Big brother overstepping bounds

As the number of students cutting class across the nation increases, school districts have turned to extreme methods in an effort to control attendance. Several schools have implemented a microchip device in student identification badges that monitors the location of students on campus. This topic has sparked controversy in several school districts, especially in Texas […]

JV color guard takes home bronze medal

The JV Color Guard members won the TCGC bronze medal in the Novice class division. The Varsity team will compete in the Scholastic National A division of the Texas Color Guard Circuit Championships event at Reed Arena on Sunday, April 7. Times are not available yet.

FFA students receive accolades at invitationals, local competition

McClennan FFA Invitational Floriculture Team – 15th out of 97 Senior Jerry Ramirez – 5th out of 350 Tarleton FFA Invitational Ramirez placed 7th out of 412 contestants in Floriculture Junior Makayla Cruz placed 14th out of 630 contestants The following students participated in the Brazos County Youth Livestock Show and Rodeo: Makayla Cruz – […]

Lady Viking softball defeats Bastrop

The Lady Viking softball team defeated Bastrop 9-3. Bryan. 2 1 2 0 2 2 0 9 12 5 Bastrop 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 4 2 Winning Pitcher: Rebecca Peirce (10-3) Pitcher earning the Save: Rachel Ullmann (1) Leading Hitters: Brittney Jones: 2-2, 2b, Homerun (9), 3 runs, 2 RBIs, Base-on-Balls […]

Students advance to region at UIL district competion

The Bryan High UIL Academic team competed at the district meet at Conroe High School on Saturday, March 23. The following students placed: Douglas Edge – Current Issues – 2nd Place* Andy Ramirez – Computer Apps – 3rd Place * Jesse Baxter – Computer Apps – 4th Place Tie Jordan Engel – Computer Apps – […]

Athlete uses sport as method of escape, stress relief

“Runners set, runners to your mark.”
These are six intense words that hype athletes before they start running as they are stepping onto the track. For sophomore track athlete, Kaitlyn Brock, these words can be the beginning of a victory, but to her, winning isn’t all that matters.

Weight of the world

When pushed to the limits of their abilities, many students would simply give up and walk away. Junior Michael Cadena is not like most students. When faced with a challenge, he pushes himself as hard as he can, and then a little harder. Michael is active in several sports, including football, wrestling, and track, and while he does well in all, he excels in arguably the hardest of all – powerlifting. Michael is one of the best powerlifters on campus, as well as the state.

“Valete!” [Goodbye] To Latin: Course to be removed from Bryan High

Fame, coast, school, picture, miracle. What is the common factor for all of these very different words? They’re all derived from Latin – a vital language that is the basis of many other languages. The removal of the Latin program from Bryan High has left many questioning the reason behind the decision.

Minimizing mistakes: Students, staff responsible for safety of school

Our number one priority, on a daily basis, is to make sure our students are as safe as possible,” principal Lamond Dean said. “So there is a response [plan for] anything that there may be a concern [about].” Most people like to believe that students are fairly safe at school everyday, and that’s the goal […]

Read Between the Lines: Looking for Alaska

“I know so many last words. But I will never know hers.” Not knowing her last words haunted Miles Halter after her disappearance.

Secrets, scandal, seduction create primetime sensation

Two can keep a secret if one of them is dead. This particular death, however, is a little more complicated than most. Murder, suspense, drama and thrills; all words I use to describe the hit series Pretty Little Liars.

Student trainer benefits from opportunity to work with pro team

With so many choices and possibilities after high school, it is easy to become lost. It may be hard to set life goals and do what is necessary to achieve them in high school. For senior Matt Walker, the path is clear.

Color guard earns honors at Winter Guard International competition

The varsity color guard competed at the Winter Guard International Houston Regional at Dekaney HS last weekend, and came in 1st place for the preliminary round of competition which automatically advanced them into the finals competition that evening. They ended up 7th overall in finals. Currently, the color guard team is ranked 31st out of […]

Not in love with the boat, vacation sinks happiness

I was expecting paradise, tanning on the beach, shopping and overall, a tropical adventure on my cruise to South America this holiday season. Sadly, I was less than impressed with the ports where our ship docked.

Just what the doctor ordered: Teacher transitions from pharmacy lab to classroom, prepares students

Either you know exactly what you want to do, or you have no clue. You’re lucky to find one occupation you like, but two? After being a practicing pharmacist for thirty-three years, Hammond Oliver Pharmacy Tech teacher Anne Ballard transitioned into the field of teaching.