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Too COOL For School

Too COOL For School

Emily Mahoney, Reporter

March 23, 2020

After getting lost in the parking lot and nearly arriving late, I stepped into my COOL Week assignment- the quaint office building of Hill Country News- to be greeted by a swanky Richard Stone. Although students were encouraged to wear business casual garb (which I had raided Target for the prior wee...

Was The Moon Landing Just a Hoax?

Was The Moon Landing Just a Hoax?

Lacie Perry, Reporter

March 4, 2020

On July 16, 1969, a rocket called Apollo 11 was launched from a NASA facility in Florida, with a goal to land the first man on the moon. The landing of Apollo 11 marked an important time in history, and the entire thing was televised. Somehow, in the midst of it all, this led people to believe that the ...

You’re Gonna Need Some Extra Zzz…

You’re Gonna Need Some Extra Zzz…

Ruchi Sankolli, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Sleep is one of the most important, but, sadly, one of the rarest parts of our day to day schedule. As we get older, the hours we need to sleep decreases, and so does our need for sleep. For many high school students, sleep is the last, and least significant, item on their agendas. But, believe it or not...

Annual-Leaves: An Argument in Favor of Christmas Trees

Annual-Leaves: An Argument in Favor of Christmas Trees

Emily Mahoney, Reporter

February 7, 2020

The holiday season is officially over. Festive twinkling lights are seldom strung along houses, a fun new mutation of influenza is going around, I’m cold and sad; it’s gotta be February! It may seem as though memories of last Christmas are gone forever, in some homes there may yet be a single arbor...

Stop Freaking Out, We Are Not Going to War

Stop Freaking Out, We Are Not Going to War

Isaiah Prophet, Reporter

February 6, 2020

Whether you saw the memes on Tik Tok or read about the incident in the news, the U.S. airstrike that killed the Iranian General Soleimani has prompted plenty of controversy and raised many questions over the possibility of war. However, that does not mean you need to start panicking. Tension between t...

A Reporters Review to ‘A Gentlemen’s Guide’

A Reporters Review to ‘A Gentlemen’s Guide’

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

January 28, 2020

This year’s musical, "A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder", impressed everyone in attendance, two weekends ago, with its talented cast and genius humor. The play tells the story of Monty Navarro, a somewhat poor man who recently lost his mother, who soon discovers that she was a disowned member of ...

Outer Space Inhabitants

Outer Space Inhabitants

Lacie Perry, Reporter

January 21, 2020

Green flashing lights, spinning, flying saucers, all sci-fi indications of extraterrestrial life. But does it exist? Even if it may not be a green entity with an oblong head and big bulging eyes, there could be some kind of intelligent or microbial organisms living in space. While there are very few...

Little Women Movie Review

Little Women Movie Review

Morgan Kasel, Reporter

January 15, 2020

A classic tale demonstrating the importance of family and determination, “Little Women” was first published in 1868 and the book’s popularity was spread through the production of movies and tv-shows, and the publication of multiple sequels by author Louisa May Alcott. Now, more than 150 years later,...

A Twenty Five-Year Franchise: “Jumanji: The Next Level”

A Twenty Five-Year Franchise: “Jumanji: The Next Level”

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

January 14, 2020

A story we all know and love, the original picture book, “Jumanji,” was released in 1981 by writer and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg. Eleven years later followed the very first “Jumanji” movie which, while based on the original story and its characters, also included added characters and plot point...

Getting Inked, The Smart Way

Getting Inked, The Smart Way

Kieren Garner, Reporter

December 30, 2019

Turning 18 is what all teenagers look forward to. The day they can finally leave their adolescence behind and proclaim to the world that they are finally an adult. On their 18th birthday, many want to go and buy their first lottery ticket or open a bank account, but I wanted to sit in a tattoo shop ...

Top Five Christmas Movies to Watch

Top Five Christmas Movies to Watch

Isaiah Prophet, Reporter

December 24, 2019

It’s that time of year again, the time for hot chocolate, presents and Mariah Carey. But one thing I have always loved and still love today is sitting together on the sofa as a family and watching a marathon of Christmas movies. But… every year we always struggle to figure out which movies to watc...

Music Throwback: Best Rock Bands Through The Decades

Music Throwback: Best Rock Bands Through The Decades

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

December 23, 2019

As the times have changed, so has music. From soul and R&B to pop, country and rap, every genre has had its time to shine. One genre in particular, however, seemed to soar throughout most of the last half of the twentieth century and that is rock. In fact, according to an article posted to The Dat...

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