Panther Press

6A Schools Introduced to Texas

Madyson, Reporter

October 28, 2014

Due to growing student populations Texas is introducing a 6A classification for schools all around the state. After being a 5A school for years, Klein Oak has been upgraded to a 6a school, along with several other schools in the...

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Stephen Clark, Reporter

October 3, 2014

We’ve all heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but many are unsure of what it is and exactly how it started. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease...

Expansion in Spring

Expansion in Spring

September 26, 2014

New lunch regulations

Katie Underwood, Reporter

September 25, 2014

All Texas high schools taking part in the National School Lunch Program must now follow the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. This year new standards were put in place for the breakfast and lunch menus to meet in order for students to eat healthy throughout the day. Cert...

The Ebola outbreak

Katie Underwood, Reporter

September 25, 2014

This summer the largest Ebola outbreak in history gained international attention when the World Health Organization deemed it a global crisis. Although it has been contained within West Africa, the outbreak continues to spiral...

How Young is Too Young for a Smartphone?

Katie Underwood, Reporter

April 28, 2014

Ten years ago, if a friend asked for a child’s number, home phone numbers were exchanged. Texting a person was almost unheard of, and cellphones were reserved for busy adults and a few lucky teens.  However, the next few years...

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