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Downtown on a Budget

Downtown on a Budget

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

June 10, 2019

As we grow, so does the city we live in. With more and more people moving to Austin every year, new businesses, activities and things to do are constantly popping up, and we are fortunate enough to live just 30 minutes away from it all. However, with a limited amount of money and time as teenagers, i...

Aspiring Nurse Pursues Passion

Aspiring Nurse Pursues Passion

Nithila Ilangovan, Reporter

May 9, 2019

Throughout high school, senior Kristin Knight’s passion for serving her community has been fueled by her involvement in six honor societies and clubs such as HOSA, FCCLA and DECA – all of which brought her service opportunities and exposure that have led her to a path in nursing. Knight joined HO...

Dual Sport Athlete Balls Out One Last time

Dual Sport Athlete Balls Out One Last time

Noah Hedges, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Students learn early that playing multiple sports isn’t easy, as planning and sleep schedule issues arise. There are only a few people that choose to keep fighting through hardship while being a dual-sport athlete, and one of them is senior Stryder Laster. He is a second team all-district defender for ...

Match Made for Success

Match Made for Success

Addy Bates, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Over the past year, Gypsy Kids has gone from a garage band to venue entertainment, and in February, they released their first professionally produced single. The Gypsy Kids, a band consisting of Jack Lambert (guitar), Carson Petocz (lead singer), Elik Jazdzewski (bass) and Jordan O’Connell (drums...

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

In a closet of t-shirts and hockey jerseys is a red hoodie. Wearing this hoodie is a decision that freshman Steven Barrick decides to make about once a week. It is a hoodie that can be picked out in a crowd, and one that costs Barrick dozens of dirty looks in the hallways. Like any other, this hoodie is ...

Ten Students Prepare for Weekend UIL Regionals

Ten Students Prepare for Weekend UIL Regionals

Nithila Ilangovan, Reporter

April 12, 2019

Over the last weekend of March, members of the science, math, social studies, journalism and speech and debate teams competed in UIL at the district level at Cedar Park and other Leander ISD high schools. Out of these students’ 32 placements in the top six, there were eight first-place rankings and ...

Former MLB Pitcher Honored by Athletes

Former MLB Pitcher Honored by Athletes

Addy Bates, Reporter

April 9, 2019

On the 143 opening day for MLB, students from the Austin area had the opportunity to honor a former US veteran and MLB pitcher living in the area. On March 28, players from both the softball and baseball team honored former University of Texas and MLB pitcher, Charlie Gorin, at a celebration held at Lake...

Rock and Roll Here to Stay, With Help of The Loops

Rock and Roll Here to Stay, With Help of The Loops

Addy Bates, Reporter

March 29, 2019

With the inspiration from famous bands such as The Beatles, Pink Floyd and even Van Halen, a local band formed by four juniors hopes to make their dreams of being successful musicians become a reality.      The Loops, consisting of singer and lead guitarist Luke Ferguson, singer and bass...

Penguin National Guard Dives Back Into Action

Penguin National Guard Dives Back Into Action

Kieren Garner, Reporter

March 26, 2019

PNG, also known as the Penguin National Guard, is a mash of colorful creativity along with quick thinking and sharp wit. This past December, students decided to bring the improv group back after it fell through last year. “We really wanted to start it back up again because it's a tradition, PNG ...

Roll With It

Roll With It

Estefani Rios, Reporter

March 22, 2019

When entering the food court of Lakeline Mall, one will now not only smell the fast food stands or the movie theater popcorn but they will also hear the clacking of metal against metal.  After months of preparation, I-CE-NY Austin opened its doors on March 2 at Lakeline Mall next to Auntie Anne's and...

From The Seniors, To The Underclassmen

From The Seniors, To The Underclassmen

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

March 12, 2019

As summer grows closer and seniors prepare to graduate, juniors start to wonder what’s in store for them during their next year. The SAT, ACT and other college preparation requirements can look overwhelming, but seniors have some tips and advice to make the process a little easier and a lot less st...

A Few Clicks is All it Takes

A Few Clicks is All it Takes

Kieren Garner, Reporter

March 11, 2019

All dreams start somewhere, and for junior Jaelyn Gray, her dream is becoming a reality. Gray has started her own Instagram run business, KJTHRIFTING, where she goes and buys unique clothing items and then posts them on Instagram at better prices for people to buy, while also donating the clothes that...

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