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Rea Of Sunshine

Rea Of Sunshine

Cara Wimberley, Editor

April 8, 2019

Each brushstroke of green against the white canvas was well thought out and planned. Not a single bit of the painting was spontaneous. As sophomore Alexandria Rea painted her forest, she had one inspiration in mind, her Nonna, Patricia Rea. Rea joined art freshman year after doodling for years but never ...

From Ohio To Texas Assistant Principal Makes A Difference

From Ohio To Texas Assistant Principal Makes A Difference

Cara Wimberley, Editor

March 1, 2019

Whether it be serving the community of Ohio by working at Kentucky Fried Chicken in high school or helping deescalate a student’s anger in the hallway, assistant principal Denise Ingram’s goal is to help people. Ingram has been working as a school administrator for 16 years, and before that s...

Hi, My Name is Cara and I’m Addicted to Stuff

Hi, My Name is Cara and I'm Addicted to Stuff

Cara Wimberley, Editor

May 26, 2018

My room has never been neat, organized, or even remotely well-kept. I do have a problem, though, with the fact that before I decided to go minimalistic, my carpet was a myth because there were so many clothes on the floor.  Yes, you heard me right, I decided to become a minimalist. Anyone who knows me probably just gasped–"Cara, a minimalist? How funny!"...

Hardy Wins Jostens National Teacher Award

Choir director Carla Hardy was awarded the Jostens National Teacher of the Year Award.

Cara Wimberley, Editor

May 15, 2018

Carla Hardy, choir director and Renaissance instructor, won not only the Teacher of the Year award for Chisholm Trail and EMS-ISD but Josten's National Teacher of the Year Award as well.   "After meeting so many Renaissance teachers from all over the country, I truly don’t think I do anything better than them," she said. "...

‘They’re Free to Follow Their Dreams’

'They're Free to Follow Their Dreams'

Cara Wimberley, Editor

April 25, 2018

Family first. That's registrar Theresa Vondra's guiding life motto. "My parents had me at 40 and 42, and they were older than most of my friends' parents and they worked full time," Vondra said. "Dad was a military man, we didn't see him much, he was constantly working. He left every day at 5am and...

The Positivity Project: Finding Your Happy

The Positivity Project: Finding Your Happy

Cara Wimberley, Editor

April 9, 2018

Life is like salad. Typically, when you order a salad, it has something wrong with it–you ordered Italian dressing, they give you blue cheese. The romaine lettuce is too bitter. The baby tomatoes are running down your face instead of crunching in your mouth. But, you have to always remember that ev...

I’m Riding Solo

Cara Wimberley plays the Tuba in the Ranger Regiment.

Cara Wimberley, Editor

April 8, 2018

My heart dropped into my stomach and I took a deep, (barely) steadying breath. It was time to play the song that had shoved a lump in my throat for most of the day. I’m not a wimp, but when I’m panicking, especially when it comes to drawing attention to myself, I flight.There’s not even a qu...

The Positivity Project: Aspiration Initiative Here To Help

The Positivity Project: Aspiration Initiative Here To Help

Cara Wimberley, Editor

March 26, 2018

In high school, emotions come in waves. Sometimes big, long-lasting, overwhelming waves, sometimes small, baby waves. Usually, though, it feels like the negative emotions are the tsunamis, and the positives are tiny splashes. Helping navigate those waves: the Aspiration Initiative (AI) crew, Karman He...

Gun Control? No, Gun Compromise

Gun Control? No, Gun Compromise

Cara Wimberley, Editor

March 1, 2018

I may be just some 16-year-old girl. I may have more hormones than the average adult. My opinion does matter, though. I am confident in the fact that something needs to change, something needs to be done about the fact that I fear getting shot while going to school- a place that I have to go to by law. ...

‘You’re Either Making Good Choices or You’re Not’

'You're Either Making Good Choices or You're Not'

Cara Wimberley, Editor

March 1, 2018

Teacher Joshua Osman has always wanted to help with young adults and teenagers' character. He’s brought this dream to Chisholm by starting a new program, called Character Talks. Osman says a Character Talk is just talking about different aspects of having good character. Osman’s life is what ins...

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