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FCCLA helping during the holiday season

December 15, 2009

Filed under Clubs/Organizations, News

The FCCLA will be giving toys Dec. 17 to the Salvation Army in support of the Angel Tree Adoption Program. "Years ago we did an organization with the "shoe box" where boxes were stuffed with goods and toys, then shipped to...

Santoyo learns about Hispanic heritage on PASF trip to Mexico

December 9, 2009

Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Top Stories

Senior Carmen Santoyo, vice-president of the PASF Spanish club, had a chance to learn more about her Hispanic heritage when she earned a trip to Mexico from Nov. 20-25. “I'm glad that I got to know more about each state of Mexico and more about wh...

Students Sign Petition Against Robotics Schedule

December 8, 2009

Filed under Robotics, Top Stories

  Mary Rojo Managing Editor Seniors of the robotics team utilize their leadership qualities by creating a petition against a Gold-Purple Schedule–an alternating schedule that splits the robotics team so that the...

Panther Pride prepares for Christmas Spectacular

November 20, 2009

Filed under Drill Team, News

The Panther Pride has begun preparing for their Christmas Spectacular show on Dec. 17. “It’s just a really short kind of recital where Panther Pride does a lot of dances that are all Christmas-themed,” Captain Madeline...

Annie musical

November 20, 2009

Filed under A&E, Clubs/Organizations

The 1982 film “Annie,” based off of an early 1900 comic strip called Little Orphan Annie, will be put to action in the Lufkin Middle School auditorium. Many members from Lufkin High School will be on stage playing the roles...

Robotics Team captains selected

November 17, 2009

Filed under Robotics, Top Stories

The 2009-2010 Robotics team captains, Ariel Hardin and Jeffin James, were announced last Monday. According to Supervisor Robyn Segrest, the format for choosing the team captains changed this year. "Before, we’d always let the students choose their team captain; this year, to get aw...

Honor America Night slated for Saturday

November 5, 2009

Filed under Band, Top Stories

A spectacular fireworks show, hot dog dinner, and patriotic performances from all of the Lufkin ISD bands is what will be taking place on Saturday at the 15th annual Honor America Night. From 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., an All...

Students well on way to giving someone a home

November 3, 2009

Filed under Building Trades, Top Stories

Building Trades lays the foundation for competition. Calvin Fry, Building Trades instructor, has issued the blueprints of the Habitat for Humanity Home to all of his students, and the students are not wasting a single second...

Senior takes first place in Drug Awareness contest

November 2, 2009

Filed under Art, Top Stories

Senior Kelley Chance's art took first place in the Red Ribbon Billboard contest. Chance first learned about the contest from a poster that was hung on the wall in the art wing at school. "Mrs. Davis put a poster up in th...

Lufkin band receives first division at marching contest

October 22, 2009

Filed under Band, News

The Panther Band took the superior rating last week at the Region 21 UIL Marching contest held at Stephen F. Austin State University. The rating comes from weeks of morning practices and Monday night rehearsals to perfect the...

Students design, build Habitat for Humanity house

October 6, 2009

Filed under Building Trades, Top Stories

Smashing fingers, climbing ladders, and pouring sweat in the heat of the day. These are the conditions every Building Trades student has to face in order to construct a proper home for humanity–that is, a Habitat for Humanity. ...

Band Member Goes To Emergency Room

August 28, 2009

Filed under Band, News

As fans attending the Panther's season opener last week watched the Panther Band halftime performance, most were unaware that one of the baritone players has fully recovered after being rushed to the emergency room earlier in...

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