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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...

The Reasons Behind Activity Period

The Reasons Behind Activity Period

Kyle Bradford, Reporter

April 27, 2018

Activity Period has been apart of the Heritage schedule for two years, and some students are still unclear on the reason behind it. “All the education research says that students need to feel connected to school and they need to know that there is at least one adult who knows them [and] understa...

How Community Service Impacts Students

How Community Service Impacts Students

Brianna Flores, Reporter

April 12, 2018

Whether it’s volunteering with a club or outside of Heritage, many Coyotes choose to do community service for different reasons. “I feel like that’s something I really enjoy, because I get to meet a lot of new people that I’ve probably would have never met before,” senior Nevin George sa...

HOSA Exposes Members to the Medical Field

HOSA Exposes Members to the Medical Field

Gabi Carden, Reporter

April 10, 2018

Heritage High School is home to many clubs and organizations such as the Future Farmers of America (FFA), the National Honor Society (NHS), and the Business Professionals of America (BPA). One specific organization has a purpose to guide students who want to be future doctors, nurses, pharmacists, ...

“An Amazing Feeling”

“An Amazing Feeling”

Shannon-Renee Odoi, Reporter

November 28, 2017

After a long a wait to the new school year, freshman Mili Gallardo has achieved her lifelong dream of joining the dance team. Because of her leading example of not letting her disabilities; being unable to walk, stop her, she has become a very impactful role model here at Heritage. “She does a r...

Frisco ISD’s New Pay to Play Rule

Frisco ISD’s New Pay to Play Rule

Katherine Derryberry, Reporter

November 6, 2017

This new school year came with new parking fees, new MyPaymentsPlus fees, and if you’re an athlete, new participation fees. Frisco ISD has put into place a new rule that requires athletes to pay a fee to participate in sports. “For so long we haven’t had to pay but if you look at why they...

Why Students Need a Form to Take Medicine

Why Students Need a Form to Take Medicine

Brianna Flores, Reporter

October 27, 2017

Imagine you’re sitting in class and all of a sudden you get a throbbing headache. Your first reaction might be to reach into your bag and grab some medicine that you carry for these situations. Although this may seem like a harmless solution to your problem, it is actually against district policy. In ...

The Fall of Romeo

The Fall of Romeo

Ashlyn Wilde, Reporter

September 22, 2017

Audience getting louder. Lights heating up the middle school stage. Caked makeup fumes the air. Ashlyn sits on the stage’s wings. Running through her lines. She’s only rehearsed the show a handful of times. How did she get the part? She missed practice for soccer, the director knew that wo...

Summer ’11

Summer ’11

Emma Finley, Reporter

September 22, 2017

Nine years old, summer ‘11. Everyday, Emma spent hours on end pretending she was a superhero with her best friends. They laughed and walked to the pool down the street from her two-story red brick house. One afternoon, her dad’s black Infinity pulled up next to the house. Emma hadn’t seen her dad...

Moving anywhere but here

Moving anywhere but here

Zain Riazuddin, Reporter

September 22, 2017

A 7-year-old named Zain Riazuddin walks down the suburbs of Long Island. He’s joyful as can be and is enthusiastically talking to his siblings next to him. The boy has just stepped off his school bus and is eager to get to his home and rest. He can smell his mother’s special Chinese food from outsi...

A Very Un-Merry Christmas:

A Very Un-Merry Christmas:

Shannon-Renee Odoi, Reporter

September 22, 2017

Most days,  a girl not even a teenager yet,  wanted to curl up in a ball and cry until every tear had been shed. It was as if a bridge had collapsed under her feet. It was supposed to be the happiest of times that year. Snow, singing, cocoa, and most importantly, being with family and loved ones...

As Free As A Bird

As Free As A Bird

Sona Shaik, Reporter

September 22, 2017

The sun is glistening. The streets are noisy and filled with cars. Everyone is in a rush. People are going to work, eating out, dropping their kids off, shopping, running errands. Yet there is a girl walking beside her parents on what seems like a fairly normal day. But her world is at a standstill. Drople...

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