My Second Home

Haley Bunnell, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

     The two story house is quiet at 9 a.m. on Sunday. I open my door and tip toe downstairs to make sure I don’t wake anyone up and pop some potato bread in the toaster. I scavenge the pantry finding 10 Gatorade bottles... Read more »

From District to Area

Haley Bunnell, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

     Determination and practice have paid off for the cast of the one-act play “The Cripple of Inishman,” who is advancing to Area after winning District alongside Flower Mound High School on April 3. Kicking Plano West... Read more »

I Remember

Haley Bunnell, Featured columnist

April 5, 2012
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

Sitting on a stool holding his guitar, he looked at me. His golden skin glimmered in the light. Shouts of encouragement and praise rang from behind me. The level of anticipation was at its highest for everyone in the audience,... Read more »

Within me

Haley Bunnell, Featured Columnist

February 9, 2012
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

     She used to sit on the monkey bars, eight feet in the air and look at the world below. The students squirmed like ants chasing each other, and she watched with solitude. She was worry free, never afraid of getting hurt... Read more »

The gift of giving

Haley Bunnell, Staff Writer

January 24, 2012
Filed under Profile, Student Life

     She hands the vet receptionist $30. Thirty dollars to pay for medicine for her sick cat. But that money was not something she could spend lightly. It was the last bit of money she and her husband had because they were... Read more »

The Shattered Mirror

Haley Bunnell, Featured Columnist

December 8, 2011
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

     Tears streamed down my face, as I watched a 7-year-old girl point out her most hated body features on Tyra’s talk show. Ten girls stood before Tyra on live TV and circled their noses, their eyes, their arms, calling... Read more »

In it to win it: Foreign language clubs competed for the World Cup

Haley Bunnell, Staff Writer

November 15, 2011
Filed under Student Life

       There were three teams but only one trophy. The Spanish, French and Chinese clubs faced off against each other on Nov. 3. Wearing sombreros and their club t-shirt, Spanish club took the field for the fourth year and... Read more »

Short one towel: Most embarrassing moment

Haley Bunnell, Featured Columnist

October 27, 2011
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

     “Did that seriously just happen?” I think to myself. I couldn’t believe what had just occurred. Only me. This would only happen to me. What was I thinking?      It all began when I decided to take a shower... Read more »

A day I will never forget

Haley Bunnell, Staff Writer

October 12, 2011
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

     If only I had listened to my gut from the very beginning, I wouldn’t have ended up with a smashed windshield, a curse and a scary experience.      The worst day ever began when I asked my father what the dent... Read more »

If you really knew me: Danielle Lagerlef

Haley Bunnell, Staff Writer

October 11, 2011
Filed under Miscellaneous, Profile, Student Life

      Smiling in the halls and waving to students, junior Danielle Lagerlef embraces her life. Danielle has Down Syndrome, a development disorder with cognitive and physical growth impairment. Danielle’s math models teacher... Read more »