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A Great Teacher With A Great Heart

A Great Teacher With A Great Heart
Mrs. Ballard retiring from teaching after 27 years in education
May 29, 2018

Mrs. Kathy Ballard was born with a servant heart. Even when she was a little girl she knew she wanted to serve others. At first she wanted to be a missionary, but after her experience in school, she realized...

Jacob Boone: A Rockin’ It Ranger Story

Jacob Boone
Senior Jacob Boone chosen Rockin' It Ranger for April
April 30, 2018

As we walked through the hall to the cafeteria for his interview Jacob told me how cool it was to be interviewed for Rockin' It Ranger, but he also explained how ready he was for school to end. "I am...

Rockin’ It Ranger Alauna Washington

Rockin' It Ranger
April 9, 2018

  Rockin' it Ranger Freshman Alauna "Wash" Washington  Q: How do you feel about earning Rockin It Ranger?  A: I was surprised because when they came in the room there was another person...

The Man Who Stopped The World

Chapter 3 "Anger"
February 6, 2018

When we got home, it was already almost completely dark outside, so I took a shower. As the hot water ran down my back, I cried. I wanted to scream and shout, but I knew it didn’t matter because he still...

The Man Who Stopped The World

The Man Who Stopped The World
Chapter 1 "Denial"
February 6, 2018

The restaurant was loud, people were talking, the music was blaring, and I was still trying to listen to the conversation my family was having. We were trying to pick which free appetizer we each wanted.    "I...

The Man Who Stopped The World

The Man Who Stopped The World
Chapter 4 "Acceptance"
February 6, 2018

The next day I woke up early and got dressed for the funeral; I wore a tan skirt, a black shirt, a hat, and sandals because we knew it would be almost 100 degrees outside by the time the funeral was over.   My...

The Man Who Stopped the World

The Man Who Stopped the World
Chapter 2 "Depression"
February 6, 2018

My mom had already called my family: my grandpa and grandma, great-grandparents, my cousin, my aunts, and uncles.   "Your Uncle Michael is on his way from Granbury, Peepaw is stuck in customs, Aunt...

One More Place

Snare drums play for the band as they march into the stands.
8th in preliminaries, only 7 bands go to finals
November 10, 2017

The sun shone brightly reflecting off the instruments as students walked from the warm-up area to the performance area, where they would wait "patiently" until the band before them finished.   "Keep...

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