The Jagwire

Summit Ranked in State

Teressa Leffall, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014

Filed under News, Top Stories

Summit recently received a silver medal and was announced the 127th best high school in Texas, according to U.S. News and World Reports. The U.S. News and World Report rankings include data on nearly 20,000 high schools in...

Senioritis Season Has Begun

Fathima Baig, Staff Writer

April 11, 2014

Filed under Academics, News

At the end of the year when everything just feels like it’s dragging on and on, high school seniors come across a made up disease known as Senioritis. This usually occurs the last couple of months of their second semester. Senioritis...

AP Testing

Mia Williams, Editor

April 8, 2014

Filed under Academics, News

The MISD Board of Education had a meeting on April 1 to discuss a new system for taking the AP tests. Prior to this meeting, any student who took the AP test was exempt from the final corresponding with it. Now, the district has...

Do Not Fear, Prom Help is Here

Bethany Darwin, Editor

April 4, 2014

Filed under News

Prom dress: $350. Shoes to match dress: $100. Hair, nails, and makeup: $250. Having a memorable night: priceless. "Prom is one of the major staples of senior year," senior Caroline Rodgers said. "When I have kids and they ask...

The Price of Prom

Vin Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014

Filed under News

Months before prom, students are beginning to look for their dream prom attire. After purchasing it, they’re overwhelmed with the fact that they might not be able to attend prom due to the cost of the prom ticket itself. “The...

Algebra 2 No Longer Required to Graduate

Mia Williams, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014

Filed under Academics, News

For the past 14 years, Algebra 2 has been part of the recommended graduation plan for high school students. Starting with the class of 2018, it will no longer be a requirement. Although this may seem like good news to those...

Graduation Day Not So Icy

Teressa Leffall, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

Filed under News

This year has been one of the harshest winters the Metroplex has endured. Due to weather-related issues, Mansfield ISD has canceled a total of three school days.  Since it’s required to make up the missed hours of school, Mansfield...

ESL for Parents

Fathima Baig, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

Filed under News

Summit High School’s Spanish club decided it’s time to give back to the community. The kids, as well as Ruben Mascarenas the teacher in charge of the club, started an ESL program where the students’ parents are given a chance...

They Got It, Hot Chocolate

Makaela McCoy, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

Filed under News, Top Stories

The special education students are selling hot chocolate and coffee all day, everyday in D18. They have various types of condiments such as flavored creamers, marshmallows, and whipped cream. They are raising money not only for...

Summit Receives New APs

Fathima Baig, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014

Filed under News

Two of Summits assistant principals, Dr. Gammell and Mr. Trammell, have been replaced. Gammell was promoted to being principal at T.A. Howard Middle School while Mrs. Davis-Martin is taking her place. “I sure do hope my...

Frog Week is Coming

Janetha Miller and Makaela McCoy, Staff Writers

January 27, 2014

Filed under News

The week you’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. That’s right, ladies and gentlemen. It’s Frog Week. A week full of fun, excitement, food and a messy pep rally is coming soon. Frog Week will be held from Feb. 3...

UIL to make 6A a Reality

Josh Martella, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013

Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Summit has a possibility to become 5A again for the first time in four years. The catch: the University Interscholastic League will also be creating a sixth division, 6A. There were rumors of the addition throughout the summer...

The School Newspaper of Mansfield Summit High School.
News