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Great As Always

Great As Always

Avery Braune, Yearbook Reporter

April 16, 2019

He rushes to eat his lunch so he can ask people how they are doing. He sits by a new student each day on the bus to the Career and Technical Education Center. He runs into the middle of the floor at a pep rally after his name is called over the microphone as excited screams roar out of the gym. The music starts up and he begins to dance and freestyle, the energy of the room soaring up from the students who were once bored. Junior Paul Koroma is well known to the student body for his pep rally performances that capture the attention of the student body. It started...

Selena Strong

Selena Strong

Alexis Myles and Joshua Whalen

March 1, 2019

Every day until two in the afternoon, she sits behind her desk. Her days are spent scheduling Thursday night lives, having to discipline kids and sending out truancy letters. A purple orchid rests atop her desk, right next to a box of tissues and a small glass cross. She’s hidden, tucked behind the 7-foo...

‘I never had the chance to say goodbye’

‘I never had the chance to say goodbye’

December 19, 2018

Classic Roast coffee brewed quietly before the sun rose as it did every morning. There was no need for a 5 a.m. alarm as the idea of an egg frying, the sizzling of hot sausage, and cheesy grits served as enough motivation to get out of bed. The plaid shirt, blue jeans, boots and a baseball cap were s...

Top Dogs

Shannon Odoi, Reporter

November 8, 2018

For the first time, Frisco ISD will utilize police dogs that can smell and detect gunpowder to improve safety and security in its high schools. German Shepherds are the most common breed of dog used by the police force, but other dogs are also used in the canine forces. “Most of [the dogs] are ...

Cookie King

Cookie King

Avery Braune, Reporter

October 26, 2018

When most people think of Oreos, they just think of a cookie. Cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies. Consumed in a few seconds and never thought about twice. But there is more to an Oreo than meets the eye. More flavors than the standard chocolate, birthday cake, lemon and golden. A flavorful v...

Home after homebound

Home after homebound

Riley Vernon, Reporter

October 4, 2018

Sitting on the uncomfortable, paper sheet that covers the even more uncomfortable bed in the doctor's office, junior Ashley Macha waits patiently for answers about her health. Ashley who'd been experiencing stomach pains for years, nausea after eating, and lactose intolerance, never thought she'd have...

A New Voice

A New Voice

Cami Boyack

October 4, 2018

The first six weeks can always be new and challenging, but the choir students faced an interesting situation this school year. Riley Worthen, who had led the choir for the last three years, recently stepped down to attend Brigham Young University (BYU); making way for Mr. Alarcon as the newest membe...

Leader Mindset

Leader Mindset

John Dalfonzo, Reporter

October 4, 2018

As the radiant stadium lights glare down upon his face, Athletic Coordinator Kenneth Gilchrist joins the crowd in holding up the coyote salute as the band plays the HHS Alma Mater Since this was his first game, he expected to feel out of place, but as it turns out, it was the complete opposite. ...

New Face Of Heritage

New Face Of Heritage

Kristen Mimms, Reporter

October 2, 2018

For the 10th year of Heritage’s opening, the school’s administration has taken action on creating a new logo. Due to copyright issues in the past, Frisco Independent School District (FISD) wants to give each school its own logo to copyright. After a decade of sharing our logo with the Arizona Coyotes hock...

Tweet Heard Around the World

Tweet Heard Around the World

Kaleyah Simmons, Reporter

October 1, 2018

After he traveled overseas and had to leave his family behind, junior Macy Su’s father kept in touch with his wife, Macy’s mom and , through hundreds of handwritten letters. According to macy, they chose to write letters instead because they thought it was a luxury to have. While cleaning out...

Information Overload

Information Overload

Josh Whalen, Reporter

October 1, 2018

I’m only in my third year of high school, and yet it feels as though I’m having a mid-life crisis. Exhaustion has become a part of my natural personality, and staying up until midnight has become a nightly occurrence, not just a New Year's Eve festivity. The length of my to do list would rival Sa...

Four Films to Watch in theaters this Fall to Avoid School Stress

Josh Whalen, Reporter

September 20, 2018

It’s official: September has come and the school year is in full swing. Along with these long school days comes copious amounts of stress for some students. Luckily, for students who are already knee-deep in quizzes, assignments and projects; look no further than your local movie theater for a break...

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