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Swine flu ruins senior band trip

May 3, 2009

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What was originally a trip to Cozumel to reward senior band members for their hard work became a trip of nothing but staying on the cruise ship at sea because of the swine flu epidemic. "We did not go to Mexico at all," senior Saul Me...

Senior band members travel to Mexico, despite swine flu warning

April 29, 2009

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Chasity Monschein Editor-in-Chief According to the Center for Disease Control, 141 cases of swine flu have been confirmed in the United States and Americans are urged not to go to countries with swine flu outbreaks. Swine flu is a respiratory viru...

Lufkin has good showing at Angelina Youth Fair

April 29, 2009

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Chasity Monschein Editor-in-Chief The highest bid of $6,000 at the Angelina County Youth Fair went to freshman Kaylee Sullivan for her Grand Champion Steer. “I raised the steer since the beginning of the year and worked...

Powder Puff Football Game Slated for April 23

April 28, 2009

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Are you ready for some football? Powder puff football to be exact. More than 60 girls are playing in the annual powder puff game, where the girls take the place of the boys on the field.  There will be two teams–The Pink...

1 of 4 seniors apply for scholarships, others miss interviews

April 23, 2009

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Ca’Shuanika Hoyle Shan Garrett Staff Writer Only 130 out of 514 students applied this year for Alunni Scholarships, a dramatic drop from previous years, according to GO Center Counselor Lyndia Austin. “This is one...

Bands come home with disappointing results at Sightreading

April 14, 2009

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Aaron Lewis The Lufkin High School Concert and Symphonic bands participated in the UIL Sightreading Contest April 8 and 9 at Whitehouse High School and neither band played as well as they would have liked. The Concert band...

Student Council hosts kick ball game

April 7, 2009

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The Student Council Officers are having an "old fashioned" kick ball game Thursday, April 9 from 4 p.m to 6 p.m at the practice field. For all the Student Council members it is free to come out, but for others it is $5. "The...

Band Preparing for UIL Sightreading Contest

April 6, 2009

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Aaron Lewis Staff Writer The Lufkin High School band is preparing for the UIL Sightreading contest that will be hosted in Whitehouse on April 8 and 9. The band's previous contest was at Solo and Ensemble Contest at SFA on Feb. 6...

LHS Students Contend at UIL District Meet

April 2, 2009

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Scott Alsafin Technology Editor LHS displayed its collection of academically inclined students last weekend at the University Interscholasitic League (UIL) District Tournament. For those unaware, UIL is academic competition ...

LHS students show art in downtown showcase

March 30, 2009

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Chasity Monschein Editor-in-Chief For LHS students who wanted to show off their artistic skills, a student art showcase was held from 5-6 p.m. on March 26 at the J.S. Moore Building.  Paintings, photographs, print making,...

UIL Accounting Team Heading to District

March 26, 2009

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Scott Alsafin Staff Writer Students from LHS, along with other local area 5A schools will be competing in the UIL academic district tournament on March 28th for a chance to advance to UIL regionals. Lufkin is sending a...

Band does well at Solo and Ensemble

March 21, 2009

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Aaron Lewis On Feb. 6 and 7, the Lufkin High School band participated in regional Solo and Ensemble at SFA. The band had 83 first division ratings from both solo and ensemble. Pernell Moore, one of the three drum majors...

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