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Cadets Come Out Victorious

Cadets Come Out Victorious

Keifer Gunn and Emily Gonzales

March 10, 2020

NJROTC students just spent six months preparing for one day that was very important to them. "It's the Annual Military Inspection or AMI," Cadet Lt. Sienna Frye said. "This is when we perform for the Area 10 manager (Commander Mike Hale) who looks over all the ROTC units in the Coastal Bend Area," she...

Officials Work to Rid School of Vaping

Officials Work to Rid School of Vaping

Aaron Sullivan and Jon Guardiola

February 26, 2020

Vaping in teen students has become a problem across the U.S. Many underage students keep getting caught often with vapes, including at this campus. “As a school district, we are trying to let students know that vaping isn’t healthy,” Assistant Principal Beverly Barker said. According to the...

Construction on $10 Million Science Wing Well Under Way

Construction on $10 Million Science Wing Well Under Way

Juan Vasquez, Assistant Managing Editor

February 21, 2020

Construction has begun on a new science wing at the high school and will fulfill a need for more science space at the school. The campus has aging labs and classrooms and has lacked space for all the science needs for a long time. Voters approved the project in a bond election to supply the money...

Campus Dreamin’

Campus Dreamin’

Olivia Colburn, Managing Editor

February 20, 2020

Senior year is tough on high school students because there is so much to accomplish: graduation, making sure they have enough credits, and most importantly for many, getting accepted to a college. “I’ve been accepted to the University of North Texas in Denton,” senior, Steven Garza sai...

Softball Gets Safer Seats

Softball Gets Safer Seats

Beatriz Haro Leyva and Casey Casas

February 13, 2020

Wildcatter staffers Beatriz Haro and Casey Casas talked to softball coach Teresa Lentz on Jan. 24 about the $832,711 improvements to the campus softball facilities. Coach Teresa Lentz: Q: Do you think the new bleachers are needed? A: Yes, the new bleachers are definitely needed. I believe they are...

Peaceful End to Threat of War

Peaceful End to Threat of War

Jake Million, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

On Dec. 29, President Trump called for an airstrike on Iranian military general Qasem Soleimani. The general's death sparked chaos in Iran. Some Iranians went so far as burning an American flag and an Israeli Flag. More recently, however, President Trump held a press conference and spoke words of peace...

Senior writes her way to second place in feature writing

Senior writes her way to second place in feature writing

Emiliano Zapata, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

As senior Olivia Colburn began keying her journalism story in her first UIL competition of the year, she fidgeted with the drawstring of her jacket, hoping she could forget how nervous she was.  She was competing against students from six other high schools around the state, including Lake Creek in...

Seniors dress up in their creative best

Seniors dress up in their creative best

Juan Vasquez, Assistant Managing Editor

November 12, 2019

Seniors dressed up as movie, television and humorous characters, and really took advantage of the opportunity to be creative for their annual dress-up day on Sept. 20. Senior dress up day is a longtime school tradition where students wear costumes with pop culture references, obscure TV show characters ...

ROTC comes to campus

ROTC comes to campus

John Bendele, Editor-In-Chief

October 18, 2019

The hot sun went down on a 98-degree October day. All of the drills were done, including marching in format with the platoon and practicing alignment.     This year marks the first time that students here joined with Tuloso-Midway High School to enroll in NJROTC, Navy Junior Reserve Officers Trai...

Phlebotomy Students Give Their Blood And Tears

Phlebotomy Students Give Their Blood And Tears

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

March 5, 2019

Phlebotomy students will practice drawing blood from any CHS volunteer Wednesday, March 6. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and have a valid ID. The blood testing will only take 10 minutes and they are only filling half a tube. Any student that volunteers will receive a free sweat pant day...

CHS To Host Open House Monday

CHS To Host Open House Monday

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

February 21, 2019

All students and parents are encouraged to attend open house on February 25, 2019 starting at 5:30 and ending at 6:30. Parents will be able to talk with teachers about their child's progress in class, and attend the campus report card meeting. After parents and students visit with teachers, they...

Safe and Secure

Safe and Secure

Amber Ashworth and ClaraGrace Pavelka, Reporters

February 14, 2019

The high school had a code orange lock down regarding an outside threat on Monday, Feb. 11. During a code orange, teachers are required to stay in their classrooms, lock their doors, take roll and wait for an all clear to be announced. While students and teachers stayed safe in their classrooms, campus...

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