Out Smarting the Competition

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

April 11, 2017


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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...

Modified Schedule

Kate Love

February 21, 2017


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After the deciding to finalize the proposition of a modified block schedule, the student body and teachers will have to adjust to the changes that will be put in place next school year. Presently, staff and students use a traditional block schedule, which has classes meeting every other day for 90 minut...

Debate Prepares for State

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2017


Filed under News, NewsBriefs, Showcase

After finishing all local meets for the year, the Debate team will prepare for the upcoming TFA State, UIL District and NSDA Dist./ Congress meets in March and April. “I’m looking forward to the State meet,” sophomore Hayley Smyth said. “I’m excited to compete with people from different...

PALS at Olympics

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

January 23, 2017


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Since the PALS group work with special needs kids they will help with Special Olympics March 22. “I’m excited about this because it’s always fun to see kids from other schools come together,” PALS teacher Grant Hahn said. “The PALS are paired with kids (who) may not even (be) from GHS, but...

Growing for Community

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

January 10, 2017


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After a successful garden in 2016, the Ecology Club anticipates starting another garden in the Ecology Center after Spring Break when the weather is amiable to help feed the community. “I’m excited,” club sponsor Deanna Showalter said. “It’s something that we’ve done for two years now,...

New Lady Stangs

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

December 14, 2016


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On Friday at 5 p.m. the freshman girl’s basketball team will play Birdville at Birdville High School for their fourth game this month. “This is a great group of young ladies,” coach Andy Jacobs said. “ (And) their willingness is the big thing that sets them a part (from other teams.)” Jacob...

Foreign Help

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

November 17, 2016


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German and French clubs are hosting a food drive at the school, which started last week and ends tomorrow, to see which club can raise the most food for Charity. “The goal is to help Grace,” teacher Kristen Oviatt said. “The winning team will also get bragging rights, which is great.” The...

Pre-AP Algebra II Changes Homework Grading System

Zoë Gehler, Staff

November 3, 2016


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After the first nine weeks, Pre-AP Algebra II classes will use a new homework grading system based on completion versus accuracy to try and alleviate time and stress on teachers and students for the remaining school year. “We mainly changed our grading method because we needed to get assignments...

Renovating the Future

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2016


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Since the district gained revenue for the Tax Increment Financing created when Grapevine Mills Mall was constructed and a recent Bond Package, it will begin renovations on Mustang Panther Stadium soon and expects to complete them by Nov 2017. “We had many shortcomings at Mustang Panther Stadium that have...

Goblin Day

Kate Love, Staff

October 26, 2016


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Preparing for Goblin Day, the school’s celebration of Halloween, junior Allyson Roach does everything from moving tables to creating the STUCO games, making sure everything is ready for the day’s festivities. After many hours of work and organization, Roach and other Leadership students are fina...

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