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The Roar

The student news site of Midlothian Heritage High School

The Roar

The student news site of Midlothian Heritage High School

The Roar

Sewing prayer shawls, Evelyn Nelson (9) and Lilyanne Marckwardt (10) work together to add to the growing amount of costumes. Fiddler on the Roof has numerous cast members, so the tech crew had to create an abundance of costumes. 
Costuming has been crazy, Nelson said. We’ve sown a lot of dresses, aprons and head scarfs. It got so crazy that we were putting everything on the choir storage room and the shelf fell.

Theater Tech Crew Lights Up the “Roof”

Avery Myers, Newspaper Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2023
During their first all-day rehearsal, the Belles dance along with the ensemble. The team was recruited to help in Fiddler on the Roof as extra dancers.

Performing Before the Limelight

Avery Myers, Newspaper Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2023
A picture taken outside of the media room where the water from the leak had ran from the room out into the hallway.

Photo provided by Avery Myers

Leak in the News Room

Mac Fleming IV, Newspaper Managing-Editor
January 3, 2023
Exploring the Gaylord in Grapevine, the theater class takes a break from their competitions at the Texas Thespian Festival. With contests in solo musicals, group scenes and many more, students like Jailen Readoux (12) were felt slightly overwhelmed. When you’re at your own school you’re good and whatever, Readoux said, but when you go to a competition with like 7,000 kids and all these different schools, they’re all good at theater, so you feel really small in that moment.”

Image provided by Katelyn Clarke

A Tough Act To Follow

Avery Myers, Newspaper Editor-in-Chief
January 3, 2023
Depicting the world she wishes to create, Whitney Flach (12) sketches a map to use while writing her novel. The book started in January of this year, and Flach has already planned for the future. “I intend to let Kate [Maddison (12)] read it because she’s an editor and stuff, Flach said, so I want her to look over it and see if there’s something she would change.”

Photo provided by Whitney Flach (12).

Student by Day, Author by Night

Avery Myers, Newspaper Editor-in-Chief
January 3, 2023
Spotify has released its annual compilation of user listening habits- Spotify Wrapped. Listeners worldwide had the chance to look at a summary of their top artists, songs and podcasts in the form of brightly colored statistics. For Shayla Wulf (12), these numbers are the best part of Wrapped. “My favorite thing about Spotify Wrapped was seeing your stats and how much of a super fan you were for different artists, Wulf said. -Made in Canva

Wrapping Up The Year

Ezra Baze, Writer
January 3, 2023
Senior night presentations on Oct. 28 were canceled last minute due to heavy rain and severe storm warnings; however, a second opportunity for the seniors to walk across the field was presented after the jaguars secured the district championship. ​​I was so excited when I heard it was rescheduled, Heritage Belle, Erin Prewitt (12) said. Im so thankful that we get [to have presentations] because thats what Ive been wanting to do, and I feel like all of our seniors deserve that.

Rained Out and Rescheduled

Ezra Baze, Writer
January 3, 2023
It is common for students to get jobs during high school, but many question the aid and accommodation school offers in preparing students for those jobs. Students from around campus answered questions and reflected over just how well school is prepping them for the outside world.

Working Class Students

Avery Myers, Newspaper Editor-in-Chief
January 3, 2023
Music plays a role in affecting learning capabilities in the classroom through beats and rhythms. It also affects our mood, which in turn affects education, as described by psychology teacher Ed Lasanta. When a song pops up on the radio, I know the letters T by T, Lasanta said, but I have such a hard time learning the multiplication tables. Because songs, you learn quickly, and youll remember rhythms because its creating an emotional response. -Made in Canva

Melodies In The Classroom

Ezra Baze, Writer
November 24, 2022
Senior Jerzie Bryant has officially committed to Oklahoma City University. She took her official visit in early September and immediately felt at home. “When I stepped on campus I had that gut feeling like yeah this is the one,” Bryant said.

Becoming A Star

Natalya Shelton, Writer
November 22, 2022
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