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Senior Interact Helps Fallen Richardson Police
Student vs Staff Dodgeball Game Raises Money for Eagle Fund

Student vs Staff Dodgeball Game Raises Money for Eagle Fund

March 19, 2018

The first student vs staff dodge ball game was held on Friday in the big gym by eagle fund to raise money for student activities such as field trips."I'm sentimental knowing that this is one of my las...

12 AVID Students Nominated for Dell Scholarship

12 AVID Students Nominated for Dell Scholarship

March 10, 2018

After representing RHS as an AVID demonstration site, 12 students were nominated as finalists for the Dell AVID Scholarship. Nominees must maintain a 2.5 GPA, meet certain financial requirements and...

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Addams Family
Band Sends Record 12 Musicians to Prestigious Youth Orchestra

Band Sends Record 12 Musicians to Prestigious Youth Orchestra

December 15, 2017

After hours of practicing and student auditions, the band had a record 12 students accepted into the prestigious Lone Star Youth Winds (Lone Star). Lone Star Youth Winds is a group of 80 of the best...

Junior Directing Wave

Junior Directing Wave

November 8, 2017

  The Junior Theatre Magnet class, with only 13 students, put on a series of three plays on last Thursday as part of the magnet's Junior Directing Waves. Three students are responsible for choosing,...

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Baseball Playoff Streak Broken
Track Sends 6 Athletes to Area Meet

Track Sends 6 Athletes to Area Meet

April 20, 2018

Track will send six athletes to compete in the 6A Region II Track Meet on the Baylor campus April 27. Senior Dowdy Elazarig was a top performer taking first place in the long jump and triple jump yeste...

Boys Basketball Falls to South Garland in Round One

Boys Basketball Falls to South Garland in Round One

March 6, 2018

As the boys basketball team tried to leave the court in disappointment, South Garland players chased them down to give them a quick embrace and let them know they played a great game.Drawing the numbe...

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Senior Learns of Naval Academy Acceptance from U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions
New Law Teacher Sets New Precedent

New Law Teacher Sets New Precedent

February 15, 2018

As a police officer reads Law teacher Brian Sheguit his Miranda rights, he tightens metal handcuffs around his wrists. Mr. Westfall announces that a substitute teacher is on the way. Shocked, the stude...

Starting From Scratch

Starting From Scratch

February 1, 2018

Pots and pans clatter as students dressed in white bustle around the kitchen. Amid the sound of chatter and the buzz of appliances, new culinary teacher Kathryn Good helps a student ice a chocolate cake. Good...

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Crimson Tide Cashes in on Past Success

Jacob Richman, Staff Sports Writer
December 13, 2017

On Sunday, the College Football Playoff committee showed they are still stuck in the 1970s by giving the Alabama Crimson Tide the 4th seed in the playoff. Alabama is one of, if not the greatest college football programs in the country with 16 national championships, but that shouldn't be a factor in who gets to play on the biggest stage in the FBS. Should the Cowboys be allowed in the Super Bowl e...

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The FCC’s Dangerous Decision on Net Neutrality

Alex Nowak, Staff Writer
December 13, 2017

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the agency would vote to undo Obama-era net neutrality rules on December 14. The rules keep companies like Verizon, Comcast and other large internet service providers (ISPs) from slowing down websites or otherwise controlling users overall internet experience. The FCC board should vote to maintain current net neutrality regulations...

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Tussling with Rules Against Transgender Athletes

March 3, 2017

Euless Trinity’s Mack Beggs shines a light on the growing debate surrounding transgender athletes. The 17-year-old wrestler is transitioning from female to male, but the UIL rules have forced him to wrestle females based on his birth certificate. He won the state UIL wrestling meet last Saturday to cap an undefeated season. These one-sided matches are not entertaining nor fair to any of the opposing...

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