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The six National Merit semifinalists are, from l to r, Ella Arendes, Marissa Ruiz, Rohan Mhetar, William Juneau, Morgan McCoy and Tristan Robinson.  They scored in the top 1% in the nation on the PSAT.
TWHS national merit semifinalists
Harrison Gernhard, Writer • October 20, 2020

Six students were awarded national merit semi-finalist status based on their PSAT scores taken in October, 2019. Now, they will work on National Merit Essays to become National...

Staffers Morgan Arnold (left) and Sarah Aghajan wear their yearbook t-shirts while working on this year
Yearbooks on sale now, senior ads available
Macayli Weeratunga, Writer • October 7, 2020

TWHS yearbooks are on sale now until Nov. 9 for $70 and can be purchased on the Balfour website or through this link: thewoodlandsyearbook.com. Though this year has taken many...

TikTok avoids US ban - for now
TikTok avoids US ban - for now
Karol Luis Dalumpines, Writer • October 3, 2020

A federal judge granted TikTok’s request for a temporary halt on the nationwide ban this Sept. 27, while companies Oracle and Walmart are struggling to finalize their deal with...

Free breakfast, lunch for all CISD students
Free breakfast, lunch for all CISD students
Leilani Beard, Writer • October 1, 2020

Conroe Independent School District received a waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which provides funding to give free breakfast and lunch to all CISD students, in person...

"Knight of the Savannah", created in colored pencil by Kinsey Lane.
Art Teacher wins award in International Exhibition
Karol Luis Dalumpines, Writer • October 13, 2020

Art teacher Kinsey A. Lane won the award “Best Picture - Nature Category” in this year’s United Kingdom Coloured Pencil Society’s International Exhibition for her titled...

Dallas and Dominik Munoz in the pen at the State Fair in Dallas, Texas.  Munoz won 6th place.
Student's pig 'Dallas' takes 6th at State Fair
Matthew Johnson, Opinion Editor • October 5, 2020

As last week’s Class 19-Yorkshire Division of the Barrow Show at the State Fair of Texas came to a close, the judges gave out their placements for the pigs that they deemed the...

College Board is responsible for the SAT and Advanced Placement tests administered to students.
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SAT during COVID-19
Natalie Lomento, College Editor • October 19, 2020

One of the hardest things for juniors and seniors to do during this pandemic is to take the SAT or ACT. Many students are signing up and still not being able to take the test...

Arkansas visit during COVID-19
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Arkansas visit during COVID-19
Ava Lohr, Writer • October 5, 2020

I recently flew out to Arkansas to visit my brother, and tour the University of Arkansas while I was there. The tour began with a little presentation about the college,...

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Vick’s Texas BBQ is rib-tastic

David Yanez, Entertainment Editor
October 23, 2020

In what has been nothing short of a tumultuous school year, it certainly didn’t hurt to learn there was a new BBQ place opening in 1488-conveniently close to my home. It had been several months since my family and I last had the BBQ dinner package from HEB, so I was certainly curious to see the buzz growing for Vick’s Texas BBQ. Located at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Conroe, the food truck...

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Spooky szn movie list

Kathryn Muehsler, Writer
October 18, 2020

October has finally arrived. It’s time for cooler weather, hay rides, corn fields, haunted houses and most importantly, movies. One of the best parts about the Spooky season is watching, not only scary movies, but fun Halloween themed movies with friends and family. There are so many great movies to choose from, but don’t worry, here are 12 movies that are perfect to watch during the season, that...

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Taylor Swift’s Folklore: a Welcome Surprise to the Music Industry

Carolina Larracilla, News Editor
October 5, 2020

On July 23, Swift informed her 140 million Instagram followers that she was going to be releasing an unplanned album only 11 months after her chart-topping album, Lover. Folklore (stylized folklore), her eighth studio album, was dropped the next day. Throughout her career, Swift has experimented across genres, bringing a new style and sound to every single album. Not since 2017’s Reputation have...

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