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High School Gets new Principals

High School Gets new Principals

August 28, 2014


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There are two new faces that are being seen around Pleasant Grove this year. Mr. Darren Williams has taken the position of principal with Mrs. Brandy Eldridge at his side serving as assistant principal for the 2014 - 2015 school year. Mr. Williams, attended Stephen F. Austin University and Texas A&M...

UIL Competition Leads to PG Success

UIL Competition Leads to PG Success

March 28, 2014


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Three UIL teams qualified for the regional meet next month after their performance at the UIL District competition March 21. The Science team coached by chemistry teacher Monica Smith swept that contest, and two other events finished at the top as well. The Science team, with team members Gayeong...

New Club Looking to Hook Members

New Club Looking to Hook Members

March 28, 2014


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There’s a club for student leaders. A club for art students. A club for science students. Even a club exclusively for girls. Not much in the way of outdoor pursuits. However, the newly formed Student Bass Club might provide an outlet for student fishermen. “We’re getting a team next school...

The New Kid

The New Kid

March 19, 2014


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This Saturday, March 8th, a new restaurant will be brought to Texarkana. Students around Pleasant Grove are looking forward to the grand opening and are ready to eat their weight in Chipotle burritos and tacos. “I really can’t explain how excited I am for this,” Emma Sams-Tye said. “I used...

HOSA Members Qualify for State

March 3, 2014


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Two students who competed in the HOSA Area III Competition and Leadership Conference last weekend in Dallas will move on to the state contest next month. Alexa Sandoval finished third in the Personal Care category and Gage Agee took third place in Medical Assisting, qualifying them for state. These...

Showstoppers Ready to Show Off

Showstoppers Ready to Show Off

February 19, 2014


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The glass cases lining the hallway leading to the 300 hall are filled with trophies. Best in Show. Best in Class. Judges’ Award. Best Overall GPA. Best Military Precision Award. Its a tradition for the Showstoppers each year to bring home arm loads of trophies from their competition. This...

Making the Grade

Making the Grade

February 7, 2014


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SACS committee recommends high school accreditation Like any junior, Jacob Bennett hates hauling books up and down the stairs and through the hallways to each class. He hates being dragged down with tons of homework every night even more. Most of all he hates being stressed out when teachers aren’t gett...

Hawk Serve Day

Hawk Serve Day

January 22, 2014


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Monday was a holiday for most students. For the 75 students and seven adult volunteers who worked in the community, it was anything but. The service projects were part of Hawk Serve Day, a part of the National Day of Service. It was the second year for the event, and participation was higher than last...

Band member qualifies for All-State

January 16, 2014


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Each member of the Pride in Motion Band tries to play well enough to make All-State. Last weekend, one of them did just that. Junior flute player Gayeong Lee had earlier qualified for both the Region and Area bands. In her Area tryout, she scored high enough to go to San Antonio for All-State tryouts...

Robotics class qualifies for state contest

Robotics class qualifies for state contest

Leanne Booker, Reporter

January 16, 2014


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It didn’t take a year for the new robotics team to make their mark. It was more like a semester. The team qualified for the state robotics competition after finishing first and second at the regional meet last weekend. “I’m very very proud of them, especially since it was our first time to ha...

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