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KTEN Teacher of the Year: Ella Burkhalter

KTEN Teacher of the Year: Ella Burkhalter

Olivia White, Reporter

May 17, 2018

Teaching students takes an exceptional type of person. One of those people, specifically Van Alstyne teacher Ella Burkhalter, has gone above and beyond. With the three years that she has been at the high school, she has shown passion for learning that has left a legacy. Burkhalter recently was the co-recipient of ...

The Fears of Graduation

The Fears of Graduation

Kirstie Connors, Reporter

May 15, 2018

Imagine spending 13 years of your life working towards graduation. The moment has finally come and your feet have just crossed the stage. Diploma in hand, you are now a high school graduate. But reality sets in... what now? Each student has a different plan to carry out their future careers. Some a...

Better Pep Rallies

Better Pep Rallies

Kimberleigh Bramer, Reporter

May 1, 2018

Pep Rallies are a way for the entire school to get excited about football season and game nights. But for many people, they’re just not fun.  A lot of kids try to avoid going in the first place. Having a voice in what they want to see at them though, may just help bring more people into the world...

Girls Powerlifting State Meet is a Smashing Success!

Girls Powerlifting State Meet is a Smashing Success!

Kimberleigh Bramer, Reporter

March 23, 2018

This past Saturday was one to remember for the Van Alstyne Girls Powerlifting Team, as they traveled to Waco, TX for their State Meet. The girls were excited and nervous for the event, they had all planed on lifting more than they ever lifted in a meet before, as well as attempting to break a few state...

A Day In The Life Of A PAL

A Day In The Life Of A PAL

Kirstie Connors, Reporter

March 8, 2018

Every kid deserves to have an older peer to look up to. No matter who it is, the Van Alstyne PALS program is there to lend a helping hand to ask risk children. The mentors assigned will help the kids with daily tasks such as homework, projects, and checking up on their daily emotions. The Middle Scho...

Cheer on the New Year!

Cheer on the New Year!

Kimberleigh Bramer, Reporter

March 8, 2018

Cheer tryouts have passed and our cheer squads are ready for the new year so they can cheer on our athlete's.

Van Alstyne Super Bowl Predictions

Van Alstyne Super Bowl Predictions

Cassie Hammond and Kimberleigh Bramer

February 2, 2018

Teachers and students of Van Alstyne High School give their opinions about this year's Super Bowl.

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