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ALL MASKED UP.  Taking pictures in the CTE building, junior Madi Bagley wears a mask while completing her yearbook assignment.
Safety measures masks communication
Students, teachers learn to adjust to life behind face coverings
by Jesus Santana, VOW staff • October 23, 2020

Smelling the faint scent of sanitizer and nothingness. Speaking through the masks that covers everyone's face from day to day. A new year full of faceless people with muffled...

MORE FACES. MORE MASKS.  According to school administration, around 400 remote students returned to campus at the start of the second nine weeks.
Remote learners return to campus as new marking period begins
by Abel Rogers, VOW staff • October 23, 2020

The halls have been a little more crowded and seats with those little red x's are a little harder to find in the cafeteria since some remote learners returned to campus Tuesday,...

NUTS AND BOLTS. Working on inventory, sophomore Javier Banda, Nathaniel Navarrete, Robert Patteson and junior Kendall Cobb are sorting through all the equipment in the robotics room before they start building their bot.
Robotics club prepares for the unknown upcoming season
by Summer Rains, VOW entertainment editor • October 23, 2020

After a long day at school, students march over to the CTE Building to prepare for the upcoming season. Robotics is a club that creates an environment for students to...

DRESS UP DAYS. Red Ribbon Week was founded in 1985 in honor of fallen Drug Enforcement Administration special agent, Enrique Camerena. When he was investigating some drug traffickers in Mexico, he was brutally murdered by the suspects. In order to honor him after he died, people started to wear red ribbons. 
Just say 'yes' to Red Ribbon Week
by Carlie Rutledge, VOW co-editor • October 16, 2020

October 26-30 has been designated as Red Ribbon Week. The week is known for dress up days, but there is a real meaning behind those red ribbons pinned to shirts across the...

SIDELINED. After his injury during a scrimmage against Cy Woods, senior Patrick McConnell-Tasch watches in the action against College Station from the sideline.
Sports injuries sideline athletes
by Carlie Rutledge, VOW co-editor • October 26, 2020

Running to score that last touchdown.  Diving to make sure the ball does not touch the ground.  Sprinting to the finish line.  Deflecting the ball from passing the goal...

NO MERCY. Netflix released their new original series Cobra Kai.
Strike first, strike hard, no mercy
by Heather Jackson, VOW photo editor • October 21, 2020

The year is 1984; the dojo Cobra Kai taught us three things- strike first, strike hard, no mercy. Thirty- six years later these lessons are still being...

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