Comparing service clubs

Leslie Parker, Staff Writer

October 16, 2012

Filed under Student Life

KEY CLUB       It was revived, as a club last year, and already has 40 members. Key Club differs from Student Congress and National Honor Society in that it is a much smaller and tighter group of students,... Read more »

A rising star: Student plays guitar and sings on campus

Maddi Marshall, Staff Writer

October 15, 2012

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     As a few gather around him every Wednesday before and after school, he sings and strums on his guitar. Senior Sean Crawford’s music can be heard echoing throughout campus.       “I really started getting into... Read more »

A place to stand out: Student’s search for something to be involved in

Jessica Allman, Staff Writter

October 13, 2012

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Tears filled her eyes as all she had been preparing for and hoping for shattered before her feet. Her mother, her inspiration, was there for her through it all. When senior Kristen Whittaker didn’t make Planoettes, her initial... Read more »

Beat of his heart: Drumline captain shares experiences

Brooke Combs, Staff Writer

October 13, 2012

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His passion for band began in the sixth grade. But after attending football games during middle school, he realized his true calling was drumline. Freshman year at Vines, senior James Darling tried out for drumline and made it. “It... Read more »

The Dividing Factor: Students share opinions of their faith

Alexis Harris, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

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Beliefs don’t just define people – they can divide them.  With nearly 2600 students, it would be close to impossible to have every student believe in the same thing.  While one student has seen the change of ideas from opposite... Read more »

One less stress: Students choose not to go to college

Kaitlin Fischer, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

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Paper after paper, draft after draft. Essays, teacher recommendations, applications – the process of entering into college is one of careful planning, one that could cause a person to become overly stressed and even lose sight... Read more »

Homecoming Queen nominee: Natalie Demarest

JP Salazar, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2012

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Q: What does homecoming mean to you? A: It’s bringing all the school spirit into one week. The fact that we bring back all the alumni, all the homecoming kings and queens gets everyone excited about their school. It gives... Read more »

Homecoming King nominee: Alex Newell

Rachel Chen, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

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Q: What would it mean to you if you won Homecoming King? A: It would mean a lot. It would mean that I have the approval of my peers, which I very highly esteem. And I guess it would mean the school deemed me able to represent... Read more »

Homecoming King nominee: Josh D’PenhaD’Souza

Alexis Harris, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

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Q: Were you campaigning for homecoming king? A: I campaigned to five people. I honestly wasn’t campaigning seriously, I was like, "It’s my senior year, I’ll just do it as a joke." I was like, “Hey, vote for me for Homecoming... Read more »

Homecoming Queen nominee: Kaitlyn Ayrton

JP Salazar, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2012

Filed under Profile, Student Life

Q: What does homecoming mean to you? A: It means having fun with your friends and getting to do something special; it’s just not a normal day. Last year we went out to dinner and took professional pictures because one of... Read more »