Coaches Confident About Softball Season

By Victoria Guerrero | Photo by Charlene Ferrill |
This year the softball coaches are looking forward to the remainder of the season and living up to last year’s expectations.

Orchestra Prepares for UIL Competition

By Victoria Guerrero | Photo by Alejandro Quirino

For orchestra students, performing in front of judges is a piece of cake compared to performing in front of critical parents.

Norgan Epitomizes Teacher of the Year

By Victoria Guerrero | “Live fully. Laugh often. Love much.” These are the words Kacy Norgan lives by. She tries to make the most of every day. That’s exactly why Norgan is teacher of the year.

The Case of the Missing Sherlock Holmes

By Victoria Guerrero |

There’s nothing quite like being underwhelmed by a sequel to one of your favorite movies.

Despite a $40 million opening weekend, ‘Sherlock Holmes: A game of Shadows’ fell victim to the dreaded second movie syndrome and underperformed. While the plot was just as complex as the first, it was the subtle differences in the actors and effects that dragged the movie down a notch.

Orchestra Heralds Winter Concert Season

By Victoria Guerrero | Photo by Shayna Fernico |

The holiday concerts were like visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads as Orchestra kicked off the season with their annual winter concert on Dec. 6 before the winter break.

FFA Brings Home Wins

By Victoria Guerrero |

Warning: If you’re one of the many people in America that hate public speaking, Leadership Development Events are not for the faint of heart.

On Dec. 3 and 4, the FFA chapter competed at Sam Houston State University.

“The Perfect Gift”- Finding a Holiday Gift for that Special Someone

By Victoria Guerrero You’ve got your list and checked it twice. Parents- check. Siblings- check. Aunts and uncles- double check. Crazy Cousin Benny- check. It’s time to face the facts: You’ve got something for everyone except your significant other. Now with only a few shopping days left until the holidays, you’re in the middle of…

A Spook-tacular Blood Drive

By Victoria Guerrero | Photo by Justice Higgs

There’s candy in the pantries, costumes laid out lovingly and pumpkins carved with artistic dedication. But before the boys and ghouls swarm through neighborhoods demanding candy, the blood-mobile visited Madison for a hair-raising event.

Monday, Oct. 31, the JROTC hosted a blood drive on the spookiest day of the year.