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Taking on America

Taking on America

September 19, 2019

Traveling to a different country can be a difficult and scary task, especially when you’re traveling to live with a family for a year halfway across the world. That is exactly what happened to junior Sophia Piazzo when she left her hometown of Pradova, Italy to experience what it’s like to experience an American high school. 

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.

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.

Dragons cool red-hot Vipers to capture eighth district win

Dragons cool red-hot Vipers to capture eighth district win

January 31, 2019

The Dragons hit the road on Jan. 25 to face off versus the red hot Vandegrift Vipers and their star forward Greg Brown III. Many people had this game marked as one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, and it did not disappoint. In the end Round Rock pulled the win out by a narrow margin of 62-57, despite Brown going for 31 points and 17 rebounds.

Midway through season, Dragons eye their first playoff berth since 2015

Midway through season, Dragons eye their first playoff berth since 2015

January 18, 2019

As the Dragons are winding down the first half of district play, Round Rock finished off the first half of the season with a crucial win over Vista Ridge 68-45 to keep them in the thick of the playoff hunt. Coming off a two game losing streak, the longest one of the season, the Dragons needed a serious turnaround, and they got it versus Vista Ridge.

Dragons fall in double overtime to Klein Oak, makes major improvements from last season

Dragons fall in double overtime to Klein Oak, makes major improvements from last season

December 7, 2018

The Dragons advanced to round two of the 6A football playoffs after defeating Cypress Woods in the first round 56-49. Round Rock traveled down to Bryan Hig...

The History of Lamppost Coffee

The History of Lamppost Coffee

November 12, 2018

Round Rock is surrounded by locally owned and operated businesses. Lamppost Coffee, located across the street from Round Rock High School at 1205 Round ...

Band Narrowly Misses Out on State Finals

Band Narrowly Misses Out on State Finals

November 8, 2018

The marching band traveled to San Antonio for the state marching contest on Monday, Nov. 5 and stayed overnight until Tuesday, Nov. 6. The band performed in p...

Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Parade

October 18, 2018

The homecoming parade was filled with 69 floats, team bonding, and candy. The route is two miles, beginning at St Williams Catholic Church, and ending at the 1100 building of the school.

New Look for the Band

New Look for the Band

October 12, 2018

The band uniform had a new look for the first time in nine years on Sept. 28 at the football game against Westwood. Nine years is oddly specific, but it...

Lightning Delays Game, but Doesn’t Slow Down Dragon Offense

Lightning Delays Game, but Doesn’t Slow Down Dragon Offense

October 4, 2018

The Dragons returned home Friday night for their home opener versus McNeil. Both teams exploded in the first half for a combined 61 points. The game took a slight detour when a lightning delay stopped the game at 9:34 p.m. with 11:34 left in the fourth quarter. Coaches and officials gathered together and agreed to continue the game the next day to finish off the the fourth quarter. In the end, the Dragons got their first district win 67-41.

Off Periods

Off Periods

September 28, 2018

Juniors and seniors are given the luxury of having an off period. An off period is offered either first, fourth, fifth or eighth period. Juniors are allowed one off period and seniors are allowed two.

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