Flu Virus Skyrockets

Maribel Ojeda, Reporter

January 31, 2017

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Joseph R. Schmitt The flu is spreading faster and faster and has killed 8 children since October. Doctor visits have skyrocketed above the national average because of flu-like symptoms. Children, pregnant women, people over the ...

Legislative Reform

Nayma Villalpando, Reporter

January 31, 2017

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Testing Matt Prewett, the founder of the Texas Parents Union has been pushing to reduce testing requirements for high school students in Austin. The bill would make major reductions in the number of end of course exams required...

Chemistry in China

Tyler Chasteen, Reporter

January 27, 2017

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Students scrawl chemical compounds onto worksheets during their stoichiometry lesson, while the windows show a gray, rainy sky out. Chemistry teacher Bradley Borgard sits at his desk, watching his pupils work. Although he's a...

Professor Watchlist

Mayzha Wilson, Reporter

January 26, 2017

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Turning Point USA a conservative national non-profit organization has created a website titled ‘Professor Watchlist' in order to educate students on who they are being taught by   The purpose of Professor Watchlist is for students and parents to chec...

Betsy DeVos Hearing

Lexus Palacios, Reporter

January 26, 2017

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Donald Trump has selected Betsy DeVos for his Secretary of Education. DeVos already has a background in education,but not in a good. In her hearing last week, DeVos was asked if she had to ever apply for a loan in order to pa...

Texas Bill Could Potentially Out Students

Mikaela Alvarez, Reporter

January 26, 2017

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  Senate Bill 242 was introduced by Senator Konni Burton it outlined that parents have full access to their students records relating to the child’s general physical, psychological, or emotional well-being. It also state...

Round Rock Dedicates Bridge to Baylor’s ‘Immortal Ten’

Lexus Palacios, Reporter

January 23, 2017

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On  January 22 Round Rock dedicated the revamped downtown bridge to the 10 basketball players, coaches, and fans from Baylor that died 90 years ago due to a collision with a train. Round Rock Mayor Alan McGraw said adding the new...

Terri Romero Resigns

Mayzha Wilson, Reporter

January 23, 2017

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Terri Romere who was once a member of the Board of Trustees resigned from her position on January 19th, 2017. She has served as a member since 2010, in a public statement she said “I am proud to have served this community a...

2017-2018 RRISD Academic Calendar Proposal

Mikaela Alvarez, Reporter

January 23, 2017

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Round Rock ISD has officially opened public comment on the development of the 2017-2018 academic calendar. All public comments will be collected between Jan. 20 and Feb. 6. The calendar has been edited to start school on Aug...

Trump to be inaugurated on Friday the 20th

Mayzha Wilson, Reporter

January 19, 2017

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Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated on January 20th, 2017. To welcome him there will be a ‘Welcoming Celebration’ which will involve performances by Toby Keith, Lee Greenwood, and Richie McDonald just to name a few. The of...

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