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Campus working to boost attendance

Campus working to boost attendance

Campus works to find solutions to ongoing attendance challenge.

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Students get sneek peek of courses for next year

Students get sneek peek of courses for next year

By Christopher Herrera | Course selection is running through the end of February. Counselors are calling in freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to pick their classes for next year. To get a head start on ideas, students received course cards in class Jan. 27 and now have options with their electives and core classes when they […]

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Students Make Sand Art Hearts For Valentines Day

Students Make Sand Art Hearts For Valentines Day

By Angel Sabater | Library students show up in record numbers to create craft; celebrate Valentine’s Day, Singles’ Awareness, and just loving the library.

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Features

Finding ‘The One’ to Read

Finding ‘The One’ to Read

Students try speed-dating with library books.

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Profile: Hawthorn works to build bridges

Profile: Hawthorn works to build bridges

By Kayla Rudd | Each time you walk into Mr. Forest Hawthorn’s U.S History class, it’s filled with people chattering and music. You’ll see that there is a word of the day and warm up on the board everyday. “I’ve only been working at Roosevelt since the start of this year school year and celebrating […]

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Fine Arts Dazzle with Young Frankenstein

Fine Arts Dazzle with Young Frankenstein

By Juan Villanueva | Photo by Jennifer Solis | Last week, from Jan. 22 to 24, students along with family and staff were able to enjoy “Young Frankenstein” here at campus. The three-day event took place in the auditorium each night at 7 p.m. and involved both student actors and musicians. “It’s a hard show, […]

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Sports

Basketball visits children’s hospital

Basketball visits children’s hospital

By Juan Villanueva | As their season came to a close, Roosevelt’s new head basketball coach, Manny Flores took ten varsity players to CRIT USA, a new Children’s Rehabilitation Institute of TeletonUSA. CRITUSA helps children with several types of disabilities including those who suffer specifically from neuromusculoskeletal disabilities. The hospital opened their doors during late October of […]

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Five wrestlers advance to region

Five wrestlers advance to region

By Oscar Ramirez and Andres Del Toro | Last weekend the varsity wrestlers went to Districts with the school placing in fourth in NEISD with 123 points. Five students qualified for region including Josh Wynn who placed third place in weight class 138. Also Abram Guardiola placed second in weight class 285, winning three out of five matches. One of […]

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Swimming advances relays to region

Swimming advances relays to region

By Kayla Rudd | As the swimming season comes to end, we had a total of eight people place in our district meet on Jan. 30 and 31 and swim at the region meet on Feb. 6 and 7. Four boys and four girls placed in a relays district and meets. “It feels really good to […]

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Entertainment

Review: The Battle of the Five Armies Prepares for DVD release

Review: The Battle of the Five Armies Prepares for DVD release

Review by Kelton Hill Image download courtesy www.thehobbit.com downloads | I’ve been a Lord of the Rings fan most of my life because I enjoy fantasy, action, and adventure. When I heard about the making of the ‘Hobbit’ films, I was overexcited to watch them, so when ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ […]

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Unbroken: Read the Book Before you See the Movie

Unbroken: Read the Book Before you See the Movie

By Hayley Benton | Soon to be released as a major motion picture on Christmas, the book Unbroken has pulled on the heartstrings of many who have read it.  A New York Times Bestseller for 180 weeks, Unbroken has won multiple Book of the Year Awards. Even though the book is acclaimed by critics everywhere as […]

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Maleficent now on DVD

Maleficent now on DVD

By Haley Jennings | Recently released on DVD Nov. 4, 2014,  is Angelina Jolie’s newest movie Maleficent: the untold story of the villain Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty. It’s about when Maleficent (Jolie) was young and she lived in her forest kingdom as a fairy. When she grows up she becomes the protector but loses her […]

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