Ice cream on screen: Students record commercial for Blue Bell

As a Texan, sitting around a bowl of Blue Bell ice cream is nothing short of normal. Whether it be enjoying a sweet bowl of the Great Divide, or sobbing into a half-gallon tub of Cookie Two-Step, Blue Bell is as much a Texas symbol as bluebonnets, armadillos, or cowboys. Two seniors, Caleb Duane and Kassie Gough, earned the opportunity to be a part of the Blue Bell revival after the listeria outbreak damaged their public image. Both students enjoyed the experience as it combined one of their favorite foods with one of their favorite hobbies.

Theatre scores big, [Title of Show] starts season on a high note

You’re sitting in your apartment, bored with your stagnant life. You’re on the phone with your best friend and you can’t figure out what to do. So, naturally, you decide to write a musical in three weeks and submit it to the 2004 New York Musical Theatre Festival. At least that’s what Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell thought to do.

Theatre students take stage this week

The theatre department will present their performance of Ken’s Ludwig’s “Lend Me A Tenor” this week. Performances are scheduled for: Friday and Saturday, September 28 & 29 at 7pm Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30 at 2pm Adult Admission $8, Student Admission $5

Fine Arts puts on a wicked rendition of classic musical

The Wizard of Oz, a classic American cultural entity, is cherished by children and adults across the country–and messing with something so treasured is always a risk.

Still, the risk paid off for the Fine Arts department over the weekend as they performed their interpretation of The Wizard of Oz to an audience that was left both delighted and fulfilled.

Viking Theatre presents Twelve Angry Jurors

Twelve jurors must decide the guilt or innocence of a young boy on trial for the brutal stabbing of his father in the Viking Theatre’s 2011 Fall Production of Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Jurors.

Crazy For You woos crowd, demonstrates student talent

After countless hours of practice and preparation, members of the fine arts department sang and danced before an enchanted audience in their spring musical, Crazy for You.

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.

Curtain rises on first act of performing season

As the weekend nears, the theater department is preparing for its first show of the year. Dearly Departed will debut this Friday, Oct. 15 in the Black Box Theater.

David Bottrell and Jesse Jones’ Dearly Departed is set somewhere south of the Mason Dixon Line. It tells the story of Bud Turpin’s funeral and its aftermath.