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‘Lil Jiblet Releases His Second Album

John Park, Staff Writer

June 2, 2019

'     The countdown begins as he frantically scrambles for his iPad to his play on the album. 10...9...8...7…, this is the moment that Jeffery Ptak has been looking forward to for the past year that has gone into making this album.        Sophomore Jeffery Ptak, the creator of Lil Jiblet, recen...

Seniors Commission Legacy March

Seniors Commission Legacy March

Caroline Phillips, Staff Writer

June 2, 2019

During the band’s spring concert, the class of 2019 commissioned a march called ‘Eagle Spirit March’ composed by junior high director, Bene Davis. The seniors commissioned the march to leave behind as their senior legacy. “It is without a doubt the best thing the seniors have ever done,” director  Stev...

Theatre Releases Upcoming Cast Lists

Theatre Releases Upcoming Cast Lists

Annie Evans, Managing Editor

May 21, 2019

The theatre department released the cast lists for the fall shows for next year as well as the theatre productions class list on Wednesday. The directors chose to produce Picnic as a mainstage performance and Over the River and Through the Woods as a black box production.   “We chose two productions to...

Senior Makes TJC Apache Belles

Senior Makes TJC Apache Belles

Alanna Kologey, Social Media Editor

May 15, 2019

Senior drill team lieutenant Tawnya Jones auditioned and made the 73rd line of the Tyler Junior College Apache Belles. Jones will attend TJC next fall and begin Apache Belle training this July. “I was [filled with] tears of joy and excitement,” Jones said. “The best feeling was being picked fo...

Senior Takes Thespian Strides

Senior Takes Thespian Strides

Samuel Young, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

He grins from ear to ear as he hears his name announced to the crowd. They erupt with the roar of hands clapping and the sounds of family and friends cheering him on. Not many have achieved what senior Evan Howell has. He has won best actor almost ten times in the past two years for his impressive pe...

“Shazam!” Movie Review

“Shazam!” Movie Review

Carter Colvin, Photography Editor

May 8, 2019

On April 5, the DC comic-book hero movie Shazam! released to theaters. The movie was directed by David Sandberg and features Zachary Levi as “Captain Sparkle Fingers” alongside a set of talented young actors including Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer. As hinted to by his nickname, this film is dif...

“Wasteland, Baby!” Concert Review

“Wasteland, Baby!” Concert Review

Kaylee Rodriquez, Editor-In-Chief

April 24, 2019

The whole room stands still, and for just a moment, everything goes silent. The bass drops, the band starts up again and the crowd sings in perfect unison as loud as they would listening to the song by themselves in their bedroom. It is a powerful and humbling moment when the singer takes a step back an...

Film Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Film Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Annie Evans, Managing Editor

April 10, 2019

In November of 2018, Bohemian Rhapsody, a biopic on Freddie Mercury was released. It was directed by Bryan Singer, and the movie follows Queen's journey as a band, but is specifically honed in on Freddie Mercury's life. Rami Malek was selected by casting directors as well as Queen members, Brian May and...

Band Students Participate in All-Region Clinic

Band Students Participate in All-Region Clinic

John Park, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

     The high school hosted the high school All-Region clinic on January 25 and 26. Band students in the region attended the clinic to both practice and perform on stage.      “Hard work is always paid off and this year is no different,” band director Weston Fisher said. “The Lindale k...

Band and Choir Students Compete at Solo and Ensemble

Band and Choir Students Compete at Solo and Ensemble

Brady Blaylock, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

On February 8 and 9, band students competed at an annual Solo and Ensemble Contest in Lindale while choir students competed on February 11 in Whitehouse. 87 band students and 13 choir students advanced to state. “Of everything we do, solo and ensemble has the most impact on the improvement of our...

One Act Play Cast List Posted and Rehearsals Begin

One Act Play Cast List Posted and Rehearsals Begin

Carter Colvin, Photography Editor

January 22, 2019

The One Act Play (OAP) cast list for the play Mariner was posted January 7, and rehearsals began the same week. The first competitive performance for the OAP district competition will take place on March 5. “We’re going to have a great time,” theatre director Taylor Jarman said. “The stu...

Audio and Visual Students Submit UIL Films

Audio and Visual Students Submit UIL Films

Joshua Smith, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Audio and visual students submitted videos January 10 to the University Scholastic League (UIL) film contest to compete with 5A schools throughout the state. The students submitted a narrative film starring senior Simon Young and a documentary of Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary. “Working with the kids out in the field is...

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