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  • History of Hanukkah

    History of Hanukkah

    Leya Brittain, Editor

    December 3, 2018

    The miracle of the oil that lasted eight nights has been celebrated by Jewish people for centuries. The untainted oil was only enough to last one single night, but stayed lit for eight nights until they found more supplies and oil. The story of the miracle was found in one of the sacred texts of...

  • Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

    Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

    Daisy Burton, Writer/DIY Guru

    November 30, 2018

    You will need: Orange food dye Six cups of Rice Krispie Cereal Chocolate tootsie rolls Large bag of Marshmallows ¼ cup of butter Directions: In microwave-safe bowl, heat butter and marshmallows on high then stir until smooth. Add in rice krispie cereal and orange food coloring to your l...

    Amy Burchett

  • History of Thanksgiving

    History of Thanksgiving

    Leya Brittain, Editor

    November 26, 2018

    Cinnamon spice, pumpkin pie and colorful leaves; these three basic things describe the coziness of Thanksgiving. The history of this holiday has been repeated over and over to students since first grade, but there is more to the story than the picture books could provide. In the year 1620, 102 passe...

  • Cross Country goes to State

    Cross Country goes to State

    Piper Johnson, Writer

    November 16, 2018

    The Amarillo High Lady Sandies placed 5th at state and their head coach, Coach Kevin Ufford, was awarded the Texas Girls Coaches Association 5A-6A Coach of the year. “The girls there were crazy good, and we did run our very best. We placed really high for such a tough competition and I couldn'...

    The Cross Country Team gathers for a group photo at the State Meet.

    Photo courtesy of Coach Ufford

  • Can You Relate to These Movies?

    Can You Relate to These Movies?

    Autumn Lewis, Writer

    November 14, 2018

    High school, the embodiment of teenage angst. For many, school is a time of trial and error, stress and homework, but to the world it is seen from the lights of movies. Movies that exaggerate teen romance and make the subjects taught seem easy, so is there really any movies that represent the real effect ...

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