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Chasing the Waves

Chasing the Waves

Myla Johnston, Reporter

May 27, 2016

Sophomore Trinity Kronlein sat in her room, writing in a notebook full of poems. Her phone went off, Kronlein looked over and when she saw a message from freshman Aiden Potter, she played the recording. As she began to listen to the guitar solo, She looked back at her notebook. This was the beginning...

Day Of Destruction

Day Of Destruction

Caden Veitenheimer, Reporter

April 22, 2016

“I laid there and the tornado beat me half to death with every single piece of Faith Baptist Church that it could come up with,” Testing Coordinator Patrick Tempelmeyer said. “I got hit with cinder blocks, boards, chunks of metal, you name it.” On April 10, 1979, Tempelmeyer was in the mi...

STAAR Restricts Students’ Learning

STAAR Restricts Students’ Learning

April 22, 2016

College demands facts and information and not the confusing packet that results in a non-crediting score, the STAAR. Many of the lesson plans in place in core classes have been shortened to accommodate for the tests sponsored by the state. The teachers tell us what ‘might’ be on the tests...

Let’s Talk About Sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

Victoria Hitchcock, Reporter

April 22, 2016

When the state of Texas cut the health requirement for high school students, they also took away any form of sex education at Rider, except for the few who choose to take health as an elective. At Rider, that’s 30 students a semester. Before the cut, students learned about Hot Topics, the abstinence...

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