Students have to pay to take AP Tests

Samantha Abrahams, News Editor

December 15, 2014

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Due to state funding, the recent decision has been made that for the 2015 school year students will be required to pay for their own AP tests. The cost of each test is $91, which can be a challenge for students taking all... Read more »

Ebola Outbreak

Samantha Abrahams , News Editor

December 6, 2014

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On Sept. 30, the first case of the Ebola virus in the United States was diagnosed in Dallas. The virus is deadly and rare, and needs close interaction to transmit. It’s scary. And it was here. Ebola is not as contagious as... Read more »

Too Close to Home

Too Close to Home

December 5, 2014

Black-out Pep Rally this Friday

Samantha Abrahams, News Editor

October 21, 2014

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On Friday, the school will be hosting a “Black-out Pep Rally,” to bring a bold close to Red Ribbon Week. This pep rally will be entirely different from any other pep rally. The gym will be completely illuminated with the... Read more »

Thanksgiving break longer this year

Samantha Abrahams, News Editor

October 21, 2014

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This year, instead of having a short few days for Thanksgiving break, students will have a full week off for the holiday. The school board was able to allot the students the longer break by changing the length of the first... Read more »

Billionaires on the rise

Morgan Goodman, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014

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The youngest billionaire in the world is 27-year-old Dustin Moskovitz, who was a roommate of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Dustin Moscovitz is only 8 days younger than Mark Zuckerberg. Mark and Dustin dropped out of school... Read more »

CougarPride Band awarded first place

Emily Ashlock, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014

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Tomball High’s marching band was awarded first place in their class on Saturday, September 27. As they entered Woodforest Stadium, the pressure of competing against 21 other bands set in. Program director Steve Fry was a... Read more »

Navy begins using drone boats

Chris Song, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014

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The US Navy is testing new technology that allows it to field "drone boats" capable of maneuvering and defending friendly ships without direct... Read more »

The rising threat of Islamic State

Julian Joseph, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

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