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School’s teams top Relay for Life

School’s teams top Relay for Life

By Juan Villanueva | On May 1, students participated in a Relay For Life event to help raise awareness for cancer. The event was held at Elite Soccer Academy and included 58 teams, two which were from our campus. One week earlier, students painted the campus purple to see who team could bring the most […]

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Prom court raises money for charity

Prom court raises money for charity

By Kayla Rudd | As the time for the awarding of Prom King and Queen comes around, there are four students running. Each student is raising money for a different foundation. Darcell Bios is raising money for the San Antonio Aids foundation, Mariana Wong is raising money for U.N.I.C.E.F, Deja Morgan is raising money for […]

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Students prepare for next level of VASE

Students prepare for next level of VASE

A total of 48 students competed at the regional competition last month, earning 63 regional medals and the three area medals qualifying them for State.

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TSA students earn state awards

TSA students earn state awards

By Andres del Toro and Oscar Ramirez | Forty-six students traveled to the TSA State Competition in Waco April 9- 11, and 27 walked away finalists for national competition. Among the top winners included junior Ashlyn Bain, and senior Alex Lee who got Gold Level achievement, and, along with sophomore Jason Conklin, made the TSA National Honor […]

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Features

Something Handmade for Mom

Something Handmade for Mom

By Angel Sabater| Mother’s Day was Sunday May 10. To surprise their moms with something wonderful, on Tuesday, May 5 during all lunches, the Molly Pruitt library hosted Teen Time: Mothers Day Corsages for teens to make corsages by hand for their moms, grandmas or someone they consider “mom.” “I came because I love my mom […]

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City celebrates Fiesta

City celebrates Fiesta

Photos and Story by Juan Villanueva | From April 16 to 26, the city of San Antonio held its annual spring festival celebrations. The ten-day event featured events including Fiesta Carnival, Fiesta de Cascarónes, Fiesta San Fernando, NIOSA and others. Throughout the entire celebration there were rainy times, but towards the last days, Fiesta was enjoy […]

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Blackout Poetry Event Held In Library For Teens

Blackout Poetry Event Held In Library For Teens

By Angel Sabater| On Tuesday, April 28, students came to join librarian, Rae Downen for blackout poetry and to make many creative poems. “Blackout poetry is a method of poetry that you create with words that are previously written,” librarian, Rae Downen said. “And you blackout the words you don’t want, leaving the words that […]

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Teens Learn The Value Of Reading And Learning

Teens Learn The Value Of Reading And Learning

By Angel Sabater | Among the bookworms and library lovers, April is School Library Month and April 12 through April 18 was National Library Week. During student lunches A through D on April 14, students celebrated School Library Month and National Library Week by making their very own bookmarks and 3D bookmarks to celebrate their […]

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Sports

Spring Football Game Prepares Team For Upcoming Season

Spring Football Game Prepares Team For Upcoming Season

By Victor Rodriguez | On Friday May 22, the Roosevelt varsity football team strapped on their pads and took the field one last time this school year as they participated in the annual blue and white spring game.  Each year this game gives players and coaches a chance to test and tune, making adjustments where […]

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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

By Aliyah Dixon | Sophomore Joshua Morgan is the only person from this school to advance to the regional track meet after advancing from both district and area in the long jump competition. “I know I couldn’t do it without the support of my team and coaches,” Morgan said. To train Joshua has been doing squats, […]

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Track advances athletes to area

Track advances athletes to area

Staff Reports | Photos by Minoe Noe | Five individual track and field athletes as well as the 4 x 400 team are advancing to area this week. Sophomore Ayleen Carrizales and junior Tommy Mills advance for high jump, sophomore Joshua Morgan advances for long jump, sophomore Wyatt Royder advances for pole vault, and sophomore Bryson […]

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Special Olympians prepare for Area

Special Olympians prepare for Area

On April 2, hundreds of Special Education Students gathered at Blossom Athletic Center for the NEISD Special Olympics. At the event, athletes participated in running and field events. From our campus, a total of 35 students competed. The Star Spangled Banner was performed by TR Special Olympian Tyree Thomas. “It felt very comfortable; I want […]

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Entertainment

Jurassic World To Hit this summer

Jurassic World To Hit this summer

By Oscar Ramirez It’s been over 22 years since the original Jurassic Park (1993), but Jurassic World is now set to open June 12. This upcoming Jurassic World is about a dinosaur theme park and what happens when  a new dinosaur for a new attraction goes on a rampage in the theme park. The stars […]

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Superhero Summer Events at the Library

Superhero Summer Events at the Library

By Angel Sabater | Throughout the school year many students came to Teen Time and other teen events held in the library. Now that it’s going to be summer vacation, students are invited to summer activities at the library as well. “We are going to have a summer online book club,” librarian, Rae Downen said. […]

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Thursday: Free Kids Meals at Whataburger

Thursday: Free Kids Meals at Whataburger

By Aliyah Dixon | Grab your nieces, nephews, brothers, and sisters, stick them in a costume and head on over to Whataburger on Walzem Road,Thursday May 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. For every kid under 12 dressed in a costume on Thursday will get a free kids meal. This is a time for the […]

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Open Heart keeps viewers on edge of seat

Open Heart keeps viewers on edge of seat

By Kayla Rudd | The new Teen Nick show Open Heart is set to end its first season on Tuesday. The show premiered on Jan. 20. It is about a young girl named Dylan Blake (Karis Cameron) who finds out her dad went missing and hasn’t returned back to the hospital. Blake goes a quest to find […]

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