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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...

Student Spotlight of Sydni Segroves

Student Spotlight of Sydni Segroves

John Park, Copy Editor

November 29, 2019

     The cheer of the crowd and the low hum of the announcer through the stadium speaker as the familiar melody comes in once 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 Step...

No Longer Judged By A Different Standard

No Longer Judged By A Different Standard

Colleen Starkey, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2019

Tempo. Performance. Precision. Military bands across the state know these words well. However, this style of marching has become much more rare than it once was, as schools switch over to the more theatrical, dramatic performances of corps bands. The remaining military bands meet once a year in a com...

Band Earns 45th Consecutive UIL 1st Division

Band Earns 45th Consecutive UIL 1st Division

Phoenix Pittman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The Pride of Lindale Band received their 45th consecutive first division rating at the regional UIL marching contest on October 19 at Stephen F. Austin University (SFA) and placed sixth at the UIL area regional marching contest on October 26th, one placement away from qualifying for UIL state. ...

Band Members Make Signs for Football Players

Band Members Make Signs for Football Players

John Park, Copy Editor

October 21, 2019

Members of the band are making signs for different varsity football players each week to bring to football games to show their support. They have made signs for six for players at Friday's game. “I originally came up with the idea to make signs to spread the support to every player on the team,...

Students Make All-Region Choir

Students Make All-Region Choir

Zach Jones, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Choir students competed at the TMEA All-Region Mixed Choir contest on Saturday. 23 students made the all-region choir across their respective categories. “I am very proud of the progress the choir program has shown in just a little over a year,” Choir Director Kerry Baham said. “These studen...

NHS and Drill Team Give Back

NHS and Drill Team Give Back

Zach Jones, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

The Star Steppers and NHS members have begun selling Pink Out shirts to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer. $5 out of the $15 cost will go to help local mom and LISD employee Beverly Somes in her fight against breast cancer. The remaining proceeds will go to Ross Breast Center. ...

Theater Class Designs Sets for Two Plays

Theater Class Designs Sets for Two Plays

Jude Ratcliff, Managing Editor

October 1, 2019

The tech theater class is currently building two sets to for their upcoming programs “Picnic” and 'Over the River and Through the Woods.' 'Picnic' will be premiering October 10 at 7 pm, while 'Over the River and Through the Woods' is showing Thursday, also at 7 pm. Both have a five dollar admissi...

‘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...

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