Lucky Number 17

Amber Griffith, Staff writer
April 11, 2013

Senior, Bret Boswell was up to bat with a runner (a player on his team) on second base. It was the final inning and everyone was on the edge of their seats. The first pitch was thrown. Boswell swung and missed. His nerves increased with the strike and he tried to mentally prepare himself for the next... Read more »

Mighty Hawks March On

Victoria Sewell, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013

March 7th through the 10th, 2013, the Mighty Hawk band was in Houston, Texas on their annual band trip. The entire wind ensemble is required to go on this trip while the other members get the option to go. The students enjoyed this year’s trip. Sophomore, Nicole Holguin said, “it’s a great experience... Read more »

Dancing Their Way to Florida

Andrea Harper, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013

Spring Break  is a time for relaxation and having fun, but more specifically for the high steppers it is a time to compete. While everyone was preparing for their own vacation the Drill Team was preparing for a clinic in Orlando, Florida. When school was out for a week, the Drill Team took a plane to... Read more »

The Stress of Prom

Sutton Mills, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013

Prom is the night that all high school students look forward to when they are a senior. It has a reputation of being the “best night ever”, but the period of time leading up to it is stressful, and hair-pulling. Although this pre-prom time period is horrible, the night of the actual dance proves... Read more »


Imma Lugtu, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013

Academic Decathlon, or AcDec, is a team organization that lets students from across the nation takes tests in different subjects such as math, music, language and literature, science, and social studies. This year, the team competed in the 5A State competition in El Paso and took third place. Winning... Read more »

Powerlifting: Not Just for Boys

Kristen Bonsante, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013

The powerlifting team has two new, unique additions to their team. Senior Kelsey Goodwin, and sophomore Lauren Higbee, are the first girls to participate on powerlifting in Rockwall-Heath’s history. The girls competed at numerous meets through out the season, and both achieved personal goals as well... Read more »

Dancing Their Way to Victory

Katie Chandler, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013

The actors busily bustle about under bright lights and a ticking clock as they hurriedly build their set. After their seven minutes of build time, the actors are ready to take their places, and the show is ready to begin. A lot of hard work and preparation has gone into this particular moment. The cast... Read more »

That’s What I’m Talkin’ Bout’ Jack!

April 11, 2013

America has become well acquainted with a certain family who has unkempt facial hair and a knack for duck hunting – the Robertson family from the show “Duck Dynasty.” Duck Dynasty is about a multi million-dollar family company (Duck Commander) that gets its money from making duck calls. It... Read more »

Robotics Takes Over Worlds

Sierra Shepard, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013

Robotics is not your average everyday sport. The Robotics team spends up to 30 hours a week with the team working on different details that go into the team competitions. The team consists of about 30 people. The competitions are fierce and the robots that are built are amazing, but the students on the... Read more »

The Happiest Place on Earth

Kayla Johnson, Staff Writer
April 9, 2013

Walt Disney created a whole new world; some would call it “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Characters popping up in different lands around different buildings are daily activities in Disneyland.  “Timone the meerkat in ‘The Lion King’ is my favorite character because he is hilarious and a bit... Read more »

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