Adjusting to reality, Bureau reveals romance

When 2011 began, there was an expectation that new and better entertainment would come out. One of this year’s new releases, The Adjustment Bureau is a movie that can easily confuse, though it still has good features.

Class helps students visualize new careers

It’s obvious that the world of animation is getting bigger, as almost everything that is seen on television, in movies and in games was edited or made digitally in some way. For students looking to break into this industry, the animation graphics class is a way to get started.

Staging the next scene of young actors

The Thespian club is an extracurricular group for students interested in the theater arts program. The group works together on performances, UIL competitions and writing, performing and rehearsing for a play that will take place at the end of the school year.

When two heads aren’t better then one

Group projects have become a notorious part of high school. When it comes to these projects, it’s one thing to be assigned to work in groups with friends and another to be with a group of strangers.

With friends, there’s a better understanding of how each other works. Working with strangers, however, is a more than ambiguous situation. You don’t know what the others are capable of doing, or even if they’ll take the work seriously.

Distractions cause additional problems for inexperienced drivers

With a heightened desire to grow up quickly, today’s youth are eager to master driving.

While they may claim ‘I’m a good driver!’, this is not always true. Things like music, the company of friends and the time of day can influence how well a teen drives.

Academic UIL success

On Saturday, Nov. 20, BHS hosted nine schools for a fall UIL Academic Invitational.

Saving lives through donations

With a goal of helping those within the community hospitalized and in need of a blood transfusion, the National Honor Society (NHS) hosted a blood drive November 17 and 18, collecting a total of 252 units from students, staff and community members.

Keeping pace, students make strides

Whether it is for exercise or for other self-motivated reasons, many students are active members of the cross-country team, even if that means having to deal with the difficulty of being at school to run at 7:30 each morning.

Cross-country is a one-event sport in which the girls run 2 miles and the boys run 3.1 miles. Practices frequently push further, going up to 4.5 miles.

Former student leads school in safety, spirit

Hearing “Football Tickeeets!” brings one thing to mind for faculty members, students and former students of Bryan High: Lester Banks.

He is as much a part of Viking life as senior overalls, pep-rallies and Thor.