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Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter January 10, 2019

With the holiday season among us, many people prepare for celebrations like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s and other special occasions. Around the world, different cultures observe holidays...

Holiday Mint Truffle Cookies

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 21, 2018

These treats are a great item to bring to your holiday parties this year. Riley Sims What you will need is chocolate sandwich cookies, peppermints, and white melting chocolate. Riley Sims First,...

Tis the Season for Shopping

Tis the Season for Shopping

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2017

The holidays are near, and many stores are beginning to advertise their biggest sales of the year. For most, the beginning of holiday shopping starts with Black Friday. However, in the recent years, stores...

Don Card

Don Card

Paola Hernandez, Reporter November 22, 2017

"Over the holidays, we host a motorcycle soccer tournament at our farm," Football coach, Don Card said. "We play soccer on motorcycles, hence the name."

When Parents Work Holidays

When Parents Work Holidays

Riley Sims, Reporter January 3, 2017

For some, the holiday season is about spending time as a family, though for sophomore Truong Nguyen, only part of her Christmases are focused on her family. Many students have parents who work on the...

Junior anticipates holiday traditions with family

Saschel Moore, Reporter February 5, 2016

In most television productions Christmas in the United States is generically portrayed as a season for gift-giving and caroling into the wee hours of the night. However, something that sets the real America...

The history and origins of Christmas

The history and origins of Christmas

Amy Pham, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 21, 2015

The Origin of Saint Nicholas People believe Saint Nicholas was born around 280 A.D., near Turkey. As a result of his growing reputation for being kind, word of him spread. It is said that he saved three...

An Ethiopian Christmas

An Ethiopian Christmas

Eden Amberber, Reporter December 21, 2015

As everyone sings holiday songs and opens gifts, he half-heartedly participates. He’s anticipating a later Christmas in January. Ethiopian senior Michael Kabtimer celebrates Christmas on Jan. 7, because...

Hearts apart for Christmas

Beth Mauthe, Reporter January 6, 2015

Christmas means more than just presents and store specials. As everyone hurries through the hustle and bustle of planning parties, baking special treats, buying gifts, and decorating, it can be easy to...

4 Things to do before the winter holidays end

Juliana Gary November 26, 2013

"Dashing Through the Snow" by CORP When: December 19 – 22 at 8pm, and the 22 at 2pm CORP (Company of Rowlett Performers) will perform “Dashing Through the Snow,” a play set in Tinsel, Texas,...

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