Best of SNO High School Edition

Making the Transition: 2017 Tyrone Alums on Life After High School

Making the Transition: 2017 Tyrone Alums on Life After High School

Ava McCracken, Tyrone Area High School

May 7, 2018


Filed under Features

Preparing for life after high school is a scary time for high school seniors. Figuring out what to do, where they want to go, getting accepted, having a “plan B,” and what life will be like once they get there, is stressful. We caught up with four 2017 Tyrone high school graduates to find out how...

The boy behind the harmonica

The boy behind the harmonica

Brianna Watts, Stephen Decatur High School

May 3, 2018


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Blind since birth, you may not expect sophomore Cole Moran to have more than 6,000 views on YouTube for his ability to play the harmonica. Being surrounded by music since he was a baby, Cole has defied his physical disabilities with his musical abilities. Moran has numerous medical conditions, other...

From rusted to restored

From rusted to restored

Claire Meyer, Canyon High School

April 30, 2018


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The completed tractor sits in the shop after months of work, the six coats of prairie gold paint glimmer underneath the fluorescent lights. The two girls look up at their final product, proud. Seniors Sarah Winters and Brianna Ramsay earned a red ribbon in the agricultural mechanic show in Houston...

Dezirae Rodriguez: Bouncing Back

Dezirae Rodriguez: Bouncing Back

Jose Cruz, Legacy High School

April 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Face in hands, knees on carpet, Dezirae Rodriguez harks to the phone as she waits for a voice to emerge at the end of a dial tone. Desperation came in waves, exhaustion lingered while the situation continued to crumble like the foundations of a house she would soon be forced to part with. She lost...

BSM teacher inspires women through business and blog

BSM teacher inspires women through business and blog

Ryan Frost, Benilde-St. Margaret's School

April 29, 2018


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Strong Capable Woman is a non-profit clothing brand founded by BSM’s own Ms. Kirsten Hoogenakker that is meant to empower women in today’s world. Hoogenakker, or ‘Kiki’, as she goes by on Strong Capable Woman’s website, is an engineering and biomedical science teacher here at BSM. Before...

Sophomore Maggie Clink starts a footwear revolution

Sophomore Maggie Clink starts a footwear revolution

Sarah Pinkowski, York Community High School

April 28, 2018


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Most girls stress tremendously about what they wear to school, and rightfully so. It is extremely stressful to stay on trend when the world of fashion is constantly changing around you. New styles and fashion trends rise and fall constantly. As a full-time student who is involved in extracurriculars...

Books survive in a paperless community

Books survive in a paperless community

Ioana Ciuperca, Clark Magnet High School

April 27, 2018


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The Roman Numerals MCMXXV greet visitors as the steps to Pasadena Central Library reach toward the golden arches of the building. Walking through them transports you to a Renaissance-style courtyard, complementary to the wooden palace inside. An architectural contest was held to determine the structure...

A veteran journalist looks for the unexpected when he looks for stories to publish

A veteran journalist looks for the unexpected when he looks for stories to publish

Stephanie Martell, Vidal M.Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts

April 27, 2018


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Miguel Angel Martell is a passionate journalist. This 35-year-old man also loves politics; most of his work is about it. He has published several magazines edited and made by him, not with other people, just himself. Miguel joined journalism thanks to his father, Victor Martell Cisneros, Victor was...