Student Life

Universities Try New Way To Boost Graduation Rates

Maribel Ojeda, Reporter

February 10, 2017

Many public universities are taking part in a newer program to provide small-dollar grants to help out low income students finish college. The program is a collaboration between Temple University and the Association of Public a...

Humans of SPHS: Jayla Williams

Mayzha Wilson, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Hopewell student places in Williamson County Expo

Mikaela Alvarez, Reporter

February 6, 2017

During the Williamson County Youth Expo, Hunter Chambers, a Hopewell Middle School student placed first in the swine market. This was made possible thanks to to the Junior FFA program that are hosted at both Stony Point and McNeil in o...

Boy Scouts Open Membership to Transgender Boys

Lexus Palacios, Reporter

January 31, 2017

On January 30th, 2017 the Boy Scouts of America(BSA) lifted the ban on allowing transgender boys into the boy scouts, this is another step forward for them as well was when BSA lifted the ban on gay adults as leaders in 2015...

Dreaming of Japan

Izzy Solis, Reporter

January 31, 2017

Senior Megan Ruston sits in her classroom, and she knows she needs to focus but she can’t help but let her mind wander. She dreams of beautiful temples, unique religious practices, shrines and a rich history, each idea scr...

Marching Mania

Jenna Ruiz, Reporter

January 31, 2017

  As the stage light hits his face, senior Israel Medina places his right hand onto the silver shiny valves on the mellophone. Anxiety rushes through his body, and he looks into the judges’ eyes. “Whenever I’m ne...

Chemistry in China

Tyler Chasteen, Reporter

January 27, 2017

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...

Teacher Uses Dance Championships To Relieve Stress, Learn Management

Alyssa Ochoa, Reporter

January 27, 2017

Keeping time with the music and intense moves of West Coast Swing, biology teacher Elizabeth Ravdin puts all of her energy into her dance. She moves to the music as she focuses on her dance partner, which creates a bond between...

Telescope Training

Rachel Boone, Reporter

January 27, 2017

In the complete darkness of a NASA airplane, computer consoles surround physics and astronomy teacher Wade Green. Although he can't see his immediate surroundings, Green watches outside the barely visible windows and observes...

Stony Point Students Show Their Love for Nature

Maribel Ojeda, Staff

January 23, 2017

On January 20th, 93 Stony Point students gathered in Bastrop to plant new trees after the Bastrop forest fires in 2011. These students consisted of freshman IB students, members of the environmental club, students from the Adv...

The Amphitheater

January 23, 2017


Humans of SPHS: Shayna Stewart

Mayzha Wilson, Repoter

January 17, 2017

I think students pay too much attention to grades and school; Opposed to extracurricular activities and having fun....

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