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Running to Heaven

Running to Heaven

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

April 5, 2019

At around 20 years old, cafeteria employee Sarin Lam began the run from her country, Cambodia. During the Vietnam War, Lam’s country was taken over by communists, forcing her family to move into Thailand’s refugee camp. Americans came to the camp with sponsors in America for Lam and her husband, all...

Teacher Tea: Mrs. Harrison

Teacher Tea: Mrs. Harrison

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

March 11, 2019

Librarian Liz Harrison has been content with her life since childhood. Although she grew up in a family with four other siblings with struggles for money, she was the first to attend college. “We were very poor,” Harrison said. “But we didn’t know we were poor. My mother did everything. ...

Green thumb, Gold Award

Green thumb, Gold Award

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019

Sporting a bright sun dress, 7-year-old Raiya Shah joins her dad at their brick-rimmed garden, eager to assist him as they plant and care for the seeds that would soon produce watermelons and pomegranates. Together, they refresh the soil, bury the new seeds and seedlings and periodically water the...

A word of hope

A word of hope

Sydney Shinkle, Reporter

March 6, 2019

For many students, volunteering begins sophomore year. They get into clubs that require service hours in order to remain in the club. Volunteering hours are typically something students see as an obligation or a chore that intrudes on their own time; however, senior Hope Word is an exception. Word b...

Scout’s Honor

Scout’s Honor

Mrunmayi Sathaye, Feature Editor

March 6, 2019

Eleven years ago, Luke Deatherage’s journey began: stemming from his father’s desire for his son to become more involved in his community, Luke transformed from an apprehensive young cub to a proud eagle. Over the course of his time in Boy Scouts, Luke not only earned over 21 badges and c...

On point

On point

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

February 13, 2019

It’s 7 p.m. on a Wednesday, and practice is in full swing. Fencers don their gear: face mask and all. The tell-tale clanging sound of swords touching, envelope the air. Opponents, young and old, and of various skill, face off against each other. Among them, is junior Paul Lewis. Outside of scho...

From Venezuela to the runway

From Venezuela to the runway

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

February 11, 2019

Bright lights. Enthusiastic faces. Adrenaline rushing through her veins. After moving from Venezuela in the fall of November 2017, senior Barbara Lamont, at 17, began her modeling career at John Casablancas. Lamont is expected to audition for a Paul Mitchell Hair Show and local promotional modeling...

Steering the Ship

Steering the Ship

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

January 25, 2019

April 22, 1963. Life began for principal Scot Finch in Wichita Falls, in a trailer home with round ends. “We were the poor people in the trailer park,” Finch said. His parents, aged 18 and 19, got married soon after his mother graduated high school. In order to live a better life, his ...

StARTing the Future

StARTing the Future

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

January 14, 2019

Her passion for art started at a young age. The passion grew into something more and is leading junior Shruti Ada to overcome stereotypes and pursue a career within the field. “I feel really free and happy,” Ada said. “When I go home and paint, I forget every stress I have, because that’s th...

Teacher Tea – Mr. Smith

Teacher Tea – Mr. Smith

Sydney Shinkle, Reporter

December 18, 2018

Accounting and Money Matters teacher Ellery Smith has knowledge about business and money that go far beyond classroom textbooks. Smith began his career as a credit analyst at Chase Manhattan Bank, which was then called Bank One, where he would analyze spreadsheets for its automotive division. Smith...

A path to recovery

A path to recovery

Mrunmayi Sathaye, Feature Editor

November 14, 2018

It was sometime in February when she felt a lump in her chest. It was a few more weeks after that when she finally made a doctor’s appointment to check it out. She was at school teaching her fourth period English class when she got the call disclosing the results of the several tests she had gon...

Hebron gone Vogue

Hebron gone Vogue

Yusra Waris, Editor-In-Chief

October 26, 2018

There is Vogue, Elle and Fashion to showcase popular styles around the world; now, there’s Hebron High Fashion to capture the various trends within the school. After discussing about running a fashion account for Hebron over the summer, seniors Krista Kummerl and Kayla Kummerl created it in late...