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Vance Joy concert review

Vance Joy concert review

Madison Courtney, Assistant Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018

On his Nation of Two world tour, Vance Joy took the Verizon Theatre stage on Thursday, May 4 in Grand Prairie  performing an aesthetically and musically pleasing show. Vance Joy, born as James Gabriel Keogh, is an indie pop, or indie rock, artist originating from Melbourne, Australia, and his musi...

Villegas, Farrow named as 2018-2019 Drum Majors

Villegas, Farrow named as 2018-2019 Drum Majors

Madison Courtney, Assistant Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Student Life

“The drum major position is a year-round audition.” Mr. Whorton said. Next school year’s drum majors for the marching band will be juniors Rodneigh Farrow and Oscar Villegas. The band held drum major auditions April 21st, and the same day announced the two new leadership team members. Th...

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...

Here come the cap & gowns

Madison Courtney, Assistant Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Student Life

Parents of seniors and seniors will be receiving a tentative schedule of their last week at MHS. Senior week will be May 28 through June 2, excluding that Monday because of memorial day and June 2 which is graduation. The tentative schedule has the senior trip to Top Fun Ranch on Tuesday, the following...

Dream come true

Chloe Hockersmith, Assistant Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Student Life

Senior Johnathan Hawkins’s dreams have been taking off. His music has been approved and he has agreed to perform at The Prophet Bar in Dallas. With five songs out on SoundCloud and up to 5,602 plays, Hawkins has been living what he had always wanted. Hawkins entered a contest and submitted his ...

Choir takes 3rd straight sweepstakes

Choir takes 3rd straight sweepstakes

Madison Courtney, Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018

Since late January the choir has been preparing their music for the UIL competition and practicing their sight reading skills. In the past two years choir has received sweepstakes at the Regional UIL competition and on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, they competed again for another sweepstakes score. At ...

OAP makes history

OAP makes history

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

April 19, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Student Life

    OAP has made history. The play Peter and the Starcatcher is officially the first play from here to make it to the state UIL contest.     “I knew that eventually our hard work would get us here,” Jacob Gallimore, said. “We have worked very hard on ensemble contribution, getting the whole cast...

Lady Cards Golf Take 1st in District

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

April 5, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The girls golf team participated in the District 11-4A golf tournament Monday and Tuesday in Gunter, where they earned a district champion title. “To say I am happy would be an understatement,” Coach Chris Tyner said. “These athletes set a goal at the beginning of the year to be district champi...

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