

May 19, 2016


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Representing career paths from middle school education to chocolate confectionery, the cafeteria is lined with many diverse trifolds depicting various occupations that the independent study and mentorship students had devoted their year to.  Despite this diversity, ISM students all started with the s...

Win Some, Lose Some

Win Some, Lose Some

Rohit Bolla, Reporter

May 9, 2016


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This was just one of six tests, all on the subject of India, that the Octathlon team took Saturday April 20 along with over 200 students from over 10 other cities. Each school sent a team of rising sophomores and juniors to represent their individual Academic Decathlon programs. While there is no sta...

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

Katherine Kiesling, Reporter

May 6, 2016


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For the band, the past ten years have been full of change. For a program that started with 68 people, it has more than quadrupled in size to about 275 members, and went from having to clean slate to earning four state finalist positions. The one thing that has stayed constant for a decade has been director ...

The Perfect Storm

Grace Halverson, Copy Editor

May 3, 2016


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While she sat in her AP Physics I class, junior Ariana Martinez tried to ignore her phone blowing up next to her on her desk. However, when over the course of ten minutes, her phone buzzed 52 times, she knew she had to see what was going on. Messages were pouring in from friends, her mom and even her t...

Read at Your Own Risk

Read at Your Own Risk

Katherine Kiesling, Reporter

February 17, 2016


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In recent years, schools have become more conservative in what they allow teachers to present in the curriculum. Statistics show that out of those education systems who object to mature types of literature, parents are ranked as the top protestors, followed closely by school administrations and then...

No More Broken Hearts

No More Broken Hearts

Jordan Reinken, Assignments Editor

January 29, 2016


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Don’t be worried about being forgotten this Valentine’s Day. The 3B student council class has been working on making paper hearts to hang around the school. Every student in Wakeland will have a heart with their name on it somewhere in the hallways. “It’s just something nice to do for the ...

“Practically Perfect”

Grace Halverson, Copy Editor

January 23, 2016


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Four and a half months of daily rehearsals, Saturdays spent building the sets, subconsciously humming the songs and stressing out over the approaching show dates came to the day the company of “Mary Poppins” was waiting for when the musical opened Jan. 21. At 7 o’clock p.m., the cast took ...

Liverpool Live

Liverpool Live

Jenna Zapata, Editor In Chief

January 15, 2016


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It was quiet at the American Airlines Training Facility Saturday, January 9, except for the voices of the varsity women’s chorale. Standing on a small stage, they looked out into the crowd of coaches, athletes and the families who have dedicated their lives to the Liverpool Football Club. The choir was gi...

The Evolution of Teaching

The Evolution of Teaching

Rohit Bolla, Reporter

January 14, 2016


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World History is usually a class made of a plethora of lectures, PowerPoints and book work with heads swerving, pencils scribbling the occasional interruption of a question in a silent slideshow. However, AP world teachers John Laine and Cassie Richards have implemented a different system: a cohesive ...

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