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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...

Third Time’s the Charm

Third Time’s the Charm

Makenna Stuckey, Photography Editor

May 11, 2016


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With a season record of 20-10, the varsity girls softball team barely slid into the playoffs with a ranking of 4 in the district. However, after beating both McKinney North and Rockwall Heath, softball has advanced through the brackets, slowly becoming a force to be reckoned with. “I wouldn’t call ...

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 ...

From Their Eyes To Our Ears

From Their Eyes To Our Ears

Mathew Bevan, Public Relations

May 2, 2016


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Varsity boys soccer came as close as possible to bringing home the gold this season and doing what others couldn’t have even imagined after the boys won state in 2012. “Making playoffs this year came into my mind last year when we lost to Lufkin,” senior captain Nick Mueller said. “It was...

Frisco ISD’s Hidden Law Powerhouse

Frisco ISD’s Hidden Law Powerhouse

Rohit Bolla, Reporter

March 2, 2016


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This Friday, the secret FISD CTE Mock Trial team travels to downtown Dallas to compete in a fight of justice to prove their ultimate rule in the kingdom that is the National High School Mock Trial Association. Everyone knows about DECA and HOSA, but the Frisco ISD's official mock trial team is a hidd...

Harambee Till I Die

Harambee Till I Die

Ashna Wagle, Reporter

February 28, 2016


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Varsity boys soccer created Wakeland history when they moved up to number two in the USA TODAY High School Sports/National Soccer Coaches Association of America Super 25 for winter boys soccer. The Super 25 teams were chosen out of the states Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi ...

A Compass and A Lighthouse

A Compass and A Lighthouse

Katherine Kiesling, Reporter

February 25, 2016


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2016 marks a big step for both winter guards. Coming off of a season performing with the marching band, this is the first year the district will allow the group to travel to Dayton, Ohio for the Winter Guard International World Championships, competing with over 600 groups over the span of two weeks. The...

We All Fall Down

We All Fall Down

Austin Champagne, Reporter

February 23, 2016


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“Things Fall Apart,” a 1958 novel written about the treatment of the natives by the European Imperialists in Nigeria. The novel explores the beliefs held by natives and the tension between the native Nigerians and the Europeans who invaded and spread their beliefs upon the tribal culture. Pre...

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