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Give a Heart to the One You Adore

Give a Heart to the One You Adore

Ashlee Burns, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2018


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Theater will be selling Valentine's Day gifts to raise money for One Act Play. The $5 gifts, which will be delivered on Valentine's day during second period, include a balloon, a flower, and a heart with the sender's message, and will help theater purchase new equipment. "The money will go toward...

Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Oh My!

Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Oh My!

Hannah Morris, Reporter

February 7, 2018


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A Greek Mythology project is underway in freshman English classes and is to be turned in Feb. 21. Students are expected to pick, research, and write about a certain Greek god or goddess. “I was very excited when my teacher introduced the topic,” freshman Regina Soliz said. “It gave me an...

Special Prom For Special Students

Special Prom For Special Students

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

February 6, 2018


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Special education high school students are invited to attend their private prom on Feb. 11 at the Al Amin Shrine. The dance serves as a comfortable atmosphere for special ed students to experience a high school prom and socialize with other students from across South Texas. This prom is a free dance...

FFA Quiz Team Stampedes To State

FFA Quiz Team Stampedes To State

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

November 30, 2017


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Brent Beverly, Alexia Romero, Blake Stanley, and Max Vasquez participated in the Area FFA contest on Nov. 18. The team competed in the event FFA Quiz. The students were tested on their knowledge of general and minuscule details about the FFA organization. Out of 112 schools, the CHS quiz team pla...

Starting College Early with Dual Credit

Starting College Early with Dual Credit

Jaelyn Zapata, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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Many upperclassmen are already beginning their college careers by enrolling in dual credit classes. “To get into dual credit courses, you have to apply for the Texas Application,” college and career counselor Larissa Duke said. Before starting dual credit, students must have a bacterial meningitis...

Dual Credit CNA Program Jumpstarts Students’ Medical Career

Dual Credit CNA Program Jumpstarts Students’ Medical Career

Madison Brown, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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The Certified Nurse’s Assistant program through Del Mar is helping CHS students like senior Lilly Wuneburger graduate with a certificate to be a nurse’s aide, in addition to having their high school diplomas. The course is one semester long and requires a uniform, background check, and drug screening. “The...

Interact Club Turning Trash to Treasure

Interact Club Turning Trash to Treasure

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

October 19, 2017


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By reselling weathered and unused goods, the Interact Club generated $2,000 for scholarships. The club had its annual rummage sale to raise money for the Rotary Scholarships, which would be given to kids attending Calallen High School. The fundraiser was October 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the...

New Hangout Brewing in Calallen

New Hangout Brewing in Calallen

Lela Eggen, Reporter

October 17, 2017


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The latest food chain addition to Calallen is Starbucks. Starbucks has been the new biggest hang out since it opened on September 18. In fact, some students from Calallen work at Starbucks and really enjoy it. “I didn’t know if I wanted to work there or not, but I decided to anyway,” Ezekiel...

Atrium Expecting Changes

Atrium Expecting Changes

Samantha Zentz, Reporter

October 17, 2017


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Biology teacher Mrs. Presley and her students have big plans for the atrium this year. The outdoor oasis is in need of a little sprucing up. “We have a budget for the atrium just like other departments have,” Presley said. “When the conditions are correct and we prep the ground, then we’ll...

Band Wins Grand Champion

Band Wins Grand Champion

Wyatt Lutenbacher, Reporter

October 12, 2017


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Band tried their best at this year’s Tournament of Bands in Gregory-Portland and won various awards for their performance. The marching band, which is the biggest it has been in 18 years, took home awards including: 1st Place Percussion in Class 5A, Grand Champion Percussion for whole day, 2nd P...

Calallen Education Foundation to hold State of the District Event

Calallen Education Foundation to hold State of the District Event

Ashlee Burns, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2017


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Calallen Education Foundation (CEF) invites local businesses and community members to attend the third annual State of the District event and luncheon. This year's event, "Building the Future", will give community members a peek at future possibilities  and what is to come within the district. The...

Back to the Barn for Livestock

Back to the Barn for Livestock

Chris Martinez, Reporter

September 26, 2017


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With the Annual Junior Livestock show being five months away, students who will be participating in the show are beginning to take their livestock animals to the AG barn. “My main goal, which is every showman/show-woman’s goal, is to win grand or reserve champion. What that means is it’s the...

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