After months of endless debate, the Richardson ISD community has reached a conclusion over the tax ratification measure. On November 6th, the majority voted in favor of the measure.
This school year marks another new beginning for the library at Pearce.
Now that the marching band season is over, the Pearce Winter Guard is starting to prepare for their 2017-18 show titled “The Devil went down to Georgia.”
Freshmen band members attended their first high school all region on Nov. 11. Many band members are now preparing for high school all region, where they will compete against upperclassmen.
Pearce has made multiple remodels to their athletic facilities. These remodels are for the purpose of helping athletes train better and showing their athletes that they believe and support them.
RISD rolled out its 1:1 Google Chromebook program this year. Administrators and teachers hope that this program will better prepare students for their future. There are many changes that are ahead due to the Chromebooks, and a student support team has been created to ease this transition.
Next year, Pearce will follow other high schools and middle schools in the DFW area as they adopt the 1-to-1 program, which offers a laptop to every student at no cost for the school year.
Students deal with stress at school on a day-to-day basis, but the stress seems to overwhelm students more at the end of the year. Stress can come from upcoming exams, end-of-the-year grades, or homework.
High school is a busy time for many students. At Pearce, much of the student body is juggling between extracurriculars, AP classes and their social lives. In order to have a healthy and happy life sleep is extremely important, yet many students aren’t getting the necessary amount.
Across America 138,884,643 people cast their votes in the 2016 presidential election, and although most Pearce students were not eligible to vote this time, they are developing their own political opinions that will have an important impact on the next election.