Students Explore College Opportunities on STAR Field Trip

Sadee Sales, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under News

This semester, select freshman students went on a college field trip under the Students Together Achieving Results, STAR program, with Counselor Karen Town to further their knowledge on the college life and what they can do...

Engler Experiences the Hunt of a Lifetime

Kayla Smith, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Features

For Goverment Teacher Peter Engler, winning a tag in the lottery to hunt an oryx in New Mexico was an opportunity not everyone gets to experience. “I won a once in a lifetime hunt at White Sands Missile Range, New...

Ossai Rises to Success Preparing for Spring Football

Samarah Zamora, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Features, News

With the field lines being repainted and the familiar smell of fresh cut grass in the air, Varsity Football player Junior, Joseph Ossai, laces up for the spring season. Though they’ve been off the field, Ossai has been...

Whitehurst Making Her Sweat Dreams Come True

Nolan Christensen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

The sweet aroma of cakes in the oven is a common scent in Senior Alayah Whitehurst’s household because of her small baking, catering business “Sweet Dreams”. Whether her customers be teachers, fellow students, or even...

Students Prepare Summer Field Trip to Germany

Jarod Hecules, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News

A foreign language class usually requires students to memorize prepositions, accents, and various sentences in order to speak the language properly, but many students do not get to see how the language is actually spoken on...

Morgan Gets Ready to Score Big at FFA Competitions

Sidney Hinz, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Features

With Spring drawing near, the Future Farmers of America competition season is just getting started and Senior FFA Sentinel, Bethany Morgan, is anxious to see what the organization has in store for her this year. “I...

Annual Mr. Oak Ridge Competition Raises Funds for Hospital

Brittany Miller, Editor-In-Chief

February 24, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

Senior boys will partake in pageant hosted by National Honor Society next week to raise funds for Texas Children’s Hospital in The Woodlands. “Mr. Oak Ridge is kind of like a male beauty pageant. They display a talent...

Q&A with Girls State Relay Swimmers

Brooke Cotten, News & Feature Editor

February 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports

After many months of tiring meets and practices, two girls swim relay teams qualified to swim in the state meet. This was an amazing opportunity for them to prove that their hard work had worked in their favor. _____________________________________________ Emily...

Pantoja Saddles Up for Barrel Racing

Skyler Hansen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Racing and jumping over obstacles with her horse while trying to beat the clock is what Freshman Annalyssa Pantoja loves to do in her free time. “When you run out of the arena on your horse, you turn right to go to...

Cheerleaders Crowned National Game Day Champs

Daisy Cooley, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

The cheerleaders tumbled their way to first place at the UCA High School Nationals in Walt Disney World and returned home as National Champions, bringing them closer as both a team and a family. “The title we won was National...

Hoherz Heads to Iowa State for Diving

Lily Martinez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports

Senior Anton Hoherz will fulfil his dream of attending a college who recognizes his hard work this fall at Iowa State University fdue to = his individual performance as a talented diver. “I always loved being in the...

Tennis Preps For Spring Season

Torie Johnson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Sports

Withthe tennis Spring season in full swing, Tennis Coach Daniel Womack is preping the team to do their best in districts and matches after coaching for almost two decades. “I’ve been playing for 27 years, and coaching...