Panther Press

Culture Nuggets of Gold

Culture Nuggets of Gold

Faith Dixon, Reporter

December 8, 2017

At Van Alstyne High School, there’s no denying the majority of the students are considered Christian. There’s a Christmas tree in the hallway and strings of Christmas lights in the classrooms, but there are also other cultures represented in our student body.

Kickin’ It With Fine!

Kickin’ It With Fine!

Kindall Green, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Debbie Fine isn't just a Vice Principal, she's an Olympic Gold Medalist!!

Boy’s Offseason Program Provides for Christmas Angels

Boy’s Offseason Program Provides for Christmas Angels

Elias Mosby, Reporter

December 8, 2017

“Coach Miller went to the Christmas Angels and said, ‘Give me everyone that needs Christmas.’ and they were who was left."

Dixon’s Dough

Dixon’s Dough

Faith Griffin, Reporter

December 6, 2017

You probably don’t know Lillie Dixon, but I am sure you have heard the cookies she bakes. Dixon is a senior at Van Alstyne High School. She spends most of her time studying and perfecting every assignment given to her. However, when Dixon is not studying, she is baking cookies for her friends or sell...

What College Are You Going To and Why

What College Are You Going To and Why

Elias Mosby, Reporter

December 4, 2017

Many of our seniors here at Van Alstyne high school have their college plans locked in and are looking forward to their futures. Deciding on what college to go to is a big decision, but for some it comes easier than others. “I want to go to Abilene Christian University because they have a good en...

Robotics Prepares for State Competition

Robotics Prepares for State Competition

Dylan Pruitt, Reporter

December 1, 2017

From on December 7-9, the Van Alstyne High School Robotics club will be competing in the State Robotics Competition.

Teacher Spotlight: Elsie Wetzel

Teacher Spotlight: Elsie Wetzel

Olivia White, Reporter

December 1, 2017

Elsie Wetzel, Sophomore English Teacher, is our Teacher Spotlight.

Panther Readers Inspire Younger Students

Panther Readers Inspire Younger Students

Faith Griffin, Reporter

December 1, 2017

How Van Alstyne High School varsity athletes get involved with the Elementary school students.

Van Alstyne High School Senior Makes Her Way to Duke

Van Alstyne High School Senior Makes Her Way to Duke

Rachel Bellamy, Reporter

December 1, 2017

As an average teen we all have fairly easy schedules. Well all except for...

Defensive Player Spotlight: Justin Barnes

Defensive Player Spotlight: Justin Barnes

Sam Mosby, Reporter

November 17, 2017

Near the end of a strong season, the VAHS Panthers have earned a spot in the playoffs.  At the heart of the VAHS Panthers’ powerful defense is Mike Linebacker Justin Barnes.  Justin is a junior at VAHS, and is one of the many students who have been Panthers since kindergarten.  Justin’s family...

Offensive Player Spotlight: Dylan Porter

Offensive Player Spotlight: Dylan Porter

Elias Mosby, Reporter

November 17, 2017

This week, the Panther Press caught up with VAHS Varsity Football player Dylan Porter.  Dylan is a junior and new to Van Alstyne by way of Bonham.  Dylan has made an immediate and positive impact as a receive for the VAHS Panthers.  As we head into the playoffs, Dylan Porter is a name you’ll want...

Round Two, Rematch of Van Alstyne Panthers VS Sunnyvale Raiders

Round Two, Rematch of Van Alstyne Panthers VS Sunnyvale Raiders

Dylan PRuitt, Reporter

November 17, 2017

Van Alstyne has the opportunity to get revenge on the team who knocked them out last year.

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