Santa’s Wonderland: A Texas Christmas experience

Santa’s Wonderland: A Texas Christmas experience

Vanessa Chaires, Reporter, Calendar Editor

December 1, 2017

Santa’s Wonderland is a great experience for Texans of any age. It is located in College Station. Although it's a bit of a drive, I believe that it’s totally worth it. If you’re not really into the country ambience and not very patient, then maybe this place isn’t for you. It was probably...

Race For the Texas Senate Seat

Race For the Texas Senate Seat

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter, Marketing Manager

November 16, 2017

“7,000 people, human beings- since 1998 have died trying to cross into the United States. As we further militarize, and wall up, and make it harder for people to come as legitimate asylum seekers, refugees, folks who want to work in our economy, people who want to join their families, be with their...

History Earned

History Earned

Laura Perich, Reporter, Social Media Editor

November 9, 2017

If you haven't been living under a rock lately, you know that the Houston Astros won the World Series on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. With that historic victory, the city of Houston came together and prepared a parade to show love and support for their home team on Friday, Nov 3, 2017. Approximately...

A Shopper’s Guide to Black Friday

Vanessa Chaires, Reporter, Calendar Editor

November 8, 2017

The week of Thanksgiving is a magical week for me personally. From getting a break to eating a lot of food to giving thanks with family, it all leads up to my favorite part: Black Friday shopping. It’s almost ironic how we sit at the dinner table going around saying grace, saying what we’re so thankful...

Thanksgiving 101

Thanksgiving 101

Delfina Ahulu, Reporter

November 8, 2017

When the month of November rolls around, families begin to call their loved ones and make plans for a huge feast that usually contains the main dish: turkey. Thanksgiving is celebrated every fourth Thursday in the month of November, and it is an opportunity for family to come together and celebrate thankfulness...

Mavericks Take Seasonal Jobs

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter, Marketing Manager

November 2, 2017

It's that time of the year where businesses are putting up holiday decorations, and stores are hiring to help prepare for the demand, which is a perfect opportunity for those in need of cash. Teenagers and young adults always need a little money, especially when it comes to the holidays. According...

New Katy ISD high school: Paetow High School

Lauren Galvis, Copy Editor, Reporter

February 13, 2017

The eighth Highschool of the Katy ISD school district, Paetow High School, has officially announced its boundary lines that cut into Katy High School’s and Morton Ranch High School’s boundary lines. The High School will open this fall, 2017. The students that are entering the new high school ...

Chromium 6 Found in Houston Tap Water

Kalyssa Meyer, Reporter

December 9, 2016

The chemical Chromium 6, a chemical causing cancer, has been found in Houston’s tap water. The chemical is currently contaminating Harris County which includes Katy, Texas. Chromium comes from 1 of 2 things, industrial pollution and/or can produce naturally from the erosion of natural chromium deposits. Ch...

Election for Presidency of U.S. Finally Over

Election for Presidency of U.S. Finally Over

Gaby Hilado, Reporter

November 18, 2016

On October, 8 2016, Donald John Trump was chosen to become the 45th president of the United States.   Though some states were too close to call, Trump won the election with 290 electoral votes. The outcome was very surprising to many and those who supported Hillary Clinton have expressed their di...

The 2016 Walk to End Lupus Slated to Take Place on May 1st

April 7, 2016

The 2016 walk to END Lupus NOW & 5k Run is a 5k walkathon and 5 k run hosted by the Lupus Foundation of America, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter.  The walk will be held on May 1st in front of Minute Maid Park (501 Crawford St., Houston, TX 77002) beginning at 7:00 am. For more information on registering...

New Additions: Construction in the Morton Ranch Area

Portia Coffin, Reporter

October 28, 2015

Recently, our area has been a hotspot for construction. On the southwest corner of Franz Road and North Westgreen Boulevard, the British International School of Houston is opening a new location. In comparison to their current location (4211 Watonga Blvd, Houston, TX 77092), the new school will be...

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