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The Dispatch Podcast: VSCO girls and TikTok teens [S2E4]

By Austin Civatte, James Bowie High School

November 18, 2019

In episode 16 of The Dispatch Podcast, host junior Austin Civatte sits down with two students profound in TikTok and VSCO, two new social media trends and stereotypes that have taken the Bowie campus by storm. Sophomore and self proclaimed VSCO girl Camilla Cooper, and frequent TikTok user Kaia Pierce...

Dia de los Muertos shows Local Traditions

By Melissa Ledezma and Emily Lopez

November 15, 2019

Our first annual Dia de los Muertos festival took place at Godinez Fundamental High School's library on Nov. 4, 2019. This story was originally published on Grizzly Gazette on November 14, 2019.

Teacher goes viral on popular Vsco app

By Alexis Bahensky, Millard West High School

November 14, 2019

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on October 8, 2019.

Killer Comedy

Killer Comedy

By Meg Rees, North Allegheny Senior High School

November 13, 2019

Occasionally, we all wish we could be someone else. For a lucky 15 students at NASH, that wish has come true, at least temporarily, as they step into the shoes of a mansion owner, a maid, a comedian, and other roles -- including a murderer. They are the cast of this year’s fall play, The Musical...

A trial by fire

A trial by fire

By Bella Russo, McCallum High School

November 13, 2019

MAC seniors Ena Nolan and Zach King joined the rest of their LBJ Fire Academy crew in a live propane fire exercise on Saturday  Oct. 12 at the Austin Fire Academy. The goal of the practice was for the group of seniors to control the fire enough for a member to get close enough to turn off the tank's...

Blue Jamboree comes to town October 5

Blue Jamboree comes to town October 5

By Hunter Musi, Wando High School

November 12, 2019

With over 3,000 attendees, the Blue Jamboree held at The Bend in North Charleston on Oct. 5 housed union strikes and protests, marching bands and speeches from 2020 presidential candidates. The event, held annually since 2010, features live entertainment jazz bands, food trucks and jump castles, attracting...

Video: Teacher’s Pet

Video: Teacher’s Pet

By Chaney Kelly and Bradley Kofahl

November 11, 2019

Everybody needs a best friend, and the children of Lovejoy Elementary have a furry companion to share their ups and downs with everyday. This story was originally published on The Red Ledger on November 6, 2019.

Thousands of steps, hundreds of miles, three make it to state

Thousands of steps, hundreds of miles, three make it to state

By Walker Shippy, Liberty High School

November 11, 2019

Hours and hours of training. Thousands upon thousands of steps adding up to hundreds of miles. All the work is going to be put to one final test as senior Amelia Jauergui, sophomore Jada Williams, and freshman Grace DeShetler go for a title on Friday in the girls 5A state cross country meet in Round Rock beginning at 1:...

In the Spirit

In the Spirit

By Reese Marsalis, North Allegheny Senior High School

November 8, 2019

High schools around the country hold weekly pep rallies, but until today no student at NASH had yet to experience one of their own.  Even NASH Principal Dr. Kreider had not enjoyed such an event since his arrival in 2015. On most Fridays as the day winds down, students anticipate the 2:15 dismissal bell, b...

Photo essay: We got booed at a Trump rally… again

Photo essay: We got booed at a Trump rally… again

By Gina Nguyen, The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science

November 8, 2019

At this age, Friday nights are known to be spent at football games, at parties or for some, at home in your bed to finally catch up on all the sleep you lost that week. But, for over 10,000 people, myself included, last Friday night was spent with the President. That's right, the President of the United...

VIDEO: Baldwin hosts regional tournament for Special Olympics athletes

VIDEO: Baldwin hosts regional tournament for Special Olympics athletes

By Pratiksha Timsina and Brooke Scanlon

November 8, 2019

This story was originally published on Purbalite on November 8, 2019.

Culinary kids cater

By Anna Blumenthal and Dana Summers

November 8, 2019

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on November 7, 2019.

Leading the crowd

Leading the crowd

By Valerie Benzinger and Christopher Bland

November 7, 2019

This story was originally published on Farmers' Harvest on November 7, 2019.

Video: Finding Your Forte

Video: Finding Your Forte

By Arya Raju and Jackie Carroll

November 7, 2019

Bringing his talents to the chamber orchestra during his first year at Lovejoy, a sophomore knows how to put the pedal to the metal, but with music. This story was originally published on The Red Ledger on November 7, 2019....

Experimenting with Halloween

By Edison Geiler and Alexis Bahensky

November 7, 2019

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on November 6, 2019.

