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Senior Explores Options as Student Computer Technician

Senior Explores Options as Student Computer Technician

Phoenix Pittman, Staff Writer

March 15, 2020

Walking into the Altex store, an 11-year-old boy with his uncle points to different hardware components.  The boy’s uncle guides him, choosing $500 dollars worth of hardware for a custom personal computer. At the time, he doesn't know this is the moment that will spark a love for electronics, eventua...

FFA Goes To Area Convention And Competes At County Show

FFA Goes To Area Convention And Competes At County Show

Caroline Phillips, Social Media Editor

March 5, 2020

FFA has recently attended the Area VI convention and has competed in their county show Wed. through Fri. Each member has competed in different categories, and multiple students placed.  “These shows are crucial to our FFA students,” agricultural mechanics teacher Casey Jones said. “This gives us a ch...

Engineering Class Programs Music

Engineering Class Programs Music

Brady Blaylock, Video Editor

February 27, 2020

The Engineering Design and Problem Solving class is programming music with an Arduino Uno device. Two students are paired together to program the song "Row Row Row Your Boat," and then they will program another song of their choosing. “I know how to program and my partner knows how to do the musi...

Maintenance Class To Build Computers

Maintenance Class To Build Computers

Sam Lee, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

The computer maintenance class is currently working on a project to build their own computers. With the help of the Career and Technology Department (CTE) and the district technology team, students will pick out parts, pay for them, and turn them into working computers.  “I think it’s an excellent opportunity,"...

Construction Technology Class Builds Rocking Chairs

Construction Technology Class Builds Rocking Chairs

Caroline Phillips and Jude Ratcliff

January 12, 2020

Three days left of his one week deadline. He had been given a week to work on the chair, and he was determined to get that ribeye steak from Texas Roadhouse Earlier, he had taken a bet with his construction teacher that he could build a rocking chair in a week, but he started falling short in time and q...

Behind the Scenes: Part II–Filmmaking

Behind the Scenes: Part II–Filmmaking

Zach Jones, Kevin Willis, and Brock Hines

January 6, 2020

The black screen in front of them displays strange settings that would be unintelligible to any onlookers. As they navigate through countless menus, adjust several sliders and utilize their editing knowledge, the final product of their masterpiece comes together before their very eyes. Audio-visual and Eag...

Students Compete in Trailer Build-Off Competition

Students Compete in Trailer Build-Off Competition

Samuel Young, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

   On December 5 welding students competed in a trailer build-off involving seven other schools. Lindale has hosted this event for the past few years and will continue in the future.    “It’s a very difficult competition especially for our students here,” career-technology teacher Casey Jones sai...

Job Shadowing Class Goes to UT Tyler to Gain Real World Experience

Job Shadowing Class Goes to UT Tyler to Gain Real World Experience

Andrew Velarde, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

On Tuesday, the job shadowing class went to UT Health and had Dr. Mickey Slimp explain to them how technology enhances medical care through patient education. The class goes to different health care job environments to learn and gain real world experience by having different therapists, doctors, nurses, an...

Advanced Programming Students Mentor 3rd Grade Robotics Competitors

Advanced Programming Students Mentor 3rd Grade Robotics Competitors

Kaylee Rodriquez, Editor-In-Chief

May 23, 2019

Students in the Advanced Programming class Stefan Gregg, Robert Beaudoin, Morgan Gibson and Madysyn Eaves served as judges for the 3rd grade robotics competition. This gave the high school students the opportunity to be mentors and for  elementary students to gain the knowledge of robotics from expe...

Law Enforcement II Class Attends Field Trip

Law Enforcement II Class Attends Field Trip

John Park, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Eleven students from the Law II class took a full day trip Wednesday, May 1 to different agencies in the justice system and also donated blankets to Court Appointed Special Advocates(CASA). This gave the class the opportunity to see firsthand how homicides are investigated, prosecuted, and then how inmate...

Construction Technology Builds Chairs

Construction Technology Builds Chairs

Caroline Phillips, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

They grab the wooden board and prepare to cut a foot off at the miter saw. In the corner, kids gather around the router to round of the edges of a piece of wood. They begin assembling the rocking chairs finally engraving their last names on the chairs preparing for them to be sold. John Phillips’...

3D Printing Class Designs Prosthetic Arms

3D Printing Class Designs Prosthetic Arms

Jude Ratcliff, Video Editor

May 13, 2019

A slow, meticulous craft, each detail contributing to the greater piece. The Auto CAD (computer-aided design) program allows students to create three dimensional pieces of art and. These students will be using it to create a prosthetic arm. Career and technology teacher Tonya Wheat’s 3D printing cla...

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