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Technical theatre teacher embraces first year at Braswell

Technical theatre teacher embraces first year at Braswell

Sierra Bihon, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine arts, News & Features

Tayler Daniels, the school’s new theatre teacher, desribes himself as enthusiastic and passionate, especially when it comes to theatre. “I've always loved theatre since I was young. It was the only thing I wanted to do,” Daniels said. In high school, Daniels had a theatre teacher who ins...

Humans of Braswell: Dekonte Pajibo

Humans of Braswell: Dekonte Pajibo

Brittney Dear, Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under News & Features

“[The University of Austin] is the perfect school for me. It’s very diverse, which is very important to me. I’m bringing my bike with me to college when I get accepted. I like biking. I feel like it’s a better form of exercise than running, and I don’t play sports. Biking is not necessari...

A whole new chapter

A whole new chapter

Brittney Dear, Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

“I don’t really understand my thoughts until I write them down,” Sara Zimmerman, English teacher and soon-to-be published author, said. Zimmerman would often find herself narrating her life through writing as a way to entertain herself during grade school. She wrote her first short story in fifth gr...

Asking For a Friend: To turtleneck or not to turtleneck — that is the question

Asking For a Friend: To turtleneck or not to turtleneck — that is the question

A. Nonymous

November 13, 2017


Filed under News & Features

Question: A fashion forward freshman friend wants to know: Even though turtlenecks are long out of style, could she (or others) still pull them off this winter? Long out of style? Girls and guys have been rocking turtlenecks since the dawn of time! Although I will admit, there was a short-lived moment...

New faces in fine arts: Jacobson joins art team

New faces in fine arts: Jacobson joins art team

Sierra Bihon, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine arts, News & Features

While growing up, Kiba Jacobson’s mother was an art student at the University of North Texas, and Jacobson was always around to observe and participate in her works. Since Jacobson was 7, her mother both inspired and encouraged her daughter to be an artist. “I always remember her working on a...

Got the write stuff?

Got the write stuff?

Brittney Dear, Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under News & Features

Have you ever tried writing a novel, or thought about doing so? Do you feel a lack of inspiration when it comes to writing? Are you confused as to how you should even begin? If so, you should sign up for the National Novel Writing Month before it’s too late. National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWri...

Asking for a Friend: How to deal with anxiety

Asking for a Friend: How to deal with anxiety

A. Nonymous, Columnist

October 30, 2017


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

From "Linda:" My friend has severe anxiety problems and doesn't know how to deal with them. It affects her life and limits what she can do. How can she manage her anxiety? Hello Linda, In my experience struggling with anxiety, I’ve come to rely on multiple ways to ease my nerves. If th...

Courtyards, porch to remain closed to students

Courtyards, porch to remain closed to students

Mazzy Chamberlain, Special contributor

October 16, 2017


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

The courtyards and porch will remain closed to students due to safety concerns, according to administrators.            The school is known for its innovative architecture and futuristic learning. The courtyards and porch play a vital role in the uniqueness of the school, as their giant wind...

Bengal Bios: Getting to know sophomore Gavin Vonbodun

Bengal Bios: Getting to know sophomore Gavin Vonbodun

McKenna Beard, Videographer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Bengal Bios, News & Features

Sophomore Gavin Vonbodun loves ketchup. He loves it so much, he’ll eat it with anything -- even a bagel. “Sure, why not,” he said. But ketchup isn’t Vonbodun’s only interest. He enjoys the outdoors, hanging out with friends and playing soccer. His favorite subject is science, especia...

Popular app’s new map feature raises concerns over privacy

Popular app’s new map feature raises concerns over privacy
Snap Decision

Carli Hopper, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

Creepy. Invasive. Dangerous. Finally, adults and teenagers are on the same page: Many seem to think the new Snapchat update is a bad idea.

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‘Bus’ting at the seams

‘Bus’ting at the seams
'Bus'ting at the seams

Cristina Olvera, Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

Each morning, freshman Dylan Law crosses his fingers that he’s one of the first students to board his bus. It’s not because he’s just that excited to get to school, or see his friends, or enjoy the general pleasures that come with public transportation. It’s that if he’s not one of the first ones on, he may not have a place to sit.

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IN THE KNOW: Important school information for fall

IN THE KNOW: Important school information for fall

Payton Harrington, Videographer

September 12, 2017


Filed under In the know

Rules and Expectations Dress Code (See page 33 in student handbook for more) -No halter tops or tank tops, see through clothing are also banned -No sagging pants -No bandanas -No pajamas or house slippers -No strapless shirts or dresses, no clothing with slits -No unnatural hair or eye col...

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