The Stampede

The Stampede

Two Casts for One Play

Meadow Chase, Staff

October 25, 2018

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The Theatre Company presents Bridge to Terabithia to the public on Nov. 1, 3, and 5 at 7pm for $5 presale or $10 at the door. “I am excited to play the role of Leslie because she is such a fun character, she is very imaginative,” junior Hanna Mitchell said, “and she is super curious, which I really love is always thinking and never stopping.” Actors in the show are heavily preparing for the hour and a half show ...

Bingo for Prom

Bingo for Prom

October 19, 2018

School organizations participate in monthly bingo nights held throughout the school year to promote funding for activities. This type of event provides a family-friendly environment while bringing in r...

High Hopes for Varsity Girls Basketball

Gracey Doane, Staff

October 15, 2018

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The varsity basketball team set the bar high last year, but are expecting to go even further this basketball season. With eight returning varsity players and an undetermined amount of newcomers, this team will be unstoppable. These girls are starting out the season with returning head coach, Sarah Simmons; returning freshman coach, Diana Lane; and new assistant varsity and JV coach, Nicholas Hiebert. “I think everyon...

Testament to Triumph

Gracey Doane, Staff

October 15, 2018

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Playing four games with teams in fellow districts on Monday nights has prepared the girls basketball team for the long season ahead since fall ball season has come to an end.  With that kind of preparation behind them, the team’s tryouts are the next obstacle, Wednesday, October 17. “These girls are not only athletic but great kids and their hard work is translating on the court,” head coach Sarah Simmons said. This...

Spirit is in the building

Meadow Chase, Staff

October 11, 2018

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Homecoming Spirit Week will be held on Oct. 8-12 for grades 9-12 with various themes to participate in. The Spirit Themes are listed below with the hashtags to post pictures on Twitter: Monday - Tacky Tourist (#WestTackyTourist) Tuesday - Twin Day (#WestTwinDay) Wednesday - Decades Day (#WestDecades) Thursday - Celebrity/Movie Character (#WestCharacters) Friday - Gold Out! (#WestGold Out and #WestHoCo2018...

Eligibility shows in grades

Arley Garcia, Staff

October 8, 2018

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Every three weeks students are given progress reports to see their grades. This process marks the 2nd progress report released and determines the eligibility of student-athletes. Students who do not have a grade of 70 or higher can not play in any sports. It is not until the next grade eligibility check students regain eligibility after grades are brought up to passing. “If you can’t pass your classes, you shouldn’t ...

Believe in the process

Believe in the process

October 8, 2018

The band and color guard went to their first marching competition of the year in Madisonville. With hard work and dedication, the band made first place in their division and had the highest overall sc...

Underclassmen take class portraits

Jake Harris, Staff

October 4, 2018

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On October 5th, underclassmen, juniors, sophomores & freshmen will be taking pictures in the auditorium.  Photo Texas Photography, which has a contract with Magnolia ISD, will take the pictures and is sending five photographers to get the process done faster and smoother. All levels will have their pictures done in one day as opposed to splitting it by grade and doing it over multiple days as it was done in the past...

Theatrical play in the works

Meadow Chase, Staff

October 4, 2018

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The Theatre Company will present Bridge to Terabithia on Nov. 1, 3, and 5 in the auditorium. The production is double cast, so all Theatre participants are either acting or helping with technical aspects of the play. “The audience should know that there are two casts,” junior Ashley Bartos said, “and that they should come out and support both!” Rehearsals for the production started last week, but the Company is bei...

Successful show for Mag West students

Successful show for Mag West students

October 2, 2018

The Livestock show results for exhibitors showing yearly projects for the MISD District show from this past weekend have many students taking home Grands and Reserves.  The live auction results end with...

Senior Tradition Continues

Arley Garcia, Staff

October 1, 2018

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Senior stars, placed on the stairs and ledges in the commons, show accomplishments of graduates entering their final year. Disappointment for seniors hangs over the fact their hard-earned stars have yet been placed where they belong. Rumors of missing stars are quickly shot down as Dr. King clarifies the situation and seniors will be satisfied the tradition continues with the new principal.  The administration recognize...

Pop and Lock

Vaeh Meeks, Staff

September 27, 2018

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This year dance created West Crew, a hip-hop version of modern dance. Fillies instructor Samantha Armstrong created the class for those interested in learning new moves. The West Crew is a boy hip-hop dance group where they will learn skills such as breakdancing, popping and locking, and modern hip-hop. Armstrong’s college dance background is in hip-hop, so this is something she is very passionate about it. “Hip-hop i...

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