Best of SNO High School Edition

Pep Train raises school spirit

Sandra Webb, Annandale HS, Annandale, Va.

September 9, 2013


Filed under Features

Teachers abandon their lessons, students flee from their seats, and shouts mingle with music that echoes down the hallways: the Pep Train has begun. The Pep Train is a decades-old tradition at AHS. Cheerleaders, football players, and dance team members cheer their way down the halls led, of course, ...

Texas freshman hopes to turn pro in triathlons

Texas freshman hopes to turn pro in triathlons

Tyler Snell, Texas HS, Texarkana, Texas

September 6, 2013


Filed under Profiles, Sports

He has faced medical challenges that could have changed his life forever. Running, biking, and swimming all combine to make the race that Grant Jarvis loves to compete in. The incoming freshman is a triathlete that has competed on the national level, after only competing for four years, and has ma...

Grant Besse rounds out stellar high school career with Mr. Hockey title

Grant Besse rounds out stellar high school career with Mr. Hockey title

Dan Nelson and Peter Best

September 5, 2013


Filed under Profiles, Sports

From his very first games as a freshman, Benilde-St. Margaret’s senior forward Grant Besse seemed destined for glory, scoring four goals and adding an assist in his first two games in a Red Knight sweater. He finished his rookie season with 27 goals and 19 assists, a BSM record for goals in a se...

Brothers on and off the ice

Brothers on and off the ice

Megan Parman, Klein Collins HS, Spring, Texas

September 5, 2013


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Twenty-one boys take the ice at the Aerodrome Ice Skating Complex. Players take advantage of the five minute warm-up time allotted, feeding off the energy from the stands. Two jerseys with the name Weinholzer make their way into the lights, one padded and ready to defend the net, and the other laced...

Better than paper: Teachers use creative hall passes

Better than paper: Teachers use creative hall passes

Andrew Roberts, Legacy HS, Mansfield, Texas

September 4, 2013


Filed under Features

APs lurking, JROTC officers snooping and teachers on the lookout are all roadblocks and obstacles in our paths when trying to make a quick journey to the bathroom. The only things that gets students around these roadblocks are hall passes. For some students, asking for the hall pass means asking for...

Freshman Class experiences orientation

Bridget Davis

September 4, 2013


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

The Freshman Class of The Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa experienced orientation at the school.

Vampires infest Legoland California

Vampires infest Legoland California

Emilee Foltz, Carlsbad HS, Carlsbad, Calif.

September 1, 2013


Filed under Features

Crawling with blood sucking vampires of all ages, this past Friday Oct. 12, LEGOLAND California attempted to break the world record for the most vampires in one place at the same time. LEGOLAND called for all vampires from the surrounding area to help break the previous record of 1,039 vampires...

Students create dubstep music

Students create dubstep music

Katherine White, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.

August 21, 2013


Filed under Music, Profiles

For juniors Brian Schath, Matthew Kavanaugh and Greg Darnell, electronic music isn’t just for listening to. These three students work individually and together to make dubstep music, a genre that Schath defines as a “series of electronic sounds like synthesizers and drum beats arranged in ways that...