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Kate and Mae Parsons created their own jewelry business inspired by Bible verses, in

Shining Her Light

Roslyn Dobbins, Reporter October 6, 2022
The second she saw the bright, shiny pearls hanging on a hook in the Hobby Lobby jewelry section, she knew what she wanted to do.
On Saturday, September 24, Maanu won a first place award for varsity
Lincoln-Douglas debate-Newman Smith High School.

Fighting for words

Raksha Jayakumar, Reporter October 5, 2022
Her entire childhood, junior Maanu Obalapuram grew up hearing her older sister and cousin raving about their debate tournaments. She always wished it would one day be her.
Since opening up Roots Renewal Ranch on Nov. 1, Michelle Schwolert has six residents currently.

Finding new roots

Shriya Mukkavilli May 7, 2022

Former student assistance counselor Michelle Schwolert was working at the school in her office on Nov. 11, 2020 when her mother texted her to meet her in the parking lot. She had newsHer brother Nathan...

After she graduates, senior Rhea Karamuru hopes Rel8 will continue to help students.

Making connections

Muna Nnamani March 29, 2022

When senior Rhea Karumuru sat in the counselor’s chair, fleshing out what would eventually become an outreach program, she wasn’t thinking about the entire student body — she was just thinking about...

Bright colors and prints have become staples in Gios wardrobe.

His own style

Sophia Craig and Hyunsung Na March 21, 2022

  8-year-old Gio Watson stood in the tall door frame of his mother’s room, in awe of the new purple and white blanket draped on his mom’s bed. He dragged the blanket down the stairs, all over...

Models show off dresses from junior Jordan Thompsons debut collection, Petals of Rose.

Tailored to her dreams

Marley Roberson February 11, 2022

Editor's note: This story won excellent for print entertainment features in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. Decorations of gold, green and purple filled the Mardi Gras themed restaurant, Mrs. Lively’s...

Characters Devin and Olive, played by Abigail Frantz and Jordan Thompson, sit in the car, before going to the mall. They sing along to “Passport” by Ross Newhouse.

Calling the shots

Marley Roberson January 25, 2022

Editor's note: This story won honorable mention for online entertainment feature in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. The camera rolls as Devin orders lunch for her and her girlfriend Olive. It’s...

Liesl and her father posing on the St. Louis, Liesl clutching her flowers. They were her “first flowers from a gentleman.”

Holocaust survivor’s son recalls mother’s journey to America

Alanna Reed January 25, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won best series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. It also won first place for in-depth...

Rabbi Geoffrey Dennis visits gravestones cemented into a wall in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland. A survivor created this memorial to commemorate graves destroyed by Nazis.

Fogging history’s lens

Alanna Reed January 20, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won best series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. It also won first place for in-depth...

Jeff Christenson spent his career as a radio host, but found Marcus band a great place to volunteer.

Making waves

Harrison Hamre November 17, 2021

Jeff Christenson is a lifelong music fanatic. On hot Texas afternoons, you can often find him watching the drumline rehearse in the lot on the corner of Dixon and Morriss. The 66-year-old is always...

Substitute Stephan Gomez leads his orchestra students through a piece in preparation for their fall concert.

College student takes on role as long-term sub

Marley Roberson October 16, 2021

The orchestra room was decorated with balloons, ready to host a celebration. It was early September and the students came together sporting matching homemade T-shirts celebrating their beloved long term...

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