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NEISD website adds new COVID information, changes are made to attendance
by Katie Barton|news editor  NEISD has made new online COVID data available on their website as well as made changes to attendance and the way absences are counted. “The easiest way to get the new data is to go to the NEISD website and on the m (More)
Staffing shortages arise in custodial department
by Joseph Sweeney | editor-in-chief While the campus typically operates with around 18 custodians, there are currently only six - with a potential of four new hires joining soon. A c (More)
Teachers start year emphasizing academic integrity
by Isai Carmona | sports editor After a year that saw more than half of the campus learning remotely, questionable academic habits thrived.  In order to counteract this, certain teachers are pushing students to consider the meaning of academic int (More)
Changes made to 2020-2021 AP exam schedule
by Kenneth Rosa | staff writer Revisions have been made on the AP Exam schedule that was released in preparation for this month’s upcoming AP exams. “Students that are taking their exams in-person would have started Monday, May 3. Today we star (More)
Senior's final get together
by Tala Kamil | staff writer On May 25, Senior sunset will be hosted at Johnson on the practice football field. “Senior sunset is an event for seniors to celebrate the last day of the school and the end of their high school career,” student cou (More)
Hair color guidelines for graduation
by Katie Barton | staff writer Principal Gary Comalander has recently sent out a newsletter regarding hair color guidelines for graduation and rehearsals for graduation. “Regarding hair color, it falls in line with the North East dress code pol (More)
Band tryouts march on
Because the beginning of the school year was online, the tryout process for marching band drastically changed. All auditions were done virtually as each student sent in videos of them playing their instrument. “For last year, we did all auditions (More)
Rising seniors are now limited to one period of early release
The 2021-2022 school year schedule has made changes limiting seniors to only one period of senior early release. “The state of Texas has transitioned, for high schoolers, from requiring a minimum of 5 credits to now they require a certain number o (More)
Clear backpacks will not be required for the 2021-2022 school year
by Katie Barton | staff writer Superintendent Sean Maika has announced that clear backpacks will no longer be required on NEISD campuses for the 2021-2022 school year.  “The clear bag policy is going away for next year,” Principal Gary Comaland (More)
Options for those wishing to take AP exams online
by Tala Kamil | staff writer College Board has recently announced options for students wishing to take their AP exams online rather than in-person. “I think offering multiple administrations of the AP Exams this year is the right thing to do as (More)
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