The Jagwire

The Ins and Outs of AVID

Makaela McCoy, Staff Writer

April 30, 2014

AVID is a college readiness course that prepares students for their future college life. AVID gives students the opportunity to receive academic instructions, guidance, and life skills. Academic instruction helps students learn...

Parent Appreciation Comedy Night

Bethany Darwin, Staff Writer

April 17, 2014

For parent appreciation night, Se7en The Poet will be doing a comedy show in the commons on Thursday. "We have invited Se7en the poet to our parent appreciation night," family specialist Eric Phillips said. "This is a parent meeting t...

Run Like the Wind

Asa Rice, Staff Writer

April 16, 2014

     For some, the track season ended at the District meet on April 9 and 10, but for others, it has just begun. The first day of the track meet was preliminary for the sprints and field events as well as the 3200m run finals. ...

Metaphors Be With You

Josue Munoz, Staff Writer

April 15, 2014

Teachers enlighten their students with the power of knowledge. Teachers can also have a close relationship with students lasting a lifetime. Emily Waneck is one of those teachers that inspires her students and has a friendship...

Start the Chain, Stop the Bullying

Bethany Darwin, Editor

September 27, 2013

“You don’t even play a real sport.” “You run with girls, are you a girl?” “Be a man. Do something that actually matters like football.” These were phrases that senior cross-country runner Cody Schwartz has heard...

Valedictorian in the Making

Camilla Nwokonko, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013

Fifteen minutes. That is all senior Nick Toliver allows himself as free time on a day- to-day basis. This free time usually consists of kicking his feet up, eating and just reflecting on the past day. Toliver is a student renowned...

College Comeback

Bethany Darwin, Co-Editor

April 26, 2013

With a broken hip and pelvic bone, Lykia Harper knew that the chances of finding a college that would take her were slim to none. She was wrong. “I was talking to schools before my accident happened,” Harper said. “After...

Kicking Down Barriers

Chelcee Bester, Staff Writer

March 19, 2013

When people leave replacement is hard and that spot never becomes completely full. With a bond so close, overcoming those empty spaces is a challenge that has to be faced. The Lady Jag varsity soccer team has had some big shoes...

New Addition to the Jag Family

Mariah Mercado, Staff Writer

October 25, 2012

Dr. Maria Gamell is a new addition to the Jaguar family. Gamell is a new Assistant Principal at Summit. Gamell has been an Assistant Principal for five years. Gamell oversees various tasks, and is placed with a lot of responsibilities. “I’m...

Dreams of Fashion

Chelcee Bester, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

Sophomore Tamaiya Pate dreams of working with big-name celebrities in her future. But, she’d rather make them look good on stage than being out front herself. She wants to be a stylist to the stars. ‘‘My dream might...

Running Through Obstacles

Marisa Peal, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

Tobi Fawehinmi can’t shoot an arrow, he can’t toss a shot-put. He can do what he does best. That’s run. He suffered nerve damage during birth that left him without most of the use of his left arm. That didn’t stop him...

Students Overcome Stress of New Test

Gina Williams, Staff Writer

May 25, 2012

The class of 2015 saw a change in testing this year. Instead of taking the TAKS, freshman took an end of course exam for each of their core classes, the STAAR exam, and had to pass it in order to insure graduation. “The EOC...

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