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Teacher Johnny Galan presides as judge over the Mock Trial cases on Friday, March 22

What is a Mock Trial?

Niva Bonzek, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

WHAT IS A MOCK TRIAL? A mock trial is when students are in a team and they get different cases that have a crime in them. There are normally 2 teams, a prosecution and a defense. The defense's job is...

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Movie Review: Kung Fu Panda 4

Samuel Eusanio, Co-Editor in Chief March 20, 2024

The Kung Fu Panda series has made its way to a fourth movie by dreamworks studios released March 8th, 2024.  Kung Fu Panda 4 had mixed reception, some people found it as a good movie but others found...

Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, and Christopher Nolan accept the Oscar® for Best Picture during the live ABC telecast of the 96th Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood on Sunday, March 10, 2024.  ©A.M.P.A.S.

96th Annual Academy Awards

Emily F., Staff Writer March 18, 2024

The 2024 Oscars was a well-anticipated event, with over 20 million watchers. The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, is considered one of the world's most prestigious awards. The award is presented...

Lively Counselor, Domonique James, receiving the HEB Excellence in Education Award for Secondary Counselor.

Ms. James wins HEB Excellence in Education Award

Sam Nash, Co-Editor in Chief March 5, 2024

It’s award season, and as beloved as our teacher of the year, teacher of promise, and numerous rave winners are, there's arguably no staff member that I think this school loves and believes deserves...

Lively students visit UT through the AVID program.

Lively students go to UT

Emmanuel Sanchez, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

Lively Students went to University of Texas this past week for an AVID field trip.   Students got the chance to tour UT and see what they have to offer for students going to college. One of the things...

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Spring Break Preview

Niva Bonzek, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

Spring break is coming up and it has many students heading in different directions for their break. Many students are going to exciting places but some are just relaxing at their house. One of the most...

Leap Year occurs once every four years

2024: What is Leap Year?

Emily F., Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Did you know that 2024 is a leap year? Not many people know that this year is a leap year. A leap year occurs almost every 4 years in the Gregorian Calendar. Each year will have roughly 365 days....

Everyone RAVES about Lively

Everyone RAVES about Lively

Aung Phyo, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

Lively Teachers and staff have gotten almost 30 RAVE awards this school year alone.   A RAVE award stands for "Recognizing All Valuable Employees."  The Rave award is an award when students, teachers...

Lively’s Locked Bathrooms

Quinn Fisher, Managing Director February 27, 2024

Lately, at Lively, there have been some issues concerning staff locking student restrooms. Students have found this to be quite annoying as they have to walk down 1 or 2 levels of the building just to...

Lively Students took home multiple awards at the Crowd Pleasers Dance Competition last Saturday.  Dance Teams from across the state competed in the regional competition.

Dazzlers are real crowd pleasers!

Maddie Garcia, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

The Crowd Pleasers Regional Dance Competition was held last Saturday, February 17 in New Braunfels at Canyon High School.   Our Lively Dazzlers Dance Teams competed against 40 other schools from across...

Ushers Halftime Performance at Superbowl LVIII

Usher’s Halftime Performance at Superbowl LVIII

Lali B., Junior Editor February 12, 2024

Usher's halftime performance with Alicia Keys, Lil John, Ludacris, and  Usher gave a super performance at the Superbowl Halftime Show last night. Usher starts off with the song “caught...

Jennette Everett named Teacher of Promise at Lively

Jennette Everett named Teacher of Promise at Lively

Sam Nash, Co-Editor in Chief February 12, 2024

The 2023/2024 school year is starting to come to an end, and with that, it's now time to distribute the awards. Among them, the Teacher of Promise award has officially been announced, and after...

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