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Criminal Justice Paws at Real Life Experience

Criminal Justice Paws at Real Life Experience

Annie Evans, Managing Editor

February 10, 2019


Filed under CTE (Career and Tech), News, Showcase

On Friday, criminal justice teacher Paige Ridge brought in an officer from the Lindale K-9 unit. This was one of the numerous guest speakers Ridge has introduced to her class. “My law one class is designed for career observation,” Ridge said. “We talk in class about these careers, and to show them ...

Maroon Monday

Maroon Monday

Jude Ratcliff, Video Editor

January 30, 2019


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Schools in East Texas reached out to offer support for Athens ISD after this week's tragedy involving a student fatality. Many students and teachers wore maroon on Monday to offer their support.  “We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support in the wake of Friday's tragedy,” Athens ISD officials po...

FFA Competes at Mineola District Convention

FFA Competes at Mineola District Convention

Caroline Phillips, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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Future Farmers of America (FFA) attended the district convention in Mineola on January 9. Out of 18 members they had one member make district and two members make area. “I would describe our district convention just like a district playoff game,” Mineola district secretary, Stephen Hindman, said. ...

Service Organizations Accepting Teddy Bear Donations

Service Organizations Accepting Teddy Bear Donations

Kaitlyn Barrington, Managing Editor

January 30, 2019


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Members of Key Club, Student Council and National Honors Society will distribute teddy bears to nursing home residents after school on Valentine’s Day. The organizations will be taking donations of stuffed bears from students or club members. “It's a great service opportunity,” Key Club sponsor Kim Sau...

Student Council Collects Shoes for Charity

Student Council Collects Shoes for Charity

Samuel Young, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019


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Starting January 15, student council sponsor Dare Kirklin and the student council members are hosting a fundraiser to collect 2,500 pounds of shoes. The shoes collected will be sent to a company that will distribute them to multiple underdeveloped nations. “It’s a good deal because most fundraise...

Debate Places at State

Debate Places at State

John Park, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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     Senior Ashlyn Ellgass and sophomore Zachary Jones advanced to the state competition for congress debate January seventh through ninth. Ellgass received a silver medal at the competition.      “5A is challenging for congress debate,” debate coach Rory McKenzie said. “For Ashlyn to ...

Star Steppers Take Trip to the Big Apple

Star Steppers Take  Trip to the Big Apple

Alanna Kologey, Social Media Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Star Steppers went on a trip to New York City on January 18-21. While on the trip, they took a tour of the city, saw two Broadway plays and took a private class from a Rockette. “Spending four days in NYC was amazing,” drill team director Keri Pierce said. “From seeing musicals, learnin...

Construction Starts on Eagle Stadium

Construction Starts on Eagle Stadium

Bailey Spencer, Copy Editor

January 23, 2019


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Construction crews began tearing down Eagle Stadium before Christmas break. Reconstruction is estimated to be done by the first home football game of the 2019-2020 school year on August 29. “We are appreciative of the community showing their support and voting for the bond package,” superintende...

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


Filed under A&E, News

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


Filed under A&E, Accomplishments, CTE (Career and Tech), News

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...

Powerlifting Succeeds at Home Meet

Powerlifting Succeeds at Home Meet

Kaylee Rodriquez, Editor-In-Chief

January 16, 2019


Filed under Accomplishments, Featured Sports Story Carousel, News, Sports

Lindale hosted its annual powerlifting meet on January 12. Several schools from across East Texas competed. “We are excited about the meet, but more excited about the outcome,” head coach Mark Sartain said. “We are extremely proud of the kids for their effort.”  Lindale won first place ov...

Lindale Alumnus Makes Rugby All-Star Team as Freshman

Lindale Alumnus Makes Rugby All-Star Team as Freshman

Colleen Starkey, Sports and Assistant Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Texas A&M freshman and Lindale alumna Lynsey McKinney was selected to play for the Texas Rugby All-Star team before being invited to attend the All-American Junior Women’s Rugby camp over Christmas break in Chula Vista, California. She began playing rugby in mid September for the 15-person tea...

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