District transfer policy available Feb. 1, deadline March 11

The 2016-2017 student transfer application will open on Monday, February 1, 2016. Please click on the link to access additional documents. For information about the transfer policy click here. For information on how the transfer policy works with UIL eligibility click here.

Wrestling team goes 2-0 at home meet

The wrestling team hosted district teams Humble and Kingwood Park HS Thursday night. The Vikings won both matches, beating Kingwood Park 56-24 and Humble HS 57-19. This moves the Vikings to 14-7 overall and 7-1 in district. Individual results against Kingwood Park HS: Pins 106 Aaron Salinas 113 Larry Duron 1152 David Frazier 160 Cooper […]

Art, technology collide to create new experiences for today’s generation

The creative section of the mind should not be confined. Art is the expression of creativity that also makes the daily life extraordinary and worth living. With that said, art can be viewed in many ways from music, to paintings, to the performing arts, creating a large amount of employment opportunities in order to keep the human mind intrigued. Art seems to influence the current generation the most by encouraging a free-spirited mind. In fact, they may be lost if all art mysteriously vanished. People like art because they feel that it relates to them and how they feel, making them more comfortable with themselves.

America should be place for hopes & dreams, not fear & prejudice

War is bad. It has been sad that war brings a country together, but it mostly tears it apart. Sure people come together to lift each other up and work toward a common goal, but that’s only after family members have been ravaged by war and countries are suffering economically and safety wise.

Sticks and stones become hashtags and subtweets on internet playground

Subtweeting, hashtags, and long paragraphs in the comment section over something completely irrelevant is what most people see today, people of the internet have no chill. Twitter flame wars and internet bullying are just barely scratching the surface of social media controversy, but that doesn’t make them less of a bad thing.

Clashin’ fashion: Individual expression created by thinking outside the box

Growing up, my mom always told me that everything isn’t meant for everyone in the world of fashion as well. Sometimes people should think about how they look in a certain color or how their clothes fit before walking out of the house. Everyone has their own opinions of fashion and everyday people come up with a new style or a new way to wear things, but there are still certain principles that must be followed as people are still judged on how they put things together and how it looks as a whole. With that said, in the fashion world, all rules are made to be broken and who is anyone to judge a person’s self expression.

Viking wrestlers take 3rd at tournament

The wrestling team finished 3rd out of 15 teams at the CSHS wrestling tournament. Individual placers were: 106 Aaron Salinas 2nd 113 Larry Duron 2nd 120 Spencer Pierce 4th 152 David Frazier 3rd 160 Cooper McCall 3rd 195 Ezra Hernandez 1st 220 Kaleb Jenkins 2nd JV Boys were also in action at the CSHS as […]

Wrestling splits at tri-match at home

The wrestling team hosted Conroe and Oakridge High School Friday where they split the matches, beating Conroe 72-3 and losing a close one to Oakridge 31-38. This moves the teams overall record to 12-7 and 5-1 in district. Individual results against Conroe HS Pins 113 Larry Duron 152 Dvaid Frazier 170 JaMarcus Thomas 182 Kamonte […]

Prose competitor places at invitational

Over the weekend the Prose and Poetry Team competed at the Willis High School Invitational Meet. Prose Team: Haven Pottinger, Chadney Ferguson, and Abigail Murray Poetry Team: Ashley Lopez, Elizabeth Dodge, Cecil Banks Ferguson advanced to finals and placed 5th at the meet.

Gotta rock ’em all: Danish rock band with unique sound gains success through multiple genres

Rockabilly, Punk Rock, Rock n’ Roll, or Heavy Metal? Why not all four? Danish rock group Volbeat probably asked the same thing when trying to think of a sound for their band that now has gained worldwide recognition. Despite being mistaken for a Pokémon of the same name by people who’ve never heard of them, the name is actually a mixture of the words “volume” and “beat”.

Wrestling dominates opponents

The wrestling team competed in the THSWCA Class 5A State Dual Championships this weekend where the Vikings went 2-3 on the day, finishing sixth out of 11 teams competing in a team format. Bryan split a pair of matches in pool play, losing 45-27 to eventual champion Frisco Liberty and then beating Houston Davis 78-0. […]

Store Wars: Disney capitalizes on mobile hype through merchandise, memorabilia

It’s finally here, Episode VII of the Star Wars saga: The Force Awakens. Many devoted Star Wars fans could hardly wait to sit down in theaters wearing their fandom t-shirts and carrying their large buckets of popcorn to once again gaze upon the classic introductory paragraph as it floated off into the starry abyss behind it. They couldn’t wait to soak in the entire film with all of it’s explosions, plot twists and turns, and many juicy, important, and devastating cliffhangers leading audiences into the next episode set to release in 2017.

Students earn honors at UIL academic meet

The UIL Academic team participated in an invitational on Saturday, Jan 9 at A&M Consolidated High School. The following students won awards: 1st Place – Computer Apps – Kris Hayes 2nd Place – Computer Apps – Reilly Davis 3rd Place – Computer Apps – Nicholas Demeny 1st Place Team 6th Place – Computer Science – […]

Final chance for senior pictures schedule for Jan. 14, 15

The last chance for seniors to have a picture taken for the yearbook will be January 14 and 15. Students MUST sign up with Mrs. Dominy in room 6160 for a time slot. Full sittings will be done on the 14th and only a quick shoot (yearbook only) will be done on the 15th. If […]