Hyped for Hoco

Marianna Souriall, Reporter/Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Homecoming week is around the corner, and it’s time to let our school spirit show. As the countdown begins, seniors are ready to celebrate their last as Mustangs and freshmen are inducted into the traditions of high school. Dress up week starts Tuesday, October 15th. The Homecoming game will be that Friday, the 18th, against the Waller Bulldogs. The Midnight Ball theme has been chosen for the dance to be held Saturday...

Information Zone

Information Zone

Ta'Cambrian Stribling, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Any time of the day, students flood the College and Career Zone to get information about what to do after high school. The information seniors can get from the Zone or from the counselors is vast. Ther...

To be the best

To be the best

September 16, 2019

Controversies surround education every election year. The last few elections find those running for office debate ways for improving Texas schools and to solve the lack of higher-level learning.  For...

Dramapalooza

Chase Meadow, Staff

May 13, 2019

As the bittersweet ending of their senior year quickly approaches, Theatre students begin to realize that their last time to be onstage is drawing near. It is a moment in time that the actors and tech cherish. Dramapalooza is a production filled with senior-directed scenes that are created with passion and creativity. It is a fun environment for students that are familiar with Theatre and would like to experience acting or...

Out with the old; in with the new

Madysen Crawford, Staff

May 13, 2019

Magnolia West High School has been open for 13 years. Every year our school would decorate the hallways to match the season, sport, or mood. Sometimes the old principals would come in and put up a new decoration. They never took down the principals decorations from the year before so the halls are just a jumble of random things. This year we have a new principle, Dr. Ben King, and he wants to take out the old and bring in...

Two Casts for One Play

Meadow Chase, Staff

October 25, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...