We Will…We Will…Block You: Homecoming Game Recap

We Will…We Will…Block You: Homecoming Game Recap

By Kira Zizzo, Rock Canyon

November 6, 2019

Gianni Bonnici '20 reaches for the hail during the third quarter of the homecoming game at Echo Park Sept. 19. Bonnici is one of the four football captains for the Fall season. “The game kept getting more exciting and the crowd was going wild. We cheered a lot when we scored the first touchdown,” Tanvi Rami ...

Setting the stage for Day of the Dead, Halloween

Setting the stage for Day of the Dead, Halloween

By Zada Cook, Scarlet Craig, Alex Dowd, Anna Nagle, Lily Prather, Camille Wilson, and Lily Wilson

November 6, 2019

Art Society members hang streamers, inspect them then take them down and try again. Art teacher and National Art Society sponsor Jeff Seckar-Martinez moves between the main hallway and the cafeteria critiquing the work of his Art Society students as they decorate the main hallway for Dias de Los Muertos...

Deer Valley Environmental Education

Deer Valley Environmental Education

By Abby Kachur, Erica Negrini, and Audra Sapp, North Allegheny Senior High School

November 5, 2019

This story was originally published on The Uproar on November 5, 2019.

Mac’s roller derby girls eye national prize

Mac’s roller derby girls eye national prize

By Stella Shenkman and Julia Kay Smith

November 5, 2019

 Co-hosts Stella Shenkman and Julia Kay Smith sat down with seniors Abigail Stauffer and Ruby Henson to talk about their favorite past time: competitive roller derby. Henson and Stauffer have been a part of the TXRD league here in Austin, Texas since they were in elementary school, making it an in...

Road to the Olympics

Road to the Olympics

By Taylor English, Pleasant Valley High School

November 1, 2019

This story was originally published on Spartan Shield on October 24, 2019.

MHSNews | Senior Friday Night Lights

MHSNews | Senior Friday Night Lights

By Jadynne Watts, Marquette High School

November 1, 2019

Not only did the Varsity football team celebrate their win against Pattonville on Oct. 11, but they also celebrated senior night along with cheer, Mystique and marching band. This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on October 22, 2019....

Up Close: Trick or Trot 2019

Up Close: Trick or Trot 2019

By Alexis Franczyk, North Allegheny Senior High School

November 1, 2019

The annual North Allegheny Foundation Trick or Trot Race took place last Saturday.  An event that was originally designed to raise money for the foundation, which awards student scholarships and staff grants, Trick or Trot has quickly become a tradition that involves exercise, entertainment, and no...

A tradition of family fun at Vala’s

By Logan Berggren and Olivia Oeth

November 1, 2019

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on October 30, 2019.

Video: Trump ignites support in Dallas rally

Video: Trump ignites support in Dallas rally

By Alishba Javaid, Coppell High School

October 31, 2019

This story was originally published on Coppell Student Media on October 30, 2019.

MHSNews | Marching Band Performs for Gateway Warriors Golf Tournament

MHSNews | Marching Band Performs for Gateway Warriors Golf Tournament

By Shon Sayfuddinov, Marquette High School

October 31, 2019

On October 7, marching band attended the Gateway Warriors Golf Tournament at St. Albans Country Club to perform for the opening ceremony. This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on October 17, 2019....

Coach Cooley discusses Friday’s big playoff game on Purb Take podcast

Coach Cooley discusses Friday’s big playoff game on Purb Take podcast

By Jaiman White, Tyler Zeman, and Ethan Coulehan

October 30, 2019

This story was originally published on Purbalite on October 30, 2019....

The Knight Show Episode 19: Nonviolent Civilized Dissent

The Knight Show Episode 19: Nonviolent Civilized Dissent

By Henry Larson and Maia Penuel

October 30, 2019

This week we take a look at the Socialist Club, a radically different organization from anything else at Fairview. Who are they? What do they want to change? Why do they want to change it? We spoke with three sophomores, the creators of the program, to understand what it takes start an organiz...

Queer Time S2E4: Breaking News – Supreme Court

Queer Time S2E4: Breaking News – Supreme Court

By Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Miki Nguyen

October 30, 2019

On today's episode, Maddy, Zach, and Miki cover the latest breaking news fresh off the press. If you’re confused about the Supreme Court, the presidential candidates’ plans for LGBTQ+ rights, or want to know more about how the Carlmont community is reacting to these events, we have you cover...

Senior band show provides students with leadership opportunities

Senior band show provides students with leadership opportunities

By Kate Stewart and Cienna Pangen

October 30, 2019

This story was originally published on Spartan Shield on October 25, 2019.

What she tackles, she conquers

What she tackles, she conquers

By Bekah Algaze, Starr's Mill High School

October 28, 2019

Seventh grader London Mckeehan plays wide receiver and defensive line. As the first girl on an all boys football team, she tries to find opportunities to motivate and encourage her fellow teammates. The Panthers, remaining undefeated, secured the victory in the county championship against the Bennett’s...

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