News

Students make plans for Thanksgiving Break

Students make plans for Thanksgiving Break

By Lizbeth Cuellar | Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means good old fashioned football, turkey, stuffing and black Friday shopping. It’s a whole week from not doing work and waking up so early for many people. It is also a week to do anything individuals want to do. “I like spending thanksgiving […]

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ROTC Celebrates Veterans Day

ROTC Celebrates Veterans Day

Story and Photos by Angel Sabater | Big Stick Editor | Initially called Armistice Day in 1919 by former President Woodrow Wilson, Veteran’s Day is celebrated every year on Nov. 11 to mark a truce, signed between the allies of World War I and Germany at Compiegne, France, which took place at eleven o’clock in […]

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First Ever Steam Carnival Proves Successful

First Ever Steam Carnival Proves Successful

By Angel Sabater & Sarai Love | Nov. 11 marked the first ever STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Carnival, started by DATA (Design & Technology Academy) instructors, Wright Daggett and Katy Philbrick. “It was a great turnout, I really love the diverse reputation. The fact that everyone came together to make things was […]

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Spirit groups sell poinsettias

Spirit groups sell poinsettias

By Lizbeth Cuellar | Every year during the fall, dance and cheer come together to sell poinsettias as a fundraiser. From outfits to trips and new equipment, selling poinsettias is one of many fundraisers that take place, and many people look forward to this tradition of the holiday season. “Christmas is my favorite time of […]

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Features

Students find YouTube success

Students find YouTube success

By Angel Sabater | Big Stick Editor Ten years after its founding, YouTube has grown big and more and more people aspire to become a YouTube Personality or have it as a hobby, to make vlogs, cover music, review games or just be an inspiration to others. “I actually aspire to be a YouTuber and […]

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Teacher expresses ‘power’ through Government

Teacher expresses ‘power’ through Government

By Juan Villanueva | Waking up in Andrew McBurney’s shoes is simple, as long as there’s morning coffee, and some days, all-day coffee. Always being determined, open-minded and patient, life has always been both ideal and different for him. Spending his childhood here in San Antonio, he lived life to the fullest, never missing out on fun. On […]

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Flores Connects Students, Ideas

Flores Connects Students, Ideas

By Desiree Flores | New chemistry teacher enjoys teaching, learning with students.

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Chandler shares love of science at her alma mater

Chandler shares love of science at her alma mater

By Juan Villanueva | Big Stick Editor | Like any student who roams the halls today, so once did science teacher Sarah Chandler. Since day one as a student, the ‘nerd,’ as she describes herself, knew she wanted to major in science. Throughout her years here on campus learning, Chandler realized that day by day, […]

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Sports

Agosto makes difference on, off field

Agosto makes difference on, off field

By Ana Calderón | Luz Agosto began playing softball at a very young age in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. At only six years old, she began playing in an all boys baseball team which she played for nine years. To her it was a unique experience, to be out on the field competing with boys, which not everyday […]

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Volleyball Enters Offseason

Volleyball Enters Offseason

A video package by Jadin Sanchez

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Football prepares for last game

Football prepares for last game

A video package by Jadin Sanchez |

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Volleyball fights to the finish

Volleyball fights to the finish

By Naomi Gutierrez | Photos by Jessica Contreras| “Never give up,” said sophomore Divina Garcia of the motto of the varsity volleyball team. Garcia and her team have been working really hard this season and plan to fight until the end. Only beating Crosby so far this year, the girls are working hard as a team […]

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Entertainment

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon available today

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon available today

By Dominick Jayassi | The new installment of the Pokémon franchise, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, becomes available to the public on Nov. 18. The hype continues to grow due to the increasing amount of support and leaks from the official Pokémon YouTube channel, such as new forms to familiar Pokémon, as well as a […]

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New to Netflix: American Horror Story: Season 5

New to Netflix: American Horror Story: Season 5

By Andrea Barrera | Another season of American Horror Story was released on Netflix on Oct. 3. If you’re not a AHS fan then you probably don’t know that every season is different. Each season after another has a different story line, unlike other shows that follow the same story line from the first season […]

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New to Netflix: Barbershop 2

New to Netflix: Barbershop 2

By Cindy Estrada | Last October there were numerous releases on Netflix. One of the new releases is “Barbershop 2:Back in business”, this is a sequel of the 2002 film “Barbershop”. The main cast of the movie consist of the actors, Ice Cube (Calvin Palmer), Cedric The Entertainer (Eddie), Eve (Terri Jones), Sean Patrick Thomas (Jimmy […]

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Easy Costume Ideas for a Fun Halloween

Easy Costume Ideas for a Fun Halloween

By AJ Ballard | Halloween: a time of scares and fun costumes, of laughs and pranks, of candy and upset stomachs. October 31 is an international day to express a person’s love for a character. Of course, not everyone has the time (or the money) for an extravagant costume. But for every problem, there is […]

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