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GISD to Begin First Intersession Week October 6th

GISD to Begin First Intersession Week October 6th

Gelila Negesse and Devorah Segura September 28, 2020

From October 6th to October 9th, after the last week of the new nine week grading cycle, GISD will have an intersession week. Created by Garland ISD’s Superintendent, Dr. Ricardo Lopéz, and Board of...

Family Holiday Dinner 2019

Family Holiday Dinner 2019

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2019

As the cold air swept in late this week, North Garland High School opened its doors to the community and hosted the first-ever Holiday dinner. The dinner was in the cafeteria with free food served and...

Powderpuff 2019

Powderpuff 2019

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2019

With students blowing into their hands to keep warm in the brisk air, the annual Powder Puff game took place right before the long-awaited Thanksgiving break. This student-led event, from coaching, playing...

New State Laws Go Into Effect In September

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2019

During the 2019 Texas Legislature Session, 820 laws we're passed that range from prison treat, state budgets and the smoking age that went into place September first. These news laws specifically target...

Photos Show Justin Trudeau in Brown and Black face

Devorah Segura , Reporter September 19, 2019

A picture of Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has recently surfaced of him at a 2001 'Arabian Nights' party. Trudeau appears to be wearing a turban and robes with his face, neck, and hands completely...

Study: Poverty Level Communities Face Higher Temperature Rates

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2019

As one of the hottest summers on record, new studies are showing who is affected the most by the extreme heat conditions. In an investigation done by NPR, it was found that some of the most populated cities...

Poll: Do You Prefer to Watch Boxing or MMA?

Poll: Do You Prefer to Watch Boxing or MMA?

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter September 19, 2019

I asked 30 people whether they prefer to watch Boxing or MMA like the UFC, and more people prefer MMA. Maybe it's by marketing, or maybe it's the style of fighting, but one thing boxing has on it's rivaling...

Should College Athletes be Paid?

Should College Athletes be Paid?

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter September 17, 2019

I asked 25 people from our school ranging from students to teachers and coaches if they believe college athletes should be paid. Everyone that said no usually had the same reasoning, they believe a free...

Poll: Will the Dallas Cowboys Win the Super Bowl?

Poll: Will the Dallas Cowboys Win the Super Bowl?

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter September 17, 2019

With the start of the NFL season bringing a whole new wave of exciting football, I asked 25 students if they think the hometown Dallas Cowboys will win the Super Bowl this year,  and the results were...

3 by 3: Raiders Question U.S Government’s Intentions

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2019

On July 30th and July 31st, the second Democratic debates took place in Detroit, Michigan. One major issue discussed in the topics, from healthcare to gun control, was if the U.S government was working...

Poll: Does the U.S. have an obligation to take in people affected by Hurricane Dorian?

Devorah Segura, Reporter September 13, 2019

Hurricane Dorian recently hit the Bahamas leaving thousands without homes, and there's been a push for the U.S. to take in refugees who have been affected by the storm. But the Trump administration...

Poll: How Many Students Vape?

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2019

In recent weeks, teens around the country have been hospitalized with severe lung damage due to their excessive use of e-cigarettes. The use of e-cigarettes and vaping have risen in recent years within...

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