Out Smarting the Competition

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

April 11, 2017


Filed under Features, News, NewsBriefs

After qualifying for the UIL Academic meet, freshman Mardhi Santosa in Number Sense, junior Grant Kluber in Computer Science and the Number Sense team, composed of Mardhi, freshman Tari Santosa and juniors Vivek Tanna and Prithvi Sentilkumar, will travel to Austin April 21-22 to compete for the championship. “I...

Killing It On The Court

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

October 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Today the volleyball teams will play Richland at the WG Thomas Coliseum in Halton City. “We’re doing pretty good,” freshman team member Katelyn Shankle said. “We’ve won most of our games and are undefeated in district.” The team has prepared since the spring for this season duri...

Dynamic Duo

Dynamic Duo

Lindy Smith and Zoë Gehler

June 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

With the literature AP test finally over with, students sat on the edge of their seats while anticipating the announcement of the top 10% along with who the Valedictorian and Salutatorian would be. Looking at each other smiling with pure joy the Valencic twins  excitedly listened as the school announce...

The Final Copy

The Final Copy

Jackson Cross, Staff

April 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

After months of working on the yearbook, the deadline loomed closer than ever. The yearbook staff members zipped around the room collecting information, taking notes and collaborating to get the 100th yearbook edition done in time. Yearbook adviser Jillian Rooney stepped up to the plate to get everyo...

Living life on the High Beam

Living life on the High Beam

Zoë Gehler and Lindy Smith, Staff

January 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

The entire team had been waiting for the results, praying that they would be able to pull ahead. The room was filled with an excited buzz as the gymnasts sat, occasionally looking to a supportive parent who would offer an encouraging smile and a thumbs up, waiting to see if their hard work paid off. The...

Posting Up

Lindy Smith, Staff

December 17, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

“Go Grapevine Go!” senior Abby Sandy shouts as she sees her teammate junior Molly Heygood sprint toward the basket. The crowd jumps up and down at the Grapevine-Eastern Hills game, screaming with anticipation, waiting to see if Grapevine will pull far enough ahead for the win. Heygood nears...

Cooking Up a Storm

Jose Delgado, Staff

September 25, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

As she stood greeting first day students at her door, the new GHS teacher had a good feeling. After welcoming each student, she tarns to walk into the classroom. ``Good morning class’’ she said. Are you ready.’ This year were cooking up a storm.’’ Culinary arts teacher Dorothea Polydoros...

New Head of Mustang Nation brings different perspective

New Head of Mustang Nation brings different perspective

Lindy Smith, Staff

September 25, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the ratty blue towel is placed on the wooden gym floor to his right, the football players saunter toward him with a mischievous glint in their eyes from his left. Stepping onto the towel, he closes his eyes and awaits his fate. The pie tin can connects with his face followed by the roar of high...

BPA to the Top

Kiran Gokal, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015


Filed under Features

Up, down, up, down. His fingers drum against his side in a jittery motion because of his nerves. “In third place, state alternative goes too...” He lets out a breath. It was not him. The light continues blares on the stage, surrounding him and causing him to look into the darkness as the announcer...

Double Tap

Double Tap

Shayal Vashisth, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2015


Filed under Features

Bright screens illuminate faces intensely focused on the game before them. Lightning-quick fingers tap the screens, adding spokes to the spinning wheel. Two spokes collide and the screen flashes red, accompanied by a groan of frustration as the level restarts. After the game “AA” was released,...

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