The Stampede

The Stampede

How Much is to Much

Lilly Gerdes, Staff

February 15, 2019

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Apple recently created a new feature in their most recent update called screentime. Screentime is a feature, that can be found in the settings of any iPhone, that shows the user how much time they are spending on their phones. This includes the amount of time spent on each section (entertainment, reading, photos, etc.), each app, and whether or not the weekly usage has gone up or down. Many people find this feature to be...

Midterm Elections

Josie Spivey, Staff

December 17, 2018

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The Midterm elections that took place in November provided a chance for new voters to learn more about their government and how this election will affect them. In Texas, Governor Greg Abbott (R) was reelected, defeating Lupe Valdez (D). Abbott’s platform consists of a pro-gun policy, a position against ObamaCare, and a push for sanctuary cities as one of many solutions to immigration problems. Valdez’s platform was mad...

War for Senate Seat

Arely Garcia, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

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The battle between who would represent Texas was matched between Cruz and Beto for the national senate seat in Washington, D. C.   Citizens gathered and encouraged those of age to vote, even calling out to young adults, claiming their vote mattered too. “I think voting is important for young voters to be more involved and informed. If we don’t [vote] right now then when will we?” senior Ashley Uballe said, “Wha...

Senior Season

Haleigh Armstrong, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

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The football season was cut short at the second round of playoffs. Seniors are now focusing on their future and looking for their life after high school. The team overall was 9-3 and 6-1 in district. The last game was against Mansfield Timberview which resulted in a loss of 45-28. Some seniors plan on playing football at a higher and more competitive level. Others will pursue careers. Players are looking at colleges consistently...

Here we go again

Maria Moreno

April 17, 2018

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A standardized test is a test that students take to determine where individuals stand to compare to other students. Some examples of a standardized test are SAT, ACT, STAR, and PSAT. These tests can decide if you pass to the next grade, if you are eligible for college entrance or if you qualify for scholarships. These types of tests are given to students all over the U.S to test current knowledge and to test their education. “It...

Gobbledygook

Elijah Spiars, Cartoonist

May 11, 2016

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Memes IRL

Abigayil Spear, Cartoonist

May 11, 2016

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The Human Race Faces Increasing Insensitivity

Sabrina Lindsey, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

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Before we discover who we are, we are pure, we are not tainted by the world around us, and the growing insensitivity of the human race. It is nearly impossible for us, as humans, to understand each person that passes us has feelings equally complex as our own. Even if we know this fact as we knew our names, it is highly unlikely we would pay anymore mind to it or heed their emotion any further than we do now. In...

Testing Overload

Alison Norwood, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

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Testing time of the year is always a tough time for students, from the Biology STAAR test all the way to  the English Advanced Placement test. Students stress about their studies all year round and when AP/EOC testing comes around it’s a complete knowledge overload. Students struggle to recall all of the information from the beginning of the school year to be able to answer information on the test. “I don...

Starting, Again

Clariza Mercado, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

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After the longest fourteen years in public school, it is time to press the restart button. The button that will show all graduating students what the real world is like. “I can’t wait to graduate from high school,” senior Sean Harrington said. With graduation around the corner, most seniors have mixed emotions about going off into the real world. “I’m excited about graduating high school this year, but I’m a...

That’s Life

Abigayil Spear, Cartoonist

May 5, 2016

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