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UIL One Act Advance to Regionals

UIL One Act Advance to Regionals

Family, broken promises, blood, and a sacrifice; these are the elements that managed to amaze the UIL judges last Monday, Apr. 7 and send MacArthur to the next level; Regionals. “It felt pretty great to be a school that advanced at an odd time with a great show,” stage manager Corbin Schnuriger, 10, said. The […]

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Good Friday Holiday Brief

Good Friday Holiday Brief

This Friday, April 18 2014, will be a holiday. This means no school! Good Friday is to celebrate Easter, which will be this Sunday.

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ASL Honor Society Selling Cookies

ASL Honor Society Selling Cookies

In order to raise funds for future activities and expenses, ASL Honor Society plans to sell homemade cookies after school from 4:05-5:00. They will sell them for one dollar each and will have tables set up in the front of the school and the bus area. Sell dates: Apr. 17, Apr. 24, and May 9.

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Photos from Night Gallery

Photos from Night Gallery

The Night Gallery featured the art work of NEISD middle and high school students on April 9 and 10 in Littleton Gym.

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2014 Prom-posals

2014 Prom-posals

When Prom time comes around, students, boys and girls, start thinking about creative Prom-Posal ideas.    

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Features

Burmese Goodbye

Burmese Goodbye

Without a word, the Pau family stepped foot through the doors of the school with nothing but a backpack and each other. For the past two years they have watched and listened to the language of their dedicated tutors, learning a new culture under the florescent lights of the library. After embracing a new world, […]

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The Last Audition

The Last Audition

For hours a day, 7 days a week, for 6 months all accelerating  up to one performance. Make all the time, dedication, practice worth it. 5th in the state, that will have to do for Jillian Kouzel, an oboe musician, who auditioned for the All-State band last weekend. “It was amazing,  I made the top orchestra, […]

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In Memory of Justin “JewWario” Carmical

In Memory of Justin “JewWario” Carmical

Obscure internet celebrities fill the Internet these days, but on January 23 the community lost one of the first and finest game reviewers, Justin Carmical. A Colorado native known better as “JewWario”, who took his own life for unknown reasons. Mr. Carmical started the You Can Play This series, where he would review and also teach […]

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Winter Indie Podcast

Winter Indie Podcast

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Boys Soccer Preview

Boys Soccer Preview

Every morning is graced with the sight of sweating, screaming soccer players. But, this is actually only the beginning of a long road to paradise. Practices have already begun for the 2014 Boys Soccer team in preparation for the upcoming season in January. The past three years have been seen as a growing process for […]

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Sports

Varsity and JV Track Meet

Varsity and JV Track Meet

      On Friday April 4, Varsity and JV track competed against North Side schools at Gustafson stadium.

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Boys’ Run Ends in PK’s

Boys’ Run Ends in PK’s

  With tears in their eyes and pain in their stomachs, the boys soccer team walked over to the stands for one last high five gauntlet with their fans for the 2013-2014 season. One final defeat against Clark April 8 ended the team’s playoff run and championship hopes. The game was scoreless for all of […]

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Clawed by the Cougs

Clawed by the Cougs

With their game faces on and the drive to win in their hearts, boys varsity soccer took on the Clark Cougars April 8 at BAC. Intensity filled the stadium with each of the schools fans, parents and cheerleaders cheering for their team to advance into Regional-Quarterfinals. Ending the game scoreless the boys were forced into […]

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Boys ‘Steele’ a Win

Boys ‘Steele’ a Win

Intensity flooded the air as the game entered the final five minutes, each team was desperate for a goal as the game had remained scoreless. Finally, with little over three minutes left, Parker Miller, 11, was fouled inside the box and would receive a penalty kick. A 1-0 victory over the Steele Knights in the […]

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Boys Win Close First Round Match

Boys Win Close First Round Match

Barely edging Judson 4-3, boys soccer started postseason play with a win Mar. 28. The team will play Steele Friday 7 p.m. at Lehnhoff Stadium. Judson scored first six minutes into the game. But, 22 minutes later, Chris McLeod, 12, scored on a breakaway play. The team took the lead when Kye Morawietz, 11, made […]

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Entertainment

Bad Words Review

Bad Words Review

It is easy to see, even based on the restrained trailer, why Bad Words has earned its name. Jason Bateman (of Arrested Development and Horrible Bosses fame) both directs the movie and stars as Guy Trilby, a cynical middle-aged man who enters the National Spelling Bee based on a loophole of not passing the 8th […]

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Spring Fashion Trends

Spring Fashion Trends

With the cold weather finally moving out, the fresh Spring air is moving in. Here are some of the hottest growing trends for the new season. Braids, braids, braids. This Spring braids will be the hair trend of the season. Whether it’s wrapped around the top of your head or  straight down the back, you […]

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Top 3 Upcoming Marvel Movies and Trailers

