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 »

Major Decisions

Major Decisions

January 15, 2014 • Victor Baez, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features

With December approaching, most high seniors pretty much know what college they  are going to attend next fall, and have declared a major. Most, however, will not stick with their first choice. A two thousand five study at MSNBC reported that fifty percent of college student will change their major... Read more »

America Chews the Fat.

September 30, 2013 • Sebastian Miner, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features

Redd Foxx, a famous American comedian, once said, “Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.” While this is a laughable statement, it’s becoming increasingly true that Americans pay less attention to their health, and tend to accept the nationwide... Read more »

Signs of Success

September 11, 2013  
Filed under Features

American Sign Language, or ASL, is a language that doesn’t require speaking. Although you don’t speak, it is a crucial language to learn. For all the people in the world that can’t hear what you’re saying, or can’t speak, can now communicate with you. Learning how to sign... Read more »

Line Leaders

Line Leaders

September 6, 2013 • Selwyn Robins, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features, Sports

The lights are beaming down on you, the fans pack the house again just as you’ve seen your whole four year career and the pressure of this season begins to grow larger and larger. Being a senior, it’s your job to  lead Team 109 on a historic journey to glory. You’ve put you and your... Read more »

The Art of Over Achieving

September 6, 2013 • Connor Linguist, staff writer  
Filed under Features

The title “over achiever” follows those who work hard, study often, and make time to go above and beyond mediocrity. Is this good/bad habit  an acquired trait or a skill you are born with? Can this trait be switched on and off? Were there parents the same way? How do you know when you have... Read more »

Our New Principals

September 6, 2013  
Filed under Features, News

As our school year has begun many of you may have noticed our two new principals: Mr. Mendez and Ms. Wilson. Both were hired on over the summer as our new assistant and associate principals. Ms. Wilson is our associate principal who oversees college readiness, instruction, and assessment. She is also... Read more »

Colorado Band Trip

Colorado Band Trip

April 18, 2013  
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The WHS band took a trip to Winter Park, Colorado on April 9 and returned to Waxahachie on April 14. The band stayed in the town of Winter Park and went to the Winter Park ski resort to ski, snowboard, snow tube, and take tours on snow trolleys. The Winter Park resort is located on two mountains and... Read more »

Teens: Drugs and Alcohol

February 16, 2012 • Mayra Sierra, Page Editor/ Staff Writer  
Filed under Features

Recent celebrity deaths such as Whitney Houston’s boldly note how life threatening the mixing of alcohol and drugs can be. Alcohol, as we know,  is an anti-depressant, which slow down the rate of the heart. Medications, whether prescribed by a doctor or physician or over the counter,  can potentially... Read more »

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