Letter to GHS

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

May 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, personal column, Showcase

Dear GHS, Well it’s official, I only have one month until I finish high school. I’m not going to lie I’ve been waiting for this moment for four years now, but now that it’s here it seems a little bitter sweet. High school has been full of its ups and downs, but overall I’ve had an amazing ...

Parking Problems

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

After the school decided to build the multi-purpose athletic facility in the student parking lot, student drivers without an assigned parking space are required to park in the CTMS parking lot until the facility is completed in 2018. The School must release students who have parked in CTMS before...

New Schedule

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

To allow students enrolled in double-blocked classes to take more courses and for coaches to teach an additional academic class, the district voted to change the high school schedule for next year to a modified block with students attending first and eighth daily for 60 minutes. The school district...

Going Digital

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

To save money, paper and time this year the school will no longer print progress reports or report cards to distribute to students. The school should keep this new policy because students can check their grades on Skyward, last year’s policy pilot worked well and it allows the school to put money...

Making a Comeback

Zoë Gehler, Staff

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Everything I’ve ever wanted I’ve worked for. Rewards don’t always come easily and if they do,  then they’re not rewards. After stepping away from the only sport I ever played on a serious level, volleyball, I was faced with a lot of adversity. With tryouts only days away, my skills were s...

Retaking my Future

Retaking my Future

Lindy Smith, Editor in Chief

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sitting at the computer, my hands start to sweat as anticipation builds. In only a matter of seconds I’ll know my score on the ACT and if there is a shot of getting into my dream school. Typing in the password for ACT online, I hold my breath as the page starts to load, eyes clenched in suspense...

A letter to Grapevine high school.

Morgan Scott, Editor in chief

June 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Dear GHS, Our time together has been long and winding. I remember my first day here, so lost in your maze of halls and students. Now I call those halls my home and those students my family. You have been a part of my routine for four years now, and I don’t think I’m ready to leave. I...

Here’s to Senior Year

Juliana Arca

June 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Last year I wrote a paper in about 20 minutes thanking each of my teachers individually. This year, I’m writing round two in the middle of second semester because I already know this one will be much longer and much harder to write and I know I won’t want to write this on the last day of school because...

The Right Way to Vote

The Right Way to Vote

Morgan Scott, Editor in Chief

December 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  As the 2016 presidential elections gets closer, republican candidate Donald Trump, known for his controversial beliefs, remains the frontrunner for the republican nomination. Americans should do everything in their power to ensure Trump does not gain the GOP nomination or the presidency...

Morgan Scott’s Guide To Senior Year

Morgan Scott’s Guide To Senior Year

Morgan Scott, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

My senior friends and I were so excited; this was going to be our first school dance together. Everyone got all dolled up, we bought new clothing for the event. and we even took lame pictures with each other. This night was going to be great. As we entered the gymnasium doors, we were greeted with the...

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