Athlete faces, overcomes fight against physical condition

Athlete faces, overcomes fight against physical condition
November 9, 2020

Heavy.    The volleyball weighed hundreds of pounds in senior Macy Young’s hands.    She tossed up the ball, stumbling over her steps as she approached the serving sweet spot....

COVID Safe Costumes

COVID Safe Costumes
October 6, 2020

Halloween this year is set to be a historic one. It falls on a Saturday, a full moon, and even daylight savings, meaning an extra hour of all the spooks and haunts you can get. Yet, much like everything...

IOS14 update allows students to be creative

September 29, 2020

iPhones are known for their dynamic, streamlined design. Now, however, Apple users are able to take their home screens to a whole new level. In the latest software update, IOS14, users gained the ability...

Theater deals with new COVID-19 guidelines for practice, upcoming fall musical

Seniors April McDowell and Clayton Jones practice singing their parts for theater's fall musical,
September 15, 2020

COVID-19 guidelines have put a strain on many school activities, and the schools' theater company, Curtain Call Productions, is no exception. The theater group is working with guidelines to be able to...

Math teacher by day, streamer by night

Mr. Watson streams games under the alias @ThatMathDad on Facebook. Students can interact with his stream, watch him play, and even ask for math help.
Statistics teacher Caleb Watson has a unique hobby of streaming video games
September 14, 2020

   By day, Mr. Caleb Watson is an ordinary math teacher, teaching his students Algebra 2 and Statistics. But at night, he turns his mathematical and gaming skills into a superpower and becomes ThatMathDad,...

Homeschool hardship

Remote-learning students attend classes synchronously with in-person students. The school district uses Google Meet to teach lessons online.
Remote-learning students start class online, face unique challenges
September 5, 2020

Going to school in your pajamas, learning algebra in bed, and doing biology on the couch has been a long standing dream for students. Yet, when that dream became a reality, many students found that school...

‘Murder hornet’ enters the United States

The Asian giant hornet, also known as Vespa mandarinia, has recently come to the United States. The hornet is recognizable by it's cartoonish scowl, with teardrop black eyes, and 'spiked shark fin' mandibles.
May 5, 2020

I’m convinced that we are living in the apocalypse.  The Asian giant hornet, commonly known as the ‘murder hornet’, kills bees by detaching the bee's body from its head. The hornet has a stinger...

Lending a Paw

Junior Lawson Lee comforts a rescue dog. Lawson volunteers at the animal shelter in his free time for his community service activity.
Students volunteer at animal shelter, learn from experience
February 27, 2020

As junior Gillian Knowles reaches out her arm to touch him, he snaps his head around and pounces, his teeth bared and his eyes flashing. But because Gillian knew about the “demon cat’s” habits,...

Texarkana: It’s not as dead as it seems

Sophomore Kelsey Clark holds up her own special pumpkin from Williams Memorial.
October 17, 2019

The 1946 Moonlight Murders-- featured in the movie “The Town that Dreaded Sundown” -- aren’t the only creepy thing about Texarkana. During the month of October, Texarkana is full of fall festivals...

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