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iOS 10 Offers 60+ New Features

iOS 10 Offers 60+ New Features

K'Leigh Keesee, Business Manager

October 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

For those iPhone and iPad users, iOS 10 is giving more options than ever, including these: Siri Siri now has a panel in settings, which only the real dedicated change, but Siri also gets to know you better as you talk to him/her. Bedtime Alarm clock has a new feature called Wake Alarm. Wake A...

Knocking Out Homecoming

Knocking Out Homecoming

Madison Friemel, Photo Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

During Homecoming Week, the student council sponsors evening events each day. Students gathered Monday night to play Knockerball. "That's harder than it looks," Senior Leslie Germany said. "But, it's fun," junior Charity Perry added.

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Reviewer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Are you interested in games about the apocalypse? Then, I have a game for you: "Horizon Zero Dawn." "Horizon Zero Dawn" is an action-adventure, role-playing game. You play as a human in a apocalyptic world that is populated by robots. This game combines aspects of "Assassins Creed" and "Skyrim" along...

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Reviewer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Are first-person shooters not first-person enough? Well, I have a device that will allow you to experience first person as it was meant to be: The PlayStation VR! The PlayStation VR, or "Project Morpheus," as it's maker Sony refers to it,  is a virtual reality gaming headset made for the PlayStation. ...

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Reviewer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Are you guys tired of the same old first person shooters? Then, I have the game for you: "Overwatch." "Overwatch," a game made by Blizzard Entertainment mainly for online use, relies on the team "deathmatch" game mode with a few game modes mixed into it. Players can choose from several hero charac...

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Reviewer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Do you like space and exploration? Then I have the game for you: No Man's Sky! "No Man's Sky" is a survival explorer game where you take control of an astronaut and travel to different planets to find new life, resources, etc. While exploring planets, you can find blueprints and materials to improve...

‘Cheerleaders’ Humpty Dump for STAAR

‘Cheerleaders’ Humpty Dump for STAAR

Julie Sierra and Katie Marshall

March 30, 2016


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Faculty members, led by kindergarten teacher Mrs. Melissa Ritter, have been putting on STAAR Pep Rallies to help "pump up" students who are required to take the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness in various courses this week. The pep rallies have included many high school volunteers. Click...

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Game Reviews with J-Dawg

Justin Cornell, Weatherman and Cartoonist

March 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Hello Olympics fans, I have a game just for you: Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This game stars your favorite Mario and Sonic characters in a no hold bard battle to see who can become the ultimate Olympic champion! The new game has more characters to play as and more events to choose...

‘Sick’ Podcast Covers Spring Break Plans

‘Sick’ Podcast Covers Spring Break Plans

Carson Ritter, Chelsey Lamb, Charity Perry, Cade Ruthardt, and Lauren Kuehler

March 10, 2016


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Showcase

This week's  podcast covers the New York trip that Groom students will be taking over spring break as well as how some students intend to get well next week. Then, the goal is to survive the first week after break, which includes one act play district presentations on Monday, March 21; UIL academic...

Free Football Camp Comes

Free Football Camp Comes

March 10, 2016


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