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Band Prepares for UIL Region Contest

Band Prepares for UIL Region Contest

Brady Blaylock, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


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Lindale placed 15 out of 29 other schools on October 8 at the Mineola Marching Band Festival. The contest took place at the Meredith Memorial Stadium. “It gave us a performance in a contest setting where we received comments from outstanding adjudicators from across the state to help us prepare...

Time for a Knock-Out Class in Stage Combat

Time for a Knock-Out Class in Stage Combat

Alec Morton, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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The Lindale Theatre Department met with a professional stage combat instructor on September 6. This helped prepare for their upcoming production of 'The Taming of the Shrew.' “Hand combat involves everything from falls, hits, and slaps to kisses on stage,” theatre director Kari McKenzie said. ...

What’s Old is New Again

What’s Old is New Again

Alanna Kologey, Social Media Editor

September 12, 2018


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Many students have adopted a vintage fashion this new school year. This trend has flourished over the last few years when celebrities began adorning the style. “I really like [clothes] from the 80s and 90s,” senior Rachael Williams said. “I like some of the newer stuff, but I mostly like vi...

Theatre Develops Two Fall Productions

Theatre Develops Two Fall Productions

Annie Evans, Managing Editor

September 10, 2018


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The theatre department is preparing to premiere two shows opening September 21. Taylor Jarman is directing The Liar, and Kari McKenzie is directing Taming of the Shrew. “Directing a show by myself is interesting,” director Taylor Jarman said. “Normally, you have two people that are working ...

New Choir Director Hits High Notes

New Choir Director Hits High Notes

Carter Colvin, Photography Editor

September 7, 2018


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Teacher Kerry Baham was hired in June to replace Casey Halbgewachs as choir director in the choir program. Baham plans to build the program and possibly add some additional academic music classes. “Mr. H was a friend of mine,” Baham said. “When he knew he was leaving, he called me to see if the...

Senior Nominated for ETX Music Award

Senior Nominated for ETX Music Award

Jude Ratcliff and Kaylee Rodriquez

July 7, 2018


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Senior Simon Young has been nominated for Junior Artist of the Year for the 2018 ETX Music Awards. Final voting will end July 15th, and the nominated musicians, songwriters, and radio stations will receive their final votes in the ceremony. “[Winning an ETX award] would be a huge opportunity for me. It...

Expression Through Art

Expression Through Art

Annie Evans, Staff Writer

May 27, 2018


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He carefully applies a final coat of paint to his project. Taking a step back, he admires his work, pleased that his dream from the past month has finally come to life. His sculpture is complete; it is ready for the art show. Rebecca Harrison, one of two high school art teachers, recently allowed her st...

Technical Theater Class Completes End of the Year Project

Technical Theater Class Completes End of the Year Project

Kaylee Rodriquez, Social Media and Design Editor

May 22, 2018


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For the last few weeks of school, the technical theater class is completing a construction project. The class is building cars and tables. “This is probably our biggest project of the year,” technical theater teacher Taylor Jarman said. “It’s a long process between designing, creating and...

Bop to the Top

Bop to the Top

Evan Bewersdorf, Business Manager

April 26, 2018


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Dancers prepare behind the stage, hyping each other up, stretching and getting last-minute touches on their routines. They walk out from behind the curtains, smiles immediately flood the faces of the performers as they wait for the music to begin. Competitors from the high school participated in the Marching Au...

Students Date On a Budget

Students Date On a Budget

Anthony Wyatt, Video/Photo Editor

April 16, 2018


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The rain hammers against the side of the window as the world outside is consumed by the oncoming storm, music drifting down the hallway in the shadow of a single dancing candle flame just before she races towards the kitchen. The stove is boiling over and the oven is crisping a loaf of freshly purchased gar...

OAP Advances from Regionals to State

OAP Advances from Regionals to State

NLM

April 13, 2018


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The theatre department's production of 'Anna Karenina" will advance to state competition on April 24. It has been 10 years since Lindale has competed at the state meet. "We are thrilled to have gone through this journey with our kids," theatre director Taylor Jarman said. "They have all worked so hard a...

Music is His Forte

Music is His Forte

Jude Ratcliff, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


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The near-blinding lights on stage fill the otherwise pitch black stage as junior Simon Young makes his entrance with his guitar in hand. His hands shake in nervousness, but he stays headstrong and determined to play his best. He steps on stage and puts his fingers to the strings, and the outside world ...

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