THE FEATHERDUSTER

Yearbooks delivered, staff and students prepare for next year

Caitlyn Kerbow

May 31, 2013

After much anticipation, the yearbook was distributed on May 22. The yearbook staff has been organizing and passing out yearbooks for the past few days. "I love yearbook distribution," junior Hannah Jones said. "It's so rewarding...

Unfamiliar surroundings give senior new perspective for college years

Taylor Meister

May 31, 2013

After growing up and living in the same place, leaving for college can be quite uncomfortable. Most graduating students have always gone to school in Eanes ISD and are leaving ties they have established over years, but my case...

Iron Man 3 proves its metal

Georgina Kuhlmann

May 31, 2013

It's widely known that the trend in movie sequels is a negative one and, until the release of the third installment, this sad state of affairs held true for the Iron Man films. The first had been phenomenal, the second, to sta...

Battle of the Bands slightly different next year

Peyton Richardson

May 31, 2013

Next year, the 18th annual Battle of the Bands will see some changes. The event, sponsored by the Featherduster and The Technical Entertainment Crew, will be held on Oct. 25 instead of its normal second semester time. This earlier...

Student writes about the Audrie Pott Case

Jacob Prothro

May 31, 2013

On Sept. 12, 2012, one year, five months and six days after I moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Austin, I found out that 15-year-old Audrie Pott had committed suicide. I knew Audrie, albeit not too well, as she attended...

Students rush to get to school, disregard the safety of others

Catherine Mear

May 24, 2013

The time is 8:25 a.m. Cars are furiously weaving in and out of traffic, completely disregarding the fact that there are people on either side of them. My visibility is low. I had just enough energy to crawl out of bed and drag...

Junior provides insight on surviving the dreaded school year he just lived through

Andy Brown, (survivor, class of 2014)

May 24, 2013

Your junior year: A conquerable, yet formidable opponent. I know how it goes, outgoing sophomores: I was you once — thrilled to be out of the lull that is your sophomore year of high school and ready to join the ranks of...

Grey’s Anatomy: The perfect show to waste your summer watching

Margaret Norman

May 24, 2013

Obsessed. That is the word that comes to mind at the mention of Grey's Anatomy. I have not had a free weekend since the beginning of April, but not because I am so outrageously popular and have friends fighting over me for weekend...

Twins spar to improve fencing skills

Emily Martin

May 24, 2013

Adrenaline coursing through their veins. Sword grasped tightly in their fists. Heart pounding with feelings of excitement and nerves, all they think about is their opponent. This is what happens every time sophomore twins Sophie...

Online impersonation gets taken to the police

Colleen Pletcher, Michelle Fairorth, and Laura Jessich

May 24, 2013

Online catfishing is when an individual assumes a persona on a social networking site and then creates an entire false identity using the pictures, hobbies, interests and even friends of someone else. There was recently an incident...

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