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Canyon High graduate experiences ‘small town’ spirit in post-Harvey Houston

Canyon High graduate experiences ‘small town’ spirit in post-Harvey Houston

Braden Lefevre, Canyon High School

October 1, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Hurricane Coverage

He walks into the convention center to an overwhelming array of images. A young woman sits and weeps with her baby in her arms. A doctors frantically treat as many victims as possible. A homeless man sits in the corner with a pained look in his eyes. Cots are stretched across the floor and people lay...

GBHS grad reports live from Hurricane Harvey

GBHS grad reports live from Hurricane Harvey

Brayden Johnk, Granite Bay High

October 1, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Hurricane Coverage

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, it set off one of the most devastating natural disasters in U.S. history. As the eye of this Category 4 storm approached the Texas coastline, Granite Bay High School graduate Briana Whitney was literally right in the...

Surviving the Storm

Surviving the Storm

Katie Felton, Lovejoy High School

October 1, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Hurricane Coverage

With high speed winds blowing through the trees, a sudden downpour of rain pounding on the roof, and the electricity out, Natalie Stark was without her husband and left alone to keep her kids, along with herself, calm during the arrival of Hurricane Harvey on the night of Aug. 25. “I was there when...

Hurricane safety: what you need to know to prepare

Hurricane safety: what you need to know to prepare

Ryan Okpych, Eve Katz, Zoey Fuller and Rowan Russo, Summerville High School

October 1, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Hurricane Coverage

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Harvey hits Houston

Harvey hits Houston

Keegan Williams, Liberty High School

October 1, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Hurricane Coverage

With wind speeds reaching 130 mph and leaving at least 30,000 people without power, Hurricane Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Rita in 2005. Beginning as a tropical storm in the Caribbean, Harvey soon became more powerful, moving towards the Texas Coastal...

‘Life is definitely going to be different now’

‘Life is definitely going to be different now’

Katelyn Spivey, Canyon High School

October 1, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Hurricane Coverage

A young woman walks through her flooded home. Her belongings swim in the water sloshing around her ankles. Her gaze wonders from one destroyed belonging to another until it settles on a small shoe — her son's first. When she leaves her home, she is not just leaving her photographs, toys, heirlooms...

Hurricane Irma turns Florida upside down

Hurricane Irma turns Florida upside down

Samara Anderson, Carlsbad High School

October 1, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Hurricane Coverage

This time of year, as many of you may know, is hurricane season. It began approximately at the beginning of June and ends before December. Hurricanes mainly occur on the east coast, but even Carlsbad, from miles and miles away, can feel the tragedy. On Aug. 30, 2017, one of the biggest hurricanes this...

Common Threads helping the common man

Common Threads helping the common man

Reid Pitts, George Ranch High School

October 1, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Hurricane Coverage

Common Threads LCISD is a donation center that provide supplies for families that live within the LCISD school district. Families in need of anything, from cleaning supplies to backpacks, come to Common Threads and are given what they need. A huge supplier of much-needed supplies following Hurricane...