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News Brief (3/11 to 3/18)

Haley Brenk, Reporter

March 18, 2019


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

Monday, March 11 The 11th marked National Napping Day. MRHS students in Orchestra and Choir kicked off their Spring Break in Disney World and New York City, respectively. Tuesday, March 12 Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin and others were indicted in a college admissions bribery case. Th...

Frederica Freestyles Success

Frederica Freestyles Success

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under Around the Ranch, Features, From the Ranch, News

As all students know, school takes up a lot of time; more than we want it to. No one likes having to sit down after a long day and start to work on homework. This is further true with advanced classes. AP classes are notorious for being rife with homework. Those who are in extra-curriculars know...

All Things Morton Ranch: Mavericks

All Things Morton Ranch: Mavericks

Darian Johannsen, Online Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Around the Ranch, From the Ranch, News, Photo Gallery

Stephanie Gomez (11): “When I was a freshman, I had a friend and she was having a political argument with someone. I said something and she made me feel very small and dumb because I didn’t know a lot about politics at the time, or anything socially. After that, I never wanted to feel small again so...

Big Things For a Big Year at the Ranch

Big Things For a Big Year at the Ranch

Darian Johannsen, Online Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under From the Ranch, News, Photo Gallery

2019 has been a historical year for Morton Ranch High School. Every sport and organization have been competing with other schools, proving everyone Morton’s greatness.   We’ve all heard about boys varsity basketball doing great things. Saturday, Feb. 9, the team became district champions with an...

A Historic Season: The road to the Alamodome

A Historic Season: The road to the Alamodome

Jesse Puente, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Basketball season here at the Ranch has been record-breaking. The Maverick boys made history as the bi-district champions with a perfect 12-0 record in district play. They beat Ridgepoint 91 to 71 in the first round of the playoffs. Westley Sellers scored 14 points and had 10 assists, LJ Cryer...

News Brief (Feb. 5 to Feb. 11)

Haley Brenk, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News

Tuesday, Feb. 5 Modern Family is ending after season 11. Trump's inaugural committee ordered to hand over documents to federal investigators. Wednesday, Feb. 6 Earth experienced one of the warmest years on record in 2018. Women sent a political message by wearing white to Trump's State o...

News Brief (1/28-2/4)

Desiree Lopez, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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

Monday, Jan.28 The man accused of killing five people in weekend shootings in Louisiana was arrested. Tensions remain high after the government reopens for the first time in several weeks. Services will be funded until Feb. 15. Tuesday, Jan. 29 MRHS Boys Basketball defeated Cinco Ran...

News Brief (1/22 to 1/27)

Nina Martinez, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Tuesday, Jan. 22 The 2019 Academy Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning with “Roma” and “The Favourite” each tied for a total of nominations. The Morton Ranch girl’s basketball team lost 39 to 38 against Seven Lakes. On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, New York State passed the ...

New Year, New Me: Overcoming bad habits in the New Year

New Year, New Me: Overcoming bad habits in the New Year

Darian Johannsen and Desiree Lopez, Reporters

January 22, 2019


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Many use Jan. 1 as a checkpoint for self-growth, coming up with “new year resolutions”. They all use this time to reevaluate and reflect on their year and find where they can change and improve themselves for the betterment of themselves and others. Many common resolutions include eating healt...

News Brief (1/15 to 1/21)

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Tuesday, Jan. 15 Both varsity basketball teams played Taylor High School. The boy’s team won by 12, and the girl’s team suffered a tough loss. Women's soccer beat Jersey Village 7 to 0. Friday, Jan. 18 MRHS boys basketball remains undefeated after winning against Mayde Creek, 87 to 54. Videos...

Hate Crimes

Alex Badillo, Reporter

December 5, 2018


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

Violent acts are being committed every day around the world, more than what is just being shown on major news outlets like CNN or FOX. Many of these crimes often go unreported, unknown to the public. Here in the U.S., we see only a fraction of what occurs. Hate crimes are defined by the Federal Bureau...

News Brief (11/26 to 12/2)

Alexandria Espinoza, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News

Monday (11/26) The NASA InSight spacecraft successfully landed on Mars. General Motors laid off 15 percent of workers and is shutting down five of their plants in Ohio, Michigan, and Maryland. Trump suggested the government start their own worldwide television network. Police investigated ...

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