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One year later

One year later

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2018


Filed under FEATURED ARTICLES, Global

The iridescent neon lights now illuminate the night sky along the strip in Las Vegas, Nev., where one year ago this month tragedy hit and figuratively darkened the lights for many due to the 58 lives lost this day. It has been one year since one of the mass shootings in Las Vegas.  MISD Executive D...

Fair weather for the last day of the fair, yet rainfall causes bridge collapse in central Texas

Fair weather for the last day of the fair, yet rainfall causes bridge collapse in central Texas

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURED ARTICLES, Global

A bridge located in Llano, Texas collapsed on Tuesday morning. The bridge was over-ran by flood waters. The city was expecting the rain, but nothing compared to what they received. The flooding forced the evacuation of riverside homes.   Meanwhile, in Melissa, more than 11 inches have hit Collin Cou...

Ranger’s sub-par start accredited to injuries

Ranger’s sub-par start accredited to injuries

Wilson Gustaveson, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Everyone's a Winner, Global, Sports

The Texas Rangers are 12-20 in the first 32 games of the season, and are dead last in the American League West. The Rangers are a disappointment because of their sluggish start. Some of the Ranger’s poor performance can be accredited to injuries. Key players like Rougned Odor, Adrian Beltre, and Elvis A...

Dick’s Sporting Goods Stops Selling Assault Rifles

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2018


Filed under Global

One of the nation's largest sporting stores, Dicks’s Sporting Goods, said they will immediately end their assault-style rifle sales. CEO Ed Stack announced the decision Wednesday on ABC's Good Morning America.        “The decision was inspired partly by the revelation that the 19-year-old Parkla...

Winter Olympics Jump Start Students

Winter Olympics Jump Start Students

Wilson Gustaveson, Editor in Chief

January 23, 2018


Filed under Global, Sports, Student Life

The Winter Olympics begin on Feb. 9, 2018, in PyeongChang, Korea. Countries from around the world will compete in this twice-a-decade event, including the good ol’ U.S. of A. “My family and I have always enjoyed the Olympic Games,” Eli Tenney, freshman, said. “It is exciting, competitive, ...

Texas’ Worst Mass Shooting

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

November 5, 2017


Filed under Global

A man opened fire inside local small church in Sutherland Springs, Texas this Sunday. The shooter killed 26 people and wounded about 20 others, making this Texas’ worst mass shooting. Sutherland Springs is in a rural area about 40 minutes outside of San Antonio. Investigators identified the shooter...

Administrator Present During Las Vegas Shooting

Carly Maisel and Wilson Gustaveson

October 16, 2017


Filed under Global

M.I.S.D.’s Executive Director of Curriculum, Sharon Carroll attended the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017. Carroll was attending the concert with her friend Marcy Ross for their birthdays. They had been looking around to see when singer/songwriter Sam Hunt would be in Dall...

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