Mrs. Baughman is the Bomb!

Breagan Adams, Staff Writer
December 15, 2011

Maigan Baughman is a smart, caring, and excellent 9th grade biology teacher. Not many teachers are willing to dress up on Halloween and read a children’s story to her class, but Baughman does. Not many teachers will do hands-on activities every day so his or her students will understand the lesson,... Read more »

Athlete Of The Month: Christian Nwabuko

Tatianna Valentine, Staff Writer
December 15, 2011

As a young boy Christan Nwabuko was always in a basketball mode. He always got excited when he got his hands on the orange ball. “I remember sitting on the couch screaming at basketball games on television,” Nwabuko said. Everyday he would go outside and practice different basketball plays.... Read more »

The Sound of Christmas

Chiara Timbone, Staff
December 15, 2011

When people talk abut the Sound of Christmas they are usually speaking of the bells on Santa’s sled, but isn’t it actually the flow of money that we spend during Christmas time? There are so many different opinions on what the value of the occasion should be, like gathering of families. Nevertheless,... Read more »

Christmas All Around the World

Gabby Boyd, Staff Writer
December 15, 2011

From the chilled air to the absence of leaves, scarf-mania, Christmas has finally arrived! People in America may know how Christmas works, but what is Christmas like in other countries? Certain questions may pop into your head, such as, do they have a Santa? What is he called? Do they get presents? Do... Read more »

A Growing Struggle

Kaylee Griffin, Staff Writer
December 15, 2011

As a teenager, some of the most frightening news you can receive is that you are pregnant. In the United States, one third of all girls will become pregnant before the age of 19. Teen pregnancy can be caused by several aspects, including lack of birth control or the absence of protection. In many cases,... Read more »

Seniors’ Last Christmas at Home

Macie Daughnabugh, Staff
December 15, 2011

When you think of after high school you think of high school, but not everyone has college planned right after they graduate. Senior Rylie Bryer has chosen to do more her life. Bryer believed that it was a good plan for her. Also, the Air Force will pay for Bryer’s college, so she will be able to go... Read more »

The Season Begins with a Shootout

Katie Cook, Staff Writer
December 15, 2011

The cold air and wind mark the beginning of the season but also, so does the excitement and warmth the Rockwall-Heath players get from playing their favorite game of soccer. This year the girls’ soccer team is starting out their season with a shootout fundraiser. Looking at a tough season ahead, they... Read more »

Great Gifts: $25 and Under

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
December 15, 2011

For Mothers and Fathers 1. Mixed Messages Mug- Perfect for parents. While they drink their morning coffee, just slip them a little message from a reminder to a joke. The mugcomes with 160 letters, that you can rearange to fit your needs. $16.95 Buy at: Mixed Messages Mug 2. Matrushka Measuring Cups:... Read more »

What’s the Big Idea?

Precious Chidozie, Staff Writer
December 15, 2011

An idea begins with one person and develops into an aspiration. The question is what’s the big idea and whether if the person is willing to go after their dream or let others stop them. Then there are the few that stand up on their own and reach for the stars while capturing their own dreams. On Tuesday,... Read more »

A Torn Christmas

Sonja Avramov, Staff Writer
December 15, 2011

The scent of hot cocoa glides through the air, and children awaken with a burst of excitement. They dart down the stairs with a sense of joy because Christmas morning has come. As the children rush to the Christmas tree to open presents, the excitement fades and with a glance at the chimney they realize... Read more »

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