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  • Calligraphy Club Poster Contest

    Calligraphy Club Poster Contest

    Calligraphy club is hosting an end of the year poster contest for students to show off their lettering and creativity. Letter the quote below for a chance to win a watercolor set and water brush. One entry per student, please! “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire” ELIGIBILITY The Poster Contest is open only to enrolled students of Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas. ENTRY PERIOD The contest begins at 12:00 a.m. on May 5, ...

  • Ruling the Competition

    Ruling the Competition

    Story By: Kiara Reyes, Editor in Chief

    Throughout February, the Sapphires competed in three dance showcases and secured two Grand Champion titles. They also won many other awards in several categories, including solo awards and group awards. “We’ve never won Grand Champions twice in a row, and I was so proud of my team,” colonel and senior Chloe Bartine said. “It was a really exciting way to end my senior year, especially being colonel. We felt that all of our hard work paid...

  • Cheating on the Rise

    Cheating on the Rise

    Story By: Laura Fouad, Ads Manager

    Cheating has become the most controversial subject in high school recently. There has been a growth of the amount of cheating happening and the effect it has on students. For many students to succeed in school, they feel they need to cheat. It has become such a norm that when ninth graders come in to high school they see that cheating is accepted among students and thus contributes to the demise of our culture. The students believe somehow that they...

  • Photo Gallery: Spring Soccer Highlights

    Photo Gallery: Spring Soccer Highlights

    Story By: Kiara Reyes, Editor in Chief

    During the game against Tompkins, JVA player and grade Junior Smith defends the ball from the opposing team.

  • Homework: Helpful or Hindering?

    Homework: Helpful or Hindering?

    Story By: Rafael Valdes, Staff Writer

    Recently, many students across Katy ISD have been petitioning the district to reduce the amount of homework assigned to students. These students felt like the homework was excessive and useless. Students should accept the amount of homework assigned.   Homework reinforces lessons taught in the classroom. In subjects like mathematics, homework gives students different types of problems and encourages critical thinking. As the old adage s...

  • Where in Katy is Cathleen? Marini’s Empanada House!

    Where in Katy is Cathleen? Marini’s Empanada House!

    Story By: Cathleen Zhang, Staff Writer / Empanada Connoisseur

    In Where in Katy is Cathleen?, Cathleen introduces you to the wonderful world of empanadas, which are fried to order filled with a variety of sweet and umami flavors. Enjoy Marini's tasty empanadas at 3522 South Mason Road, Katy, TX 77450!

    The bold sign is a reminder that Marini's is not in heaven. But that there can be heaven on Earth as well.

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International Women’s Day

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April 17, 2017

Too Much Work, Not Enough Sleep

Too Much Work, Not Enough Sleep

April 5, 2017

Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

April 5, 2017

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Lion Dance Team

Story By: Jessica Tolentino and Deborah Opara

To take a look at the diversity here in our Spartan community, we interviewed sophomore Victoria Le about what she does outside of school with her Lion Dance Team.

March 6, 2017No Comments

Seven Lakes vs. Taylor

Story By: Gaby Salazar, Social Media Manager

March 2, 2017No Comments

Highlights Of 2016

Story By: Jessica Tolentino and Deborah Opara

January 4, 2017No Comments

Lets Talk: College 101

December 12, 2016

Take One and Pass it On: The Impact of Kindness

November 14, 2016

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