Evolution of high school friendships

The old saying “all good things must come to an end” reigns true for seniors each year around this time when All Saints’ prepares to release us into the world of college or other endeavors. Leaving All Saints’ behind can prove to be overwhelming for students as we enter into a world of unknowns. We…

Technology and kids: modest is hottest

Technology has drastically shifted from the days of VHS and flip phones, which dominated my childhood. Children are now cuddling up with iPads and tablets in lieu of a stuffed animal at bedtime. Before they even know how to read, they are able to find the Netflix app and select a show to watch as…

Winter Restaurant Week in Fort Worth

To kick off the new year, over 30 restaurants in the Fort Worth metroplex welcomed eager consumers during Winter Restaurant Week. Despite its name, this event spanned a total of three weeks, beginning January 7 and ending January 27. The goal of Restaurant Week was to raise money for Grace, a food bank in Grapevine,…

2018 Midterm Election Results

While many people seem to disregard the importance of midterm elections and instead focus on presidential elections, these elections determine a significant amount of our national and local government. With about one-third of the Senate being elected and the entire House being elected, results of the midterm elections greatly impact the United States legislation and, in…

Immigration and the Midterm Election

Throughout the history of the United States, immigration has always been a heavily discussed national issue and in 2018, the discussion has only been heightened. Immigration is an extremely controversial topic and in Texas, because of our shared border with Mexico, immigration greatly influences our lives. As the Texas Midterm Election grows near, it is…

Nike Reignites Kneeling Controversy

He kneeled during the National Anthem. In August of 2016 Colin Kaepernick, then quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, earned nationwide attention through this action before an NFL game. This controversial action began a shocking protest against police brutality and racial injustice within the United States. “I’m going to continue to stand with the people…

Seussical the Musical

This past weekend the thespians of the Upper School impressed many in their performance of the winter musical, Seussical the Musical. On Thursday and Friday night at 7pm, and Saturday afternoon at 2pm, these students finally showcased the production they have been working towards for three months. These performances took place in the W.E. Scott…

Weekend of Women

“Respect my existence or expect my resistance,” chanted millions of women taking part in the Weekend of Women, which commenced on January 20. Over five million women and men from all over world, with 2.5 million people from the U.S., took part in the Weekend of Women, a women’s march for “Power to the Polls.”…

Happiness is your choice

In the Declaration of Independence, three unalienable rights are asserted to all human beings: the right for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Throughout our lives, we are in a constant state of pursuing happiness. We strive for perfection and create utopias in our minds that will inevitably let us down in comparison to…

Has social media taken over politics?

“You are what you share,” as Charles W. Leadbeater said. We choose how we are depicted based on what we post on social media. Social media manifests itself into practically every aspect of our lives, including our political preferences. A shocking 62% of adults in the United States reported getting their news directly from social…