The Horseshoe

Third time’s the charm

Floribel Nunez, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

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The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Being a Fillie is not a privilege, it’s an honor. The tryout process is grueling and it can even lead to tears, but it all pays off in the end. To be a Fillie, you have...

Mrs. Love selected as English Teacher of the Year nominee

Dimitrios Aerts, Staff Writer

February 21, 2013

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Her love of writing and Literature is only matched by her love for Antigone, the tragedy by Sophocles. It’s that passion that Julie Love has displayed for 11 years at DHS that earned her a second straight nomination from...

Mr. Laney selected as Career and Technology Teacher of the Year Nominee

Daniel Ryan Carr, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2013

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Laid Back, Cool, Relaxed, and Fun are all words that students and teachers both have used to describe Mr. Laney’s Agricultural Science classes. Laney enjoys teaching Landscape Design, Ag Mechanical and Metal Technology, Small...

Col. West selected Teacher of the Year

Taylor Brown, Assistant Editor

February 20, 2013

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Four years ago, he was protecting America. Now, Colonel Robert West is on a new kind of mission; he’s set out to make the Class of 2013 the most memorable of them all. This kind of dedication to the purple and gold led him to...

Coach Lee selected as History Teacher of the year nominee

Chandler Elsbecker, Sports Editor

February 20, 2013

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A booming voice comes through the wall into Ms. Solomon‘s room. Her students think: it doesn’t have to be so loud, does it? I mean after all, it’s social studies – how exuberant does a guy need to get over social studies?...

Mrs. Swindle selected as Teacher of the Year nominee

Dylan Curtis, Staff Writer

February 20, 2013

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Four years ago she was working as a manager at Victoria Secret, but now, instead of promoting clothes, she’s promoting education. Her focus on education and her care for her students has earned Courtney Swindle a nomination...

Nobles selected as Math Teacher of the Year nominee

Jordan Gill, Standards Editor

February 20, 2013

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Waking up at the crack of dawn and not leaving until the sun has set is just part of the process for math teacher Marlene Nobles. She has spent the past 27 years in the classroom trying to make sure of one thing: that her stu...

Baker selected as Fine Arts Teacher of the Year nominee

Joi Bailey, Staff Writer

February 20, 2013

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He pulls out a gun, aims and fires at his students. The styrofoam bullet lands on the face of the poor innocent child. There is no match for Mr. Baker’s Nerf gun. And that’s why choir director Mark Baker was one of this...

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