Top 3 Upcoming Marvel Movies and Trailers

Trailers always leave room to speculate what will happen, and Marvel movies have caught on to this. Within each of these trailers are tiny hints, or easter eggs, that clue us in as to what to the plot will be about. Either way, here are the secrets hidden in three of Marvel’s biggest upcoming movies. […]

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About Last Night

About Last Night

The adventure that brought me to this movie began with Endless Love and Frozen being sold out leaving my friend and I  to see About Last Night. Despite being my third choice of movie it was worth the $10 to see it. The movie follows Four thirty somethings in the pursuit for love. Although it sounds […]

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Anything But Childish: The Gambino Review

Anything But Childish: The Gambino Review

Donald Glover’s rap persona Childish Gambino has recently released his second album, because the internet. The 19 track album features accompaniments by Chance the Rapper and Azaelia Banks, but the best feature of the two disc album has to be the included script Gambino wrote, located at becausetheinter.net. The script illustrates Gambino’s year as his character, The […]

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Blogs

Offbeat Bites: Popovers

Offbeat Bites: Popovers

Chef’s note: Popovers are a miracle in the baking world. Their batter contains no leaveners, yet they manage to “pop over” the sides of the mold, hence their name. The answer to this mystery lies in the power of steam – the inside of the perfect popover is basically one huge steam bubble. The batter […]

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Offbeat Bites: Raspberry Financiers

Offbeat Bites: Raspberry Financiers

Chef’s note: These adorable little confectioneries are perfect for giving to friends and they make a cute set when put on display. Financiers look like tiny little cupcakes, but are far more sophisticated in taste – rather than the simple sweetness of cupcakes they have a gentle almond flavor, highlighted by a single tart raspberry […]

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Offbeat Bites: Peanut Butter Granola Squares

Offbeat Bites: Peanut Butter Granola Squares

Chef’s note: These small granola bites are soft, chewy, and bring the classic combination of peanut butter and jelly to mind. Though they’re not exactly healthy for you, they’re mighty tasty, and they make the perfect treat to pass around class. For a version that is purely PB&J, click here. Check out another salty-sweet recipe […]

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Offbeat Bites: Perfect Egg Sandwiches

Offbeat Bites: Perfect Egg Sandwiches

Chef’s Notes: These handy little sandwiches are the homemade version of an egg McMuffin, but are cheaper, tastier, and healthier for you. If you wish, you can add sausage or anything else to the sandwich. You can also freeze these little suckers. If you plan to freeze them, be sure to use ingredients that freeze […]

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#TBT: 9 High School Movies

#TBT: 9 High School Movies

Prom is Saturday, and that means an Instagram feed flooded with pretty dresses. Soccer is in the playoffs, which means a packed twitter time line hyped on school spirit. High school has never felt more, well, high school-y.  There’s no better way to unwind after this huge week than with a movie marathon based on what […]

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Opinion

Next Level Laziness

Next Level Laziness

  Highschool isn’t a very high point in a teen’s life in terms of class, we tend to care less and less about things as the year goes on. Make sure to keep your head up, and relax whenever you want (within reason). (3/21/14) (Click Image to Enlarge)  

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A Happy Valentine’s Day to Every Couple

A Happy Valentine’s Day to Every Couple

  With the controversy in the Olympics at Russia and the recent court ruling for gay marriage in San Antonio, gay couples are still fighting for their right to marry. So this Valentine’s I send my best wishes to any couple, whatever gender you are. (2/14/14) (Click Image to Enlarge)

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Burned by the Texas Cold

Burned by the Texas Cold

  Texas’ recent freeze has been mocked by the people up north, lest we forget how the Dakotas shut down schools when temperatures hit the high 80s. Stay warm, friends! (1/28/14) (Click Image to Enlarge)

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And We’re Back!

And We’re Back!

Glad you all survived the first week back at school! Hope you had a good break, now on to the next semester! (1/10/14) (Click Image to Enlarge)

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Black Friday Nightmares

Black Friday Nightmares

By Calli Fors Black Friday is a huge annual event in the United States; On this day, many Americans rush to the stores for their cheap deals on items, but every year, there have been injuries caused by the mass crowds.   Because of this, stores should strongly consider arranging new ways to prevent injuries […]

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Recent Articles

Last STAAR Saturday

Last STAAR Saturday

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The last Saturday STAAR tutoring session for U.S. History, Biology and Algebra I is April 12. There will still be Biology Camp Thursdays on April 17, 24, and May 1. Look out for more tutoring dates in the future.

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National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The National Honor Society Ceremony(NHS) will take place this Thursday in the Auditorium from 6-9:30 pm. For those being inducted, there is practice on Wednesday in the Auditorium at 4:20-5:30 after school.

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Last Minute Prom

Last Minute Prom

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are you the type of person who waits until the last minute? Well then listen to these three ideas for last minute prom solutions. No where to eat? There are many places in San Antonio that are just as nice as other restaurants and with no reservations! Olive Garden takes no reservations, so get there […]

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