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Debate team acquire fresh acting skills

Debate team acquire fresh acting skills

Cristina Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2012


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Speaking in southern dialect or using British accents, strutting back and forth; this is the new way to debate. Under the new direction of coach Jesus Valles, the team is incorporating a lot more theater in their debating. The students act out their arguments, allowing them to compete locally and...

Journey Theatre presents award winning musical

Journey Theatre presents award winning musical

Liz Hernandez, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2012


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Last year it was Sweeny Todd, the year before that was Hairspray. This year it is Westside Story. Akins Journey Theatre will be presenting their annual musical in the theatre this year. “It is a classic and one of the top-10 plays on Broadway,” Director Maureen Siegel said.  “Westside story...

Advanced guitar class draws in crowd with a famous musician

Advanced guitar class draws in crowd with a famous musician

Maria Moreno, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2012


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Kelly Clarkson, Kathy Griffin, and now, the Akins Advanced Guitar Class. What do they all have in common? All have performed in the Long Center, a concert hall that’s hosted numerous artists, theatrical performances, and comedian acts. On the evening of Sept.13 at the Long Center, Akins High School...

Half-time show introduces new twist

Half-time show introduces new twist

Caitlin Starks, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2012


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The Diamond Dazzlers astonished fans with the announcement that they would be a part of the marching band this year. With the new concepts of marching and moving to “sets” on a football field, the Diamonds have had to work harder than they ever have before. “The Diamonds are doing great,...

Band takes on new goals and direction

Band takes on new goals and direction

Caitlin Starks, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2012


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Over the summer the two new assistant band directors, Tate Fincher and Christopher Bronson had to step up and teach under head director Gary Faust. The new directors already have brand new goals in mind for the band program and ideas on how to make them happen. “The goal is for students to achieve...

Akins Journey theatre presents a new play

September 12, 2012


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Akins Journey Theatre presents "PROOF" by David Auburn with Alex Pineda as Catherine Justin Rosales as Hal Maritza Ramirez as Claire and Sean Moran as Robert Two Shows Only Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 5 pm Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 7 pm Wednesday is 2for 1 tickets for students -- 2 tickets...