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This is Not a Drill

This is Not a Drill

Trauma of past violence lingers on our very own campus.
Ayat Irfan, Managing Editor November 3, 2022

Every day Junior Jeeya Desai steps off the CTE bus aware of her surroundings as ever. As crisp chills fill her arms, she enters school in fear that a stranger could easily enter our building.  “Personally,...

Students Give Opinions On New Safety Measures

Trisha Janath November 3, 2022

After the events at Uvalde, many schools around the nation have noticed the lack of student safety at their campuses. As a result, our school has been taking extra precautionary measures to ensure a safe...

Hide - And - Cheat

Hide – And – Cheat

Cheating, and why we do it.
Anindita Jeetri November 3, 2022

Glancing over at a peer’s paper. Scouring the internet for test answers. Scribbling formulas on your arm. Cheating occurs in numerous ways but many students believe it comes down to a student’s...

Un-Happy Meal

Un-Happy Meal

A student's take on the new lunch policies.
Ailani Sanchez November 3, 2022

The majority of the time I step into the cafeteria to get school lunch, the food is unpleasant, gummy, burnt or bitter. Most of the meat-based meals have a rubbery feeling and taste.   That’s...

Students at the CTE center conduct medical microbiology lab

CTE Center and Future Ready Learning

Chioma Agbor and Chasity Samples February 23, 2022

    The Career and Technical Education center  was established 2008 in Frisco Texas  with its primary goal being future ready learning.  “The goal of future ready learning is to, obviously,...

Switched Up

Switched Up

An exchange student shares about their transition from living in an island in Spain to Texas.
November 10, 2021

With only a backpack and suitcase, Senior Santiago Von Waberer Bueno made his way out of the plane into the Dallas International Airport, ready to meet the host family he would be living with for the school...

A Head Start

Fall Ball Tournament, 9/18/21
Rylee Cohen, Photographer October 28, 2021

Despite having different types of jobs, both work hard and enjoy what they do.

Love the Hustle

Two teens experience work from different perspectives
Maddie Richardson, Reporter October 27, 2021

Typically, the first thing on junior Hannah Koronkiewicz’s mind once the final bell rang is racing home to change for work and for junior Amoolya Vatambeti’s she's thinking about who she would be tutoring...

Linguistic Love

Linguistic Love

Teachers share what sparked their passion for teaching languages
Amariah Nielsen, Reporter October 25, 2021

The High School Foundation Program requires students to complete at least 22 credit hours in order to graduate as outlined within the Texas High School Graduation Requirements. Among the curricular requirements...

Bridging the Gap

Students respond to teachers' questions on addressing LGBTQ+ inclusivity
Sarah Ward, Reporter May 6, 2021

As a magazine staff, we realize that communicating with teachers on issues of gender or sexuality is difficult. We decided to collect a series of questions from teachers and have LGBTQ+ students answer...

Who we are

Who we are

Young people are diverse and fiercely individualistic. But what truly defines the hearts and minds of Generation Z?
Sanjana Natarajan, Managing Editor November 19, 2020

Stubborn, naive, screen-obsessed zombies. Think back to the number of times you’ve been told that having an opinion makes you “difficult.” That envisioning a better future for our world makes you...

On the Basis of Race

On the Basis of Race

The Black Lives Matter movement has sparked a feud among adolescents
Maria Vargas, Copy Editor November 19, 2020

With memories filled with tacky red, blue and green beanbags, snack time, recess and the general sticky fingers that all little kids seemed to have, there’s one thing that sticks out the most when junior...

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