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  • December 14Shoutout to Remy Towey and Britney Huynh for starting a student tutoring program!

  • December 11Student Kudos: Shout out to Enya Ratkic for editing so many stories at the iHoot workday! Great job! -Denise Soerens

  • April 6Student Kuddos: Shout out to Towey Remy for helping me out. I really appreciate it! -Sarah Dancer

PROM-POSALS

PROM-POSALS

Bailey Dove, Contributor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

My Mom said back in her day, the boy would walk up to the girl and simply say,” Will you go to prom with me?” Nowadays this is not the case- prom-posals are required. A prom-posal is very similar to a wedding proposal; the man goes all out to ask his special girl to prom. When I say all out,...

AMAZING YOUTUBERS!

AMAZING YOUTUBERS!

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Haley Fuch is my favorite YouTuber that does covers. She has a gorgeous voice! She does covers from Lana Del Rey to Cher Lloyd to Christmas songs, and her voice sounds like it has already been run through Auto-Tune! Alexa Poletti is my favorite anime YouTuber. If you've read my Individuality or Mutilation...

1989 ALBUM REVIEW

1989 ALBUM REVIEW

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

I'll admit, I'm a #Swiftie. I have loved Taylor since I heard her song "Picture To Burn" when I was 5. So when Taylor switched from Country to Pop, I was pretty ecstatic, as I don't like country music Now, You can't hear the 1989 tracks ANYWHERE. You absolutely have to buy her album to hear the tracks....

NEVER TRUST A PRETTY GIRL WITH AN UGLY SECRET

NEVER TRUST A PRETTY GIRL WITH AN UGLY SECRET

Katherine Clardy, Writer

April 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Suspenseful, Heart Warming, Frightening. Those are the words I would use to describe ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars. The popular TV show focuses on four friends, Aria, Hanna, Emily and Spencer who drift apart after an unforgettable sleepover. Reunited by the finding of their lost friend Alison...

SPEAK BY LAURIE HALSE ANDERSON

SPEAK BY LAURIE HALSE ANDERSON

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

I made this book trailer. All rights go to Laurie Halse Anderson because I obviously didn't write Speak. I found the pictures and used Fotor to add word onto the pictures. :)   I really liked Speak! I liked how Anderson conveyed Melinda's pain and I totally understand why Melinda felt ...

CARTOON CONSPIRACY: SPONGEBOB SQUARE PANTS

CARTOON CONSPIRACY: SPONGEBOB SQUARE PANTS

Staten McKellum

April 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

  *Warning* This article might just ruin your childhood. If cartoon conspiracies aren't for you, I suggest you read another article.   If you are into cartoons, then this article is especially for you. Today I am going to tell you all the different types of  cartoon theories that...

PRODIGIES, BULLYING AND FAME

PRODIGIES, BULLYING AND FAME

Katherine Clardy, Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

“It takes 365 days to make an overnight success” -Abby Lee Miller If you’ve ever tuned into Lifetime on your T.V on Tuesdays, you’d be familiar with the hit reality show “Dance Moms” “Dance Moms” is a show revolving around the lives of 6 dance prodigies, their drama filled mothers,...

INSURGENT MOVIE REVIEW

INSURGENT MOVIE REVIEW

Trace Wilkins, Editor, Staff Writer

April 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

*SPOILERS* On March 20th, I went and saw the highly anticipated "Insurgent." For someone who hasn't read the books, they would think this movie is really good, because they wouldn't know what was supposed to happen. However, for a book-to-movie adaptation, I wasn't impressed. I happen to be a...

CINDERELLA (2015)

CINDERELLA (2015)

Katherine Clardy, Writer

April 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Everyone knows the story of Cinderella. An innocent girl goes to a ball and meets the love of her life. But the movie "Cinderella" expresses so much more than that. This is a must see movie for its comedy and lesson to "Have courage and be kind" This teaches great things to children and adults. Also,...

I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

April 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

'Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something has happene...

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

April 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

“The first time he'd held her hand, it felt so good that it crowded out all the bad things. It felt better than anything had ever hurt.” ***DISCLAIMER*** The article's cover image is not the book cover. It's a fan art that I do not own. Obviously. Eleanor Douglas is not your normal girl. Bright...

NORTH TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL 2015

NORTH TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL 2015

Trace Wilkins, Staff writer, Editor

March 28, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The North Texas Teen Book Festival took place in Irving, Texas on March 7th. Mrs. Harbison, Emily Phillips, and I started the day out at the Book Speed Dating, where two people tell you about five different books and you can pick which book to take home for free! We then went to our first panel of the...

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