Student Body Presidential Candidates- Who’s Running and Why?

Kaitlin Arocho, Staff Reporter We are in the midst of election season for Senior Class President. The person elected to be President will be in charge of coordinating senior class events, promoting senior class activities, and further down the line will be the one organizing class reunions.   Voting will be Friday, September 13, during lunches. There will be stations […]

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Teacher, Former Marine Honors Service Members Killed in Action

Madison Munoz, Staff Reporter Outside of room M227, stands a tribute to the 13 U.S. servicemen lost early last Thursday morning, August 26 in the bombing at Kabul Airport in Afghanistan. Ms. Amanda Towers, English teacher and former Marine, put up the memorial soon after hearing the devastating news.   “It was a big loss, they deserve to be remembered,” […]

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Colleges Begin ‘Test-Optional’ Application Process

Chris Loustaunau, Staff Reporter Many colleges this year will not be requiring SAT/ACT scores on applications for incoming freshmen. If a college chooses a “test-optional” admissions process, students will not have to submit their ACT or SAT scores in order for their application to be reviewed and accepted. If a student does include their test scores in their application, this […]

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Model UN Team Begins Preparations

Xander Stout, Staff Reporter LEE’s Model United Nations team will hold it’s first meeting on Wednesday, September 1, in Ms. Jacobie’s room, after school at 4:30 p.m. Model UN is a club which aims to simulate the processes of the United Nations, allowing participants to run through scenarios while emulating the various nations of the world and their representatives to […]

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Football Season Kicks Off Amid Downpour

Sebastian Bingaman, Staff Reporter The LEE Volunteers varsity football team kicked off their season on Saturday, August 28th at 7:00 p.m. against the Holmes Huskies at Comalander Stadium after a brief delay due to weather.  This year the Volunteers are looking to improve their record, coming off of a 1-11 season in 2020.  The season opens with two non-district games, […]

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New Year, New Schedule, New Normal

Ashley Patterson, Contributor Returning to campus in the 2021-2022 school year, NEISD students will be greeted with a new schedule. The proposed schedule will meet the 75,600 operational minutes per school required by the TEA that the 2019-2020 school year fell short of. It will also provide efficient and flexible time management that students and teachers will both benefit from. […]

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2021 Graduation Moved to Alamodome

Elena Gorlick, Contributor The graduating class of 2021 will celebrate their graduation at the Alamodome during Memorial Day weekend. The change of venue comes as a precaution to insure that Covid-19 regulations and safety protocols can be effectively observed despite the large crowd. Each graduate will receive six tickets for guests, meaning that the total audience could exceed 3,000 people. […]

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LEE Awarded Texas Purple Star

LEE High School has been officially designated as a military family friendly campus by the Texas Education Agency. The Purple Star designation was established by the TEA in 2020 as a means to recognize campuses that go above and beyond to facilitate smooth transitions for military-connected students and their families. In order to apply for the designation, campus administrators had […]

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