Theater alumna Dievendorf returns home

Carter Mize, staff writer

October 15, 2015

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The school has a new cast member ready to grace the stage and her name is Terri Dievendorf. She is the new theater arts teacher, but she is not new to the area; a Mineola alumnus, Dievendorf is already well acquainted with our...

Dievendorf returns to MHS theater

Anthony Tresca, staff writer

October 13, 2015

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Mineola has put the “D” back in drama by hiring alumni Terri Dievendorf. She’s excited to be home and is fired up about her alma mater. “I returned to teach at Mineola because Mineola is my home,” Dievendorf said....

Haywood dedicates talent to music

Steven Le, staff writer

December 16, 2014

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With his French horn in hand, freshman Brennon Haywood goes to band practice every morning at 7:45 a.m. He has been a part of the band since the sixth grade. “Being in band has been a great experience because of the people...

Haywood practices French horn

Steven Le

December 5, 2014

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With his French horn in hand, freshman Brennon Haywood goes to band practice every morning at 7:45 a.m. He has been a part of the band since the sixth grade. “Being in band has been a great experience because of the people...

White wanted to be a teacher

A.T. Stanford, staff writer

November 14, 2014

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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

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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...

Family affair: Brannan plans on music major

Lexi Newell, staff writer

November 14, 2014

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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...

Robertson teaches, preaches through decades

February 20, 2014

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Uris Robertson balances his time being a preacher and an algebra teacher. “I teach Algebra 1, Math Plus and AQR. I’ve taught in many different places. I’ve taught in East Africa, Huston, taught my own private school,...

Fierro ‘called’ to missions in South America

Seth Hudgins, Sports Editor

February 4, 2014

Filed under Features, Top Stories

While many teachers look forward to a long break and relaxation, Basilio Fierro travels the world spreading the Gospel. The veteran Spanish teacher spends his summer being a missionary. "I do mission trips because there's a...

Dossett leads through agricultural education

Hannah Meason, Assistant Editor

February 4, 2014

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    Beloved by his students past and present, Glen Dossett makes a difference in the lives of students through agricultural education. The crown jewel of his career is his FFA program. Dossett has been a sponsor f...

Ellis finds music passion

Tristan Mosher, Editor-in-Cheif

January 24, 2014

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Danielle Ellis has a musical side to her outgoing personality. Ellis started playing guitar last year and has discovered she has a passion for music. Ellis taught herself to play guitar using online resources such as YouTube,...

Biology major shares enthusiasm for learning

Seth Hudgins, Sports Editor

December 12, 2013

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Being a 14-year educator here at Mineola High School, Bruce Armstrong does his best to improve students' knowledge and build it each day. "I've been a teacher for 33 years and spent some of those years in Lewisville school...

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