Best of SNO

#21
2018-2019
Distinguished Sites Rank for
Lewisville High School
16
Published Stories for
Lewisville High School
in 2018-2019
#35
2018-2019
Best of SNO Rank for
Lewisville High School
Stories from Lewisville High School
Column: Being a gay minority
Opinions

Anna Velazquez | April 19, 2019

I sat on my front porch, hands in my lap as my legs swung back and forth. I could feel the sweat running down my forehead due to the Texas sun radiating on my face and body but I didn’t care.

I let…

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Future Farmers of America members gain agricultural experience
Features

Valerie Benzinger | April 14, 2019

Becoming a future farmer

A Future Farmers of America (FFA) member walks into the barn and is instantly met with the sounds of pigs squealing. He makes his way to the pig pen where he sees six…

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Seeing the world from a new perspective
Features

Anna Velazquez | March 28, 2019

She sits in her living room, glasses resting on her nose as she watches television. Multiple news reports flash across the screen, focusing on the 2016 presidential election. With that comes the topic…

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Playing the rhythm to his heart
Arts & Entertainment

Edna Hernandez | March 18, 2019

He moves his fingers gracefully across the piano while feeling the rhythm through his veins. The audience awes at his perfect execution of the song. He stands up from his piano and bows to the crowd with…

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Drawing futures
Video

Dallas Nguyen | March 1, 2019

This story was originally published on Farmers’ Harvest on November 28, 2018.

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Connecting with music
Features

Anna Velazquez | February 27, 2019

Bright lights. People speaking loudly. Plates and silverware clattering. There’s too much occuring around her. Eyes going in and out of focus, a dizzy feeling overtakes her; everything begins to become…

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Shining a path of happiness
News

Rachel Blake | February 15, 2019

Night To Shine is a yearly prom put together for special needs members of the community and is hosted by hundreds of churches from around the globe for approximately 100,000 guests. This year’s annual…

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Tuning in new options
News

Edna Hernandez | February 12, 2019

Streatz & Beatz is a new food truck that was implemented into all LISD high school campuses. The plan was brought up as of last year and implemented this fall with the goal of providing students a…

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Editorial: Breaking society’s standards
Opinions

FH Staff | February 1, 2019

No tattoos. No piercings. No colored hair.

These are words you always see or hear.

You see it in the manual under the dress code section of your new job or school.

You hear it at school, work…

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Becoming Joslyn
Features

Stephany Jara | January 2, 2019

He sits in his garden, individually picking daisies from the damp soil, creating a crown of flowers in his ruffled hair. To him, flowers mean feminine and feminine feels right. Content and distracted,…

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Setting standard of excellence
Sports

Valerie Benzinger | November 16, 2018

After a 27-21 win against Hebron High School at Max Goldsmith stadium on Friday, Nov. 2, the Fighting Farmer football team secured a spot in the playoffs for the first time in 11 years. The victory on…

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Students learn they’re one in the same
Features

Madison Ward | November 7, 2018

After being a fan of the blog “Humans of New York,” a collection of stories from individuals found on the streets in New York City, English teacher Madelyn Johnson was inspired by 2018 alumna Marissa…

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Fighting through the ranks
Sports

Valerie Benzinger | November 6, 2018

The sound of the bell breaks the silence, signaling the beginning of the sparring match. Two teenage boys stride toward each other, gloved hands protecting their faces. Powerful strikes are thrown and…

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Acting out her part
Arts & Entertainment

Stephanie Rosas | October 29, 2018

The sound of her heart pounding reaches her ears as she walks into a room full of kids ready to audition. She receives her name tag with her audition number and waits 15 agonizing minutes for her name…

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NCTC firefighting program begins inaugural year
Features

Marissa Redding | October 19, 2018

A group of students dressed in firefighter uniforms stands outside as the instructor calls two of them over. One of the students carries an ax and the other carries a Halligan bar, which is placed in the…

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Winning against stacked odds
Sports

Somari Carr | October 5, 2018

The sound of plastic cups being slammed onto tables echo throughout a large room filled with determined cup stackers. Senior Sarah Raptis is taken aback by all of the competition gathered at the 2018 AAU…

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