Where are they now? Alexandra Irvin

Gabriella Maestri, News Editor

December 15, 2015

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Currently working on her Doctorate of Nursing practice through the U of A’s online program and working as a registered nurse in one of Baylor Scott and White’s Intensive Care Units (ICU), alumni Alexandra Irvin exemplifies the success story of a former student. Irvin graduated in 2010 and attended the University of Arkansas ...

Isaac Baker

Amanda Thattanakham, A&E Editor

December 1, 2015

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Junior Isaac Baker stands next to his fellow members of Lighthouse, taking a step back after having beat boxed throughout the impressive cover of Pentatonix’s “La La Latch” at the fall homecoming assembly. “Lighthouse wanted a vocal percussionist, so I was asked to beatbox during  “La La Latch” and last year, I ...

Down with social media

Amanda Thattanakham, A&E Editor

December 1, 2015

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With new technology, virtually anything can be easily accessed through a phone, computer, or tablet. The world can literally be in the palm of your hand. Social media allows instant access to events, news, and information. It seems as if social media seamlessly intertwines into our everyday lives, but for sophomore Joseph Buckhh...

The Contestant Game

Hunter Cloud, Reporter

November 17, 2015

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Constant running, no pads, only mouthguards. You can kick the ball at any time and you can't throw the ball forward, all while trying to score a try (touchdown) or preventing a try by tackling your opponent. This is rugby. For brothers Fakaosi Nasilai , a Sophomore, and Tali Nasilai, a Senior, the rugby pitch is no stran...

Hunting

Caty Langston, Features Editor

November 17, 2015

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The sky is pitch black and the air is cool. The only thing in sight are two beams of light illuminating from the four-wheel truck. It is two hours past midnight and senior Mackane Burchfield is prepared to slaughter his favorite prey. “My favorite animal to hunt is definitely turkey, which might sound weird but it’s by fa...

Cutting The Ice

Hunter Cloud, Reporter

November 17, 2015

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Imagine yourself spinning in a pirouette; there is no noise except the crackle of ice as it is cut by a blade as sharp as a knife and the music as it plays. This is the reality that Marilene Rojas experiences when she performs as a figure skater. Marilene has figure skated for eight years, starting when she was eight years o...

The Abby Factor

Ashton Moreland, Copy Editor

November 17, 2015

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For most students, a normal day consists of hitting the snooze button several times before finally waking up and going through the motions throughout the day; persevering through seven classes and getting home shortly after the four o’clock bell rings. However, for junior Abby Jackson, experiencing a “normal” day would be out...

Student digs up an interest in archeology

Caty Langston, Features Editor

November 17, 2015

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In an effort to bury a deceased bird that she found, Hornor dug a hole deep enough for the body to be underground. As her fingers fought the dirt, she hit something hard beneath the layers of ground. Horner had just found her very first arrow head, and this day changed her life. “Right then, when I was seven, I knew I w...

Students use makeup to the extreme in preparation for Halloween

Amanda Thattanahkam, A&E Editor

October 20, 2015

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Makeup application is an art form. For most people, applying makeup consists of covering up blemishes and accentuating features. For juniors Abby Peyton and Peyton Owen, makeup is used for a whole other type of transformation. Owen knew she wanted to be a special effects artist when she was seven. She grew up watching all ...

Halloween Preperations

Mollie Ownbey, Sports Editor

October 20, 2015

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Halloween is often a holiday that just comes and goes. Kids dress up and gather free candy, but after the night is over, no one thinks about it again until 12 months pass. For the Eskew family, however, this holiday holds a significant place in their hearts.  Most know this house located in Willow Bend Circle, off of Carley Road...

Where are they now: Valerie Reina

Gabriella Maestri, News Editor

October 20, 2015

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Setting the fastest 5k time of 17:46 in Har-Ber history, Valerie Reina left her mark three years ago. Reina graduated in 2012 and was part of the yearbook staff her senior year. Though she wasn’t as involved with other activities going on, she spent a lot of time running cross country and track, setting multiple records. Now g...

Oktoberfest

Amanda Thattanakham, A&E Editor

October 20, 2015

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The German club sits outside in the courtyard during lunch and enjoys bratwursts to celebrate their own version of Oktoberfest. German teacher Frau Wendy Robinson and her students take time to observe German traditions and the most recent holiday, Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest is a sixteen day festival celebrated in Germany with a...

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