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Marisol Aguilar making a plate during the Spanish Club meeting.

Celebrando Dia de Los Muertos

Abbey Shultz, Feature Section Editor November 3, 2023

The Spanish club came together to celebrate Día de Los Muertos with a shared meal, on Friday, Nov. 3. Led by Spanish teacher Mrs. Cruz-Torres, Spanish Club members were given the opportunity to celebrate...

Author Amy Kim shows students the scripts and story map for her novels.

Advice From Authors

Brian Murray, Editor in Chief November 1, 2023

Amy Kim Kibushi and Kazuhiro “Kazu” Kibuishi, two published graphic novelists, visited the seniors who had completed making their own graphic novels in their Dual Credit English class. In addition...

Photo courtesy of press release from DAZN.com. The Fury v. Ngannou fight is scheduled for Oct. 28 streaming PPV on ESPN at 2 p.m. PST.

Tyson Fury V. Francis Ngannou Super Fight

Levi Tapia, Copy Editor October 27, 2023

UPDATED 10/31/2023: Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou faced off and Fury won by majority decision. This came as a shock to the fighting world, as Ngannou clearly outperformed Fury by tenfold.    ...

Image courtesy of the Meta Blog. Smart Glasses are customizable, with examples (from top to bottom) Jean, Rebel Black, and Caramel.

SciFi Future in Sight

Brian Murray, Editor in Chief October 12, 2023

   Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is releasing their newest attempt at capturing technology that used to seem like science fiction on Oct. 17. Described as a handless smartphone, Meta partnered...

Sienna Presley delivering her speech for NAHS. Presley was one of three candidates running for the 2023-2024 President position.

New Honor Society Brings New Opportunities

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor October 12, 2023

   The National Art Honor Society will be established on campus this year. Advised by Mrs. Jones, this student-led committee is currently paving the way for the organization to get its footing.     “I...

Texas Roadhouse Coming to New Braunfels

Texas Roadhouse Coming to New Braunfels

Diego Medina, Staff Writer & Photographer October 12, 2023

   Texas Roadhouse, an American steakhouse chain, has announced the opening of a new restaurant in New Braunfels.    According to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, construction...

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Texans Concerned About Unforeseen Consequences Of Vaping Bill

Abbey Shultz, Feature Section Editor October 11, 2023

On Sept. 1, 2023 House Bill 114 became effective in school districts across Texas, stating that any student found distributing, using, or in possession of any e-cigarettes or marijuana in or near school,...

Everything You Need To Know About This Year’s Robotics Kick-Off

Owen Barr, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

   On Sept. 2, San Antonio BEST  (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology) kicked off its 2024 robotics season marking the 30th anniversary of the oldest active robotics hub. Students from the 28...

Update On Hill Country’s Campus Construction

Camille Hanson, Section Editor September 28, 2023

   As of Sept. 6, 2023, the new Hill Country College Preparatory High School campus has a concrete foundation and structural beams. Since the campus was first proposed on Jan. 16, 2022, site workers...

Hurricane Idalia makes landfall on Floridas Coast. Its estimated that this storm caused between $12 - 20 billion in damage.

Hurricane Idalia’s Impact

Levi Tapia, Copy Editor September 28, 2023

   Hurricane Idalia made landfall as a Category 4 on Aug. 30, 2023. The storm slammed Florida’s Gulf Coast and moved into the Carolinas as it progressed. This affected thousands of residents along...

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Texas House to Vote on Religion in Classroom

Brian Murray, Editor in Chief May 16, 2023

   On April 20, the Texas Senate passed three bills regarding religion in Texas public schools, and all were moved to the state House for consideration. Bill 1515 requires all public primary and secondary...

Rocketry Club meets up to prepare for the rocket launch.

Rocketry Club Launches Into Competition

Brian Murray, Editor In Chief April 4, 2023

Update: On Monday, April 3, the Rocketry Team had their qualifying launches. They had two qualifying flights which, according to Applewhite, was better than half of the participating teams. They will find...

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