A Year in Exchange

September 8, 2014 • Reaegen Thomas, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features

Imagine moving to a new school. New friends. New teachers. Except the new school you are attending, is in a different country. Imagine walking through the halls and hearing another language, a language that you weren’t that familiar with. Also imagine all the beauty of being able to see another... Read more »

Getting a License

September 8, 2014 • Morgan Hewson, Staff Writer  
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High school means; homework, sports, fine arts, friends, work, family, drama, stress, and getting your license. For most people, getting a license is a big step in their lives because it means freedom! Brooke Reid said, “Having my license gives me a sense of freedom and I also like that I can... Read more »

Senior gets ready for the road ahead

September 8, 2014 • Tre Harrison, Staff Writer  
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Lexi Oebel, 17, a senior here at WHS, is striving to achieve the perfect year of fun and academic readiness to prepare herself for college. I asked Miss Oebel if she was excited about being a senior, she gave me an awkward response the responded with, ” Yes and no. Um, I’m  just super nervous,... Read more »

A Mission Not So Impossible

September 8, 2014  
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The outstanding home of the Indians, Waxahachie High School, is on a mission to rekindle some school spirit. “I think it’s kind of sad that people think it’s not cool to cheer for their own team. Our fans are a big part of what we do; they give us that feeling that they believe in... Read more »

Filling the Closet from Top to Bottom

September 4, 2014 • Jimmy Mismash, Staff Writer  
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All 2,500 students of WHS open their closets to find last years clothes that don’t fit, aren’t wanted, and are out of style! Now, each student goes to their favorite stores, swiping credit cards and handing over cash and don’t you want to know where they go?   Its time to ride along with some... Read more »

Tips for Freshmen

September 2, 2014 • Peyton Smith, Staff Writer  
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Coming into high school is scary and sometimes you just wish you had guidance from someone closer to your age.  Freshman year you go from running the school at Finley or Howard to the under dog that has to make a name for his or herself at the high school.  Most of your lifetime memories take place... Read more »

Life of Being a Band Fan

September 2, 2014 • Cortlyn Bates, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features

Learn it. Live it. Love it. Own it. If you just happened to read the last couple of phrases, then I’m sure you could tell this article has a little something something to do with band. Well, congratulations, you’re quite the smart one. Coming from a non-band kid, I will start off by saying,... Read more »

The life and legacy of Kurt Cobain

The life and legacy of Kurt Cobain

May 7, 2014 • Courtney Benitez, Staff Writer  
Filed under Entertainment, Features

During the 1980s and 1990s, a collection of bands in Seattle, Washington cultivated a distinct sound commonly known as grunge. A mixture of punk and metal, hard rock and the so-called “Seattle sound” helped foster the contemporary rock movement. Many iconic bands we know and love helped cultivate... Read more »

Dear Texas, Please Get Your Life Together

April 14, 2014 • Natalie J. Power, Editor-in-chief  
Filed under Features

I love Texas. I really do. Born and raised in the Lone Star State, I have an appreciation for the many cultures and special features that Texas consists of. We have large, vibrant cities. We have wide, open plains. We have beautiful, tall trees. We even have beaches. We have it all, here. And I LOVE... Read more »

WHS Choir At UIL

April 10, 2014 • Emily Galbraith, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

On Thursday, March 26, the Waxahachie Choir Department embarked on their journey to the North Texas UIL competition in a hope to bring back sweepstakes. Though they did not accomplish their goal, they had a wonderful experience, and brought back back many tips to grow as individual musicians and as a... Read more »

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