• 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.

  • A Working Student’s Stress

    A Working Student’s Stress

    Jazzmine Hernandez, Staff

    January 30, 2017

    It seems as though the average student is already stressed enough as it is. Imagine the stress that rests on the shoulders of a student who works to help support their family. When asked how they managed a social life, school assignments, and work, many said they’ve mostly given up on socializ...

    Senior Hayley Clevenger takes customer's order at Whataburger. Clevenger works five days a week, from five to eight hours a day.

    Jazzmine Hernandez

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

BPA success on the rise

BPA success on the rise

Jazzmine Hernandez, Staff

Since teacher Lori Lee began sponsoring Business Professionals of America three years ago, not only did 90 percent of the members advance to state, but also at least one student every year has made it to nationals. S...

January 12, 2017No Comments

EpiPens poke holes in consumer’s wallets

EpiPens poke holes in consumer’s wallets

Blaine Young, Staff

The prices for EpiPen Auto-Injectors have gone up 500% from $100 per two-pack in 2009 to $600 in the last month, and this increase has caused a nationwide uproar. Some Corpus Christi residents are having to pay the larger pr...

November 10, 2016No Comments

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Administration should consider extending passing period

Nikita Adhikari, Editor-In-Chief

When the bell rings signaling the end of class, everybody shoots out of their seat, gathers their belongings, and rushes towards the halls. In a school bustling with almost 2000 students, it only takes a few seconds for th...

April 18, 2017No Comments

  • Thoughts on Student Slang: Student vs Teacher February 1, 2017
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UIL students devote time despite trials

UIL students devote time despite trials

Jazzmine Hernandez, Staff

For those who have been thinking about joining any academic UIL next year, take a long, hard look at the effort put into classes and any extracurricular activities. To be on a UIL team means to really be devot...

April 21, 2017No Comments

Highlights of 2016

February 8, 2017

Teacher appreciation slideshow

February 2, 2017

A Working Student’s Stress

A Working Student’s Stress

January 30, 2017

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