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Stories Worth Reading: William Forehand

Stories Worth Reading: William Forehand

by Elizabeth Reed, online and photography editor Parking Security, William Forehand What is the most dangerous thing you’ve ever done? What’s the most dangerous thing I’ve ever done? That’s a good question. I’m...

 

Washington Leadership Training Institute attendees advocate for careers in technology education

Washington Leadership Training Institute attendees advocate for careers in technology education

by Elizabeth Reed, online & photography editor The Roar spoke to Skills USA state officers Patrick Diaz (PD), David Holbrook (DH) and Amanda Herrera (AH) about the responsibilities and goals of their jobs and their experience at the Washington...

 

Q&A: Sophomore Kelly Krenek on new Biology Club

Q&A: Sophomore Kelly Krenek on new Biology Club

by Elizabeth Reed, online & photography editor The Roar spoke to Biology Club member Kelly Krenek about her experiences with the brand-new club. Why did you join Biology Club? I became interested in biology club last year. As a freshman...

 

Q&A: Assistant principal Kedra Johnson on new role, same school

Q&A: Assistant principal Kedra Johnson on new role, same school

by Elizabeth Reed, online & photography editor The Roar spoke to new assistant principal Kedra Johnson — formerly the school resource officer fondly known as “Officer Ke-Ke” — on the ways in which her perspective...

 

Setting new goals provides welcome change from usual summer monotony

Setting new goals provides welcome change from usual summer monotony

by Elizabeth Reed, online and photography editor Each year students look forward to summer. School is dragging on by that point, and everyone’s eager for free time–no tasks, no grades, only the outlook of  family vacations and endless...

 

Lauren Oliver’s ‘Before I Fall’ shocks readers with profound wisdom

Lauren Oliver’s ‘Before I Fall’ shocks readers with profound wisdom

Photo from laurenoliverbooks.com by Elizabeth Reed, online and photography editor Starting on my summer goal of steady leisure reading before it’s time to crack down on  summer assignments, I picked up a copy of “Before I Fall” by...

 

Gallery: Orchestra commemorates star musicians at annual banquet

Gallery: Orchestra commemorates star musicians at annual banquet

by Elizabeth Reed, assistant editor Orchestra students arrived at the A&M Consolidated High School at 5:30 pm on May 15 to eat, converse and receive awards as parents watched. Later in the evening, senior orchestra members revealed an annual...

 

Art students prepare wide range of art pieces for Brazos County Fair

Art students prepare wide range of art pieces for Brazos County Fair

Sophomore Moriah Davis and junior Ravina Patel smile together for a photo. Photo by Elizabeth Reed. by Elizabeth Reed, assistant editor Students in art painting classes at A&M Consolidated High School are painting cows, chickens and cowboy...

 

Veronica Roth’s “Divergent” captivates readers from first page

Veronica Roth’s “Divergent” captivates readers from first page

Photo from veronicarothbooks.blogspot.com. by Elizabeth Reed, assistant editor Everyone’s talking about it–there’s at least one fangirl in every classroom who gushes about it at the slightest mention of tattoos or chocolate cake....

 

First-time competitors reflect on success at SkillsUSA State Contest

First-time competitors reflect on success at SkillsUSA State Contest

Sophomore Leonor Castro and senior Matt Barnes, who both competed at SkillsUSA for the first time this year, share a laugh. by Elizabeth Reed, assistant editor Every year students from all different classes, ranging from animation to Audio Video...