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  • May 10-11 Boys/Girls Track @ Austin, State Meet
  • April 27 Baseball vs S.A. Reagan, There @ 2:00 (non-district)
  • April 26-27 Boys/Girls Track @ San Antonio, Regional Meet
  • April 26 Baseball vs Eagle Pass, Here @ 6:00 (non-district)
  • April 23 Baseball vs Cigarrora, Here @ 7:00
  • April 18 Baseball (9th) vs Flour Bluff, Here @ 5:00
  • April 18 Baseball (jv) vs Flour Bluff, Here @ 7:00
  • April 18 Softball vs Flour Bluff, There @ 5:00-jv – 7:00-varsity
  • April 18 Baseball vs Flour Bluff, There @ 7:00
  • April 17 Boys/Girls Track @ TM, Area Meet

Band Wins Grand Champion

Band Wins Grand Champion

Wyatt Lutenbacher, Reporter

October 12, 2017

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

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

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...

PSAT Prep Course to Take Place

PSAT Prep Course to Take Place

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

September 13, 2017

With a new school year, comes more testing especially the PSAT and SAT. Calallen High School will host a PSAT preparation course on October 9, 2017. The PSAT is a test intended to give students experience for the actual SAT. For Dylan Hofstetter, a Senior, he feels that the PSAT prepared him for the...

Give Blood, Save Lives

Give Blood, Save Lives

Ashlee Burns, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2017

The Coastal Bend Blood Center will be holding a blood drive Wednesday, September 13 from 9 am to 4 pm. All student donors will be entered for a chance to win an Apple iPad. Blood banks are in constant need of every blood type to be able to supply in case of emergencies, according to nurse Kimberly...

Meet the Teacher Night, Pre-AP/AP Meeting to Take Place

Chris Martinez, Reporter

September 5, 2017

Calallen High school will be hosting their meet the teacher night on September 13, 2017, the meet the teacher event will be held in the cafeteria from 5:30-6:30 pm. Calallen High school will also be hosting their AP & Pre AP parent meeting on September 13, 2017, the meeting will be held in the library...

Hotheaded Hurricane Harvey Makes Its Way to the Gulf

Hotheaded Hurricane Harvey Makes Its Way to the Gulf

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

August 24, 2017

Bullets of water falling from the sky pelting innocent cars, stomping sidewalks, denting tin roofs with winds pushing and pulling your body and bending trees as if they are rubber bands. These are the welcoming signs of a hurricane. Most commonly heard from Bill Vessey, Hurricane Harvey is spinning and...

Semester Exams Around the Corner

Semester Exams Around the Corner

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

May 22, 2017

Semester exams are approaching as the school year comes to a close. Students who meet the grade and attendance requirements in each class are eligible for exemption from their semester exams. Absences are counted by individual periods, not days, and grades are based off of yearly averages. To qualify...

Long-Time Teacher to Retire

Long-Time Teacher to Retire

Beth Hicks, Reporter

May 19, 2017

After 24 years of teaching, 18 of which spent here at Calallen, adored instructor Marsha Mackerer will be retiring at the end of this year. According to Mackerer, she has always been a teacher, except for the 6 years she held part-time jobs after her son was born. Mackerer has definitely left her...

Publications Takes on South Texas Press Day

Publications Takes on South Texas Press Day

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

May 15, 2017

Publications took a trip to Del Mar College for Foghorn News' 3rd annual South Texas Press Day. Students from numerous schools were given the opportunity to listen and learn to special presentations from yearbook, design, and social media experts. The group received awards and honorable mentions for...

Career Expo to Serve as Exclusive Opportunity for Students

Career Expo to Serve as Exclusive Opportunity for Students

Michael Guerro and ClaraGrace Pavelka

May 1, 2017

Requested by Dr. Arturo Almendarez, all students are encouraged to attend the Youth Opportunity Unlimited Career Expo next Thursday on May 11 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. This is the first time Calallen has allowed students to attend this exclusive opportunity which will provide students an opportunity to...

Band Earns Honorable Awards at Competition

Band Earns Honorable Awards at Competition

Beth Hicks, Writer

April 28, 2017

The band piled into the bus as they headed out for their Wind & Symphonic competition and recording last Saturday. The competition was part of the yearly band trip, this time to San Antonio and Six Flags. On Friday and Saturday, bands from across the state of Texas competed in the Director’s Choice...

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