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Speech and Debate awards
Kade Brackin, Editor-in-Chief • October 13, 2021

The phone mandate
Kade Brackin, Editor-in-Chief • October 7, 2021

This year, Principal Christi Silcox established a rule that students must have their phones turned off and in their backpacks at all times. Some students are unhappy with the rule. After presiding over discipline at a different...

Homecoming court announced
Kade Brackin, Editor-in-Chief • September 25, 2021

Freshman homecoming court Duchesses- Arianna Carrillo Mikenzy Whitmire Dukes- Keaton Johnson Colt White Sophomore homecoming court Duchesses- Madison Ruffino Cadence Slankard Peyton Soto Dukes- Alex Burns Ray...

Welding competition in Newton, Texas
Remington Utton, Reporter • May 24, 2021

This past Friday, May 7, two welding teams met at the Ag shop at 5:30 a.m. to go to Newton, Texas with a gooseneck trailer loaded down with all the equipment needed for the welding contest. The contest lasts a total of 8 hours...

UIL academic results 2021
UIL academic results 2021
Kade Brackin, Editor-in-Chief • April 23, 2021

Trailer build winners
Remington Utton, Reporter • April 7, 2021

Four kids started cutting and welding metal together. Measuring out a  14’ by 84’’ mainframe out of 3/16’’ angle iron, and it was only uphill from there.  Since the metal had been cut,  the only thing left to do was...

Thoughts on the phone mandate; opinion-editorial
Alyscia Patton, Fine Arts Editor • October 11, 2021

The school instituted a new phone policy, stating that students can not have their phones out or use them during the instructional day. This...

P.E. should be offered; opinion-editorial
Maria Munguia, Reporter • October 11, 2021

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately one in every five teens, ages  12-18, suffers from at least one mental health...

New Texas abortion law unfair; opinion-editorial
Sydnee Smith, Reporter • October 4, 2021

A new law in Texas states that once you have been pregnant for six weeks, you may not have an abortion. This law came into effect on September...

The dress code: a student's perspective; opinion-editorial
Lavita Basham, Reporter • October 4, 2021

The dress code has become a huge issue, from the staff to the students. Before this year, the dress code wasn't as strict.  Last year, students...

Staff Profile

Genesis Vidol was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. His birthday is April 10, 2006. Genesis moved from Beaumont over three years ago and has lived in Sour Lake and Rye. He has attended Jones Clark Elementary,...

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