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Band Students Qualify for UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest

Band Students Qualify for UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest

Olivia White, Reporter

February 16, 2018

For the past couple of weeks the Van Alstyne Band has been preparing individual pieces of music to play at UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest. The Contest took place Saturday February 10, at Rockwall-Heath High School. 48 Soloists received a Division 1 medal and 20 soloists will be advancing to state. All...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Prom

The Do’s and Don’ts of Prom

Jessica Webb, Reporter

February 16, 2018

Nervous about asking your hopeful date to prom? Here's some free advice!

STOPit Here and Now

STOPit Here and Now

Dylan Pruitt, Reporter

February 14, 2018

Todd Schobels got an interesting take on the topic of bullying.

Conversations With Kindall: Getting to Know Michelle Morse

Conversations With Kindall: Getting to Know Michelle Morse

Kindall Green, Reporter

February 14, 2018

There's more to Ms. Morse than meets the eye...

Seniors: Leaving their Legacy

Seniors: Leaving their Legacy

Hallie Storment and Kerrigan Servati

February 13, 2018

The courts where the most important practices were held, the fans cheered the loudest, and the school colors shone the brightest are going to be played on for the last time tonight for the three seniors on the varsity boys basketball team. The 2017-2018 season is beginning to come to a close for Noah Bol...

Graduation as a Junior

Graduation as a Junior

Olivia White, Reporter

February 6, 2018

Most students in high school all know the drill- we’ve got four grades to complete and then sweet, sweet graduation. However, in some cases four years is not required. Students who choose to graduate early get a full year ahead of most of their classmates in the next chapter of their life. Yesen...

That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles

That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles

Jessica Webb, Reporter

February 6, 2018

VA Panther Press takes on the hard hitting question: What is the best Girl Scout cookie

The Wrath of The Dart Game

The Wrath of The Dart Game

Kirstie Connors, Reporter

February 5, 2018

In the recent weeks, there have been different students collapsing in the halls of the high school. No it’s not of hyperthermia, the flu, or a case of Senioritis, it’s from the wave of the “Dart Game”. With the game slowly becoming a very popular time passer, students have taken a quick interest in th...

Will Seniors Survive Senioritis?

Will Seniors Survive Senioritis?

Rachel Bellamy, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Senioritis: sēnyəˈrīdəs. A supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance. Seniors from all around the world get affected. Here are some questions you may be asking:  How can you prevent it? How will thi...

Caffeinating Van Alstyne

Caffeinating Van Alstyne

Sadie Uselton and Millicent Sawyers

February 2, 2018

TexaKona Coffee Lodge is coming to Van Alstyne mid February. It will become the new hot spot in the town because of its unique atmosphere.

Baseball Season is Almost Here

Baseball Season is Almost Here

Dylan Pruitt, Reporter

February 2, 2018

With February coming this also means baseball season is just around the corner. The first scrimmage is February 5 against Callisburg, and the first game taking place on February 9 against Celina. Expectations are high as the last two seasons have been fairly successful. Coming in as the fourth ranked ...

Conversations With Kindall: Getting to Know Julie Ann Thomas

Conversations With Kindall: Getting to Know Julie Ann Thomas

Kindall Green, Reporter

February 2, 2018

Coach Thomas.. Not just a great teacher but a great mentor...

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