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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

In 2018, Rabbi Geoffrey Dennis trudged through the concentration camp. The chilly November air bit at his face as haze drifted through the Polish air. Dennis and his companion, Bruce, roamed about the...

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...

As a senior, Denise says she enjoys a more normal life now.

Going hungry

Alanna Reed October 16, 2021

Senior Denise Rodriguez started thinking about diets when she was eight years old. During family gatherings she had heard her aunts berate themselves over their looks. I wish I were skinnier. My arms sag...

Coach Brittany Marshall claps enthusiastically for her wrestlers during practice.

Leaving the mats

Hyunsung Na October 14, 2021

Newly hired girls wrestling coach Brittany Marshall was just 16 when she competed in her first state wrestling championship for Lewisville High School. The same age as some of her students now, Marshall...

Senior twins Alsa Khan and Muhammad Jee attend the senior signing event in the cafeteria. Alsa has been involved in Student Council, while Muhammad was on the track team.

Achieving the American dream

Madi Olivier May 16, 2021

A lot of words can be used to describe seniors Alsa Khan and Muhammad Jee. Twins. AP students. Alsa, the senior class president. Muhammad, the nationally-ranked athlete and future Ivy League student. But...

Photography teacher Kathy Toews keeps cameras on a wall in her classroom. They are all different ages and models.

Life in snapshots

Shriya Mukkavilli April 15, 2021

When students enter photography teacher Kathy Toews’ classroom, their eyes are drawn to the left wall of the classroom. Cameras hang along it, ranging from the film cameras of the early 1900s to...

After school was shut down last year, sophomore Caroline Lehmann struggled to meet the demand of AP classes and felt isolated.

Inching forward

Muna Nnamani April 13, 2021

Last spring, sophomore Caroline Lehmann rested her head on her pillow and tried to sleep. But her mind wouldn’t stop racing. I still have to turn in Canvas assignments. I’m not ready for...

Briarhill Middle School student Audrey Gronberg and her mother, Kim, welcomed donors during the bone marrow drive on Jan. 9. Over 300 people drove through to register
as donors.


Muna Nnamani April 9, 2021

When Briarhill Middle School student Audrey Gronberg went for a routine doctor’s appointment on Dec. 8, 2020, her mother, Kim, wasn’t expecting a call back from the endocrinologist. “The doctor...

The Ogilvie family, including Cade (left), Brooke (middle) and Madden (right), arrived at the race before sunrise, giving Cade time to make sure he was prepared.

Miles for Miles

Madi Olivier March 25, 2021

Editor's note: This story won first place for feature stories in the  2021 National Scholastic Press Association individual awards competition.

Hebron High School junior Nandita Kumar founded the student-led group LISD SEE to advocate for a more inclusive history, English and science curriculum.

Seen and heard

Shriya Mukkavilli March 9, 2021

Editor's note: This story won second place for print news features in the ILPC contest. LISD SEE, or Students for Educational Equity, is a student-led organization that is advocating for a more...

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