Learning to Value Veterans

Aleks Kochan, A&E Editor
November 28, 2011

Not long after he left high school, a Claymore land mine introduced Bill Wedekind to a world of excruciating pain. His body was riddled with wounds and covered with burns that changed his life forever. At an age when he should have been free to begin to chase his dreams, he had to learn to cope with... Read more »

Flashdance from the Past

Aleks Kochan, A&E Editor
November 28, 2011

Long before the Dougie hit the scene, the Charleston was the risqué dance of the day. At one time, the Waltz, a tame dance by modern standards, was absolutely scandalous because people danced so close together and used such an intimate hold. “It is a great way to demonstrate how morals and culture... Read more »

The Muppets Review

Aleks Kochan, A&E Editor
November 28, 2011

There are two groups of people in the world – those who grew up watching the Muppets and those who could care less. If you’re in the latter category, this review is a more effective waste of your time than a Jersey Shore rerun, but if like me you’ve loved the Muppets for as long as you can remember,... Read more »

Teacher of the Month: the Inspiring Coach Haley

Kaylee Griffin, Staff Writer
November 28, 2011

Rockwall-Heath High School has a fairly new addition to the amazing staff . It is Hutch Haley’s second year at Heath teaching sophomores World History and coaching the Girls’ Freshman Basketball Team. Although, Haley is a new teacher to our district, he has not failed to make a lasting impact on... Read more »

A New Twist on an Old Classic

The Three Musketeers

Our Rating: 7

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
November 27, 2011

The Three Musketeer is an action movie based on –century France and starts out with Athos (Matthew Macfadyen), Porthos (Ray Stevenson), and Aramis (Luke Evens) in Venice on a mission to steal secret blueprints. They manage to find the blueprints and even escape Venice, but then the sly Milady (Milla... Read more »

Puss in Boots Fighting Holiday Boredom

Puss in Boots

Fighting Kitties, Talking Eggs, and Magic Beans: the perfect way to spend the holiday!

Our Rating: 5

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
November 27, 2011

This movie is about the heroic Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) who joins up with his childhood friend Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis) and Humpty’s partner, a very seductive kitty (Salma Hayek). They are on a quest to find magical beans, but the beans are in the hands of the rough country pig-lovers,... Read more »

Was Shakespeare Illiterate?

Anonymous

Who is the REAL Shakespeare?

Our Rating: 9

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
November 27, 2011

Anonymous is a movie about a play about a playwright by the name of William Shakespeare. However, in the movie the real writer of the plays is the Earl of Oxford, Edward De Vere. The Earl of Oxford bails the famous playwright Ben Johnson out and asks him to write his name on all of De Vere’s plays... Read more »

Through the Eyes of Drew Kennedy

Cassidy Roth, Staff Writer
November 27, 2011

Having been a songwriter for a living since 2004, Drew Kennedy knows what he’s doing in the music business. Drew Kennedy is an author and a singer. “I recently finished recording my fifth album and writing my first novel, each of which I released in November of 2011,” said Kennedy. Kennedy lives... Read more »

Awaiting Breaking Dawn

Precious Chidozie, Staff Writer
November 27, 2011

Vampires, werewolves, forbidden romance, fantasy and action. Twilight fans await the beginning of the end of the movie saga, a beginning that will spur a new marriage and create a new way of life.  The story of Breaking Dawn comes to the big screen on November 18th. The Twilight series focuses on Bella... Read more »

A New Generation of Hate

Sophie Keith, Staff Writer
November 27, 2011

Bullies come in all sizes, and show up in all kinds of places, such as playgrounds, cafeterias, locker rooms and now cyber space.  They target their victims with hateful words that can pierce a heart, just as good as any bullet.  With the internet becoming a more popular way of communication, the need... Read more »

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