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  • Struck by lightening

    Struck by lightening

    Miranda Molina, Reporter

    As it begins to rain, a bright streak of lightning flashes across the sky and a boom of thunder shakes the ground. Seeing the lightning makes Robotics and Project Lead The Way teacher Sean Denny start to remember the first time he was struck by lightning when he was in middle school. “I have been... READ MORE »»

  • Foster father’s insight

    Foster father’s insight

    Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor

    The cries of a hungry newborn baby broke the silence of the sleepy house. Bleary-eyed and still groggy from sleep, English teacher Matt Clarke stumbled through the early morning darkness and made a bottle for the crying child. He reached for his phone to check the time, but his face was instead illuminated by a st... READ MORE »»

    “Just did my first set of twists. Not bad for a white dad, right? Had some guidance. Building my skill diversity.” Photo courtesy of Clarke's Twitter: @nghsclarke

  • Duck’s Raiders

    Duck’s Raiders

    Karla Romero, Reporter

    After being gone from work since August due to his worsened cardiomyopathy (a hereditary heart muscle disease that makes it hard for the heart to transport blood to his body), football coach Kenny Duck came back to teaching on April 11. He found out about his illness in 2007 and had been taking medication... READ MORE »»

  • Soccer Superstar

    Soccer Superstar

    Eden Amberber, Reporter

    As she shows off her skills in front of the judges, she doesn’t break a sweat. She is confident. She knows she has skill. She is sure she will make the cut. Freshman Randi Thortis is set to star in a Nickelodeon reality television show, Soccer Superstar, which will premier this summer. The show is a ... READ MORE »»

    During a taping of "Ultimate Soccer Star" competition reality show, freshman Randi Thortis gets important information.

    Photo provided by Randi Thortis

  • Documentary leads to life-altering choices

    Documentary leads to life-altering choices

    Karla Romero, Reporter

    After watching an animal cruelty documentary called Earthlings one year ago, junior Jasmine Pineda decided to become a vegetarian. She then started to make sure the beauty products she used were cruelty-free or vegan.      “I just couldn’t handle it anymore,” Pineda said. “I didn’t want ... READ MORE »»

Korea’s next big thing

Amy Pham, Co-Editor-In-Chief

His stormy, white hair blended into the color of the sky as he flew for 14 straight hours across the ocean. Once he landed, he was on a race against time. He wasn’t a sta...  Read More »

May 13, 2016 • 2 comments

iPhone Gone Wrong

March 31, 2016

The Best of Both Worlds: Name Change

March 4, 2016

Allergies: A thing of the past

March 4, 2016

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Senior sacrifices health for greater opportunity

SaSchel Moore, Reporter

She looked into the binder, brimming with 50 college acceptance letters, and thought of what she had to sacrifice to get them. After all of the work she had put in, all she...  Read More »

May 13, 2016 • Comments Off

A League of My Own

May 13, 2016

Korea’s next big thing

May 13, 2016

Makeup: the love of a high school girl

May 13, 2016

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A Swimmer’s Summit

Lillian Tram, Business Manager

There are many sports such as football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, tennis and even ping pong, but many students are unaware of the school’s swim team. Th...  Read More »

May 25, 2016 • Comments Off

Football Dreams Made a Reality

March 16, 2016

Football is no longer a fantasy for linebacker

October 30, 2015

Varsity Beats W.T. White

September 8, 2015

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Senior column Abraham Deleon

May 13, 2016

Senior column Amy Pham

May 13, 2016

Senior column Lynne Diaz

May 13, 2016

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The school newspaper of North Garland High School
The school newspaper of North Garland High School