The proliferation of social media into our society has allowed for a wide range of unique social spaces to crop up all over the internet and find their niche in the public’s socialization desires. Instagram inspires the photographer in all of us, Tumblr allows for the perfect escape to humor and “fandom feels”. Facebook found its place in connecting real life friends on the internet, and Twitter created a social space in which people can connect with others they admire. Twitter is a bit of the odd man out when it comes to its social media siblings; many users join to follow people they don’t know in real life. This, paired with its easy to use reverse chronological feed, has allowed Twitter to rise to the top of the social media food chain among teenagers. However, this all may be about to change.
The annual See You at the Pole event will be Wednesday at 8 a.m. sponsored by I Am Second. Students will gather around the flag pole at the front of the school for prayer and praise. For more information, see Mr. Gonzales in M201 or Mr. Tillmon in room M200.
Cinema hosted their 5th Outsider’s Film Festival in the auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 18, starting at 7 p.m. At 7:30, everyone were seated in the auditorium to enjoy films made by Cinema students last school year, and films made by students who entered the Cinema competition.
About two months ago, a new anime has been released that goes by the name “Tokyo Ghoul”. The show is about a type of humanoid called “ghouls”. Each individual ghoul contains a certain ability that makes them unique. They must also feed on human flesh to survive. When hunting humans, or protecting themselves, they activate their power which is called Kagune, released from an organ located in their back called the kakuhou. The four different types of kagune are the Ukaku, the Koukaku, the Rinkaku and the Bikaku. The main story line focuses on a college student who became a ghoul and has to adapt to the transitions of becoming a ghoul.
Jean Grey was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and is one of the founding members of the X-men. Her first appearance was in X-men #1 in 1963. Born with telepathic and telekinetic powers, Jean Grey, originally “Marvel Girl” is one of the strongest telepaths. Before Chris Claremont upgraded her powers, Jean was considered […]
This weekend, Tomatillos right across the street from The Witte was decidedly the spot. Complimentary chips were given while everyone had their own side of salsa after being seated in a spacious booth or table (your choice). It didn’t take long for the food to come out either. Ordered was the enchiladas verdes, which gives […]
Quarterback Kyle Fuller was honored this week for his outstanding performance in the Vol’s last week 55-10 victory over the Jefferson Mustangs. Fuller threw six touchdown passes, passed for a total of 594 yards and ran for a 13-yard TD.
He nearly broke the record of 10 touchdowns in a game before he was pulled out by coaches.
Chris Adams (184), Mark Sullivan (155) and Sergio Solis (121) all caught passes and amassed over 100 yards in the victory.
As school enters it’s first months, students everywhere will be settling down into a desk and peering over the white board to commence their daily ritual of learning. Some students will be prepared for the incoming tide of work and studying while others will be at a lost and feel as if they are drowning without the knowledge of what to do. Although some may be more natural learners than others, it’s important to know all the options you have at their disposal to become successful. The following are three options that can be used to improve the overall performance of any student.
3 Options Homework Apps, Educational Websites and Cornell Notes
Kathi Bieser, ISA Principal, answers some questions for us about Magnet Night. What are National Merit Scholars? “National Merit Scholars are upper class men that scored higher or above state requirements on there PSAT. Why do we honor them tomorrow at the game? “We honor them for there hard work and dedication in their schooling.” […]
For the fifth year in a row, Cinema will be hosting their Outsider’s Film Festival in the auditorium, at 7 p.m., while selling snacks and drinks. The money will go to future Cinema events. By 7:30, the audience should be in the auditorium to enjoy films and door prizes.