• Student learns to love herself despite negative body image

    Student learns to love herself despite negative body image

    Nikita Adhikari, Editor-in-chief

    May 18, 2017

    High school can be tough, there is no doubt about it. But the pressures that come with high school — pressures that go beyond grades, pressures to fit in and be like other people — are enough to push some people over the edge, prompting feelings of unworthiness or even depression. According ...

    Elissa Vergara

  • Publication staff wins awards at state UIL convention

    Publication staff wins awards at state UIL convention

    Alex Higgins, Op-Ed/Entertainment Editor

    May 4, 2017

    The Waldron Street Journal staff attended a variety of sessions at the Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC) on April 22-23 at UT- Austin. Some sessions were geared toward enhancing writing techniques while some showcased award winning photo journalists like John Moore. Top row from left to right: junior Blaine Young, senior Nikita Adhikari, senior Alex Higgins. Bottom row from left to right: junior Kayla Born, adviser Jeanette Krizak and sophomore Dylan Limas

    Tyler Bills

  • Solis sets sail for retirement after two successful decades

    Solis sets sail for retirement after two successful decades

    Alex Higgins, Op-Ed/Entertainment Editor

    April 18, 2017

    After working in the Navy for 20 years and working as an instructor for 24, Commander Armando Solis will be retiring after this school year to spend time traveling. Under his direction, the program is one of the most successful in the district. The Sea Hornets have won 22 state titles, 15 national...

    Commander Armando Solis, started the Flour Bluff NJROTC in June 1993. The program since then has been highly successful every year with 22 state titles and 15 national titles.

    Photo by Alex Higgins

  • When there’s a wheel, there’s a way

    When there’s a wheel, there’s a way

    Nikita Adhikari, Editor-In-Chief

    March 27, 2017

    There are several ways to raise money for charity-- participating in fundraisers, donating used items, or holding a lemonade stand, to name a few. However, senior David Martin took a bit more of an unconventional route. Martin decided to raise money by dedicating one day a year in riding his unic...

    Senior David Martin cycling his downtown route, 2015.

    Photo courtesy of David Martin

  • Disney Desserts

    Disney Desserts

    Nikita Adhikari, Editor-in-chief

    February 27, 2017

    The choir held a Disney desserts concert on Feb. 17, at 7 pm in the cafeteria. “The concert was to raise money for our trip to Branson (Missouri) and for equipment, like music,” senior Asher Munoz said. “And it was for the children so that the school could interact with them, and so that they...

    From left to right: Sophomore Taylor Pace, seniors Shazon Lofties and Jessica Reyes, sophomores Lora Seehusen, Erin Vincent and Andrew McMahon, and senior Asher Munoz. Front: Sophomore Kathryn Southard. Respectively, they are dressed as Alice from Alice in Wonderland, Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Carribean, Lilo from Lilo and Stitch, Jesse from Toy Story, Snow White, Prince Charming and Aladdin.

New natatorium a shining beacon of opportunity

New natatorium a shining beacon of opportunity

Alex Higgins, Op-Ed/Entertainment Editor

  The swimmers use the Wranosky pool, a pool with very little deck space that gets just about covered from water lapping up the sides during swim practice, and they're ready for an upgrade to the new natatorium. ...

May 22, 2017No Comments

Junior Hallie Trial opens new science chapter

Junior Hallie Trial opens new science chapter

Kayla Born, Managing Editor

Science National Honor Society was started by junior Hallie Trial and group sponsor Beth Huckabee when they saw someone wearing a SNHS shirt at an academic event. SNHS is a program where people who enjoy and excel in science, c...

April 27, 2017No Comments

ASL students show off lip sync talent

ASL students show off lip sync talent

Watch these entertaining ASL students match up in a lip sync exhibition in their classroom.

April 26, 2017No Comments

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’13 Reasons Why’ raises concerns within Netflix community

’13 Reasons Why’ raises concerns within Netflix community

Alex Higgins, Op-Ed/Entertainment Editor

Almost everyone in school has been talking about “13 Reasons Why”, a Netflix show that was released on March 31. The show follows a girl named Hannah Baker who committed suicide and left cassette tapes that illustrated...

May 18, 2017No Comments

  • Letter from the editor: goodbye, seniors May 10, 2017
  • Administration should consider extending passing period April 18, 2017
  • Thoughts on Student Slang: Student vs Teacher February 1, 2017
  • Stress in dress code November 10, 2016

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State and federal regulations affect food fundraisers

State and federal regulations affect food fundraisers

Nikita Adhikari, Editor-in-chief

When it comes to fundraising, National Honor Society (NHS) sponsor Amy Aggus believes students tend to do better when they can sell food to other students because if they can’t sell food, usually what...

May 24, 2017No Comments

Kickin’ it: recreational sport appeals to multitude of students

Kickin’ it: recreational sport appeals to multitude of students

May 11, 2017

UIL students devote time despite trials

UIL students devote time despite trials

April 21, 2017

Highlights of 2016

February 8, 2017

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