College Application Drive

The College Application Drive took place on Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the computer lab in front of the library. The college advisor, Mrs. Love put the drive together to help both the lower and upperclassmen to learn and understand the process of signing up for scholarships, and applying for college. […]

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Stress of High School From a Freshman and a Senior

As they walk down separate hallways heading to their class of the hour. One walks with ease heading to her classroom, while the other struggles to figure out how to get around the people in front of her to get to class on time.

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A Helping Hand for College-Bound Seniors

College-bound seniors are invited to go to the school library on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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Senior late arrival activities

Late arrival: a privilege for seniors only while are fellow sophomore and junior friends take the dreaded PSAT. This day can bring five hours of fun before the 12 pm bell for future graduates. 1. Sleep in. A vital necessity to those who stay up to late and ponder about the future day. On average […]

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Texas State Trip

College application deadlines are approaching, and seniors need to decide soon on a school to attend for the 2015-2016 school year next year. In order to help seniors make this pressing decision, college advisor Ms. Samantha Vogel took students, who signed up for Texas State, to the cmpus in San Marcus. This trip gave students […]

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Saturday FAFSA filing

This Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 to 1, MacArthur college advisor Ms. Samantha Vogel and other trained volunteers will be in the MacArthur library helping students file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA, or TASFA. This is an opportunity for senior classes to stop procrastinating and get help finding free money for college. Most colleges, as well […]

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Defending the nation with a mouse

The click-clacking of keys echo around the room as each student sits at their individual table. Various piles of junk food lay scattered around the room, stealing their attention for a second as they shove spoonfuls of chicken dip in their mouth then return to diagnosing their electronic patient. Meanwhile, their peers sit in class, […]

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ROTC scholarship

The Navy ROTC is offering the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) $180,00 scholarship, which pays for not only tuition, fees, allowance for books, but also allows for a monthly stipend of $250-$400 for four years of college. In order to apply for the scholarship, students must to be a US citizen of 17 years […]

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Taking the first step

 During this transitional time in their lives, seniors sometimes have questions they are unable to answer themselves. For this reason, as well as others, a new member was added to the faculty this year to help guide these lost seniors. College advisor, Samantha Vogel, has the recent experience and resources to fill this necessary position. […]

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Senior Status Update

Fun, excitement, freedom and adulthood are all ideals that come to mind when one thinks of senior year. A time when children finally get ready to go off and start their own lives, whether it be at college or just moving away from home and finally facing the real world. Much to many seniors dismay, […]

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