Students Showcase Talent

Ta'Cambrian Stribling, Report/Writer

November 13, 2019

Students are showing signs of melancholy and itching to being out of school the last week before Thanksgiving break. Before that last day and the doors open and everyone rushes out, many dance groups have put their blood, sweat, and tears into practice for one big performance. November 21st is scheduled for the annual Winter Showcase. The community can come after school to witness the result of hours of practice from...

Positive Campus Campaign

Marianna Souriall, Reporter/Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Through acts of kindness, we are reminded of the compassion and merit in the world. The Be Good To People movement inspires students to spread joy into the lives of others by random good deeds. The movement started last Wednesday. Administrators encouraged juniors to start the Be Good To People movement in hopes of creating a ripple-like effect with all of the other grades. “For some people going to school is like...

Helping to Save Lives

Kerstin McClosky, Reporter/Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The annual blood drive was held Wednesday, October 30, and 121 donors signed up to donate with only 98 being able to give due to particular circumstances. A total of 119 supplies were collected which means 357 lives were saved. “If you donate, you save three lives, and so we really want to promote that,” Skills Vice President, junior Reagan Reed said, “it’s just a way of helping out.” Students that participated...

One Journey for High School College Credit

Marianna Souriall, Reporter/Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

The International Baccalaureate or IB program is designed to give students the chance to gain college credits and prepare each individual with skills aiding in their future. The program gives a voice to the grey areas of the world. It emphasizes that everything is not only black or white through discussions and Socratic based lesson plans.  IB offers individual classes or an IB diploma in which each person is required...

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

Mrs. Linda Kenjura and Mrs. Kelly Kirpatrick await to answer questions for seniors in The College 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...

Magnolia West received a B in the state grading system informing parents how schools are performing.

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...


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 ...

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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...