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Spreading Awareness In October For Breast Cancer

Spreading Awareness In October For Breast Cancer

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide and is also the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women. According to Komen.org, the official Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation website, it was estimated that in 2018 alone, there would be 40,920 breast cancer deaths. Although ...

Haircut for a Cause

Haircut for a Cause

Karla Romero, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Last November, Special Education teacher Mrs. Michelle Sargent came back from Thanksgiving break with shorter hair. She’d donated the rest to Locks of Love in honor of her dear departed friend, Ms. Shannon Odom. “You can also donate money to them,” Sargent said. “Locks of Love is great becau...

Remembering Special Education Teacher Ms. Shannon Odom

Remembering Special Education Teacher Ms. Shannon Odom

Karla Romero, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

After battling breast cancer for seven years, Special Education teacher Shannon Odom passed away on Aug. 4, 2016. During the 2015-16 school year, Odom continued to work at North, despite her deteriorating condition. Many students grew to love and cherish her. As a result, the 2015 Pink Out pep rally...

Julian Sanchez

Julian Sanchez

SaSchel Moore and Eden Amberber

September 1, 2015


Filed under Raiders of North Garland, Uncategorized

"I always have on something pink; I like to support breast cancer [awareness]. I heard a few people here have [breast cancer]. My aunt had it, and at one point my mom almost had it. And pink is an amazing color, especially on me." sophomore Julian Sanchez

Pink power

Pink power

Beth Mauthe, Reporter

October 20, 2014


Filed under News

Pink glitter shimmers from every angle and direction as FTI students fill the hallways wearing bright pink, sparkly tutus to show their support for breast cancer awareness. Their glowing smiles combined with the varying shades and designs bring a peppy, energetic vibe to the normal school setting. Ever...

Breast cancer awareness

Eden Amberber, Reporter

October 20, 2014


Filed under News

October is a month filled with pink-wearing survivors and supporters. Students and teachers across the school district unite to bring breast cancer awareness to the public. Health Science teacher Nancy Stewart has been breast cancer free for five years and participates in awareness runs every year....