Whether someone continues to live in the country they were born in, or they move away for whatever reason, that doesn’t mean they forget where their heritage comes from. Regardless of where a person chooses to live, their traditions remain with them. For example, junior Thomas George, who is originally from India, brought his customs with him when he moved to America.
The 5 Points Percussion Ensemble is an independent, indoor drumline group that includes students up to 22 years old from all over the San Antonio, Austin, and Corpus Christi areas.
With college on their minds, many juniors and seniors are starting to think about one of the most important tests they are required to take, the SAT or in some cases, the ACT. The students realize that college is closer than they thought, and rush to sign up.
An actor has been hiding in our midst. Working as a substitute teacher and calling students “little brother” or “little sister,” David Mooney doesn’t speak much about his acting career, but he has many stories to tell. “My mother had been a singer and all that so she encouraged me. I was always I guess a drama king or something, you know. I guess my mother thought I was a little over the top, so she encouraged me to be interested in the art,” Mooney said. “And she had a lovely voice, but she never pursued it so she kind of encouraged me to pursue it.”
On Thursday, February 20, the junior and senior students witnessed an on-campus mock accident, referred to as Shattered Dreams, that demonstrated the very severe consequences of choosing to drink and drive. And with the help of student and parent volunteers, several months of preparation, and military make-up company Army Moulage, this event was designed to seem as realistic as possible.