Gould: moving on, saying goodbye

Madison Gould, staff writer

December 21, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Every since I was a freshman I had been wishing for senior year and graduation.  Now that it half over, I’m wishing I could go back in time and be a freshman again.  From ordering caps and gowns to sending out college applications,...

Heard: Hostess leaves my chocolate milk alone

Sophia Heard, staff writer

December 20, 2012

Filed under Opinions

My loud grumbling stomach clenching the starving monster inside me begins to roar.  It’s Wednesday. I have gone through the routine of getting up, getting dressed, gathering my stuff and brushing my teeth.  Obviously I have ...

Gingers pick top movies

Melissa Caruso and Sophia Heard, staff writers

December 20, 2012

Filed under A&E, Opinions

                              Many people have their favorite movies but what about favorite ginger movies? A ginger movie is a movie that has a ginger, or red-haired person, starring in it. Here is a list of the top ten spicy movies. ...

Anderson looks forward to next ski trip

Bailey Gully, staff writer

December 20, 2012

Filed under Features

Feeling the wind in your hair as you fly down the mountain, this is what Riley Anderson anticipates as he puts on his skis for the first time 11 years ago. “Putting on the ski boots for the first time was hard and very uncomfortable,”...

Teachers enjoy Christmas break too

Emily Watson, staff writer

December 20, 2012

Filed under Features, Top Stories

At 12:30 in the afternoon Friday, December 21, the bell will ring, and students will leave the build to begin their Christmas Holiday. Teachers, however, begin their holiday much differently. After all of the students have finished...

Students donate 1,206 cans to Caring and Sharing

Emily Watson, staff writer

December 20, 2012

Filed under News, Top Stories

Students donated 1,206 cans to the community’s Caring and Sharing food drive. Seniors won the competition with 581 cans. The freshmen brought 238, the juniors turned in 207 and the sophomores donated 180 cans. Caring and...

Whitney: “the most wonderful time of the year”

Blake Whitney, staff writer

December 19, 2012

Filed under Opinions

   The most wonderful time of the year can also be known as the most hectic time of the year.  Christmas is a time of being thoughtful, great spirited and generous.  With the Christmas season comes the chaos everywhere and...

Band, choir to perform concerts Dec. 18, 20

Greg Duncan, staff writer

December 11, 2012

Filed under Top Stories

The MMS and MHS bands will present a Christmas concert at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18 in the middle school cafeteria.  Band directors Jim Oliver and Matt Riesinger will conduct the band. The band will play 24 songs including...

Eight volleyball players earn All-District team honors

Peyton Stephens, staff writer

December 11, 2012

Filed under Sports

Volleyball ended the season in the playoffs and eight players were recognized within the district.     Senior Maddie Wood won MVP setter for the district.     Two players were placed on the all-district teams; senior...

Seven make 15-3A All-District football team

Peyton Stephens, staff writer

December 11, 2012

Filed under Sports

      Football ended the season with a record of 4-6; however, seven players won all-district awards.     All-district honors went to senior Harry El Hallaoui, second team, defensive back; senior Doug Hearn, second...

Whitney: ‘Young era ended too soon’

Blake Whitney

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Sports

   All great things that we start will eventually come to an end.  On Saturday, one of the best Texas Rangers of all time had his career with the team ended.  The Rangers made the decision to trade long-time Ranger Michael...