The Cinco Peso Press

A Great Teacher With A Great Heart

A Great Teacher With A Great Heart

Rebecca Veber, Editor

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 she wanted to serve in a different way: she wanted to be a teacher. Mrs. Ballard decided to...

Jacob Boone: A Rockin’ It Ranger Story

Jacob Boone

Rebecca Veber, Editor

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 so excited to graduate," Jacob said. "I cannot wait. It's gonna be awesome." He talked about how...

Rockin’ It Ranger Alauna Washington

Rockin' It Ranger

Rebecca Veber, Editor

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 who is really good, so I thought he was gonna make it.  Q: Do you know who nominated you or have an idea about it?  A: Mrs. Rodriguez, whose class I should...

The Man Who Stopped The World

Rebecca Veber, Editor

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 wouldn't be coming back. After the shower, I decided to call his phone and leave a message. I told...

The Man Who Stopped The World

The Man Who Stopped The World

Rebecca Veber, Editor

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 for sure, want mozzarella sticks," I said.   My sister agreed with me. She had heard they were good, b...

The Man Who Stopped The World

The Man Who Stopped The World

Rebecca Veber, Editor

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 Aunt Traci walked over to the coffin and put a Sons of Anarchy and an NRA sticker on it because he loved SO...

The Man Who Stopped the World

The Man Who Stopped the World

Rebecca Veber, Editor

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 Lexi will be here Monday, Ma will be here tomorrow and the G-units are coming with her.     As ...

One More Place

Snare drums play for the band as they march into the stands.

Rebecca Veber, Editor

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 those instruments warm, and remain in lockdown."   This played on repeat in the minds of the band members as they listened for t...

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