Join a Club or Organization!

Khivani Young, Writer and Photographer

September 7, 2017

It’s told to students all across the country and perhaps even all over the world: “Get involved at school!”  Joining a club or organization is a vital part of your high school years and is something that can help your college application stand out from the countless of others that are sent in. But...

Trump fires Comey

Tim Kihneman, Copy Editor

May 19, 2017

Earlier this month, FBI Director James Comey, was fired by Donald Trump for no pre-existing reason. Normally, the Director serves at the FBI for a 10-year term after which the president appoints a new one. James Comey was nominated by President Obama in June of 2013. This cut Comey’s term short by nea...

Testing Stress Overload?

Hannah Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2017

We all know that testing is stressful and takes a lot of hard work, studying, time, and energy  towards it right? Not to mention the countless hours of worrying about an upcoming test and wondering what you made on it. Or simply just not caring anymore, leading to credit recovery. It seems like stud...

Save Science – It Saved You!

Tim Kihneman, Copy Editor

April 19, 2017

Science in the modern day is undeniably fantastic. In schools across the nation, learning and discussing any topic of science falls into daily conversation in any age group, culture, or recordable demographic. From the simple breaths we take that metabolize the oxygen in our lungs, to the synapses i...

Pepsi misses the mark with Jenner ad

Tim Kihneman, Copy Editor

April 10, 2017

A controversial Pepsi commercial aired this week and people are up in arms – for good reason. The commercial stars “pop culture icon and renowned model” Kendall Jenner as she leads a group of people of color in a protest. Taking an oppressed group of people and showing their bravery/struggle and di...

Missing DC Teens

Nena Roland, Reporter

April 10, 2017

A couple weeks ago, a post on Twitter that claimed that 14 black went missing in Washington D.C. in the span of 24 hours went completely viral. As of today the original post has been taken down, but people are outraged at the fact that these missing girls were not getting any coverage on major n...

Betsy DeVos Confirmation

Timothy Kihneman, Reporter

March 6, 2017

Betsy DeVos is a thing. Yes, this is...a bit late, but DeVos has now taken over the Department of Education of the United States of America and mixed opinions, questions, and concerns about her qualifications have started to arise. Many teachers and administrators in education believe that from here on...

Hallmark Holiday

Madison Plunk, Photo Editor

February 28, 2017

Valentine's Day is stupid. It's overrated and annoying. While I’m walking down the halls to get to third period, there is no possible reason that I should have to duck in order to not be hit in the face with a heart shaped balloon the size of a toddler. I should not be walking on rose petals going in...

A Political Survey

Nena Roland, Reporter

February 6, 2017

With the inauguration of President Donald Trump being everywhere in the media, I wanted to hear students' opinions on the past and present state of our country. I asked 30 students the same six opinion-based questions over politics: Who would you want to be our president? Will you be watching the...

Dallas Women’s March: A Perspective

Dallas Women's March

Madison Plunk, Photo Editor

February 6, 2017

“Say It Loud! Say It Clear! Strong Women Are Here!” Walking down the streets of Deep Ellum, chanting to support women's rights, I had never felt more accepted and appreciated by such a massive group of people than at that moment. Cities all around the world all came together post inauguration...

An Open Letter to Donald Trump

Tim Kihneman, Copy Editor, Writer

February 3, 2017

Disclaimer: The views expressed in the following editorial are the opinions of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Patriot Post staff, adviser, the LCHS faculty or administration, or GISD. An Open Letter to Donald Trump: Mister...Donald Trump, Honestly, truly, at this ...

Parking Pass Scandal

Timothy Kihneman

January 27, 2017

You've all heard the latest scandal; fake parking passes. I have to give you creative few students props. It takes some mad skills and guts to fake a school-issued parking pass (that isn't even that expensive) and believe you'll get away with it. And despite thinking you'll get off with $10 in yo...