The UNICEF club held a Water Walk event Sunday, April 19, to raise awareness for people in Sub-Saharan Africa who travel long distances each day in order to have drinkable water. UNICEF Global Citizenship Fellow Hannah Wright attended the walk along with over 20 Pearce students.
Month: April 2015
On June 19, the third annual JMBLYA music festival is coming back to the Dallas and New Braunfels areas. With artists such as G-Eazy, Flatbush Zombies and Partynextdoor, the excitement is already starting to build.
With the recent interview of Bruce Jenner, transgender rights are beginning to blossom in America, but their bathroom rights still remain a major taboo.
Martese Johnson, a black student at the University of Virginia, was unjustly arrested and assaulted by police under false charges. This, along with other instances all around the country, demonstrates the harsh prejudices that America still holds.
The sixth book in the bestselling series Chronicles of Nick, ‘Instinct’, was released on March 31. The descriptive mythological thriller tells the story of Nick, a normal teen who learned an interesting truth about himself that cannot only be used for good, but for evil instead.
Student Government will be replacing the Student Council and class officers next year. Applications were submitted April 17, finalist interviews will be held May 8 and 9, and elections will be May 15.
All three choirs competed in UIL competitions between April 8 and April 10. A challenging year of hard work and practice paid off when all three groups won sweepstakes.
On March 21, Pearce hosted the Winterguard City Championship. Frisco Independence High School, Trinity High School and Queen City High School each won a round and will start next year’s season a classification higher.
At the UIL Current Events district competition on Saturday, March 28, at Highland Park High School, juniors Graham DeShazer and Graham Rosen placed second and third.
As the school year comes to a close, student athletes reflect on their times involved with Pearce sports. They most value the strong leadership skills, a good work ethic and the feeling of winning.