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Orchestra Director Allison Washler conducts the Chamber orchestra. Because of student absences, she initially struggled to keep the entire class caught up.

Imperfect Harmony

Muna Nnamani March 9, 2022

A quick look around the orchestra room affirms Orchestra Director Allison Washler’s love for mantras. A tarp with an Aristotle quote sits above her podium: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence,...

Living through music

Harrison Hamre March 9, 2022

A hand-me-down, green, stick bag with a used pair of Jojo Mayer drumsticks was his way out. Percussionist Brandon Kelly still has the beginning percussion equipment he bought when he was in the fourth...

Lauren Forsyth started baking in 7th grade and now has a business. Photo Salma Ali

Baking Business Stirs Joy

Vanessa Cardoso January 19, 2022

Every part of Lauren's macarons, including sprinkles, are homemade. Photo submitted by Lauren ForsythSophomore Lauren Forsyth still remembers the smell of cupcakes wafting through the kitchen where she...

Spare Time

Hyunsung Na January 19, 2022
“This is what I loved doing. This was the thing I wanted to continue doing, and I have and I’ve loved it.” 

Growing Artist Paints A Profit

Vanessa Cardoso January 19, 2022

For senior Zoe Thompson, her business began as a way to declutter. “I made a lot of artwork, and it had to go somewhere,” said Zoe. Zoe’s art room had paint splattered on the ground, endless...

The new “Cowboy Bebop” had an impossible task: satisfy diehard fans, while staying open enough to welcome new viewers.

Review: ‘Cowboy Bebop’ misses the mark

Hyunsung Na and Vaibhav Sridhar December 7, 2021

Editor's note: This story was part of a portfolio that won superior print story portfolios in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. Individually, it won honorable mention for online entertainment reviews. When...

Heritage Park makes for a lovely nature-themed date.

Can’t buy me love

Alanna Reed December 1, 2021

Oh, autumn. The season that poets romanticize endlessly. And who can blame them? No other season compares to fall’s air of romance. Cozying up with your sweetheart, listening to a scratchy record, or...

Junior Cayli Minicks family was featured during the Sept.28 Heart of the Marauder game.

Volleyball honors manager’s team in Heart of the Marauder

Vanessa Cardoso October 25, 2021

At the Heart of a Marauder volleyball game on Sept. 28, the team honored varsity team manager Cayli Minick and her family. Last year, Cayli's father passed away from an autoimmune disease. The volleyball...

Boyd prepares to hit the ball at the Lewisville game which the team won 3-0.

Over the net

Hyunsung Na October 21, 2021

Editor's note: This story was part of a portfolio that won superior print story portfolios in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. Days leading up to the Sept. 10 volleyball district opener against Plano...

There just haven’t been enough instances of characters with enough depth to make them feel like people rather than some token minority.

Column: Written as people

Hyunsung Na October 21, 2021

Editor's note: This story won superior for online personal opinion columns in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. In my room sat this giant plastic box of toys. It was supposed to hold clothes but...

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