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Cowboys fanatic Richardson met with emotional surprise from calculus students

Cowboys fanatic Richardson met with emotional surprise from calculus students

Marcus Krum, Coppell High School

In his 40-plus years as the ultimate Dallas Cowboys superfan, Coppell High School calculus teacher Kirk Richardson has been to exactly one game, a 24-22 loss at the hands...  Read More »

Jan 23

‘I’m not just a minority – I’m a Muslim American’

‘I’m not just a minority – I’m a Muslim American’

Hannah Ortega, Lovejoy High School

It was the fall of 2003, and the North East Mall in Fort Worth was packed with people, just as it was every Saturday. Sadaf Syed, with a gray hijab wrapped around her head,...  Read More »

Jan 23

Sophomores, seniors join SHHS wrestling team

Sophomores, seniors join SHHS wrestling team

Alyssa Alvarez, Convent of the Sacred Heart High School

After years of casually competing with her male cousins, sophomore Sofia Pirri realized she wanted to further pursue wrestling, however Convent’s lack of an official team...  Read More »

Jan 20

Dedication on the Field: Adrienne Chang

Dedication on the Field: Adrienne Chang

Hannah Kim, West Ranch High School

Adrienne Chang enters her AP Euro class with a smile on her face, greeting her fellow classmates. Her warm, uninhibited spirit is displayed as she cracks jokes with her friends....  Read More »

Jan 20

PSEO – not always a fairytale ending

PSEO – not always a fairytale ending

Miranda Felton, Cannon Falls High School

In the story of Goldilocks, an inquisitive and arguably naive girl finds herself faced with options that are often too big, and too small before finally stumbling on one that’s...  Read More »

Jan 18

Choosing new English names no big deal for Chinese international students

Choosing new English names no big deal for Chinese international students

Mohini Rye, Sacramento Country Day School

In Latin classes, students pick Latin names to go by. Ranging from Maximus to Maya to Machiavelli, they’re used throughout high school. Even Latin teacher Jane Batarseh...  Read More »

Jan 17

Personal Column: Hijab and me

Personal Column: Hijab and me

Meherina Khan, Cinco Ranch High School

Looking through the pages of old photo albums, I’m fascinated by how little I’ve changed. My face is still as chubby as it’s been since I was an infant, and I still...  Read More »

Jan 17

REALITY CHECK: So-called ‘finsta’ accounts bring a different view of teen life to Instagram

REALITY CHECK: So-called ‘finsta’ accounts bring a different view of teen life to Instagram

Hannah Jannol, Shalhevet High School

Oct. 27, senior Layla Galeck posted a photo of herself to Instagram from her vacation to Israel during Sukkot break. It was a smiley photo of her and her brother on a beach...  Read More »

Jan 16

Spirit of late student lives on through foundation

Spirit of late student lives on through foundation

Rachel Powell, Pascack Valley High School

Zack Latteri always promised that when he got better, he would come back and bring sheets to the kids at the hospital. He wanted to make sure they would not have to deal with...  Read More »

Jan 13

From undocumented to citizenship

From undocumented to citizenship

January 11, 2017

Reyna Gomez, who is originally from Guatemala but became a United States citizen six years ago, worries...  Read More »

Hidden Archer

Hidden Archer

January 11, 2017

For members of the LGBTQ+ community worldwide, coming out can be a difficult hurdle to cross. Even at...  Read More »

A New Incentive to Stay off Your Phone in School

A New Incentive to Stay off Your Phone in School

January 11, 2017

Staying focused in class isn’t always a top priority for most students, but what happens when you get...  Read More »

‘This made his entire senior year’

‘This made his entire senior year’

January 10, 2017

In the fourth quarter of last night’s ICC game against West Branch, the ball found its way into the...  Read More »