• A few yearbooks remain available through smart-pay.com for $85. Order before May 1.

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Let them eat cake!

Travis Media Team

April 17, 2014

After each cooking unit, Foods and Nutrition teacher Brittany Holler has her students do a cooking lab to practice what they’ve learned. Since they... READ MORE »»

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Powder Puff game scheduled for Thursday

Adrian Martin, Editor

April 16, 2014

The calendar has struck April again, which means that Powder Puff football is back.  Junior and senior girls will compete in a flag football game for... READ MORE »»

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Varsity Chorale and Advanced Concert Choir earn superiors

Travis Media Team

April 14, 2014

Two THS choirs brought home superior ratings in concert performance and sight-reading performance from the Region 13 UIL contest Friday. Both choirs were... READ MORE »»

THS Varsity Chorale

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Golfers win district; girls are runners-up

Travis Media Team

April 10, 2014

The Varsity Boys claimed their fourth consecutive District Championship Tuesday, while the girls team is the runner-up in their division. Logan Pate is... READ MORE »»

Both the boys' and girls' golf teams will compete in the regional championships next week at Eagle Point Golf Course in Mont Belvieu. The boys won the district championship in their division, and the girls were runners-up in theirs. Madi Thompson is also advancing to regionals as a medalist.

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Shah finds happiness through writing poetry

Arij Khanjee, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

The search for happiness takes many forms, and aquatic science teacher Megha Shah found hers through writing poetry. The Most Wondrous of Things was published... READ MORE »»

Megha Shah teaches by day and writes poetry by night. The aquatic science/marine biology teacher's book of poems "The Most Wondrous of Things" was published in paperback and ebook formats over the summer and is available in book stores and online.

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Going Green: Organization installs solar panels on roof

Nelsen Saavedra, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

The changing of seasons symbolizes rebirth, transformation and the celebration of what has yet to come. For Travis, the transition means adopting a  environment-friendly... READ MORE »»

Tyler Meserole shows off the solar panels provided by the THS Green Club through donations from corporations and individuals. The panels will save the school approximately $500 a year in energy costs.

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Powder Puff game scheduled for Thursday

Adrian Martin, Editor

The calendar has struck April again, which means that Powder Puff football is back.  Junior and senior girls will compete in a flag football game for bragging rights. Last... read story

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Shah finds happiness through writing poetry

Shah finds happiness through writing poetry

Arij Khanjee, Staff Writer

The search for happiness takes many forms, and aquatic science teacher Megha Shah found hers through writing poetry. The Most Wondrous of Things was published in paperback... read story

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Russia’s anti-gay policies are harmful to all

Russia’s anti-gay policies are harmful to all

Nelsen Saavedra, Staff Writer

Step forward. Breathe deep. Look up towards the sky as it becomes the only thing holding back the tears, the screams, the anger, the rage, the pain. Up. It’s the only place... read story

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    Water is essential to the agriculture Iowa is known for. With winter weather comes the delayed reaction of possible flooding. Nearly 50 inches of snow have raised the fears of farmers. Agriculture also contributes to the excessive chemicals in field runoff. The corn, the cows,and the chemicals all factors for the high levels of pollutants […]
  • California students take proactive approach against underage drinking April 17, 2014
    Teenagers and alcohol. Most likely, this combination sounds dismal, but Folsom Cordova teens are changing the conversation. Students involved with Club Live at Folsom and Sutter Middle Schools and Friday Night Live at Vista del Lago High School recently participated in the filming of an educational video compiled by the Sacramento County Office of Education
  • The final frame: A perfect goodbye to bowling star April 16, 2014
    After 30 perfect games and 16 years of bowling experience, Glen Rock’s own Jake Rollins became the Boys’ Bowling State Champion on Feb. 11, 2014. In the title-match, Rollins bowled the first 300 in the 13-year history of the stepladder playoff, making it the last, perfect shot of his high school bowling career. This game […]
  • Delta Rae defies musical categorization April 16, 2014
    The Tortuga Music Festival (April 12-13) brings top names down to Fort Lauderdale to soak up some sun and tunes, all in the name of charity. While the two-day festival focuses on increasing the public’s awareness of issues like overfishing, shark finning and reef degradation, it also opens its stage to acts like Luke Bryan, […]
  • Getting the hem of it: Student debuts hand-sewn skirts April 15, 2014
    Seasonal trends fall out of place and then spring into action. As much of a struggle it is to get up in the morning and wear a new trendy outfit every day, it’s even more of a struggle to be on top trend while still having your own sense of originality. Visual sophomore Emily Miller […]

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Golfers win district; girls are runners-up

Golfers win district; girls are runners-up

Travis Media Team

The Varsity Boys claimed their fourth consecutive District Championship Tuesday, while the girls team is the runner-up in their division. Logan Pate is the 2014 Individual... read story

April 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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Review: Arcade Fire’s Reflektor

Review: Arcade Fire’s Reflektor

Dylan David

In the past 10 years, Arcade Fire has gone from a little known group from Montreal to the biggest band to come out of the indie music scene. Their influence has been widespread,... read story

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