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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...

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...

Jorge Cham, the author of Olivers Great Big Universe, introduces the main character Oliver of his graphic novel to Lively students in the Library this morning.

Jorge Cham visits Lively

Sam Nash, Co-Editor in Chief November 10, 2023

Jorge Cham, the author of Oliver's Great Big Universe,  visited the Lively Library today.  He did a short presentation about his graphic novel and answered student's questions.   Cham even autographed...

Lively Dazzlers perform with Austin Achieve’s Velocity Dance Team on Friday, September 8.

Lively Dazzlers dazzle Friday Night

Sam Nash, Co-Editor in Chief September 11, 2023

Sweet. Uplifting. Supportive. All words many fans used to describe the dance. It was Friday, September 8th when the Lively Dazzlers took to the Austin Achieve Highschool field and seemingly wowed the crowd...

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