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JROTC Organizes Blood Drive

JROTC Organizes Blood Drive

The blood drive was in need for volunteers. The JROTC program had been organizing the blood drive for some time now, but the only missing elements were the eligible donors. “It’s completely promoted by the ROTC program.” said Glenn Harrold, one of the major planners of this drive. “Right now, the main focus is trying […]

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Campus Briefs

Campus Briefs

Reagan hosts ceremony for President’s Volunteer Service Award

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Five Students Advanced to State UIL Academic Meet

Five Students Advanced to State UIL Academic Meet

On May 2, 2014, Reagan finished with third place, a total of 93 points, in the UIL Academic Regional Meet. Edinburg North High School placed first, and MacArthur finished second. Carson Casey, JT Pirog, Nicole Major, Jaymi Morris, and Christopher Whitehair will advance to state. Senior Carson Casey placed first in Chemistry and Science, JT […]

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Rattler Sports

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to State Tournament

Boys and Girls Golf Teams Advance to State Tournament

The boys and girls varsity golf teams headed to the UIL State tournament Sunday after both teams placed well at the Regional Tournament in mid April. They will be playing at Onion Creek Golf Club in Austin, Texas, on April 28 and 29. “This week the kids have practiced harder than they have all year to […]

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Winning Together: Baseball Secures District Championship

Winning Together: Baseball Secures District Championship

Senior pitcher Troy Montemayor had all the right numbers last night. He allowed one run on seven hits and struck out five within seven innings, earning the Rattlers a 3-1 victory over the Churchill Chargers on April 22. The win secured the district championship and places Reagan as a top seed heading in to the […]

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Girls Soccer Advances to State Semifinals

Girls Soccer Advances to State Semifinals

The girls varsity soccer team will play two-time defending state champion Plano West Timberwolves in the state semifinals this Thursday, April 17 at 1 p.m in Georgetown, TX.

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Arts & Entertainment

The Fault In Our Stars Review

The Fault In Our Stars Review

Instant blockbuster ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ had everyone in tears, including me. Like myself, for fans of the novel by John Green, this film was far from being a disappointment.

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Review: Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice

Review: Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice

 The Reagan Theater Department performed their last production of the school year, William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice on April 29 and 30 and May 2 and 3 in the Black Box Theatre. The pure talent and drive that every one of the production students embodies was shown in this closing play that revolves around […]

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Review: La Dispute ‘Rooms of the House’

Review: La Dispute ‘Rooms of the House’

The post-hardcore band La Dispute released their third album, “Rooms of the House” on March 18th. The Grand Rapids, MI based band continued with their success by keeping the spoken word vocals and poetic lyrics. The band is made up of five friends Jordan Dreyer (Vocals), Brad Vander  Lugt (Drums),  Kevin Whittemore (Lead Guitar),  Chad […]

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Blogs

Maddie’s Music Vol.1

Maddie’s Music Vol.1

Summer is finally here and while you’re out tanning, swimming, or headed to work you’re probably stuck listening to the same old tunes. How about listening to a band featuring one of Reagan’s finest? That’s right, junior, Jake Miles is the guitarist of the band, Alive in the Lights. If you’re a frequent listener of […]

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There’s an App for that

There’s an App for that

As the year comes to an end and summer approaches, students begin to look for new ways to spice up their summer. Unfortunately, with Texas weather it becomes difficult to do certain activities outdoors. Those looking to shape up, travel, or relax can do so just at the tip of their fingers.   Viator- Anyone […]

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Tastes Of The Town Vol. 6: Greek War

Tastes Of The Town Vol. 6: Greek War

John the Greek vs. Demos Greek Food No, I have not experienced every type of food in this world. There must be millions, but I have had the experience of trying Greek food, my favorite type of food. Greek restaurants come and go here in San Antonio but there are two that compete very closely. […]

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Features

Watt’s Up Mrs. Watts?

Watt’s Up Mrs. Watts?

New year, New teachers. Get to know Reagan’s new math teacher, Mrs. Watts!

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‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Cast Member Profile

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Cast Member Profile

Junior Jared Dees takes on a classic lead character as he transforms into Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in annual spring musical production

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Wrestling with Stereotypes

Wrestling with Stereotypes

Julia Pensiero breaks female typecasts on the mat one opponent at a time
It was her first tournament; she was only a freshman. Heart pounding, stomach aching, she shook nervously as she stood on the wrestling mat across her first bigger and stronger opponent.

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School Clinics Should Have More Treatment Options

School Clinics Should Have More Treatment Options

Students should be able to receive medicine for minor ailments while on campus

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House Bill 5 Changes the Way Students Plan Their Future

House Bill 5 Changes the Way Students Plan Their Future

House Bill 5 takes effective in the 2014-2015 school year, and it works towards giving students more options after graduating, whether they choose to further their education or go straight into the workforce. Also included is a decrease in the number of STAAR tests taken at the end of every year, going from a required […]

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Big Decisions Leaves Gaps in Knowledge

Big Decisions Leaves Gaps in Knowledge

Big Decisions is the abstinence and sex education course taught at NEISD high schools, along with other districts along the country. It teaches various contraceptive tools that can be used, with a focus on making teens realize that abstinence is the best course of action. The Big Decision’s curriculum includes a lessons that the district […]

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