TV REVIEW: ‘Dance Moms’ drama

LINDA HERRERA, Staff writer

March 14, 2016

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Dance Moms premiered in July 2011. The show is about dance, but everyone knows once you enter in the ALDC team, it’s more than just dance it’s acting too. The “ALDC” stands for Abby Lee Dance Company. And there certainly is drama.

Lionettes heading for Galveston

JORDAN COPELAND and MIA MORETTI

March 2, 2016

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The Lionettes will leave for a vacation to Galveston on March 4 for spring break. While in Galveston, the drill team will stay in Moody Gardens, go to the beach, visit Pleasure Peer, shop, and enjoy another vigorous competition.

UP, UP, AND AWAY: The process and steps of making a comic book

Tyler Hanes, Staff writer

March 2, 2016

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Almost everyone loves comic books, from the adventures of Marvel and DC superheroes to light-hearted children stories. But what is really fascinating is the people who write and create them. How do they do it? Here are the steps they use to create comics so you can create your own.

HIGH KICKS & HIGH EXPECTATIONS: Robin Summers leads the KHS Lionettes

Mia Moretti and Jordan Copeland

February 17, 2016

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Mrs. Summers not only teaches dance, but also adaptive pe,running, spin classes, aerobics and exercise too. She has been teaching exercise for over 11 years, and dance/exercising for 5.

SIGNS OF OF THE ZODIAC PART 4: Aquarius

KILEY MILLER, Staff writer

February 10, 2016

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Zodiac signs can be fun even if you don't believe in them. This month's sign is aquarius. If you want to learn more read below.

GETTING ORGANIZED PART I: Starting out

MARYGRACE ANSPACH, Staff writer

February 8, 2016

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Organization is key to great productivity. Being disorganized can send you scrambling to complete tasks at the last minute, which can be very stressful. This in turn will cause your efficiency to suffer. Thus creating an entire chain of disorganization. No matter your age these simple organization tips can act as a guideline on how to get any area neat and organized:

DVD REVIEW: ‘The Perfect Guy’ delivers love and mystery

LEXI WRENN, Staff writer

February 4, 2016

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The movie “The Perfect Guy” was released September 2015, and is a love story mixed with a bit of action. The main characters are Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut, Michael Ealy, and the director is David Rosenthal.

TV REVIEW: ‘Toddlers and Tiaras’ is more like ‘Trophies and Tantrums’

LINDA HERRERA, Staff writer

February 4, 2016

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“Toddlers and Tiaras” is about little divas who would do anything to win the Grand Supreme trophy, the highest trophy for young pageant contestants. In the show, which premiered in 2008, little girls have to do everything perfectly so they could get a perfect score.

TV REVIEW: American Horror Story scares up big terror

JAYDA CLOWERS, Staff writer

January 29, 2016

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Tate walks into Violet's room and sees her sprawled out on her bed. Next to her is a bottle of pills. He grabs her and throws her in the bathtub shoving his fingers down her throat trying to make her throw up But it's too late, she's already on the dead side with Tate. These two characters part of the show American Horror Story which focuses on the supernatural and horror. The show leaves viewers on edge, and wanting more.

KHS Sweetheart: Karla Chandler awarded Teacher of the Year

AVERY BROWNING, Staff writer

January 26, 2016

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English teacher Karla Chandler was awarded the 2015-16 Teacher of the year award. She awarded the honor during a faculty meeting just before the Christmas holiday.

Arctic Monkeys – ‘AM’ album review

SIDNE VALADEZ, Staff writer

January 25, 2016

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Although Arctic Monkeys have gained notoriety through the album “AM,” I personally think they could’ve done better. This album is not like their other albums, less indie and more pop.

GARGANTUAN GALAXY: Star Wars brings in big bucks beyond the box office

ANTHONY RAVELLA and JESSE NIX

January 21, 2016

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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was one of the most anticipated movies of all time with a record-breaking $248 million on its opening weekend and an astonishing $1.33 billion worldwide in the first two weekends.

KHS, U.S. celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Monday; Civil rights leader left a lasting legacy

ASHLYN KITZMILLER and MACY CLOWERS

January 14, 2016

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Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist who led the Civil Rights movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. Monday is celebrated across the U.S. to honor his legacy.

Baby It’s Cold Outside — boys winter fashion preview

DESIREE CARRILLO and JESSICA ARRIAGA

January 6, 2016

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Looking for great outfits for teenage boys? Here are some great ideas. Winter has begun and you want to look your best.

THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS: Happy Thanksgiving from Black & Gold!

ASHLYN KITZMILLER and MACY CLOWERS

November 20, 2015

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Thanksgiving is celebrated on Nov. 26, and many people celebrate in different ways.

DON’T BE SO DEFENSIVE: Coach Hylander wins Texas Football Coach of the Week Award

HANNAH POLK and JULIA MCCOY

November 17, 2015

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KHS football team’s assistant coach Darren Hylander was nominated for Built by Nature’s #voteforcoach online contest, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Coach of the Week. With the help of KHS faculty, students and community, Hylander won the contest and was rewarded with a price package that included $500 worth of chocolate milk to fuel the team.

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