Author: Emory Ellegood

Day In The Life of a Twin

Are you identical? Have ya’ll ever tried to switch places? Do you get asked these types of questions often? For Seniors Stephen and Greg Taylor, the answers are yes. For the Taylor twins, it...

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

The definition of Valentine’s Day is as follows:  Feb. 14, observed in honor of St. Valentine as a day for the exchange of valentines and other tokens of affection. Don’t get me wrong; I...

We’re Off to See the Musical

This past weekend, the cast of “The Wizard of Oz” took the stage and wowed its audience. After long hours of hard work and dedication, they were able to share their hard work with...

Johnny Football Joins NFL

Texas A&M Quarterback Johnny Manziel, also known as “Johnny Football,” declared for the 2014 NFL draft on Wed, Jan. 8, 2014. Manziel wrote a thank you letter to the Texas A&M Aggies for his...

Girls and Grills

On Saturday, Dec. 14, the Scarlett Sweethearts will be hosting their first annual Barbeque Hoedown fundraiser in the gym from noon to 3 p.m. in preparation for their annual banquet held at the end...

Ed Sheeran’s Rise To Fame

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is back after two years with a new single called “I See Fire.” His previous and very popular single, “The A Team,” was nominated for various awards such as the...

Spirit Day Restrictions

As a result of some student’s behavior, restrictions as to what can be worn on spirit days have been enforced. Dressing up for spirit days is supposed to get the student body involved and...

InALUMNIable Rights

It has come to my attention that the school’s alumni are not allowed to attend pep rallies without a parent or guardian present. This has been an ongoing problem for the alumni for a...

New Naviance Program

To prepare academically and to help students discover their career path, Mesquite Independent School District has approved a new college and career readiness program called Naviance. Brand new this year, the school adopted this...