Wangari Maathai was the first black woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. She won the award in 2004 for her work as an environmental, political, and cultural activist. Her work has helped the grow hundred and thousands of trees, and worked against deforestation.
This year has certainly been one of adjustments for the show choir. From losing their class period to not going to the hugely popular Lone Star competition, there hasn’t been a dull moment yet-something this group has handled extremely well.
Project Graduation advisers are busy this week, managing two events: a spirit night at Chuy’s on Tuesday, Feb. 25, and a senior meeting in the Lecture Hall on Thursday, Feb. 27.
On Friday, Feb. 21, five Falcon wrestlers were sent-off to compete at the state competition in Houston. Throughout the wrestling season, the team worked extremely hard in practices and matches. Finally, the athletes’ hard work would pay off and would be rewarded at the UIL State Wrestling Championship.
Prom-for many seniors, is the biggest night of their high school careers. So much time and effort goes into searching for the perfect corsage, making dinner reservations, planning promposals and taking Instagram worthy pictures. The most important part of prom, though, is the dress.
On Tuesday, March 3, National Honor Society (NHS) will host a spirit night. It’ll take place at McAlister’s Deli on 9604 Old Denton Rd, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Be sure to get in on the delicious sandwiches, salads, and spuds.