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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

iHoot

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....

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ARTISTS OF TODAY
June 3, 2021
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Addison Bartek
Addison Bartek
Feature Section Editor

Hi! My name is Addison Bartek and I'm in 10th grade. This is my 4th year at iUPrep and my 3rd year at iHoot! I like to read, do creative writing, play video games, and my favorite subject is Science. I...

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WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN ANOTHER LANGUAGE
Nhi Nguyen, Feature Editor • May 25, 2021

As students in the state of Texas, one of the first languages we are introduced to in school (besides English) is Spanish. Most schools require at least three language credits for high school students to graduate. These requirements might be a source of dread for some students.    Learning a new language can be very difficult. Studying a new language includes learning new vowels, letters, and sounds. So if it’s such an arduous feat, why should we learn new languages?   The first steps of learning a new language can be very difficult, but once you learn a new language, the doors of communication are opened twofold. In acquiring new knowledge of a language, you are able to communicate with new people all around the world.    The...

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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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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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COLLEGE DORM DO'S AND DON'TS
Emily DeMotte and Mia Sanchez Miller May 5, 2021

National College Decision Day is May 1st, which means many seniors here at iUP have already committed to schools for the fall and are looking forward to their next 4 years...

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HANGIN OUT WITH SUMMER
HANGIN' OUT WITH SUMMER
Thanh-Xuân Nguyen, Staff Writer • May 21, 2021

With summer just around the corner, I’ve compiled a list of a few places for teens to hang out with friends and family. While cases/death rates of the Coronavirus are slowly...

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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 MOST ODD GAMES OF THE OLYMPICS
THE MOST ODD GAMES OF THE OLYMPICS
Danny Hall, Staff Writer • September 17, 2021

 Most people are familiar with certain Olympic sports such as swimming, gymnastics, and figure skating. These sports are iconic, and everybody wants to try them, but the...

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TEXAS RANGERS VS. BOSTON RED SOX
Addison Wiley, Staff Writer • May 7, 2021

In just their second four-game series of the season, the Texas Rangers clinch their second four game series win. With impressive play both offensively and defensively, the...

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RIDING THE WAVES
May 6, 2021
Trevor Lawrence, who is projected as the #1 overall pick in all of my mock drafts
2021 NFL MOCK DRAFTS
April 24, 2021
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THE SPORT OF SWIMMING
April 23, 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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