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“She Kills Monsters” brings fantasy world to life

“She Kills Monsters” brings fantasy world to life

Abigail Poag, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Culture, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

"She Kills Monsters" took place partially in the real world and partially in a fantastical game of Dungeons and Dragons, leading to creative characters, costumes, and sets.

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YMCA art show spotlights refugee and immigrant artists

YMCA art show spotlights refugee and immigrant artists

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

The Fine Arts Department worked with YMCA International to stage an exhibition highlighting the works of eleven immigrant and refugee artists, displayed in Flores Hall last month.

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Kinkaid Week bolsters Maverick spirit before homecoming game

Kinkaid Week bolsters Maverick spirit before homecoming game

Shani Israel, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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Kinkaid week festivities, from Dress like Kinkaid Day to the All-School Pep Rally, boosted school spirit before the homecoming game.

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Senior conquers Mount Kilimanjaro in five-part hike

Senior conquers Mount Kilimanjaro in five-part hike

Stephen Kim, Assistant Design Editor

September 21, 2017


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Senior Henry Philpott combined his passion for physical challenges with his love for travel when he summited Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Wild hawk spotted devouring squirrel on Quad

Wild hawk spotted devouring squirrel on Quad

Claire Furse, Executive Editor of Content

September 15, 2017


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A wild hawk caught, killed and ate an unsuspecting squirrel mere feet from unsuspecting seniors. Students and faculty gathered to watch the aftermath.

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Best of club fair: Student representatives attract new club members

Best of club fair: Student representatives attract new club members

September 12, 2017


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Club representatives try to attract new members with unique food, colorful posters, music, and other methods during the two-day Club Fair held at the beginning of every school year. Relive this year's highlight with the Best Of Club Fair listing.

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Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Houston

Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Houston

September 8, 2017


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Houstonians prepared extensively for Harvey, resulting in empty grocery store shelves and a shortage of bottled water. When the storm hit, many neighborhoods were affected by flooding due to the extreme rainfall.

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Students gather on Great Lawn to view solar eclipse

Students gather on Great Lawn to view solar eclipse

August 22, 2017


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On August 21, students gathered in on the Great Lawn to watch a rare partial solar eclipse using handmade gadgets, eclipse glasses and telescopes.

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Senior Fun Day takes students back in time

Senior Fun Day takes students back in time

Chuy Benitez and Amy Liu

March 23, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Video

Watch video of faculty dancing during the Senior Celebration Assembly and more multimedia from Senior Fun Day!

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Spring Musical “Curtains” challenges performers, features show-within-a-show

Spring Musical “Curtains” challenges performers, features show-within-a-show

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Culture, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Johnnycake's spring musical "Curtains" featured ballroom dancing, old-school jazz, and humorous writing. See photo gallery here.

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Marchers join worldwide movement for women’s rights

Marchers join worldwide movement for women’s rights

Sophie Caldwell, Copy Editor

January 26, 2017


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Over 23 thousand protesters marched in the Houston Women's March on Jan. 21. Similar events in support of women's rights took place in cities around the world.

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Designer Preston Boyer (’13) channels turmoil into passion

Designer Preston Boyer (’13) channels turmoil into passion

Dani Yan, Assignments Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Struggling with hardships, Preston Boyer Douglas ('13) turned to fashion as a creative outlet. Now, he designs his own luxury brand and maintains thousands of followers on his Youtube channel.

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