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Plugged in

Plugged in

Olivia Herzog, Bastrop High School

October 6, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Technology

English teacher Hope Swearingen quickly tweets a reminder out to her students about the homework due and congratulates them for high scores on their recent essays before finishing her long work day. Swearingen first started integrating social media into her teaching when she came to BHS three years...

Junior champions for human rights in Venezuela

Junior champions for human rights in Venezuela

Lindsay Collier, Cypress Ranch High School

October 1, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

  For most, the concepts of flagrant government corruption, violent repression of outspoken citizens, and torture of opposition leaders would seem more in place in a fantastical dystopian novel than reality. For junior Juan Galipoli, however, these ideas are far from fictional—in fact, these...

CHS teacher returns as principal

CHS teacher returns as principal

Aparna Verma & Sarah Neumann, Catonsville High School

September 24, 2015


Filed under Profiles, School News

Earlier this summer, Matt Ames became the new principal for CHS. If that name sounds familiar, it’s probably because in 1977, Matt Ames was a student teacher for the CHS art department. A year later, he was hired at CHS, and eventually became art department chair. He then left to become an assistant...

Crippling comeback

Crippling comeback

Noah Sanchez

September 22, 2015


Filed under Health, Profiles, Sports

It was just a normal day. He was going to a normal practice. Routine. Usual. Standard. Nothing out of the ordinary was supposed to happen. But then something did. After taking a hard fall and not being able to get back up, senior Jeff Bowcutt realized that his leg was injured, but it wasn’t until...

Band director leads students to success

Band director leads students to success

Sydney Pierce

May 21, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

He leads the junior high band, helps students with just about anything they may need, and he directed this year’s Sweepstakes-winning LCM Symphonic Band. Assistant band director Jose Ochoa is constantly working, yet still finds a way to make things fun. Ochoa has been teaching for six years and...

From female to male

From female to male

Dan Fishbein

May 15, 2015


Filed under Profiles

When sophomore Alex Cosentino turned 3, he realized that he did not belong. Born Meredith Cosentino, he had been raised as a girl in accordance with his sex. Even at that young age, though, he knew there was something different about him. 12 years later, Cosentino would identify as a transgender male. “Whenever...

Capturing emotion around the world

Capturing emotion around the world

Jack Densmore

May 13, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

Power on, check ISO, check shutter speed, check white balance, focus, shoot, capture the emotion of the battlefield, a soldier, or a wife crying over her husband who is sick with the deadly Ebola virus, or climbing a muddy hill to get the shot of the family of gorillas on top. Anything that can make...

Williams holds her own at rodeo

Williams holds her own at rodeo

Caroline Britten

May 8, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Sports

Livestock has always been a major part of Mallie Williams's life. Sixth-grader Williams is a true country girl at heart, and has participated in the Junior American Rodeo Association since she was 5. She competes in barrel racing and goat tying. A couple of weekends ago, Williams competed in Woodward,...

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