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Ready Writing Champion

Mary Markarian

May 25, 2011


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The second student from North to compete in academic state UIL, senior Alicia Zalusky placed fourth in Ready Writing on May 7. “I was excited when I found out I was going [to academic state UIL],” Zalusky said. “I was also nervous though because I knew I would be competing against the best people...

First in family students succeed

Advertising Manager Mary Markarian

May 25, 2011


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21 seniors are first in their family to graduate high school, these students were recognized on May 9 at the First in Family Ceremony organized by counselor  Jaqueline Caspari.  “I liked the ceremony, it made everything feel so official, and I’m glad my parents got to see that,” senior, Maria...

Top Ten Students for 2011

May 20, 2011


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Congratulations to the top ten seniors 2011. 1. Alicia Zalusky 2. Paige Horton 3. Lauren Knipe 4. Jacob Minnis 5. Drake Preston 6. Ryan Anderson 7. Emily Brandon 8. Connor Fields 9. David Saul 10. Cassie Dean

New Event Next Year Promotes Community Service

Editor-in-Chief Cheryl Mills

May 19, 2011


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A new tradition, called The Bulldog Event, will begin next school year on Sept. 17, sponsored by student council with a goal to get at least 500 students to participate in community service for the day. “Our goal is for the community of McKinney to see how great our students are and to be visible...

MNHS Band achievements

April 1, 2011


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The McKinney North Band competed for ratings at McKinney ISD Solo Contest and 53 students received Division One "Superior" ratings. Congratulations to outstanding soloists seniors Ana Viramontes on flute, David Saul on bassoon, and freshman Emily Parada on clarinet for their performances.

Project You Projects Girl Power

Brianna Voss

February 28, 2011


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Created by Spanish III teacher Leigh Spence and guidance counselor Kaycee Mitchell, Project You is not so much a club but an adolescent girls’ group to talk and understand the young lives of teens, what they go through and endure, not only in school, but in everyday life.  Project You started Nov.17...

Cell Phone Donation Continues

Mary Marakarian

January 31, 2011


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Student council has been collecting cell phones for the Battered Women’s shelter since Dec. 1, and students have until Feb. 10 to bring their old cellular devices to student council sponsor,  Casie Homer’s room in F119. “It’s a good program, everyone has a cell phone,” junior student council...

Winter Formal Fever

Allie Campbell

January 27, 2011


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Winter Formal talk is already making its way throughout the hallways and students are getting ready to get down and boogie.  Student council has been running and working on all the preparations for the dance. They’re in control of the whole event including money, tickets, and decorations. Since...

NorthStars Raises Money for Trip

Editor-In-Chief Cheryl Mills and Guest Writer Sophia Cardona

January 24, 2011


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The NorthStars have been raising money throughout the year to help pay for their performance trip to Disney World. “For this year’s Disney trip, the booster club is making it possible for the team to go to the Cirque de Soleil show and cover transportation while in Orlando,” dance instructor...

Coca-Cola Contract Comes to a Close

Cheryl Mills, Editor-In-Chief

January 20, 2011


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The Coca-Cola days are over: In November, the contract with Coca-Cola ended and a new one with Dr. Pepper begins. The school district is now associated with Dr. Pepper after their bid was better than Coca-Cola’s and their products will be sold on all three campuses. “I’m a Coca-Cola man,”...

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