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In the Endzone

In the Endzone

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

It is the fourth quarter against Mayde Creek. Morton is only up by five points with a little more than a minute left in the game. With the ball in the opponent’s possession, our defense has to fight to keep the lead. The Creek only needed 55 yards to win the game. Their quarterback throws the ba...

That’s a Wrap: The Maverick Marching Band ends their season

That’s a Wrap: The Maverick Marching Band ends their season

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

The last football game last Thursday marked the end of Morton Ranch’s marching band season. During their last performance, the band played the “viral” hit “Baby Shark” and also collaborated with Mayde Creek’s marching band to honor veterans. The Belles and the Martinettes danced alongside...

News Brief (11/5 to 11/12)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, 11/5 -Facebook stopped the Trump campaign from running an anti-immigration commercial as an ad on the site for violating their advertising policy against sensational content. The decision was made shortly after NBC and Fox News said they would stop airing the ad across their networks. -Th...

Learning at Miller: Students share their experiences, goals

Alex Badillo, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

As we continue to grow, each and every one of us sets new goals and a path for the future. However, that isn’t always something that comes easily, especially as the world around us is constantly changing and obstacles are laid in front of us. Many of the students here at Morton Ranch High School...

Midterm Elections 2018: A wrap-up of wins and losses

Midterm Elections 2018: A wrap-up of wins and losses

Lauren Duhon, Adviser

November 7, 2018


Filed under Local news, News

The 2018 Midterm Elections were nothing shy of historic. Across the nation, states saw record-breaking voter turnout, including in Texas. The Lone Star State typically falls behind the rest of the nation in voter turnout, but this election season Texas had more voters turn out to the polls than the...

News Brief (10/29 to 11/4)

Laura Perich, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, 10/29: The name of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims were released as the community mourns. Lion Air jet crashed with 189 on board. Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil presidency English soccer team's billionaire owner among 5 killed in helicopter crash. The Boston...

The Threat of Climate Change

The Threat of Climate Change

Haley Brenk, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

The world is seeing gradual but noticeable changes due to an epidemic known as climate change. Climate change or global warming is defined as the century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects. If humanity does not manage to get climate change under...

Be Loud and Be Proud: Students should fill the stands at the Homecoming game

Be Loud and Be Proud: Students should fill the stands at the Homecoming game

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

To the students of Morton Ranch High School, Friday, Nov. 2 against Seven Lakes is our homecoming game. Everyone should make an effort to be there at 6:30 pm at Legacy and participate in the student section. Anything the section can find, noise makers or megaphones, they will use to cheer the team...

News Brief (10/23 to 10/29)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Local news, News

Tuesday, 10/23: Early voting numbers from several key battleground states now show Republican voters turning out in far greater numbers than Democratic ones, signaling an initial GOP surge that may dull the prospects of a so-called "blue wave" on Nov. 6. Morton Ranch High School band was awarded...

Purple Reign: The 2018 Homecoming Court

Purple Reign: The 2018 Homecoming Court

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief, resident ghost

October 29, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Homecoming is here and so is our esteemed Maverick court. Voting for king and queen will take place October 29 and 30 during junior and senior English classes so make sure to make your vote count and pick who you want to win. Tyler Hammond Tyler Hammond is a basketball player and member of the PALs organization. Tyler has a lot of good memories as a maver...

News Brief (10/15 to 10/22)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday (10/15) Death of Microsoft Co-Founder, Paul Allen - Billionaire and Co-Founder of Microsoft Paul Allen passed away on Monday, Oct.15, after leaving a profound mark on the world. He will be dearly missed, especially by his closest friend Bill Gates, the Founder of Microsoft. Meghan Markle and Princ...

Senior Information Guide: All the things you need to know from Senior Day

Senior Information Guide: All the things you need to know from Senior Day

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Senior Information Guide: All the things you need to know from Senior Day Senior year is packed full of things to do, and with all the events going on sometimes it’s hard to keep up with it all. Here is everything from the senior information day that you need to stay informed: After prom, the party keeps ...

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