News

Exemption forms for finals available today

Exemption forms for finals available today

By Juan Villanueva | Students now have less than 3 weeks to prepare for semester exams. Finals will take place during the third week of December (15-19). This week is also the last week students will spend at school before they are released for the two-week Winter Break. While some students say they are ready to take their finals, others […]

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Meeting Mayor Ivy R. Taylor at the Molly Pruitt Library

Meeting Mayor Ivy R. Taylor at the Molly Pruitt Library

By Angel Sabater | Mayor of San Antonio, Ivy R. Taylor met many people who had questions for her at the Molly Pruitt Library on Thursday, November 13. “Meet the Mayor” is a community meeting that will be held in each City Council district for the next few months. Mayor Taylor is trying to help […]

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Student council coordinates turkey box project

Student council coordinates turkey box project

By Oscar Ramirez & Andres Del Toro | Student council and many other organizations have come together to provide food for school workers this Thanksgiving. Student council has been donating turkey boxes as a tradition for over 29 years and counting. A total of 46 boxes are being prepared for 28 cafeteria workers 18 custodians […]

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Features

Students, Faculty Prepare for Marathon

Students, Faculty Prepare for Marathon

Twenty teachers, coaches, and students have been preparing for this weekend’s Rock and Roll Marathon in downtown San Antonio. Video Package by Osiris Watson and Jonmichael Ramos.

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Spirit, Band Provide ‘Thrilling’ performance

Spirit, Band Provide ‘Thrilling’ performance

By Francisco Turrubiates The dance and band joined together to dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller song at the Halloween football game. Over 85 dancers danced at the stadium friday night during half time, after learning it and practicing for nearly a week. “That’s not bad,” said dance coach Alison Redding. Band students said they enjoyed […]

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City Year Corps Give More than Just a Year

City Year Corps Give More than Just a Year

By Angel Sabater City Year Corps member Chelsea Berkowitz gets to campus every morning at 7:45. She checks in with her teammates and then starts tutoring. She’s in academic classes with teachers and students all day. “Basically we help students answer questions and help facilitate lessons,” Berkowitz said. City Year tutoring is after school from […]

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Sports

Wrestling finds success at Austin; to compete at Judson dual

Wrestling finds success at Austin; to compete at Judson dual

By Kayla Rudd Coming off of a great tournament last month at Austin Bowie, where the varsity wrestling team had 3 players that placed, the varsity team prepares to dual three schools at Judson tonight. The Bowie tournament was the season opener for a team that took two seniors to state last year. “I have […]

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Wrestling to open season in Austin

Wrestling to open season in Austin

By Emarald Robinson | After having one state qualifier last year, the wrestling teams will take to the mats at Austin Bowie this weekend. “The question is, will our team be consistent in their effort and preparation so that we can reach and live up to that potential. Time will soon tell,” said coach Lee […]

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Boys Basketball opens season with new coach, win

Boys Basketball opens season with new coach, win

By Kayla Rudd and Eric Young |Photo by Victor Rodriguez | The varsity boys won their season opening game against New Braunfels, 55-41. The team has a new coach this year and four returning players who started out by proving themselves to a team that beat them 60-65 last year. “It won’t be a walk […]

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Entertainment

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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Five movies to watch for holiday spirit

Five movies to watch for holiday spirit

By Oscar Ramirez | A Christmas Story This is a wonderful movie to watch during Christmas because it’s a family movie. It’s about a kid in elementary who wanted a red rider BB gun, but everyone just tells him he will shoot his eye out. When he finally gets the gift he wanted, mishaps ensue. […]

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Ouija mediocre; still available in dollar theatre

Ouija mediocre; still available in dollar theatre

By Angel Sabater | Horror movie Ouija was released in Oct. 24, 2014 and was put up for a PG-13 crowd, but other wise it has it’s own good qualities. Based on 70 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, 7 percent of them gave a positive rate with an average score of 3.2/10, and based on 22 […]

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