Published on Thursday, March 30, 2017 by Madison Little
Consistency, accuracy, precision are all characteristics associated with athletes and the sports they participate, but most people overlook darts as a competition because it’s seen mostly as a hobby where people just joke around. While many people are unaware of the sport itself, its unique requirements make the game challenging while providing the opportunity for competitors to be highly competitive and pursue championships matches across the country. School provided a way for biology teacher Hayley Ask, algebra teacher Paul Ruiz, and senior Sarah Payan to find the sport of darts.
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Published on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by Jesse Baxter
“I want this campus to be successful across the board in all areas. That includes academics, that includes fine arts, and that includes athletics.”
The goal of our new principal, Lane Buban, is crystal clear and he has plenty of ideas on how to achieve it.
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Published on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by Regina Flores
Many students spend their whole high school and college careers trying to figure out what they want to do with their life, but every once in a while a student knows the direction of their future early on. For theatre teacher Christopher Rogers, this was definitely the case.
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Published on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
Teaching two languages is something of a challenge, but for Anja Schwalen, this comes naturally. Growing up in Germany and studying abroad in Spain, pushed her to want to teach Spanish and German in America. Schwalen started learning English during school and also took a few years of Latin and French. “My belief is, if […]
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Published on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 by Abel Lara
While some teachers swear by textbook teaching and rote learning, others open up new avenues of communication in the classroom to reach their students. However history teacher Ruth Whiteley brings a fresh twist to usher the past into the present.
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Published on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 by Emma Raleigh
At an average high school, you may not expect to meet someone who’s traveled the world, but French teacher Tara Bailey takes her first-hand experiences from traveling and uses them to open her students’ eyes to the world.
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Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 by Marisa Lindeman
As generations of students move through the halls of Bryan High, one teacher has been there through it all; Coach Rose Gregg. For 46 years, Gregg has continued to push students for excellence.
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Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 by Eva Araujo
A photograph. A moment frozen in time. A memory captured and preserved in tiny megapixels. Photography is just a a hobby for some, but for art teacher John Burrows photography is a passion.
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Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 by Stephani Whisenant
Throw in a touch of dry wit, a dollop of hard work and bake…for 9,405 minutes. The result? Department Chair Lisa Prejean’s English classes.
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Published on Friday, November 18, 2011 by Davis Downey
Former coach Eric Eike has been bringing sports into the classroom for 25 years, teaching with the same philosophy he applied on the field.
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Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 by Stephani Whisenant
While some subjects are more theoretical, others are designed for specific professions. Graphic Design teacher Ted Vaughan teaches one of these courses.
Vaughan has been teaching architectural design and engineering design at Bryan High for 19 years.
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Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by Emma Raleigh
Though math is a subject most students struggle with, good teachers can make the subject less of a hurdle and even instill a sense of respect for the subject.
Jill Morris, math teacher and department chair, has been an educator for 15 years, seven of which have been at Bryan High.
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Published on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 by Emma Raleigh
Teaching takes a lot of heart, and in Chad Cryer’s case, that statement has an even deeper meaning. The AP United States and IB 20th Century History teacher recently underwent open-heart surgery in the fall of 2010. After seven years of teaching at Bryan High, it was an adjustment to return to the classroom after such an experience.
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Published on Friday, February 25, 2011 by Eduardo Alvarado
Every teacher hopes to leave an impression on the students they teach. Coach Robin Colcchio has achieved that goal in his 16 years with Bryan ISD by not only fostering the minds of students in the classroom and abilities on the golf course, but by helping start the girl’s soccer program during the 1995-1996 school year.
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Published on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 by John Fuller
Andere Länder, andere Sitten. When in Rome, do as the Romans, or literally, Other countries, other customs.
As the head of the Languages Other Than English (LOTE) department and a fluent speaker of Italian, German, French and English, German teacher Jan Krammer embodies this classic proverb as she teaches students about the values of studying other languages and cultures.
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Published on Sunday, September 26, 2010 by Cecelia Mata
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.
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