Beloved Teacher Lost to Covid-19

Lesly Rodriguez, Staff Reporter The morning of Thursday, September 2, LEE High School sustained its first loss due to the Covid-19 pandemic when Special Education math teacher, Ms. Laurie Marrero, passed away at her home due to complications from the virus.    Ms. Marrero was diagnosed with Covid-19 about a month before her passing according to information provided to Principal […]

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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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Students Stay Home in Wake of Threat

Yesenia Velasquez, Staff Reporter LEE High School was the subject of a social media shooting threat on Monday, September 6. The Labor Day post, which appeared on both Instagram and Snapchat warned of a possible shooting when students returned from the long weekend on Tuesday, leaving many students concerned about the legitimacy of this threat and their safety on campus […]

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Game (back) On!

Kaitlin Arocho, Staff Reporter On Friday, August 20, in room M212, the Tabletop Game Club had their first meeting of the year, and their first in-person meeting in over 18 months. The turnout was fantastic, with 24 students showing up to battle it out in their favorite board, card, and RPG games. Last year there was an attempt to continue […]

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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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Varsity Soccer Players Score a Promising Future

Ashley Patterson, Contributor Five members of LEE High School’s varsity soccer team were signed to play with their future colleges on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2021. This event took place in the gym with faculty, staff, administrators, coaches, parents, teammates, and friends in attendance to celebrating the hard work and dedication shown by these talented athletes. For many, the idea of […]

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New Performing Arts Center Opens to Ecstatic Students

Sebastian Bingaman, Staff Reporter Photo by: Matthew Tobar LEE High School recently finished construction on a new Performing Arts Center. An estimated $30,500,000 was spent on the new addition to the LEE campus, with construction starting in May 2018 and ending in October 2020. The new center includes a state-of-the-art theater with 750 seat capacity featuring a control booth, orchestra […]

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