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13 Students Win Scholastic Art Awards

13 Students Win Scholastic Art Awards

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

February 4, 2019

This year, the Austin Texas Art Region received nearly 1700 individual submissions for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards that were then judged by a panel of creative professionals on Saturday, Jan. 12. The following students received recognition in the form of a gold key, a silver key or an honorable mention. ...

Kickin’ It With Killebrew

Kickin’ It With Killebrew

Callie Copeland, Reporter

January 31, 2019

Every morning, as students strap on their backpacks, Officer Ray Killebrew puts on his badge. Originally from Inks Lake, Texas, Killebrew now works here as the full-time School Resource Officer after making what he said was one of his best career moves yet. “I really enjoy it over here,” Killebrew...

She’s Got Horse Power

She’s Got Horse Power

Morgan Kasel, Reporter

January 30, 2019

While other athletes spend their time keeping their eyes on the ball, sophomore Reese Parker keeps her eye on the horse. For 11 years, she has been practicing the sport of horseback riding, as she learns to trust and understand the animals she competes with. Parker said she discovered the sport of...

Obscure Athletes and Where to Find Them

Obscure Athletes and Where to Find Them

Addy Bates, Reporter

January 30, 2019

Sports such as baseball and soccer are played around the world and attract millions of viewers on TV every year. However, not everyone knows about the more uncommon sports schools sometimes offer such as bowling, lacrosse and even water polo. Junior Garrett Wahl, varsity bowler and first-year lacrosse play...

Trustee Spotlight: Trish Bode

Trustee Spotlight: Trish Bode

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2019

She has two cats named Zane and Zoë, a daughter that just started driving and a son who is in love with Beyblade. Although Trish Bode is similar in many ways to other community members, she is one of just seven members of the Leander ISD Board of Trustees who make decisions to better the lives of LISD s...

Watchmen: The Wrong Kind of Superheroes

Watchmen: The Wrong Kind of Superheroes

Jalen Gomez, Reporter

January 28, 2019

With Netflix releasing an insane amount of shows and movies to its current catalog, TV lovers are getting a very nice catalog of options to watch at any given time. A majority of the releases have been critically acclaimed films, from “Indiana Jones” to the newer “Star Wars” movies and “Pulp Fict...

‘Black Mirror’: ‘Bandersnatch’ Review

‘Black Mirror’: ‘Bandersnatch’ Review

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

January 28, 2019

If you’ve ever seen an episode of “Black Mirror” on Netflix, you know that coming away from it, you will have a lot to think about. A show that usually uses the dangerous side of technological advancement to create an unsettling, but possible reality, “Black Mirror” decided to use Netflix’s inte...

Honoring MLK Jr.’s Legacy in Downtown Austin

Honoring MLK Jr.’s Legacy in Downtown Austin

Callie Copeland, Reporter

January 25, 2019

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” These words, spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963, resonated with many Americans celebrating MLK day over the three-day weekend. On Monday, I had the privilege of attending ...

“I Would Hit Rewind”

“I Would Hit Rewind”

Estefani Rios, Reporter

January 23, 2019

On Friday, Jan. 11, Gnash, an American singer-songwriter and producer, released his 13 track debut album “We.” The album has been anticipated by many of his supporters, including me, after his last three EPs titled “U,” “Me” and “Us” came out. The album revolves around heartbreak, ins...

Won’t Be Erased

Won’t Be Erased

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019

Being stuck in the wrong body — it’s the “Freaky Friday” nightmare that freshman Evan Johnson has lived with for over 15 years. Johnson is

Cheer Wins State Second Year in a Row

Cheer Wins State Second Year in a Row

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2019

The cheer team has won first place at the UIL Spirit State Championship today in Fort Worth, TX, making this their second consecutive State win. Their score amounted to 94.10, which was a full 3.75 points higher than the second runner up team.  They gave performances in crowd leading, fight song...

Preview: NFL Championship Sunday

Preview: NFL Championship Sunday

Justin Ballou, Reporter

January 18, 2019

On Sunday, Jan. 20, the Super Bowl LIII matchup will be decided. The winner of the NFC Championship Game (Rams @ Saints) will take on the winner of the AFC Championship Game (Patriots @ Chiefs) in Atlanta at the Mercedes Benz Stadium on Feb. 3. Here are my predictions for Championship Sunday and what...

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