A way with words

Sydnee Smith, Reporter May 19, 2022

Clink clink! That's the sound of all 75 medals that the Speech and Debate team has earned this year.  The West Hardin Speech and Debate team has been the 2A UIL Speech District champs since 2007. This...

Submission: Sophie Enloe

Sophie Enloe, Copy Editor May 19, 2022

When I was seven years old, I hung out with my grandpa every day. At the time, I was interested in ballet, and he supported me. He took me to my practices and cheered me on. Although I eventually quit...

Submission: Makayla George

Makayla George, Reporter May 19, 2022

My closest connection was with my grandpa; I called him “Pop.” Our relationship was simple: we easily understood each other without having to explain ourselves. My grandpa was a man of few words; he...

Submission: Sydnee Smith

Sydnee Smith, Reporter May 19, 2022

My closest connection was with my grandpa; I called him “Pop.” Our relationship was simple: we easily understood each other without having to explain ourselves. My grandpa was a man of few words; he...

Submission: Hailey Enloe

Hailey Enloe, Social Media Manager May 18, 2022

Me and my dad have a close connection; our relationship is full of laughter, happiness and lots of fun. Relationships with people from other generations are very unique in many ways. For example, my...

Submission: Lavita Basham

Lavita Basham, Reporter May 18, 2022

I’ve always been close to my mom because she’s always been there. The color blue reminds me of her since it’s her favorite color. When I was seven, my mom and I rode the Dumbo ride together. I flew...

Submission: Mikey Hamm

May 18, 2022

My Uncle and I have always been close since I was young. My Uncle Tracey always treated me kind and this is one of the many reasons I always felt so close to my Uncle. Ever since I \ was around the age...

Submission: Aubrey Loper

Aubrey Loper, Reporter May 18, 2022

When I was younger my grandpa built a camp in the woods for our family to stay the night at. When we are driving through the woods and I see the trees I think of my grandpa because he is a logger. My grandpa...

Submission: Maria Munguia

Maria Munguia, Reporter May 18, 2022

I loved my Aunt Leslie more than anyone. She taught me how to ride a bike, cook, and have fun. She felt closer to a parent figure than my actual parents did, and I wish I still had contact with her. “I’m...

New York Times staff submissions

May 18, 2022

The staff was asked to write about someone from a different generation who was important to them in less than 100 words. These are their stories.

“Second Chance Summer” review

Aubrey Loper, Reporter May 16, 2022

Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson is a fiction drama book. The main character is a 17-year-old girl named Taylor Edwards. Her dad, Robin Edwards, has pancreatic cancer and only 3 months left to live....

Spring league is served

Spring league is served

Aubrey Loper, Reporter May 16, 2022

Bump! Set! Spike! Another score for the Lady Oilers. Volleyball players round-up teams to compete in a series of tournaments. Spring league volleyball is an extra couple of weeks at the end of the school...

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