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Turn It Off

Turn It Off

Kat Carlow, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

With cell phones and other media devices becoming more accessible to younger audiences, numerous debates have sparked on what kind of effect these devices have on the youth. More specifically, what the effects of longer screen times are compared to shorter ones. According to the Pew Research Center, 45%  ...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Alivia Caples, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Student Council Thanksgiving Meals

Student Council Thanksgiving Meals

Kat Carlow, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Student Council will be hosting multiple events to provide low-income students with Thanksgiving meals. From November 4-22,a food drive will be set up to take specified donations. On the 25th and 26th, Stuco members will cook and prepare meals to be given to  students and their families on Thanksgiv...

UIL Area Competition

UIL Area Competition

Brayden Hogue, Graphic Designer

October 25, 2019

On Oct. 26 the band is set to compete at Area UIL Marching Contest. This will be the first time that the band has chosen to advance past regional marching under the direction of band director Thomas Mensch.  “If our motto is to ‘make our best better’ then the only way we can do that is by e...

Periods or Blocks?

Periods or Blocks?

Alivia Caples, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

From the moment I was labeled a new student at Whitehouse, I was introduced to the faculty here. Almost immediately, I was bombarded with information about the school; what it offered, how focused it was on teenagers’ needs, and first period starting later in the morning. At a glance, it seemed amazing ...

You Can’t Run From Yourself

You Can’t Run From Yourself

Imahn McAlister, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

The producers of Gemini Man were smart in casting Will Smith as the lead male role in the movie. With his name on the project fans from all over were waiting in anticipation to watch Will Smith’s newest project, especially after his success in Aladdin. I have to admit, I just went to watch the movie b...

Insatiable, Instantly Amazing

Insatiable, Instantly Amazing

McKenzie Gray, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Amidst controversies of fat-shaming and homophobia, Netflix’s original series Insatiable was renewed for a second season, and I am quickly excited by the thought of binging the new season in the comfort of my home surrounded by snacks and warm blankets. If you have not been able to watch the series, bew...

Kat Carlow, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

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What’s In Your Purse?

What’s In Your Purse?

McKenzie Gray, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

After being inspired by Refinery29’s: What’s In My Purse series featuring the glamorous celebrities of Hollywood, we asked the school’s own personal celebrities: teachers. Two selected teachers document essentials they keep in their teacher-approved bags for any ungraded paper or a healthy, nutritious lunch....

Empower Club

Empower Club

Kat Carlow, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

After Junior Angela Owa’s first year in public school, she realized the difference of student diversity and thought compared to private school. Owa decided to take advantage of these assortments of ideas and proposed Empower club, a new club that gives students a voice to express their opinions about...

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

Dana Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief

September 29, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS) will be hosting their first of four blood drives with Carter Bloodcare tomorrow from 8 am to 4 pm at the auxiliary gym.  “We have an overwhelming amount of students that are really excited for the blood drive,” NHS sponsor Daphne Bolay said. “Normally it take...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Alivia Caples, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

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