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Swinging into the Musical: ‘Tarzan’

Swinging into the Musical: ‘Tarzan’

February 14, 2020

The Theatre program’s musical: “Tarzan” finished its four-night run from Jan. 29 to Feb.1 earlier this month.  “Tarzan” is the story of a child who i...

Thespian Executive Heading to NYC for Shakespeare Competition

Thespian Executive Heading to NYC for Shakespeare Competition

February 14, 2020

The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition is a nation-wide contest in which high schoolers memorize and perform a Shakespeare monologue...

Girl Scout Economics

Girl Scout Economics

February 12, 2020

As February comes to a close student’s last chance to purchase the iconic Girl Scout Cookies does as well. The $4 cookie boxes can be found being sold in front of stores and even in school. Girl Scouts at Round Rock sell during lunchtimes or even in class.

Chick-fil-A’s reconstruction

Marissa Montemayor, Reporter

December 2, 2019

The third ranked fast food restaurant in the US is currently unavailable to all customers in round rock who Chick-fil-A was a daily routine for them. Since September 28th, the Chick-fil-A on 110 Louis Henna Blvd has been temporarily closed due to the reconstruction of the building after being opened for 20 years. Marketing director, Shirley Johnson, announced that it will open back up in the spring of 2020. 

Mario Kart Tour Takes Over the School

Geoffrey Daniels, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Mario Kart Tour is a new mobile game that has been sweeping the nation. Released on Sept. 25, Mario Kart Tour has been downloaded more than 20 million times across all mobile platforms. One particularly hot place for playing Mario Kart is right here in school. The game offers a multitude of characters, carts, and gliders to collect all based off of the world wide franchis...

2020 Royalty

2020 Royalty

October 16, 2019

Each year at the halftime of the Round Rock Homecoming game, the Homecoming Court is presented to the crowd before a king and queen are crowned. Last F...

Newspaper Editor Nominated for Three Awards at Local Film Festival

Newspaper Editor Nominated for Three Awards at Local Film Festival

October 1, 2019

When senior Joe Mook took the stage at the Austin Revolution film festival on Sept. 7 to accept the director’s choice award, he kept his response sim...

Parking Lot Vandalism

Parking Lot Vandalism

September 19, 2019

Summer ends and Round Rock High School seniors were quick to begin painting their reserved parking spots in preparation for the coming year. Students spent hours at a time under the intense summer heat painting their spot and making it their own. For most, a rewarding task. However, this was not the case for all when several seniors discovered their spots had been tampered with or even vandalized completely. Some vandalism seemed directed at certain students while others at ideals or political opinions.

Viva the Graphic Designer

Viva the Graphic Designer

September 17, 2019

Viva the Matadors is the SB Nation Affiliate for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The alumni-run blog is the number one source for Red Raider news boasting ov...

Chemistry Teacher Competing in the Jeopardy! Teacher’s Tournament

Chemistry Teacher Competing in the Jeopardy! Teacher’s Tournament

April 10, 2019

The process to become a contestant on “Jeopardy!” has become more accessible over the years as the game has grown their online presence. However, the n...

Two Student’s Heroic Actions Save a Life

Two Student’s Heroic Actions Save a Life

February 22, 2019

Taking Monday off of school for a holiday didn’t prove to be the usual fun and relaxing day for two Round Rock juniors. Tyler Ludemann and Nick Goodrum found themselves in an unexpected situation that forced them to think quick on their feet while facing the immense pressure of being the deciding factor of someone’s life. On Jan. 21, the two juniors were enjoying their Monday off of school when the unexpected happened.

Coach Carter’s Winning Philosophy Is Bigger than Just Baseball

Coach Carter’s Winning Philosophy Is Bigger than Just Baseball

February 8, 2019

February 21st marks the first pitch of the Dragons’ 2019 regular season. The team will be looking to continue their historic success under the tutelage of C...

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