Growing Minds, Learning Signs

Challenged by the prospect of an unknown way of communication, Grace Staggs has created a solution to bring inclusion and unity to her school. As she goes through her daily life, she often runs into people with hearing loss that communicate using sign language. She is eager to be able to communicate with them and promote inclusion through teaching others how to sign, as well. … Continue reading Growing Minds, Learning Signs

Continued Online: How to Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions into Feasible Goals

Having a purpose in life is what keeps people going and the search for it, even more so. The path to that ultimate realization is a series of goals being set and fulfilled. Now, of course, there is the end all be all where you are supposed to go to school, become a contributing member of society in some way, and eventually die, but that’s … Continue reading Continued Online: How to Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions into Feasible Goals

Boys Basketball Seeking Breakout Season

In a poll produced in the Austin-American Statesman in late 2018, the boys’ varsity basketball team was given low expectations heading into their fist season in a new district. The team felt disrespected by the article, and have used it as motivation since. Junior guard Hayden Shields said “We looked at those standings, and we said we are going to fight and prove those people … Continue reading Boys Basketball Seeking Breakout Season

Local Date Ideas to Kick Off Love Month

Drive in movie-Blue Starlite Austin- This mini urban drive-in is located in the middle of the city and is perfect for a relaxing night out filled with stargazing, classic movies, and room for icebreaker questions. With a backdrop of trees and an excellent view of the downtown skyline, Blue Starlite is a great date option. Blanton Museum of Art- If you’re looking for some great … Continue reading Local Date Ideas to Kick Off Love Month

Students Fight for Cancer Through Fundraising

From January 10th till March 1st, sophomore Makayla Banton and her team are fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), looking to raise $10,000. “I have a monetary goal of $10,000 for my entire team, I want to get more. My ideal goal is like $50,000 or more. Cause that’s the point where you can like name a branch of research that’s being funded, … Continue reading Students Fight for Cancer Through Fundraising