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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of the Many Plotholes

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of the Many Plotholes

Victoria Hitchcock, Reporter

December 13, 2018

***SPOILERS AHEAD*** Like many Harry Potter fans, I went into “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” hopeful and bursting with excitement. However, upon leaving the theatre, I couldn’t help but feel the movie wasn’t meant to expand on the intricate universe J.K. Rowling had created, ra...

Virus Of The Year

Virus Of The Year

Laila Almanza, Reporter

December 11, 2018

Directed by Rich Moore and Phil Johnston, “Ralph Breaks The Internet” is a wholehearted movie with a flare of Disney reminiscence. I recently saw “Ralph Breaks The Internet” which opened in theatres November 21, 2018. After Ralph and Vanellope, played by John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman, save t...

The Nutcracker and The Four Mediocre Realms

The Nutcracker and The Four Mediocre Realms

Mandy Huynh, Reporter

December 10, 2018

My experience with the Nutcracker is limited to the cartoon version on Tom and Jerry, which was watched every year during Christmas back in my childhood years. As someone who has almost no knowledge of the actual ballet, I went into this movie with no expectations other than the standards of a Disney ...

We the Students

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

April 3, 2017

By definition, a Student Council is a representative structure for students only, through which they can become involved in the affairs of the school, working in partnership with school management, staff and parents for the benefit of the school and its students. These two beneficiaries found in the d...

Modding the Game

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

March 23, 2017

Changing America’s education cannot be done easily or quickly. Change takes time and commitment. The Human Right of Education is stated in Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, drafted by the United Nations on December 10, 1948, stating that; “Education shall be directed to the full deve...

Playing the Game

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

March 23, 2017

America’s education is based on a market-logic with many glitches. An “input-output” relationship that focuses on student’s accountability for colleges; representing and advertising the college with the student’s degree. This puts heavy emphasis on curriculum standards (Common Core) which u...

Redesigning the Game

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

March 23, 2017

A set of new front doors, chromebooks in orange boxes, new parking lot at Memorial Stadium and additional building to Junior Highs. All this change originates from WFISD’s 2015 Bond, passed with a 57.82-percent approval by Wichita Falls voters. The bond provides WFISD with funds for safety and security stren...

Hacking the Game

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

March 23, 2017

Education is like a game except in the long run, the game becomes life. It’s a tricky game to play as students play their cards to receive the highest benefits. Every student has their strengths and weaknesses. Unfortunately, certain cards are being hacked to the student’s disadvantages which in the long...

Know the Risk

Know the Risk

Autumn Kreisler, Reporter

February 4, 2017

High School parties could be fun or dangerous. Some may just be with friends, chips, and sodas. Others may have illegal drinking and or illegal drug use. Most teens trying weed or alcohol for the first time aren’t aware of the affects it has on their body. According to TeenRehabCenter.org, teen a...

From Text to Script: Excitement or Fear?

From Text to Script: Excitement or Fear?

Dei Seamans

January 30, 2017

It’s no secret that many of the most popular book series have been brought to life on the big screen. However, it would be a lie to say that all of these movie adaptations shared their paper counterparts’ popularity. A prime example would be the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. The books...

Trump’s Triumph

Trump's Triumph

Lydia Angel, Chloe Pak, Victoria Hitchcock, Co-editor and Chief, Reporter, Reporter

December 8, 2016

The 2016 election is finished. Donald Trump is the elected president of the United States as of November 8th, 2016. Some students are happy about the results, and some are not.   “After watching the election, I went to sleep,” sophomore, Kallie Quintero said, “I knew Trump was going to win, so ...

‘Rise Red As The Dawn’, Read Red Queen

“The Truth doesn’t matter. It only matters what people believe.”
Red Queen, Victoria Aveyard

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor in Chief

May 23, 2016

Periodically throughout a year, book nerds absolutely spaz out over a new book and rave about it continuously. As many books as I read a year, I tend to fall in love with characters, or places, or ideas, but I really haven’t found a series that I am in LOVE with since fourth grade when I was introduced...

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