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Administration offers new transcript, scholarship system for seniors

Students can visit the above website or scan the QR code to be taken to the scholarship website.

Addison Simmons, Reporter

October 29, 2020

For seniors, exciting times are around the corner. Applying to colleges, taking senior pictures, waiting on that letter to see if you got into your dream college, and many more events are coming up. Although these things are exciting, they can also be stressful. Wondering what you're going to write your...

UIL Debate competes virtually in first meet

UIL Debate competes virtually in first meet

Nistha Neupane, Reporter

October 23, 2020

Phone. Zoom Meet. Face to face competition. Debate can be done in almost any form, which is especially beneficial this fall due to COVID.  Saturday, Oct. 3, the debate team tackled their first invitational virtual debate competition, which had no placements. “Debate can be pretty brutal, no matter ...

Voting, Hurricane Delta, and Supreme Court hearings, and more: 5 things you need to know for the week of October 19, 2020

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at a rally.

Anjel-Ali Ormond, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2020

The aftermath of Hurricane Delta Hurricane Delta, a powerful category-4 hurricane that weakened to a tropical storm hit Louisiana on Oct. 12. This storm has caused extreme damages to the Louisiana area, and many residents are experiencing power outages. The storm has killed four people, with many inju...

Varsity Football Game Cancelled for Oct. 23

Gillian Knowles, Online Co-editor

October 19, 2020

The varsity football game scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23 against Spring Hill has been cancelled due to members of their football team being quarantined because of COVID-19.   The scheduled game will not be made up, as UIL regulation states that a cancelation due to COVID-19 will count as a forfeit.  ...

Dress up days, activities planned for Red Ribbon Week

Dress up days, activities planned for Red Ribbon Week

October 17, 2020

Wearing red ribbons and signing an anti-drug pledge is a regular occurrence in October, and Student Council and Leadership students have a variety of activities planned to celebrate Red River Week. Next week students will be wearing those ribbons once again, but there will be lunch activities and...

Flu shots available citywide

Flu shots available citywide

Haylie Akin, Staff reporter

October 8, 2020

On Friday, faculty and staff will line up to get their flu shots at a mobile clinic at the school. Students are on their own if they want to get vaccinated, however. Despite the chance of getting COVID and the flu, not every student wants to get vaccinated. “It’s all up to personal preference,”...

Cap and gown orders due Friday

Cap and gown orders due Friday

October 8, 2020

For juniors and seniors COVID-19 has thrown yet another curveball. The orders for cap and gowns and class rings will no longer be held at the school, but will be found at www.mygradinfo.com . Balfour Company is taking orders for announcements, products and supplies online to stay ahead of the virus’...

Important voting deadlines are approaching

Voting will be very different this year because of the pandemic. Make sure that you do your part and get out and vote, if you are able.

Emma Crabtree, Reporter

October 6, 2020

By now, everyone has heard and read lots of information about the upcoming election. However, if you want to vote in the Nov. 3 election, today is the last day to register to vote.  To register, you can go online to vote.dosomething.org or to the courthouse in New Boston. You will fill out the information needed, and you must be 18 years of age on...

Blood drive set for next week

Senior Mason Burrow gives blood during the annual blood drive.

Sarah Hale, Reporter

October 2, 2020

Mosquitoes are going to have to step their game up because of the fall blood drive Oct. 7 from 8:30 to 3:30 in the Showstopper gym. This year's drive will be a little bit different to keep students and teachers safe from COVID-19.  “The main thing is that we will try to keep the students 6 fee...

RBG death, wildfires, elections, and more: Here are 5 things you need to know for the week of September 22, 2020

A look at the blazing wildfires that are taking over parts of California. California has a problem with wildfires annually, but this year has brought some of the most extreme fires to the west coast.

Anjel-Ali Ormond, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87 Many Americans were shocked at the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week on Sept. 18. Ginsburg’s passing was a result of medical complications while dealing with pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg was known for the many battles she fought for gender...

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