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The student news site of iUniversity Prep in Grapevine, Texas

iHoot

The student news site of iUniversity Prep in Grapevine, Texas

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TIME SPENT ON SCHOOL
TIME SPENT ON SCHOOL
Makenna Horne, Staff Writer • September 26, 2021

Brick and mortar students spend anywhere between 6 and 7.5 hours in school per day, as well as an average of 3 to 5 hours doing homework/studying per night. This adds up to anywhere between 45 and 62.5...

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A UNIQUE FAIRYTALE
Susannah Otstott, Staff Writer • June 3, 2021

From tutus to pointe shoes to a little girl’s dream, ballet has been appreciated for decades. People would spend their evenings watching ballets and enjoying the theater....

DEAR iHOOT READERS
DEAR iHOOT READERS
June 3, 2021
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ARTISTS OF TODAY
June 3, 2021
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Kendall Myers
Kendall Myers
Staff Writer

Hi there! My name is Kendall. This is my first year as an iUniversity Prep student as well as an iHoot Staff Writer! I am in 6th grade. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and my dog,...

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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE MOST MAGICAL PLACE ON EARTH
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF "THE MOST MAGICAL PLACE ON EARTH"
Kendall Myers, Staff Writer • September 29, 2021

On October 1st, 1971, Walt Disney World opened its gates for the first time,  allowing the public into the world of magic. Walt Disney World has impacted the lives of many, not just in North America but around the globe! In fact, we have some Disney lovers at iUniversity Prep. Marcus Bamber said “ My favorite concept of Disney world is the interactive elements that they include in most, if not all, of their rides. This takes the experience to the next level which then results in families coming back to visit the park over and over again.”    The Beginning   Before the opening of the park in 1971, Walt Disney announced the plans for a project in Florida. Walt Disney World opened its gates and brought Cinderella’s castle...

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YOU ARE OWLSOME MAY RESPONSES
YOU ARE OWLSOME MAY RESPONSES
Enya Ratkic, Kati Moffett, and Sarah Jagnow June 4, 2021

The “You Are Owlsome'' club here at iUniversity Prep started with a simple idea of spreading kindness throughout our school. Started by Kati Moffett, Enya Ratkic, and Sarah Jagnow, the small idea has blossomed into a school-wide act of generosity. We’ve received 115 responses so far, with 12 of those being in the month of May.  We truly appreciate everyone’s kindness and couldn’t be more proud of our fellow students here at iUP! If you would like to submit an act of kindness, please use this form. We will provide a list of all responses we receive each month. That being said, here are...

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Should IUP Students Consider Taking a Gap Year?
Should IUP Students Consider Taking a Gap Year?
Makenna Horne, Staff Writer • October 5, 2021

A gap year can offer important life and future career lessons, but not all high school students should be encouraged to take this route. The year off can provide the opportunity...

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Lauren Burgess, Staff Writer • June 3, 2021

College is a very important part of the steps to becoming an adult following high school. However, college can be very expensive depending on multiple different factors such...

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AUGUST ADVENTURES IN LONDON
AUGUST ADVENTURES IN LONDON
Kathryn Russell, Staff Writer • October 2, 2021

This past August I had the opportunity to spend a week in London, and I am not exaggerating when I say that it was by far the best week of my life. When you think of London...

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WHY I THINK YOU SHOULD GET A FRIENDLY COMPANION
Staff writer, Staff Writer • May 20, 2021

What did you always want as a kid? Have you ever wanted a pet?! I know I did. Maybe you did too! Turns out there might be some psychological...

“We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.”

Albert Barnes
OWLSIDE EPISODE 8
News on tech, the end of school, Mother's Day videos, and a spotlight on senior Lydia England
Owlside News, News • May 3, 2021

The BOE of the Month is Addison Bartek!
The Staff Writer of the Month is Eylee Pennings!
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IUNIVERSITY PREP RANKED #7 OUT OF ALL AMERICAN ONLINE HIGH SCHOOLS
IUNIVERSITY PREP RANKED #7 OUT OF ALL AMERICAN ONLINE HIGH SCHOOLS
Marcus Bamber, Staff Writer • May 10, 2021

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, most students didn’t even know what an online school was. So many people were accustomed to the American school stereotype that they didn’t...

CDC Recomends The Re-Use Of Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine
CDC Recomends The Re-Use Of Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine
Hadassah Griffin, Staff Writer • May 7, 2021

We are all eager to get back to normalcies as soon as possible, we have been under the same protocols for over a year now. The question everyone has is how quickly will we...

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THE IMPACT OF COVID-19: THE OLYMPICS & SCHOOLING
THE IMPACT OF COVID-19: THE OLYMPICS & SCHOOLING
Makenna Horne, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic affected the lives of everyone across the globe. This included things like the 2019-2020 school year switching to virtual learning for all students...

AN IUP STUDENTS SOCCER GAME EXPERIENCE
AN IUP STUDENT'S SOCCER GAME EXPERIENCE
Marcus Bamber, Sports Section Editor • October 5, 2021

Manchester City’s signature chant “We're Not Really Here” echoed in its ferocity across the massive Etihad stadium as the game against a rival, Tottenham neared halftime,...

THE MAGICAL ART OF TENNIS
THE MAGICAL ART OF TENNIS
September 29, 2021
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2020-2021 iHOOT WISELY AWARDS!
2020-2021 iHOOT WISELY AWARDS!
Addison Wiley, Staff Writer • May 28, 2021

At some point in our lives, we have gotten praise, trophies, or applause for our accomplishments and talents. Here at iHoot, we think our writers...

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