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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Applying for College

Applying for College

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Every year, seniors struggle with applying to colleges. This could be for a multitude of reasons: not having the help that they need or want, having questions about the process, not having the necessary documents they need in order to fill out their college application or whatever it might be. Some...

Voting 101

Voting 101

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News

Voting Registration 101 The deadline to register to vote is quickly approaching on Oct. 9, and many seniors are legally eligible to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 midterm election. Texas, the state with the second largest population in the nation, ranks dead last in voter turnout across the board...

News Brief (9/24 to 9/29)

Jerica Paglinawan, Online Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News

9/24 The first ever bullet train from Hong-Kong to China opened up on Monday, Sept. 24, which cut a 2-hour travel time to approximately 47 minutes A new law passed in California regulating plastic straws. It’s outcome or even potential impact to the environment and people who reside in the stat...

Purple and Proud

Purple and Proud

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Almost every Friday at the Ranch is some sort of a spirit day or dress-up day. So far we have had “purple out”, “tacky tourist day”, “neon day” and “PJ or onesie day”. The easiest way to show school spirit is to go all out and over the top on these special days. I am always excited...

Welcome to the New Frontier

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, News

Many students have started fresh this year. Whether they transferred from a different high school or freshmen coming from junior high, Morton Ranch High School is a new experience for them. Even though the first six weeks just ended, students switched schools and are coming late in the school year....

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