• THE BIRDS

    by: Michael Hall While some might call “classic” movies boring, Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds is a gripping thriller about the mystery of overly-aggressive birds terrorizing a small, coastal town in

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  • SCREENAGERS: DO WE HAVE A PROBLEM?

    By Sami Leder In advocacy on Tuesday, March 21st, Pin Oak students and teachers were introduced to and discussed a new documentary entitled Screenagers. Screenagers is sponsored by the PTOs

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  • ELECTIVES CORNER

    By the Pin Oak Press   Check out some student testimonies about different electives to try! Debate I have been in debate class for two years now, and I love

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  • KIMBERLY WILLIS HOLT VISITS POMS

    By Sarah E. Fernandez Kimberly Willis Holt is an author from Pensacola, Florida. Born into a military family, she moved often. This is one of the many things that inspired

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  • COMPANY AND CREW

    By Adele Beebe The Pin Oak Company and Crew team had an amazing season this year.  The teams brought home multiple banners this year for their excellent performance at their

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  • SLIME: BANNED?

    By Lily Barrow Do you love slime? Slime is a gooey substance that recently blew up on the internet. As of now there are hundreds of different slime recipes like

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    Quiz: What elective should you take next year?

    By Aria Jochnau        1. How much free time do you have during the week?              a. Tons! I’m as free as a

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  • DEBATE TEAM SWEEPS COMPETITION

    By Sameye Am Last Saturday, the Pin Oak Debate team travelled to Debakey High school to compete in the largest debate in HUDL (Houston Urban Debate League) history. Sixty-seven teams

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  • GOT CHICKENS?

    By Chloe Atha New to Pin Oak last year, the chickens have taken up a home in the back garden. There are four chickens in the garden, living in a

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STREAMING CRIMES

By Michael Hall The creation of the internet has allowed for information to be rapidly shared through various mediums. One of the more popular options for sharing information is streaming. However, criminals have started to use streaming to share their crimes with the public. While streaming their crimes may spread awareness of their crime, it typically results in the criminal

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WHAT REALLY GOES ON IN PIN OAK PRESS

By  Adele Beebe Journalism was a new elective added this 2016/2017 school year.  Being apart of Pin Oak Press has been so fun, but sadly readers only see the final product. Here’s what happens behind the scenes of journalism. After making a daily joke on Michael’s pessimistic outview on life and Jackson’s overly gelled hair, we (Chloe and I) begin

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Vacation Quiz

  By Lily Barrow What things do you enjoy doing after school?           a. Tanning           b. Watching movies           c. Swimming           d. Playing outside   Who do you enjoy spending time with?           a. Myself!      

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WORDS FROM THE WISER

By: Jenna Greenberg As we approach the end of the school year, graduation is on every eighth grader’s mind. Although some students are overwhelmed and a little scared, there are many people who have been counting the days. Brenton Wilson, a student from 8A, said, “I’ve been waiting for this day.” Some of the students have mixed emotions, for example,

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6 SUMMER MUST-READS

By Jenna Mark   Caraval, by Stephanie Garber                                                                     This fantasy debut is a synesthetic delight, carrying readers away to a dream city of luminous magic and dark secrets, all seen through an enchanted haze that blurs the lines between real and make-believe. Scarlett Dragna is the abused daughter of a brutal man living on an island in a distant

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