Imma Lugtu, Staff Writer
December 24, 2012

When I tell people that I am in AVID, many people do not know what it is or what it does. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a program that closes the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in global society. Students take it because they are actively... Read more »

A Christmas Carol of Controversy

Caitlin Lane, Staff Writer
December 19, 2012

Christmas is known for its caroling, gift giving, and making merry memories. It is also a great time for companies such as Target, Walmart, and other popular stores to begin their annual Christmas commercials to get the consumers to buy their products. Let’s get real though, sometimes they can be a... Read more »

I’d Tell You But Then I’d Have To Prank You

Sierra Shepard, Staff Writer
December 19, 2012

We shall see if this can be kept under wraps. We the writers trust you with classified information about a secret war going on around Rockwall-Heath High School. Who was framed? Who was taken out? The battle rages on for anatomy versus physics. Since you are now a part of the operation you must be briefed... Read more »

Powder Puff Girls: Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice!

Kayla Bender, Staff Writer
December 19, 2012

Rockwall-Heath High School hosted a Powder Puff game in early November, as a fundraiser for the senior class of 2013. Any student, either upper or lower classmen, could smell the scent of anticipation, excitement, and nerves in the halls for the upcoming game. Powder Puff games are a tradition at numerous... Read more »

FCA Coming Together

Clay Taylor, Staff Writer
December 18, 2012

“FCA has definitely made me a stronger Christian, and as teens we tend to become so embroiled in life that we tend to forget what the most important thing is; God,” junior Carlo Cruzet said. Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is every Friday at eight in the morning. Donuts are provided during... Read more »

The Santa Claus in All of Us

Katie Chandler, Staff Writer
December 18, 2012

The twinkling lights on houses, the trees shining out of windows, the shimmering snow (or in Texas’ case, the lack thereof) can only mean one thing—Christmas is rapidly approaching. Christmas is associated with many fantacies, one of the most famous being a large jolly man in a red suit. Santa Claus... Read more »

Keep Calm and Spin

Alison Deere, Staff Writer
December 18, 2012

The school’s winter guard season is starting up this month and the color guard is gearing up and ready for the excitement. The Color Guard is a club that spins rifles, flags, and sabers. They have to know how to dance and how to toss large objects in the air… and catch them. Bruises are not a foreign... Read more »

Oh Gods

Victoria Sewell, Staff Writer
December 18, 2012

“Ming Lee and the Magic Tree” was the children’s show for 2012. The show began with a series of introductions and crowd activities to participate in. This was an interactive play where the crowd was encouraged to help with the performance by saying lines and waving banners. As the audience entered... Read more »

Athlete of the Month

Sutton Mills, Staff Writer
December 18, 2012

December’s Athlete of the Month is Luke Ramirez, a junior on the boy’s Varsity Basketball team. Ramirez is a devoted team player who’s natural talent for the game and determination to win, compels us to present him with this award. Ramirez started playing basketball at the age of five and has been... Read more »

Exam Schedule

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
December 16, 2012

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Exam Time! Get ready Heathens for an action packed exam week, here is the schedule: Monday, December 17th Period 2 (8:45-10:15) Period 4 (10:20-11:50) Tuesday, December 18th Period 5 (8:45-10:15) Period 6 (10:20-11:50) Wednesday, December 19th Period 7... Read more »

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