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  • April 29Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors Finals Week is May 20-23!
  • April 29Graduation Practice is May 23 at 9am! Graduation Ceremony is May 23 at 6:30pm! (Seniors arrive at 5:15pm)
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Let Us Be Heard: Our Standpoint on the Israel-Hamas War

Let Us Be Heard: Our Standpoint on the Israel-Hamas War

Ciannie Wellington and Alyvia Pierson December 8, 2023

My Family Isn’t Recognized as Citizens of Israel Azmeya Hemeida (12) is a Palestinian Muslim with roots in the Quds in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Hemeida expresses her thoughts on the horror of the...

Destruction in Gaza after Israeli strikes

Recounting the Horror of the Israel-Hamas War

Maddy Snyder, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2023

If you’ve so much as turned on the news or the radio in the last few weeks, you are probably aware that there is a major conflict happening in Gaza right now. Here’s everything a high schooler needs...

Fall Your Way to These Hot Shops!

Fall Your Way to These Hot Shops!

Alyvia Pierson, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2023

TJ Maxx Opening its doors on Sunday, September 17, TJ Maxx excites all of Zachary’s constituents, as church goers rush to the flashy new department store! Swarming with families and teenagers discovering...

A peek inside Hot Tails newest location in Zachary!

New Eats! The Hot Tails Restaurant Review

Alyvia Pierson, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2023

As you enter the restaurant, you’re immediately greeted by Hot Tails servers who eagerly wait to take your order. While pop and country music play in the background, guests varying from large families...

Silence Amongst the Chaos

Silence Amongst the Chaos

Kara Griffith, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

Every year, Suicide Awareness Month serves as a solemn reminder of the importance of mental health, particularly in teenagers. It sheds light on the consequences of mental health struggles and the necessity...

Up, Up, Up, & Away!

Up, Up, Up, & Away!

Alyvia Pierson, Co-Editor-in-Chief August 16, 2023

Between 4 and 10 pm, families arrived at one of the most prominent sites: the Zachary Youth Park. Hauling lawn chairs, backpacks, wagons, and much more, they made the long yet worthwhile hike to Zachary's...

Veganism, Vegetarianism, and Plant-Based Eating

Maddy Snyder, Staff Writer/Editor May 1, 2023

Veganism, vegetarianism, and plant-based eating have abundant benefits on health, the environment, and animal welfare. Despite this, meat-free diets are often uncommon and even unacceptable in our society....

Candida auris: An Urgent AR Threat

Alyvia Pierson, Staff Writer/Editor March 31, 2023

The Candida auris fungus is more lethal than ever after making a reoccurrence. Rapidly taking lives, the Candida auris fungus invades countries around the world.     What is Candida auris?  Candida...

Supreme Court to Decide on Affirmative Action

Maddy Snyder, Staff Editor/Writer March 1, 2023

With seniors already looking forward to the start of college, a turning point in their lives, there is no better time to examine one of the most controversial (and ongoing) Supreme Court cases in college...

New Eats! The South Plains Food Co. Restaurant Review

New Eats! The South Plains Food Co. Restaurant Review

Alyvia Pierson, Staff Writer/Editor February 3, 2023

Across the street from the ballpark, next to Fellowship Church, Zachary welcomes South Plains Food Company! From its wide menu selection to its large dining area, patrons can’t get enough of this hot,...

Climate Crisis: Everything the High Schooler Needs to Know

Maddy Snyder, Staff Editor/Writer January 31, 2023

Climate change is a massive problem that will have a lasting impact on planet Earth, yet it remains unaddressed. Any hope of preventing the already treacherous issue lies with us, the next generation....

Showers Can’t Stand in the Way of Christmas Spirit

Maddy Snyder, Staff Editor/Writer December 8, 2022

When the weather threatened Zachary’s highly anticipated Christmas parade, the community came together to make the best of a less than ideal situation.  The city of Zachary celebrates Christmas in...

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