DJ It's 2020, Blow My Speakers Up: A Decade in the Music Industry

 It’s just after dinner, you take your Nintendo DSi off the charger and sit down in the living room. You pull your iPod out and place your earphones in your ears, you turn it up and blast Party in the U.S.A. Life is good. A decade has passed since these events might have happened and by 2020, much of the music we consume has changed … Continue reading DJ It's 2020, Blow My Speakers Up: A Decade in the Music Industry

Student Film Group Makes it to UIL Film Semifinals

Almond Milk Paradise Production, a video production group here at DSHS, has made the state semifinals in UIL Film. This is how far the group made it last year. At this stage, 32 films are remaining, with only six making the finals. On the 18th of February, the team will find out if they made the state finals, with the champions announced later. They are … Continue reading Student Film Group Makes it to UIL Film Semifinals

Valentine's Day Singles: A Playlist for the Lonely Ones on the Dreaded Day of Love

“Single Ladies” – Beyonce “Drew Barrymore” – SZA (clean) “Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa “Never Enough” – Rex Orange County “Float On” – Modest Mouse “Erase Me” – Kid Cudi (clean) “2” – H.E.R. (clean) “I Love My Friends” – Foster the People “Girlfriend” – Avril Lavigne “I Will Survive” – Gloria Gaynor By Maddie Lewis, Staff Writer Featured photo by Matthias Wagner on Unsplash Continue reading Valentine's Day Singles: A Playlist for the Lonely Ones on the Dreaded Day of Love

Hi-Steppers First Contest Major Success

In their first contest, the Hi-Steppers took home several awards. They compete again on February 22 at Henderson High School in Pflugerville. The state competition is scheduled for February 29 at TSU State in San Marcos, and nationals are scheduled for March 9 in Los Angeles, California. Below are the list of awards: Officer Awards: Super sweepstakes ( 94 or better from all judges) 3rd … Continue reading Hi-Steppers First Contest Major Success

Orchestra Competes for the First Time at UIL

The orchestra program is fairly new, with its first official year last school year. Now, for the first time, orchestra students are competing in UIL events. On January 25-26, students competed in solo and ensemble showcases. Below are the results. Superior First Rating: Skye Chapman Ian Stinson Sophia Fisher Kayla Stradling Lucy Eliazarraras Lane Johnson State Qualifiers: Ian Stinson Lucy Elizarraras Sophia Fisher Featured photo … Continue reading Orchestra Competes for the First Time at UIL

Adam Sandler Brings Chanukah Into Holiday Light

Adam Sandler is an American comedian, actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, and musician. You may know him from movies like “Happy Gilmore” or “Billy Madison.” Sandler is known for his clever yet obvious comedy and has the ability to make a viewer fall in love with a character in a second. Sandler got his start in showbiz on Saturday Night Live, here he expanded his reputation and … Continue reading Adam Sandler Brings Chanukah Into Holiday Light