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‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’: Sometimes a Virtual World is Better

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’: Sometimes a Virtual World is Better

Joshua Smith, Assistant Editor

March 31, 2020

On March 20, in the midst of the devastating COVID-19 outbreak, a small glimmer of hope was found in a world dominated by gloom predictions and headlines. This is the gleam of a new ‘Animal Crossing’ game on the Nintendo Switch. Of course the release of the game won’t do anything to resolve or even ...

Students to Compete in VASE

Students to Compete in VASE

Kevin Willis, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Art students will compete Saturday in the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) held at Three Lakes Middle School in Tyler.  Schools will compete from across East Texas. “LHS students have been competing at VASE for over 15 years,” art teacher Rebecca Harrison said. “I enjoy allowing students ...

Chorale Performs with Lindale Alumna Miranda Lambert

Chorale Performs with Lindale Alumna Miranda Lambert

Zach Jones, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Strobing lights shine around every one of them. Crowds cheer louder than they’ve ever imagined. In front of them, a country legend they’ve only seen in photographs and in the foyer of the school. After the light strum of a guitar, they begin to sing with someone many could only dream about. On S...

Making a Comeback

Making a Comeback

Marlee Sorrells, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

The trading card club, sponsored by science teacher Steven Hitt, has returned from its brief break for its usual 3:30-5:00 spot on Wednesdays. The club takes place in Hitt’s classroom, where they play 'Magic: The Gathering.' “I had to put the club on pause, as I was finishing graduate school, completing...

Band Celebrates 70 Year Anniversary

Band Celebrates 70 Year Anniversary

Haley Bass, Staff Writer

February 1, 2020

They walk out onto the same field they’ve tread many times. The crowd cheers as the lights shine onto their collective faces. In their minds, they have only one thought, “preserve our legacy”. They look to their drum majors for guidance, hearts pounding in anticipation. The whistle blows, and th...

Movie Review: ‘Little Women’

Movie Review: ‘Little Women’

Haley Bass, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

On December 25, the United States received quite the Christmas present: the theater release of the 2019 version of the movie Little Women.  This movie is the newest adaptation of the 1868 novel of the same name by renowned author Louisa May Alcott. Starring such actors as Meryl Streep, Emma Watson,...

Choir and Band Students make All-State Band

Choir and Band Students make All-State Band

Zach Jones, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

On January 11, choir and band students competed in their respective TMEA area competitions for a spot in the All-state choir and band. Junior Chloe Harbuck and Sophomore Halle Lambert both earned a spot in the state band and choir contests respectively. “It’s never simple getting ready for the...

Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Colleen Starkey, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2020

Star Wars has captivated audiences since the first one came out in 1977. Since then, there have been eight additional movies in the main storyline, two spin-off movies and one spin-off TV show. Each of these entertains viewers in its own special way, and the new movie, The Rise of Skywalker, is no diffe...

All-Region Band Try-Out Results

All-Region Band Try-Out Results

John Park, Copy Editor

December 17, 2019

Students recently went to TJC for All-Region Band auditions. Freshman attended the tryouts after school on Friday, December 13 and the High School try-outs were all day Saturday, December 14. Students who earned a chair will perform in January at the All-Region Clinic and Concert. “I am extreme...

Teacher Presents Culture Through Dance

Teacher Presents Culture Through Dance

Andrew Velarde and Marlee Sorrells

December 12, 2019

She sets her alarm reluctantly as she settles down after a two hour dance practice at her friend’s house. Her feet ache. She wants to call in sick, but she reminds herself of the discipline the women around her have and how they’re doing the same thing she is, just not exactly as she does. Spa...

Juniors Make All-Region Orchestra

Juniors Make All-Region Orchestra

John Park, Copy Editor

December 7, 2019

     Juniors Chloe Harbuck and Elizabeth Stone will both attend the All-Region Orchestra Clinic Saturday, December 7. The two went to tryouts November 13 and made the orchestra.      “All the directors are very proud of them,” band director Steven Moore said. “They are among the best i...

Student Spotlight: Sydni Segroves

Student Spotlight: Sydni Segroves

John Park, Copy Editor

November 29, 2019

The cheer of the crowd and the low hum of the announcer echoes through the stadium speaker as the familiar melody comes in and she starts her performance. This familiar Friday night experience is something that senior Sydni Segroves has been reveling in for years. Segroves is captain of the Star Steppers Dri...

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