Patriots Take a Knee During Anthem

Hailey Grizzaffi, Writer

October 5, 2017


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Following a popular trend to stand up to social injustices, several members of the Patriots varsity football team took a knee during the national anthem at the game against South Garland High School. Senior cornerback Sir Markus Runnels says he kneeled to protest the inequality experienced by peopl...

STD All-Time Record High

Cynthia Sandoval, Writer

September 29, 2017


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Studies recently showed, in the U.S. an STD all time high took place in 2016. The most common diseases were chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. “STD’s are a persistent enemy, growing in number and outpacing our ability to respond,” director of the CDC's National Center for STD Prevention Jonathan Merm...

Moon Magic

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor, Writer

September 29, 2017


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Many may think that the moon is just a rock ball circling the earth, doing nothing to help us, but it is much more than that. “There's still a lot about the moon that we don't know,” NASA’s Paul Spudis said during an interview with Space.com. “It's a more interesting, complex and subtle world t...

Historic Mexican Earthquake

Aaron Cubillos, Writer

September 29, 2017


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Tuesday September 19, 2017 marked the 32 year anniversary of the powerful Mexican earthquake of 1985 that deeply affected the country's capital, Mexico City. Coincidentally, Mexico was struck by another large earthquake on the same day. This earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.1 and damage...

College Night

Natalie Taylor, Writer

September 22, 2017


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Applying for college is stressful enough. Add in trying to choose what college you want to go to: it's a nightmare. College night is available to relax students and help them plan for the upcoming few years. “I was really worried before college night about all the things related to applying and scholarships,...

Meet The Teacher Meets Expectations

Aaron Cubillos, Writer

September 21, 2017


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Meet the teacher night this year was a success, surpassing teacher’s and parent’s original anticipation. “This years turnout exceeded my expectations,” math teacher Brian Mazur said. “My expectations for the night were a bit lower” Teachers received a large amount of parents pouring...

Dress Out for Homecoming Week

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

September 21, 2017


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Homecoming week (September 18, 2017 - September 22, 2017) is a special five days for students, because of the opportunity to wear something students usually wouldn't bother wearing on a regular basis. However, students must remember to dress within the Garland Independent School District dress code comp...

Teeny Tiny Turtle Trade

Natalie Taylor, Writer

September 7, 2017


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In 1975, the US banned selling turtles less than four inches long after epidemiologists linked outbreaks of Salmonella to the reptiles. However, people continue to throw caution to the wind by purchasing baby turtles from flea markets or online stores illegally. “It’s a terrible thing that peo...

LTAB Finals

Hannah Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2017


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The Louder Than a Bomb poetry team performed at finals and took third place along with the Chuck D. Lyrical Activist Award. The team piece told the story of Lakeview teacher, Dayna Castle. “It was awesome, they did a really good job,” English teacher and sponsor Jenna Mikuls said. “They got fir...

Honors Banquet class of 2017

Hannah Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2017


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The Honors Banquet this year was held at Hella Temple Shrine on Wednesday evening. A three course dinner was served, then a motivational speaker, Keith Davis, who is also a former pro football player, came on stage and started his speech. To be invited is an honor that teachers sincerely feel. “...

Cabaret Show

Madison Plunk, Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Theatre

Lakeview’s theatre production class presented a musical cabaret show for their semester final exam. The class has been learning and rehearsing musical numbers since January in preparation for their show. They performed six shows, both in class and after school. “[My favorite song to be a part of was] de...

Freedom Sings Their Hearts Out

Madison Plunk, Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under Choir, Entertainment, News

Spring is the prime time for show choirs to begin to announce their spring shows, showcasing their talents that they work on throughout the year. Freedom, Lakeview’s Pop Show Choir, had their show last Friday and Saturday in the auditorium. Their show, appropriately titled “Something Old, Someth...

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