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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

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...

Paper Towns by John Green

Paper Towns by John Green

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

“At some point, you gotta stop looking up at the sky, or one of these days you'll look back down and see that you floated away, too.” Summary (John Green): "Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a...

An Abundance of Katherines

An Abundance of Katherines

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

                          "I figured something out: the future is unpredictable." -John Green Colin Singleton, an anagram-happy, child prodigy, has been dumped 19 times...All by girls named Katherine. K-A-T-H-E-R-I-N-E. After Katherine-19 dumps him for the last and final time, his best...

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

March 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

“Dead girl walking” the boys say in the halls. “Tell us your secrets” the girls whisper, one toilet to another. "I am that girl. I am the spaces between my thighs, daylight shinning through. I am the bones they want, wired on a porcelain frame.” The coroner is wrong. Cassie Parrish is...

FLASH BACK TO THE PAST

FLASH BACK TO THE PAST

Staten McKellum, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Many of you have heard of the Back to the Future series. Well the second back to the future is referring to 2015, and how much the world will change. Well, I am going to take you through the accusations that Back to the Future made, and which are true, and which are false. First up Flying Cars ...

SAYWECANFLY

SAYWECANFLY

Molly Pinkstaff, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

"I have learned to chase my dreams; I know that if I don't they will get away on me, so I do what I love to do...Let me tell you a secret, it gets me through...Wake up everyday and know exactly what you want, and you will find it..." -Hearts & Flowers by SayWeCanFly. Trust me, I know you've h...

WHAT IT MEANS TO TRULY LOVE YOURSELF

WHAT IT MEANS TO TRULY LOVE YOURSELF

Staten McKellum

January 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

                  I’ve heard of people trying to learn to love themselves, but I have never heard of people actually marrying themselves. And even more, they throw themselves a wedding. Is that just wrong or am I being too judgmental? When you look at the news, and you actually he...

SHATTER ME BY TAHEREH MAFI

SHATTER ME BY TAHEREH MAFI

Molly Pinkstaff, Writer

January 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

I love to read...Too much if you ask my parents. Obsessively if you ask my friends. I am so picky about my books, and I will only read certain book genres. One of the genres is Dystopian Thriller and Science Fiction. One year for Christmas and my birthday my uncle gave me a Barnes and Noble gift card...

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE EVOLUTION OF COMEDY

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE EVOLUTION OF COMEDY

Katerina Rigopoulos, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Humans have existed for thousands of years and as long as there has been human interaction, there has been comedic opportunity. Whether it has been cave men hitting each other over the head with sticks and drawing inappropriate observations on walls of rock, or Tina Fey and Amy Poehler dropping an at...

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