Sticks and Stones

Victoria Sewell, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

The pillow was soaked with her tears. She told her mom she was ill because she could not face them. She did not have the strength to go to school and hear the things she already knew. She is fat. She is ugly. She is a nerd. It is why she does not have mirrors. They show all her imperfections. She does... Read more »

Stop Signs: In the Red Zone

Caitlin Lane, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

Peer pressure and bullying can be a major issue within today’s society, whether it is to the clothes you wear, the things some people like to do, or using drugs and alcohol. In the past drugs have been an issue at Rockwall-Heath High School. When people have seen or know of someone taking, giving,... Read more »

Who Knew Big Tex Smoked?!

Kayla Bender, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

On October 19, 2012 a catastrophic event hit East Texas with not only a boom and a bang, but flaming fumes to be seen for miles. Big Tex, located at the State Fair of Texas and once represented the grand state of Texas, was caught in flames, burning completely to ashes. You may be asking who is responsible... Read more »

The DECA Canned Food Drive

Clay Taylor, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

In 2009, the US government reported 50 million people were unable to put food on the table and more than one million children in the United States went to sleep hungry. President Barack Obama pledged to put a stop to child hunger by 2015. Although, reports released about National Anti-Hunger Organizations... Read more »

Sports Injuries

Brandon Milner, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

There are many different types of injuries from acute to chronic.  Acute injuries are typically brief with a sudden onset such as catching the flu or breaking a bone.  These usually happen quickly and usually without warning.  Chronic conditions generally last a long time and develop slowly. Treating... Read more »

Fall into Fashion

Kristen Bonsante, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

It is the time of the year when we get to pull out our comfiest collection of clothes and bundle up in scarves and oversized sweaters. This fall there are some key pieces to look for when we hit the stores. New styles are appearing that every girl is going to want. From colored denim to knee high boots,... Read more »

Hip or Hooker

Caroline McCallum, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

All Hallows Eve is known for the trick or treating, scary moments, and costumes we see. Traditionally one might see people dressed up as ghosts, pumpkins, or characters from Disney movies. As time evolves and fashion changes, our children’s Halloween holiday has taken a turn for the worst. In present... Read more »

Hallways, One-Step At A Time

Sierra Shepard, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

As you walk through the hallways you wave goodbye to your friends and you make your way to your class. Shoving your way through, you manage to find another hallway and decide to take an alternate route. This route turns out to be the long way but you take it anyway, knowing that it will be less crowded... Read more »

Make or Break: The Pros and Cons of Taking AP Classes

Katie Chandler, Staff Writer
November 15, 2012

School is stressful; between extracurricular activities, sports, and jobs, it is hard not to suffer a complete mental breakdown. Therefore, most students with busy schedules overlook the Advanced Placement program (because they would rather not completely lose their minds). However, AP classes can be... Read more »

Students or Superheroes?

Staff Writer, Kayla Johnson
November 15, 2012

Superheroes depict determination. They create alter ego’s to keep their identity a secret. When the going gets tough, they stay determined and solve an issue. Superman thrives to keep his alter ego under wraps when he is not off fighting Lex Luthor. While they are not always fighting villains, students... Read more »

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