The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Hebron High School
Fighting for a voice
Features

Juliana Mun | November 21, 2022

It is 1968. There is a worker’s strike in Memphis, Tennessee, where approximately 1,300 poor, uneducated and primarily Black sanitation workers are taking a stand for better wages. Martin Luther King…

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Unity in uniform
Features

Juliana Mun | November 16, 2022

Veterans Day celebrates and honors American soldiers who were discharged after serving in the military, which is a commitment beyond what many realize. Values such as discipline, endurance and strength…

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From learner to leader
Features

Peyton Kuschmeider | November 15, 2022

The trumpets blare and the drums boom; the brass instruments reflect the stadium lights as the band marches across the field in neat rows. Color guard’s flags twirl in the background, making graceful…

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Sailing the seas solo
Features

Olivia Evans | November 1, 2022

The soloists stand aside and watch the band perform the last chord in the Alma Mater. As the band marches to page one, the props scurry to their dot. Playing through portions of their music, the soloists…

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Opinion: Taking my time
Opinions

Malley O'Carroll | May 20, 2022

An engineer.

This was the response I gave my 11th grade teacher after she asked what I wanted to be when I grew up. In response, she told me I would never be able to accomplish this because I have accommodations…

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Chatting about cancer
Features

Hyunsol Lim | February 23, 2022

Junior twin sisters, Asta and Aaliya Lalani, decided to pursue a small project in sixth grade, but little did they know that their project would soon turn into a podcast with over 35,000 interactions. 

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Fulfilling the American dream
Features

Christy Thomas | February 17, 2022

Senior Samin Budhwani never thought she would leave the only home she has ever known in Pakistan. Yet, she has lived in the US now for four years and decades to go. 

Samin was born in the United States;…

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The missing piece
Features

Christy Thomas | December 1, 2021

Ella sits in her bedroom, idly scrolling through Instagram and sees a message from a female stranger who liked her outfit. Ella texts back to say thank you, but soon, their conversation turns more personal….

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Non-traditional Career Paths
Features

Ian Wright | November 16, 2021

With hundreds of thousands of seniors submitting their college application, they’ll soon graduate and begin a new chapter in their lives. This often encompasses following the traditional path of higher…

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Tackling cancer
Features

Ian Wright | November 10, 2021

When ESL aide Naseem Hirji visited the doctor for a regular checkup before her long-awaited summer vacation to South Africa, she had no idea her life would be turned upside down — again. Ten years ago,…

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Opinion: Overcoming racism
Opinions

Arisha Hirji | November 5, 2021

It has been said that elementary school is important in developing every child’s education and setting up their foundation for the future. Studies show that a student’s time in elementary school is…

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Dealing with Kneeling
Opinions

Ian Wright | March 10, 2021

Eighty-nine years ago, the U.S. adopted “The Star-Spangled Banner” as its national anthem, written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812. Watching U.S. soldiers under bombardment from British…

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LISD suspends all extracurriculars due to Coronavirus
Coronavirus

Malley O'Carroll | March 16, 2020

With over 125,000 coronavirus cases worldwide according to CNN, the global health emergency has been raising concerns, especially from students. There are currently 14 cases in North Texas, none of which…

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Undocumented
Features

Yasmin Haq | March 16, 2020

Editor’s note: To help protect her identity, the pseudonym “Lin” is used to refer to the main source in this story.

They had minutes to cross before border patrol would be back.

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