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Staff departs

Michael McGuckin After teaching in Alief ISD for 34 years, social studies teacher Michael McGuckin will retire for health reasons. “While Parkinson’s is not a disease which spreads from person to person, I am left with less strength and energy,” McGuckin said. Despite his health, McGuckin will still travel with his family.…

Dedication takes Contreras to Carnegie Hall

  As the lights dimmed and the crowd became silent, the energy in the air was palpable. Senior Edgar Contreras’ heart raced fast as he looked at the beautifully illuminated stage. Although the prestige and history of the Hall made him nervous, it also invigorated him with an energy he…

Faith influences students’ involvement

As Annabelle Cantrell planned her schedule for the week, she had a church activity planned for almost every day of the week. “I am a part of my church’s youth band and Bible study program. I’m also a coordinator of a program for pre-school children.” Cantrell said. Although Cantrell is greatly…

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