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Landslide vote crowns unlikely Prom King

Landslide vote crowns unlikely Prom King

By Kaitlyn Aaron

May 13, 2015

Dusk was hitting as students gathered around Danville Golf Club’s balcony in anticipation to hear who would be announced Prom King and Queen. Students had been rallying and rooting for one particular student all week to be crowned, but nerves were still high as the moment finally arrived. The beating...

April shines light on autism awareness

April shines light on autism awareness

By Jessica Phillips

April 10, 2015

As April makes its appearance on calendars, it brings with it Autism Awareness Month. The month is dedicated to educating the nation on the cognitive disorder that affects one in sixty-eight children in America. Lori Jenkins, junior English teacher, has a son with autism. Jenkins said, “People...

Shots, shots, shots (the under-21 kind, that is)

Shots, shots, shots (the under-21 kind, that is)

By Jenan Taha, Lauren Pantleo and Vaishali Shah

March 6, 2015

Sometimes we get a rush of stories revolving around the same topic. This week, it's vaccinations: who should get them, why they matter, and why people choose to abstain. Here are three stories that explore what happens when we immunize, and what happens when we don't. From Clear Creek High School, Jenan...

Mayfield students speak out about autism

Mayfield students speak out about autism

By Allison Ng

March 4, 2015

Every day, students at Mayfield are taught to appreciate differences, be it through learning about the history of human interactions in social studies classes or bouncing ideas off one another in English or science. With this focus on physical, ethnical, and cognitive differences, it may be easy to...

‘Until the day I go to Heaven’

‘Until the day I go to Heaven’

By Katrina Foster, Travis HS, Richmond, Texas

November 6, 2013

Senior Tiffany Baker always has a smile and a friendly “hello” when she walks into class. She loves to talk to her friends in the hall, and she easily joins in their laughter when someone tells a joke. She is very much like every other teenage girl at Travis. But the outgoing senior is also different...