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Volume 40 Number 2

adviser January 28, 2011
Published on December 4, 2010 by the Bryan High School Norseman in Bryan, Texas. To zoom in or magnify, please use the toolbar at the bottom of the viewing window

Latest Potter movie awes audience

Emma Raleigh December 1, 2010
The long-awaited final installment of the Harry Potter series hit theaters on Nov. 19. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I continues to tell the story of the three young wizards our generation has come to know and love.

Crash course on best DVDs to buy this season

Eduardo Alvarado December 1, 2010
As more and more movies come out each week, I’ve noticed that they don’t compare to movies from the past. There are some movies that are really good, but most of them are a waste of time and money. Paranormal Activity, for example, was a movie that got a lot of hype, but it just put me to sleep. If you want to go see a good movie, just rent one, because there doesn’t seem to be a lot of good ones in the theaters.

Teen texting, driving campaign hopes to prevent future accidents

John Fuller December 1, 2010
As one of the fastest-rising causes of death in teenagers, texting while driving, is the focus of a new school-wide campaign to raise awareness of the dangers and effects of distracted driving. The Student Council kicked off their campaign the week of Dec 6, as they showed videos on the daily announcements, passed out informational materials and held a pledge drive related to texting while driving.

Distractions cause additional problems for inexperienced drivers

Cecelia Mata December 1, 2010
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.

Wrestling continues successful season going into Classic

Stephani Whisenant December 1, 2010
The wrestling team has proven themselves each season by sending well qualified team members to the state tournament. The team hopes to continue its past success with four returning members who made it to state last year.

Students send packages to troops overseas

John Fuller December 1, 2010
Throughout the rest of the school year, Key Club will be creating care packages to send to the American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan fighting in the War on Terrorism. In order to sponsor and create these packages, Key Club is joining with an organization known as Honor Our Troops (H.O.T.).

Student, staff volley to raise funds

Stephani Whisenant December 1, 2010
On Tuesday, November 22 the girls Volleyball team, challenged the faculty to a volleyball game. While the students may have taken an early lead, the faculty fought back and held their own, pulling out victory with a score of 32-26.

Academic UIL success

Cecelia Mata December 1, 2010
On Saturday, Nov. 20, BHS hosted nine schools for a fall UIL Academic Invitational.

United Way, local schools partner to develop leadership

Eduardo Alvarado December 1, 2010
Students from local high schools attended United Way Youth Leadership Day, which focused on teaching students how to help out the community. Attendees also learned about several organizations in the community that promote the United Way focuses of education, financial stability and health.

Saving lives through donations

Cecelia Mata December 1, 2010
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.

Classic cartoon captures Christmas spirit

Emily Nash December 1, 2010
Christmas is almost here, and that means presents, putting up the lovely Christmas tree, eating, and of course spending time with your family and friends. As Christmas comes closer and closer, the time for those classic Christmas movies to come on television is just around the corner.
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