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  • 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.

  • Collateral Beauty Movie Review

    Collateral Beauty Movie Review

    Story By: Laura Fouad, Advertising Manager

    Collateral Beauty, premiering on December 16th, is similar in concept to the story of “A Christmas Carol” with the past, present, and future ghosts, but Collateral Beauty has a more modern and sorrowful twist to it. The movie is about a man named Howard (Will Smith) suffering a great tragedy of his daughter dying and seeking answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time, and Death. However, when his letters bring unexpected responses,...

  • A Letter to

    A Letter to

    Story By: Gaby Salazar, Social Media Manager

    Dear 2017, It's already been a month and so far you’ve been disappointing; but not as disappointing as 2016 was. You’ve been full of protesting and Donald Trump’s cruel decisions within so little time into his presidency. But I’m not here to talk about politics, I’m here to discuss the tragic year that was 2016. The main element of what made it incredibly disastrous were all the deaths that happened throughout the year. Of cours...

Charms, Looks, And Talent

Charms, Looks, And Talent

Story By: Jessica Tolentino, Staff Writer

In an amazing performance, the senior boys of 2017 competed for the crowned title in the annual Mr. Seven Lakes pageant held in the PAC on Feb.15th. This event helped raise funds for Project Prom while...

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Lion Dance Team

March 6

The Colorguard Showcase- 2/24/17

The Colorguard Showcase- 2/24/17

March 6

Top Three Alternative Albums of 2016

Top Three Alternative Albums of 2016

March 2

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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.

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Seven Lakes vs. Taylor

Story By: Gaby Salazar, Social Media Manager

March 2No Comments

Highlights Of 2016

Story By: Jessica Tolentino and Deborah Opara

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Lets Talk: College 101

December 12

Take One and Pass it On: The Impact of Kindness

November 14

123RECAP : Hamilton

October 31

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