New Table, New Opportunities

Luke Daines & Ashley Patterson, Staffers   Nearing the STEM floor, a hot new topic is in the air. STEM students and teachers alike, buzz about the new Anatomy Table. Purchased with recently approved grant money awarded to STEM Director Jennifer Jensen, STEM hopes to offer biomedical and advanced science pathway students a more interactive glimpse into the human body. […]

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National Teacher Shortage Hits Home

Edder Martinez, Staffer   Teacher, and staff shortage have become commonplace ever since the Covid 19 pandemic; Even as the pandemic dies down staff shortages have not. With the 2022-23 school year beginning, several schools are still reporting vacant teaching positions.   This has led to larger than usual classroom sizes, overworked, overtired tired staff, and the school having to […]

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MUNSA XXVI Conference

Miriam Barba, Staff Reporter   Model United Nations San Antonio, or more commonly known as MUNSA, is crucial to the ISA Community. This year’s MUNSA XXVI theme was Ignite. According to the MUNSA website,“The theme of MUNSA XXVI: Ignite welcomes the conference into a reawakened eagerness with the return of a campus-based assembly.” The conference started Jan. 6 and lasted […]

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SPOTLIGHT: NESA CREATIVE WRITING

Madison Munoz,    Staff Reporter On Saturday, October 9, NESA’s Creative Writing majors put on their first show of the year. The show, Lore, featured poems, scripts, and musicals, written by Creative Writing majors. Lore was a cross major production, meaning the Creative Writing department got to collaborate with other NESA majors. Instrumental Music students played alongside the reading of […]

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Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos

Marissa Estrada, Staff Reporter Dia De Los Muertos (The Day Of The Dead) is a holiday that originated in Mexico. The holiday is about honoring lost loved ones and ancestors, and is celebrated by welcoming the dead with music, food, and dancing.    Nov. 1 and 2 are El Dia De Los Inocente, or Day of the Innocents, referring to […]

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Spotlight: NESA Instrumental Music

Kaitlin Arocho, Editor-in-Chief On Thursday, Sept. 30, NESA’s Instrumental Music majors had their first concert of the year. The concert consisted of twelve songs, ranging from classical “Sonata No. 8, Op. 13” by Beethoven to the more mainstream classic “Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder. The concert had five piano solos, five collective orchestra pieces, one acoustic guitar solo, and […]

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Students Elect First Non-Binary Homecoming King

Maria Yesenia Velasquez, Staff Reporter     Elections in schools have always been important to many students. For the homecoming court, all grades are able to elect one female and one male student to represent them. However, for the first time in LEE and ISA’s history, there was someone elected that fit neither of those categories. Carter McManus (12) was […]

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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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