News

Roosevelts Opens a Snack Shack Program

Roosevelts Opens a Snack Shack Program

By Desiree Flores | Assignments Editor | Many families struggle day-to-day in providing a little food on the table to feed the kids, maybe not enough income is coming in, or times right now are just a little too tough. To respond to this, Katie Devine, an Algebra teacher, has partnered with Snack Pak 4 […]

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AVID Sophomores visit A&M-San Antonio

AVID Sophomores visit A&M-San Antonio

By Danessa Rivers | On Tuesday Jan. 30 AVID sophomores went on a field trip to Texas A&M San Antonio. On this visit they were able to get a grasp of the life as a everyday college student. AVID visits colleges because the visits are eye-opening and it makes students start thinking about their future. […]

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Still two chances to get attendance hours

Still two chances to get attendance hours

By Dominick Jayassi | Photo by Vasnic64 on Foter.com / CC BY | With the recent ending of the first semester there are students who haven’t received credit due to absences. Therefore teachers have given the option of Saturday school, an opportunity to receive hours, gaining credit for the classes you passed. For the first time students will have the opportunity to […]

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AP Spanish assists with Pulsera Project

AP Spanish assists with Pulsera Project

By Ana Calderon | Photo by Mi Noe | This year the AP Spanish students will be participating in the “Pulsera Project,” an organization that helps the poverty-stricken people from Nicaragua and Guatemala. This organization offers employment to about 200 artists from Nicaragua and Guatemala who create hand-woven pulseras (bracelets). The pulseras are sent out […]

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Features

Grace Garcia’s unique fashion

Grace Garcia’s unique fashion

By Ana Calderon | Whether it’s a cold, rainy, or warm day Senior Grace Garcia makes sure she keeps her style going. Garcia considers her style to be simplistic, she also describes her unique style to be a “cool soccer mom that meets aunt.” “I dress like a mom,” Garcia said. “I’m usually represented as […]

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Where I’m Going: Kobi Jackson

Where I’m Going: Kobi Jackson

By Ana Calderon | This is the first in a series about individual seniors and how they chose their colleges. | Senior year is a very productive year for students, FAFSA applications, college applications, and senior events. Senior Kobi Jackson was accepted into her first choice school; The University of Houston in Victoria Texas. Jackson […]

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Saving Money a Lifelong Goal

Saving Money a Lifelong Goal

By Lizbeth Cuellar | Big Stick Editor | “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” Many people are either good or really bad at saving money when it comes to paying the important things in life and not buying a new designer shirt at the mall. As people, we are always in debt for something and it […]

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Same Pod Different Peas

Same Pod Different Peas

By Nicholas Norris | Twins, such as Gabby & Izzy Cantu are unique, other than the obvious, that they are identical. These two sisters are very different. Besides being 100 percent vegan, they are actually complete opposites. Both of them have a very eye-catching sense of fashion, although Gabby is more on the quiet side. […]

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Sports

Varsity Boys Win Nail Biter against Mac

Varsity Boys Win Nail Biter against Mac

By Bralynn Sampson  | Photo by Enrique Smith | On Friday Feb. 2 Roosevelt played MacArthur and ended up with their second district win. They boys came ready to play, and though MacArthur made quick movements to catch up, the team held the upper hand. At least until the last minute of the first quarter, […]

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Boys basketball barrels toward district

Boys basketball barrels toward district

By Jada Fanner, Aalijah Lewis, & Bralynn Sampson | Photo by Enrique Smith | The varsity boys basketball team is on a two-game winning streak, bringing them to 12-7 with one game left before districts start Dec. 30. They beat Del Valle Dec. 18, and won a nailbiter against Central Catholic Dec. 15 in overtime. […]

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Lady Riders read for district play

Lady Riders read for district play

Photos and story by Nick Norris | Night in and night out, these girls are on the court for each other, win or lose. From the starting point guard to the girls on the bench, they love to see each other strive toward great things. Now 4-11 this season, they prepare to start their district […]

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Guerrero suffers late-season injury

Guerrero suffers late-season injury

By Lizbeth Cuellar | Big Stick Editor | On Nov. 10 the varsity football team took on the Reagan Rattlers in their final game of the 2017-2018 football season at Comalander Stadium. It was a special night to share with family and friends since senior night fell on the same night as the last game. During […]

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Entertainment

So we’re calling this music?

So we’re calling this music?

By Nicholas Norris | Personally, I prefer the old style of music, not today’s mash-up of noises and ad-libs. I’m talking the soulful more inspired music that came from places such as: Outkast, Nirvana, and even Journey. I understand that some enjoy the backdrop of the beats that are set on loops in the background of […]

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Students Don’t Like Snapchat Update; they’ll get over it

Students Don’t Like Snapchat Update; they’ll get over it

By Austin Cohea | Assistant Editor Snapchat recently put out a software update, and the general opinion is that it’s too crowded, and it doesn’t make much sense. “I don’t really like it,” junior Devon Christian said. “It’s a little weird.” The update moves stories over to the left side of the app and merges […]

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Atypical, Netflix Original, Captivates Watchers

Atypical, Netflix Original, Captivates Watchers

By Austin Cohea | Assistant Editor | Keir Gilchrist plays Sam Gardner, an autistic 18 year old in an epic search for a girlfriend. The only problem is that most girls at his school don’t pay even the slightest amount of attention to him. The show is a Netflix original and was released in August […]

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Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle Lives up to Original

Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle Lives up to Original

By Hailey Massey | Diving into the unknown terrain of the jungle, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle brings out all the elements of an adventure film- a thrill seeking plot, a twist that changes the entire theme of the film, and a cast with the drive to make the film live up to the original […]

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