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Journalist wins top honors at state meet

adviser May 10, 2011
On Thursday, May 5, junior John Fuller attended the UIL State Academic Meet in Austin. He competed in both news writing and editorial writing after advancing from region competition in Waco with a 1st place finish in news and 2nd place finish in editorial.

Project Graduation ticket deadline looming

adviser May 10, 2011
Seniors planning to attend project graduation on May 28 have one more opportunity to purchase tickets for the event. PTA parents will be in the Blue Commons again on May 20 for the final day of ticket sales.

These hallways were made for walkin’

adviser May 2, 2011
With only five minutes for each passing period this year, it has become increasingly important for everyone to get to class in a timely manner. Yet, many students continue to act as if we have an endless amount of time to rendezvous at the school.

Adjusting to reality, Bureau reveals romance

Cecelia Mata April 28, 2011
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.

Student cuts up with LOL donation

Marisa Lindeman April 27, 2011
Today, most people who go to the salon to get a haircut are there for reasons of vanity, but for some people it’s all about giving back. A national program named Locks of Love (LOL), allows people of all ages to snip away their hair to give children who suffer from hair loss self-confidence and pride while battling through multifarious diseases and disorders.

Modern twist on classic fairytale falls flat

Emily Nash April 26, 2011
We all know the story of Little Red Riding Hood, the tale of a girl in a red cloak who was to take a basket to her grandmother, but ended up being a nice snack for a hungry wolf. This year, a new and slightly twisted version of Little Red Riding Hood came out in theatres.

Technology in the Classroom: History, English, Cooking

Stephani Whisenant April 21, 2011
A spotlight on how the history, english and cooking classes are using technology.

Technology in the Classroom: Math, Art, Foreign Language

John Fuller April 19, 2011
A spotlight on how the math, art and foreign language classes are using technology.

History teacher challenges students to link future to past

Emma Raleigh April 13, 2011
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.

Faith fosters on-field success

Jamie Berthold April 11, 2011
While baseball has served as America’s pastime, to senior Brent Westmoreland, baseball is a passion and a sport that provides valuable life lessons.

Community careers create opportunity for students

John Fuller April 8, 2011
A high school diploma grants each student incredible opportunity. Yet many don’t explore the depth and extent of this opportunity in considering potential careers after high school. One of the most overlooked job paths for high school students is in working for the city, and, as the city undergoes rapid expansion and growth, these jobs are increasingly important.

Praise sung about scholarly athlete

Emily Nash April 6, 2011
In high school, being involved in different extra-curricular activities while maintaining good grades isn’t always a simple task. While balancing choir, softball and her schoolwork, senior Emily Peirce is a good example of what it takes to succeed in each of these areas.
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