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Students Donate Blood to Carter Blood Care

Students Donate Blood to Carter Blood Care

By Caroline Latson

February 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students 18 or above and those with parent signatures donated blood to the Carter Blood Care association in the gym.  The donations benevit the hospitals around DFW that are in need of blood for transplants and other operations. The next blood drive for the school will be in April, and HOSA is plans...

Broadway Broncos take flight with “Mary Poppins”

By Asheera Horton, Reporter

November 2, 2016


Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

The Broadway Broncos will present their stage adaptation of the classic 1964 musical film “Mary Poppins” tonight 7:00pm. This musical comedy is about an eccentric English nanny named Mary Poppins with magical powers. “The hardest part about playing Mary Poppins is that she’s kind but she’s...

Prom tickets sale ends tomorrow

Prom tickets sale ends tomorrow

By Evan McClure, Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Prom will be held Saturday from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center. Tickets are on sale for $65 during all lunches and can be bought for $100 at the door. The theme this year is ‘A Night in Neverland’.” “If you want to bring someone who doesn’t go to Boyd, m...

Now boarding

Now boarding

By Katie Hoadley, Writer

April 8, 2016


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Students went overseas on two study abroad trips this spring break. Because of the success of these recent trips, the school will offer more opportunities for studying abroad. Travel company Worldstrides organizes the student travel packages for schools. Worldstrides also provides a tour guide “The...

Students and staff raise money to support battle for cancer

Students and staff raise money to support battle for cancer

By Evan McClure, Writer

April 8, 2016


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During all lunches today, students have the option to shave their head for cancer. Donations have been accepted for Relay for Life during all lunches throughout the week. “It started Monday with collecting money during lunches, then Friday during lunches people can contribute by cutting their...

ASL classes to preform in first ever “See-A-Song”

ASL classes to preform in first ever “See-A-Song”

By Alex Walters, Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The American Sign Language classes will produce the district’s first concert centered around the Deaf Community at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the auditorium. The concert, or “See-A-Song,” will also celebrate the end of the new ASL teacher’s first year in the district. The teachers hope to...

Students to compete in art competition this Saturday

Students to compete in art competition this Saturday

By Evan McClure, Writer

February 20, 2016


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McKinney ISD advanced art students can attend the Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) art competition Saturday at Williams High School in Plano. It costs $15 per entry. Boyd usually submits 100 or more pieces of 2D and 3D art. A minimum of 15 students compete. The district will cover the costs of students ...

Flowers to be delivered tomorrow

Flowers to be delivered tomorrow

By Katie Hoadley and Lauryn DeLaughter

February 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The floral department sold Valentine’s Day arrangements for an annual fundraiser. The money raised goes towards floral certification for students. “Everything from this fundraiser goes to help the kids to pay for their state certification test through the Texas State Florist Association,...

Our picks

Our picks

By The Editorial Board

February 9, 2016


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Fine arts team together to bring “Guys and Dolls” tonight

Fine arts team together to bring “Guys and Dolls” tonight

By Izzie Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2016


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The first showing of “Guys and Dolls” opens tonight at 7 p.m. The theater, band, orchestra, choir and dance departments teamed up to bring a true-to-Broadway feel to the musical. “If you went to a Broadway show, they would always be using live instruments,” head orchestra director Mike Lin...

STEM Professor to give lecture

STEM Professor to give lecture

By Izzie Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016


Filed under News

The Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Program will have professor Jey Veerasamy discuss the opportunities of Computer Science today from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sophomore Smriti Natarajan organized the club after learning the STEM field will exponentially decrease in the next few ye...

Winter Formal ticket sales end today

Winter Formal ticket sales end today

By Katie Hoadley, Writer

January 22, 2016


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This year's Winter Formal will be held tomorrow planned by the student council with money raised from this year's homecoming tailgate event. Winter formal will be hosted at Rock Creek Ranch from 8:30 - 11:00 p.m. “Since the winter formal is being held in a barn you could kind of say it’s a...

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