Put the Test to Rest

Jin Koo, Reporter

May 13, 2019

The testing schedule that was for the days of May 6th – May 9th, and many other testing weeks, is ludicrous for those that are not actively taking it and even more so for those who are. Just starting with the test takers, the standardized testing system is already riddled with flaws. As Vittana’s...

Ineffective PAC meetings

Caleb Cepeda

May 12, 2019

Throughout the school year, there has been an organization known as PAC. It was formulated to discuss and terminate issues that have been happening around the school. The meetings that have been taking place in this organization have been meaningless in the eyes of students that worry for their school. In...

Seniors graduating

Vivian Perez, staff reporter

May 9, 2019

As time runs down and the year comes to an end, seniors are holding onto their last memories tighter and tighter as May 25 comes upon them. No one realizes how quick time flies until one day they are standing in the spot they thought was so far in the future. “I never thought these last few weeks...

Seniors graduation

Vivian Perez, staff reporter

May 8, 2019

As time runs down and the year comes to an end, seniors are holding onto their last memories tighter and tighter as May 25 comes upon them. No one realizes how quick time flies until one day they are standing in the spot they thought was so far in the future. “I never thought these last few weeks...

Emma Najera

December 19, 2018

In the student code of conduct it states students must be in class 90% of the time to get full credit for their classes.  With that being said, there was an assembly basketball game was held during 8th period, students were able to buy a ticket and get out of class early.  Most students...

Age to vote needs to be lowered

Caleb Cepeda

December 4, 2018

The United States has one of the lowest voting percentages across the world. Even with the recent election for president, the average percentage of voters estimated to about 60 percent of the population according to an article by FairVote. For our new senator, about 40 percent of the population had...

Dress Code Policy Unfair

Hayli De La Garza, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2018

When you come to school, you expect to get an education, while also getting the chance to hang out with your friends. So you wake up in the morning, get dressed, brush your teeth and go. You most likely do not pay much attention to what you are wearing. The dress code policy was, and continues to be...

New MacBooks

Vivian Perez, staff member

October 26, 2018

EPISD has gotten rid of the HP computers and replaced them all with MacBook laptops. This change benefits the students in having faster and more efficient computers since the HPs simply wasn't cutting it. Unfortunately this change doesn’t benefit the seniors. The Hp’s were always crashing, never...

Substitute for learning

Micahia James, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018

The English department has experienced a shortage of English teachers in recent years due to multiple reasons including military transfers. According to greatschools.org, Andress high school is far below state averages in test scores and their performance corresponds with the staffing of the English...

Substitute Takes Advantage Of Grading.

Emma Najera

December 15, 2017

Dual credit English teacher Ms.Kenley has taken some time off due to her pregnancy. Students say she will be back in December due to her leaving for maternity leave. Taking her place is a long term sub Ms.frastro. Usually when students hear the word Substitute they automatically think they could get...

Random Vandalism hits school

julian arzola, staff reporter

May 8, 2017

  With recent acts of vandalism such as windshields being smashed, tagging doors, and office windows being broken, administration looks to fix recent problems at school. Something should be done to solve the acts of vandalism. It costs money to fix these damages, and make them...

Competition Rises for Frozen Yogurt

Emma Najera, staff reporter

March 1, 2017

There's a new frozen yogurt competitor coming to the north east on Hondo pass they will be opening a new Yogoberry. Northeast only has about two other frozen yogurt places to offer which are Orange Leaf, and Menchies. But which one of these places offers more and is a better use for your money? Yogoberry...

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