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There’s Always a Light

There's Always a Light

Isabella Sapountzis, Reporter

April 9, 2019

            I remember feeling it first at the ripe age of 12. That sick, sinking feeling. That feeling of dread and hopelessness. However, these little episodes only lasted for very short periods of time, short enough to make me believe that I was just getting sad at random moments.    ...

Drawing A Brighter Future

Sophomore Andie Barajas holds a part of her piece,

Isabella Sapountzis, Reporter

March 26, 2019

She keeps quiet most of the time. Hands covered in the grey dust of graphite and charcoal, she focuses intently on drawing even the most minuscule details of her twin sister Mads’ face, making sure it’s perfect. After all, it is going to be entered into VASE— the Visual Arts Scholastic Event—...

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 ...

Words Act Like Weapons

Justine and her favorite horse after winning 2nd place during a jump show.

Justine Rey, Reporter

December 12, 2017

"How can you still be alive? You are so ugly. You just look like a freak. You should just kill yourself and end your life."  Was throwing up every day after lunch enough? Should I do more?   I just needed to think about what I was about to do.    Wait.  Why was I even thinking abou...

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