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Student reviews The Imitation Game

Kiera Quinn

January 28, 2015

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This movie is a stunner. Set in England during WWII, Golden Globe Nominee Benedict Cumberbatch played Alan Turing, a bizarre but brilliant man. The whole story was well-crafted, illuminating the struggles of the war and just...

Four students selected for TMEA All-State Choir

Jack Stenglein

January 27, 2015

Filed under Music, News

More than 100 students from various schools wait nervously as a judge reads a list of names to the assembled group. When he is finished, many of them seem disappointed, but a large number are also celebrating. Just four Westlake...

Students, staff slack in fire drills; fire department reinforces important drill procedures

Katelyn Connolly

January 27, 2015

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On Monday, Jan. 5, while students enjoyed their last day of winter break, teachers were called to a meeting to discuss the school’s fire procedures. About five years ago, the fire district initiated a new drill protocol for...

Jam Fest photo gallery

Jam Fest photo gallery

January 23, 2015

Underclassmen move into senior parking spots

Sabrina Knap

January 23, 2015

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At the start of 2015, some sophomores and juniors traded in their Ben Hurr parking passes for senior lot passes. With the new sports complex in the planning phase, the administration was proactive, deciding to move a good portion...

Why I decided to become a health-food “junkie” for two weeks and why it kind of sucks (spoiler: the food is great)

Caitlyn Kerbow

January 23, 2015

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Medically, my family is a healthy bunch. For the most part, we have our weight in check, our blood pressure and cholesterol levels are close to perfect and we take our vitamins. But I was raised around a good amount of not-so-healthy...

Model United Nations wins best large delegation at most recent conference

Peyton Richardson

January 22, 2015

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Model United Nations just returned from winter break, but they are already back in full swing. Twenty-four members attended a conference in San Antonio from Jan. 8-9. "I am extremely proud of not only our experienced delegates...

High Hopes for Hyline Contest Season

Zhouie Martinez

January 22, 2015

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After many years of success in contests, Hyline prepares for their most intense season with standards high. While Hyline did not win ‘Grand Champion’ at last year’s contest at Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth, they...

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