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Key Club Fundraises for Operation Christmas Child

Key Club Fundraises for Operation Christmas Child

Kaitlyn Barrington, Managing Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under News

    Key Club is participating in Operation Christmas Child (OCC) this year. They are helping this organization by selling candles for $15 through November 6.     “This is a great opportunity for the club to be involved in,” Key Club sponsor Kim Saunders said. “By buying one candle, yo...

Students Attend Annual Fields of Faith

Students Attend Annual Fields of Faith

Kaylee Rodriquez, Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

FCA's annual Fields of Faith was held at Eagle Stadium on October 10. Attendance at Fields of Faith was approximately 385. The guest speaker was Jack Walton, an ex coach who shared his family's story of the loss of a child to cancer two years ago and how the grace of God pulled them through. He also...

Rivalry for a Greater Purpose

Rivalry for a Greater Purpose

Carter Colvin, Photography Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Student Council representatives from Lindale and Whitehouse will exchange dollar amounts raised for the American Heart Association at the home football game October 19. Both schools were challenged by Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital to collect donations from students over a three week period leadin...

Senior Wins Athlete of the Week

Senior Wins Athlete of the Week

Alanna Kologey, Social Media Editor

October 10, 2018


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

Senior Dillon Heinaman was recently selected by KETK for athlete of the week for football. His segment aired Sunday October 7th at 10p.m. “It is an honor to get to represent my football team school,” Heinaman said. “I love [my team] to death. They are my family.” The player of the week...

FFA Wins Curtis Grimes Concert

FFA Wins Curtis Grimes Concert

Bailey Spencer, Copy Editor

October 10, 2018


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The Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter was one of three chapters chosen to receive a free concert by Curtis Grimes after submitting class-made videos. Tomi Capps, senior and vice president of the chapter, recently got in touch with the country artist via Twitter and will have updates on the time a...

Choir Students Compete at All-Region

Choir Students Compete at All-Region

Brady Blaylock, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Accomplishments, News

On September 29, choir students attended the annual Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All State competition at Whitehouse High School alongside 250+ singers from 5A and 6A schools in Region 21. Students who make All-Region qualify for the next round known as Pre-Area that will take place on Novembe...

Comfortable For A Cause

Comfortable For A Cause

Josh Smith, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Upcoming Events

National Honor Society (NHS) students have come out with a new fundraiser this year, which takes place the first Monday of each month. The fundraiser allows students to wear pajamas for the day if they pay $2. “The students came up with the idea to raise money for different organizations with one [...

Life Skills Students Start Coffee and Tea Business For Teachers

Life Skills Students Start Coffee and Tea Business For Teachers

Bailey Spencer, Copy Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under News

Life skills Community Based Instruction (CBI) students are selling coffee and tea to faculty and staff around the school on Wednesdays. This business allows the students to gain experience and improve their communication skills in a safe environment as well as providing funds for their general store. ...

Homecoming Queen Nominees Prepare to be Crowned

Homecoming Queen Nominees Prepare to be Crowned

Alec Morton, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Four seniors were chosen as this year's homecoming queen nominees. The winner will be crowned this Friday at the homecoming game against Marshall. Joy Nelms is the president of the Key Club and the National Honors Society. In addition to leading those organizations, she is a social officer on the...

Varsity Boys Basketball to Play Mabank at American Airlines Center in Dallas

Varsity Boys Basketball to Play Mabank at American Airlines Center in Dallas

Colleen Starkey, Assistant Editor of Sports and Business

September 14, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, News, Sports

The boys varsity basketball team will play in Dallas at the American Airlines Center on Saturday, December 8 at one pm. They will be playing Mabank High School, and fans can stay for the Mavericks-Rockets game later that evening at five. “We’re so excited,” head coach Chris Grotemat said. “It...

Life Skills Instructor Implements Real-World Skills Through Education Foundation Grant

Life Skills Instructor Implements Real-World Skills Through Education Foundation Grant

Haylee Haxton, Assistant Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under News, Video

Recently, the Life Skills classes opened a general store in one of their classrooms. This acts as an opportunity for the students to work on customer service skills, money-counting skills and confidence. It is also seen as a form of "paycheck" for their time working in the community.    “Whe...

Senior Life Skills Student Competes In Tyler Triathlon

Senior Life Skills Student Competes In Tyler Triathlon

Brady Blaylock, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Accomplishments, News, Showcase, Student Life

On September 8, senior Brandon Pullen competed at Lake Tyler for the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose City Triathlon. He raced in a 100-meter swim, four-mile bike ride and one-mile run. “The triathlon was more than I could have ever imagined,” Suann Pullen, Brandon’s mother and life skill...

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