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New theater teacher thinks outside of the box

New theater teacher thinks outside of the box

Kate Pepper, Reporter

October 5, 2017

As Halloween approaches, the play Attack of the Pom Pom Zombies will debut at Myers Park Amphitheater on Oct 5. This performance will take place outside because of current construction, which will expand the auditorium...

3 students receive National Merit Scholar Semifinalist

3 students receive National Merit Scholar Semifinalist

Neelam Bohra, Co-Editor

September 25, 2017

After a three-year drought, McKinney High has three national merit scholar semifinalists. Seniors Basil El-Hindi, Ashley Wu, and Kierstin Marchal prepared for the PSAT differently, but hope it helps them the same: to go further...

Cruz discusses health care at McKinney town hall for veterans

Cruz discusses health care at McKinney town hall for veterans

Neelam Bohra, Co-Editor

July 6, 2017

Stormy weather greeted Ted Cruz at the Sheraton McKinney when he kicked off his tour around Texas with the Concerned Veterans of America. As the GOP’s health care plan waits on a senate vote, people voiced support and prot...

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Obsessed with the past

Obsessed with the past

Neelam Bohra, Co-Editor

October 6, 2017No Comments

Interesting, significant, and terrible. Parts of the artwork stand out—a copper plate brought back from a student who visited Iran. A picture of his last academic decathlon team in a wooden frame, their initials carved...

Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Udani Satarasinghe, Co-Editor

September 28, 2017No Comments

Clouds covered the bubble canopy. He couldn’t even find the sun. 7,000 feet in the air, flying the airplane he built himself, senior Bryan Niemann could only see white.  “It’s hard to put into words,” Bryan s...

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  • Protesters unite against Cruz outside veteran town hall July 6, 2017
  • 2017 Lion graduation June 7, 2017
  • Teen Court May 25, 2017

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OPINION: Morrison offers NFL predictions

OPINION: Morrison offers NFL predictions

Garrett Morrison, Chris Mathey, Terrell Vincent

October 13, 2017No Comments

Lions defeat Midlothian 52-35

Lions defeat Midlothian 52-35

Ellisha Stokes, Reporter

September 20, 2017No Comments

The Lions were ahead in the second quarter, quarterback Damon Witmer was back to throw.  An open wide receiver Dominic St. Leon caught the throw at the 50 yard line. He bolted for the end zone making ...

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  • Cottam’s Corner: How Yogi Ferrell Turned the Mavericks Season Around February 9, 2017
  • Cottam’s Corner: How the NFL can fix the Pro Bowl February 3, 2017

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