November 21, 2014

Filed under Uncategorized

Freshman Austin Witt plays basketball and runs track. He plays trumpet in the band. He is class president. He is a member of FCA, Junior Historians and Anchor Club.

November 21, 2014

Filed under Uncategorized

Freshman Kiley Banks plays volleyball and softball. She is in FCA, Key Club and Junior Historians.

‘Charlie Brown’ to open in January

Steven Le, staff writer

November 21, 2014

Filed under A&E

“Once Upon A Mattress” has been canceled and the musical was switched to “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Cast members’ schedules conflicting with rehearsal times caused the change. The cast will perform the...

White wanted to be a teacher

A.T. Stanford, staff writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under Features

Lori White, a graduate of MHS, continues to teach at Mineola Primary School. "At first I was Lori Perkins. But soon after I moved down here I was introduced to Kevin White during high school. Who soon became my husband," she...

Chemistry matters

Seth Hudgins, staff writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under Features

Jemelyn Palentinos has been a chemistry teacher here for three years. She sponsors UIL science and occasionally helps with Student Council and Family, CC LA. "I like teaching because it still challenges me to get the information...

Snooze or lose, sleep shortage hurts teens

Lexi Newell, staff writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under News

If you know teenagers, you know they love to sleep. Unfortunately, teenagers aren’t getting the hours of sleep they should be to be successful in school, their jobs or sports. According to the Sleep Foundation, teens need...

Family affair: Brannan plans on music major

Lexi Newell, staff writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under A&E, Features

Students who watch halftime this football season heard freshman Randi Brannan’s saxophone solo during the performance of the song “Sky Fall” by Adele. “I first attended Mineola at the start of eighth grade. It was a...

Goldthorn adds spirit

Sister Green, staff writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

Always ready with a pep talk, senior varsity football player John Goldthorn is a spirited leader. “I am expecting great things to come for this team. We have been working very hard and we have been blessed with the size,...

Harris looks to make impact

Austin Witt, staff writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

As a freshman varsity football player, safety Dalton Harris looks to make an impact in his first season. He hopes that his fresh energy and dedicated teamwork can fill a role on the defense.   “I feel like my duty...