AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Editor It happens all the time. My entire class will be in the middle of a test in our third period class and a sound much like that of a roaring lion will rip through the silence. Every eye in the room is then pin-pointed at the red-faced person who is clutching their stomach and angrily whispering for it to stop growling. Could these abdominal outbursts be silenced by allowing students to eat and drink in class? [...]
Sophomore Nick Bollinger fires a heavily contested shot from the middle of the paint on senior night against the Rector Cougars.
AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Editor During the cinematic era in which filmmakers are milking the 3D cash cow for all its worth, scores of movies are being released (and re-released) with the increased ticket price but with very few increased effects to show for it. This re-release of a 1991 Disney animated classic was no exception. Luckily for “Beauty and the Beast,” it has something these other mindless movies don’t, substance. [...]
Looking like a pair of ice skaters from “Blades of Glory,” juniors Rachel Simmons and Cassidy Qualls attempted to toss their slices of bread onto their teammate’s peanut butter-covered back during the homecoming Wacky Olympics.
Freshman Austin Pike drives to the goal in an attempt to score a layup but is hindered by two EPC Warrior defenders.
After math teacher Mrs. Leah Gathright got her two youngest daughters through their flu shots with ease, she had to trick her oldest daughter Madalyn into sitting on her lap so that she could physically restrain her from running away. Angered that she had received tricks and not treats, Madalyn rewarded her mother with looks [...]
AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Editor The Marroquin family had known this day would come for several months now. Some of them had been dreading it but at least one of them had approached the day with a sort of nervous excitement. All of the temporary goodbyes had been said and the hugs had been exchanged. [...]
Senior James Tate slams the first of his two dunks in the first quarter against the Mustangs’ biggest rival, the Riverside Rebels.
As biology teacher Mr. Eddie Dunigan begins to demonstrate the dissection of a frog by ripping its guts out, senior Lindsey Pittman tries to keep from throwing hers up.
(Editor’s Note – This story is a follow-up to a previously published story about the the Hughes family’s adoption of their son Adam.) AMBER ROLLAND – Hoof Prints Editor Mrs. Lisa Hughes wasn’t aware that she had been playing the waiting game again until it was already over. After finalizing the adoption of her now three-year-old son Adam back in April, she had been keeping track of his two older sisters through her Facebook friendship with the woman in charge of the sisters’ foster home. Knowing that her husband had grown up not knowing one of his siblings and that it had been difficult on him, Mrs. Hughes wanted to ensure that Adam had the opportunity to know his sisters – both the ones that were related to him biologically and the ones through adoption. [...]