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  • RISD 1:1 program prepares students for their futures

    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.

  • Senior Mark Saving takes second place overall at national AcDec competition

    Senior Mark Saving placed second in the national Academic Decathlon competition, which started on April 21 in Madison, Wis.

  • 1-to-1 program expands technology usage across district

    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.

  • ‘Logan’ puts a new spin on superhero movies

    Hugh Jackman portrays Wolverine in the best way yet as he puts more emotion into the character than ever before. This is a new Wolverine with a old heart and will captivate audiences worldwide.

  • Varsity softball season picks up speed

    Though the varsity softball team didn’t do so well at their scrimmages, they learned from their mistakes and went on to win both their tournaments and their first district game against Richardson. In their annual Kaitlin Seidel tournament, they won the first four games and only tied the fifth because they ran out of time.

  • ‘Lego Batman Movie’ is a family-friendly take on the Dark Knight

    ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ is a movie that keeps you laughing from the intro. It takes the amount of seriousness that is present in the Batman movies and replaces it with humor to create a film that the entire family will enjoy.

  • Mustang wrestlers qualify for regional and state wrestling tournaments

    The Mustang wrestling team had wrestlers qualify for the regional and state wrestling tournaments. They had two placers at state this year, which showed the team that the hard work they put in does pay off.

  • Class disruptions arise from a variety of sources

    Some classes at Pearce have been host to some disruptive students this year. Every student has his motives and reasons, but in the end no matter what they do, they always hurt others and themselves academically in the process.

  • Extracurriculars offer lifelong benefits to those who choose wisely

    Students spend a lot of extra time doing extracurriculars at Pearce, but sometimes they don’t ask themselves if they really enjoy what they do and if it really helps them. These extra activities could be hurting them in school without their realizing it.

  • Basketball team believes they can rebound from disappointing season

    The basketball team had a tough season against tough competition. Players felt like they were competitive in every game but a few plays in some critical games kept the team out of the playoffs.