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Exemption cards coming Monday

Staff Reports

May 17, 2018

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The school will give out exam exemption forms to all qualifying students on Monday, during all lunches. All students who meet the requirements to exempt final exams can pick up their form and have teachers sign off on the exemption. Students...

Community Writing Project kicks off this summer

Ollie Bream, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

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As summer nears many students need something to read to keep their minds busy. And who can be bothered enough to read those pesky summer reading books? Instead, you can choose to read a novel that is actively being written by membe...

Attendance hardship waiver forms now available

Sabrina Ulloa, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2018

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Applications for exam exemptions are now available, either online or at the principal's office. Keep in mind that this application in only for extreme situations and may be denied. Also, all decisions by the exam examption...

Summer School slowly approaching

Sabrina Ulloa, Online Editor

April 26, 2018

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As school ends, summer school starts. Online registration will open on May 7th for students in grades 9-12. The TISD tuition fee will be $150.00 for those paying in cash, check, or money order. For those paying with credit...

Madison Schlundt wins Scholastic writing award

Daniela Roscero, News Editor

April 20, 2018

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If you use them well, words become magic; that’s no secret for writers like Tomball junior Madison Schlundt, whose fantasy-inspired piece titled ‘Veins of Ink’ was awarded the regional Scholastic Gold Key Award. “It’s b...

Guest speaker on tap for Thursday

Desarae Rudel, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

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Guest speaker Keith Hawkins will speak to the school tomorrow, part of the ongoing Character Strong program. Hawkins is  motivational speaker representing Real Inspiration Incorporation, a company that helps solve rough chall...

New lower lobby security measures

Sabrina Ulloa, Opinion Editor

March 9, 2018

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New security measures are being taken due to the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. One such measure will have Ken Walters, a former juvenile probation officer, hired to keep an eye out in the lower lobby. ...

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