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The Insight

Flinging himself into the air, senior Keaton Cox performs a quick show with the pom team to pump up the south side of the gym before the talent show begins. Cox’s flip started with just a few spins in front of the team and was the ending move to the performance.

Making the most of MILL Week 2024

Zoey VanGordon, Writer/Photographer March 27, 2024

Eye-catching banners designed with spirit strung along the walls of the school as MILL Week kicked off into action. MILL Week was a designated philanthropy week before spring break which included various...

The Mason brothers, History teacher Dustin Mason and Special Education teacher Trey Mason went head to head in a wrestling match during the dares assembly. They wrestled in a ball pit and the match ended in a tie.

Dare to Care: Uniting as one

Madyson O'Neale, Writer/Photographer March 27, 2024

The dares assembly took place in the main gym on March 11, 2024. The event cost $5 and helped raise money for the House of Healing. The dares depended on the amount of money that the school raised and...

Despite feeling a negative emotion, junior Christopher Stewart thought of it as a positive sign to feel. “Whether it’d be what would be generally considered a positive or negative emotion, I would probably consider it positive, just because I think that feeling any emotion at all that you’re having is a good thing,” Stewart said.

Reasons behind listening to music

Brynn Jackson, Writer/Photographer March 27, 2024

Art can be defined as an expression or something that was created to tell a story. Music can fall into the category of art because of how the musician entails certain topics through sound or lyrics. “I...

Sitting in the cafeteria with friends during sixth hour lunch, freshmen Olivia Ward, Klaire Miller and Haylee Romines, spent time on their phones with occasional side conversations. Social media played a role in social settings as it contributed to online conversations and built a barrier when having a face-to-face conversation. (Photo by Carmen Osio Rodriguez)

Social media: Pros and cons

Carmen Osio Rodriguez, Copy Editor March 26, 2024

Sending a snap to a friend, posting a TikTok or scrolling through Facebook are all ways teens spend their time. Social media could have positive uses such as communication and meeting new people. There...

Petting the animals for a cause, students donated $1 per minute. Freshman Cameron Schroedter spent her time petting the horses, goats and holding the bunnies while waiting for her timer to go off.

Pet for a cause

Emma Johnson, Writer/Photographer March 26, 2024

The House of Healing brought animals for a petting zoo event to help gather donations for MILL Week. Students could pet horses, goats and bunnies during lunches for $1 per minute. Proceeds went towards...

Kung Fu Panda makes long awaited return

Kung Fu Panda makes long awaited return

Arturo Esparza Cruz, Writer/Photographer March 26, 2024

The eight-year-long wait for “Kung Fu Panda 4” is over. We’ve had high hopes for the franchise, but the fourth movie seems to drag the series down. The animation was smooth with strong details despite...

Built-in Independence: Expected excellence

Carmen Osio Rodriguez, Copy Editor March 16, 2024

Independent. Mature. Put-together. Disciplined. All expectations placed on me as a first generation oldest daughter. My family had high expectations of me even before I was born. As a result of those...

Wearing the Catrina face makeup since she was little, junior Itzel Lopez Romero uses the style as a way to keep her familys tradition alive. I feel like I copy a lot of the old style but in a newer version, Lopez Romero said, I think of my grandma, looking back at pictures like how she used to do her makeup, really inspired me on how to bring back that tradition we used to have [in Mexico], here in the United States.

Dia de los Muertos: Honoring the life they had

Carmen Osio Rodriguez, Copy Editor March 12, 2024

Placing her grandfather’s blue guitar beside his picture, sophomore Yuridia Guzman gathered with her family as they shared anecdotes of her grandpa and sister who have passed. “Día de los Muertos,...

Senior Emotions

Emma Johnson, Writer/Photographer February 28, 2024

This year has been said to be the best year of high school but in the end, it is seen as a roller coaster of emotions. This year may be the easiest academically but it has drained me and my motivation. Senior...

Racing through the water, junior Kamryn Pender-Cooper competes in a freestyle swim as some of her fellow teammates cheer for her on the sidelines in support of the challenge shes is faced with. The support from her team pushed her to excel in the sport. “It’s a mix of making friends and making memories,” Pender-Cooper said.

Swimming to the finish line of success

Brenden Adams, Writer/Photographer February 28, 2024

Splashing through her competition and breaking records. Junior Kamyrn Pender-Cooper has made her name known throughout Oklahoma swim competitions with her success, but four years ago this wasn't always...

Artist Spotlight: Sending messages through art

Artist Spotlight: Sending messages through art

Le Naing, Writer/Photographer February 28, 2024

“I like to paint and draw out my emotions on a canvas to share with people and the world to see, looking for the small things in life to make them feel more important. I prefer to use lots of colors...

Students in Leadership put together a board for the upcoming Fresh Perspectives. The board allowed eighth graders to see their options for future classes with Student Council followed by a presentation-like introduction.

Fresh Perspectives: Advisors and students point of view

Nevaeh Kendrick, Writer/Photographer February 28, 2024

With the school year coming to an end, it was time for the upcoming freshman to see their options for extracurricular activities to join at the start of their high school career. On Feb. 29 Fresh perspectives...

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