News

Students place in PTA Reflections

Students place in PTA Reflections

By Juan Villanueva | The ceremony for PTA Reflections was Jan. 21. Our campus had more than 50 students enter, and three of these placed first at District, qualifying for State Competition in the Visual Arts, Photography and Film Production categories. Sophomore Thanh (Tammy) Nguyen was the winner of visual arts category. This category focused on […]

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Gaming teams pack cafeteria at DATACON

Gaming teams pack cafeteria at DATACON

By Giovanni Deprizio | The second annual DATACON was held Saturday here in the cafeteria. Lots of booths were open with all type of games/programs. The con was open to students of any age who can make games, regardless if they have taken a programming class. The morning was for elementary and middle schoolers while the afternoon was […]

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HOSA students prepare to compete at State

HOSA students prepare to compete at State

By Clarizza Cuellar and Giovanni Deprizio | It is now just days away from HOSA state competition which will be held in Austin. “We are all excited to meet new people and if we pass this competition we go to nationals,” vice president Linh Phan said. Phan placed 30th out of 349 other competitors at the local […]

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Countdown to cap and gown

Countdown to cap and gown

By Kayla Rudd and Jesus Neuenfeldt | The year is winding down quickly and seniors have less than 80 school days left until graduation. Many seniors are making plans for and after graduation or counting down the days until they’re done with school. Senior class sponsor Paul Riser says there are 636 seniors in the graduating class. And as […]

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Features

Dance dude does the whip

Dance dude does the whip

By Angelia Light and Alyssa King | Photo by Angelia Light | Many people can dance but, Onyx Arthur brings dancing to a whole new level. He whips, he nae-naes, he does the superman! Arthur is the man with a plan that is sweeping the campus, or at least A lunch. The whip is a very […]

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Librarian Strives To Help Others Become Who They Want To Be

Librarian Strives To Help Others Become Who They Want To Be

By Angel Sabater | Nice, outgoing, productive and positive; librarian, Dr. Nancy Hartman started her career as a high school English teacher. She went off to become a technology kind of person and started teaching Video Production. That led her to library school to become a librarian. “People don’t realize that librarians have to be […]

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Students shift away from traditional lockers

Students shift away from traditional lockers

By Desiree Flores | No matter what size or variety school, lockers historically have been a must. Students are forced to either carry all their books and personal belongings in their arms or on their backs. Schools have lockers so students can keep their textbooks, homework, athletic equipment and supplies all safe in a locker. Yet […]

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Riders Prepare for Thanksgiving

Riders Prepare for Thanksgiving

By Tia Crumley, Tionne Henderson and Juliette Lopez | Students at Roosevelt discuss Thanksgiving plans and students give to charity Thanksgiving Food Drive.

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Sports

Students believe in Spurs’ season

Students believe in Spurs’ season

By Kayla Rudd | As the Spurs come off a season of 55 wins and 27 losses, they have made an amazing comeback this season. They already have an outstanding 43 wins and only eight losses this season. The reason the team is doing so well is because they work as a family and work […]

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Girls soccer on a roll heading into district

Girls soccer on a roll heading into district

By Giovanni Deprizio and Jesus Neuenfeldt | With a record of 8-1, the girls have the leading record in the district as they prepare to play Reagan Tuesday. “We’re doing really good this year, we won on Tuesday, so so far we are 8-1,” senior Sara Baker said. The team has improved a lot since last […]

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Patriots season stopped

Patriots season stopped

By Clarizza Cuellar |   Although the Patriots have an awesome defensive side they seem to have failed defending the Denver Broncos this weekend in Denver, Colorado. This AFC championship game is perhaps the most memorable one for the Broncos. It stopped a strong season for the New England Patriots including last week’s game when they […]

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Two Football Players Represent In San Antonio Sports All Star Game

Two Football Players Represent In San Antonio Sports All Star Game

By Victor Rodriguez | On Saturday, Jan. 9, varsity football’s Tommy Mills and Xavier Roberson took the field at the Alamodome to represent the eastern all star team. This annual east versus west matchup featured 100 of San Antonio’s top high school football players from over 50 schools. Mills and Roberson were selected to the […]

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Entertainment

Top 5 Apps To Use For Photography

Top 5 Apps To Use For Photography

By Angel Sabater | Sometimes, it’s hard to find that free photography app that best suits you. There are many apps that seem too good to be true, so I am here to give you a rating of the top 5 photography apps that are free to use. 1) PicsArt Photo Studio By PicsArt Inc. […]

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Your property now belongs to Negan

Your property now belongs to Negan

By Keegan Sheckler | There is no question that the sixth season of The Walking Dead has been incredible so far, and now with the mid-season premier in less than 30 days, a whole bunch of people are asking about one main character that hasn’t made his debut on the show: Negan. Negan is one of […]

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Never Give Up On Your ‘Joy’

Never Give Up On Your ‘Joy’

Movie shows life of QVC product creator whose second chance career is in inspiration to many.

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David Bowie dies of cancer

David Bowie dies of cancer

By Juan Villanueva | After battling cancer for about 18 months, the singer, songwriter, artist, and producer, David Bowie died on Jan. 10. Bowie, was a singer like no other, he was a legend. With albums such as David Bowie, Hunky Dory, The Man Who Sold The World and others, Bowie served as an inspiration […]

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