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Llano High School students Laura Garcia (left) and Yasmin Perez came up with the idea of Buddy Benches for Llano Elementary School students. During recess, if a student doesn’t have anyone to play with or feels left out, he or she can sit on one of the two Buddy Benches and other students will invite them to play. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Buddy Benches project to tackle social isolation sits well at Llano Elementary School

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Llano High School students Yasmin Perez and Laura Garcia hated the idea that an elementary school student could go through the day, or recess, with no one to play with. But what could they do from the high school? (more…)

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Llano High School seniors signed certificates to celebrate their college, university, or military choices during a ceremony in the campus cafeteria Nov. 28. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Llano High School honors college-bound seniors on signing day

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Llano High School Principal Jenifer Neatherlin refers to her students as dream chasers. On Nov. 28 during a “signing day,” 23 of her seniors took a step toward realizing their dreams when they announced where they will be attending college. (more…)

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The Marble Falls High School athletics department is expected to remain in Class 5A because of its snapshot enrollment number of 1,192. The University Interscholastic League announces realignment in February. Photo by Luedecke Photography

High schools take ‘snapshot’ for February UIL realignment

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — With an eye toward February’s University Interscholastic League realignment, Highland Lakes area schools turned in their “snapshot” numbers to the organization and Texas Education Agency. Even if Marble Falls High School stays in the Class 5A division, a change by the UIL could still shake things up a […]

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Llano students presenting ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on May 3

The Llano High School Drama department will present a public performance of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at 4 p.m. May 3 in the auditorium at Llano High School, 2509 Texas 16 in Llano. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. This adaptation was presented for the University Interscholastic League One Act Play contest, and three […]

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes offers hot line for students in need

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Part of the mission of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is to be available to students, whether they’re athletes or not. That’s one reason why the organization established a hot line, said FCA area representative Barney Sarver. (more…)

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Llano grad, Navy vet creates lighting scheme for Alamo

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SAN ANTONIO — About a year ago, Joel Mayor and his wife, Beth, were on the Riverwalk in San Antonio one night when he noticed the Alamo. Well, it wasn’t so much the Alamo, itself, but the lighting illuminating Texas’ historic icon. “It was terrible,” Mayor said. “It didn’t look […]

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Barbecue fundraiser helping fill backpacks, bellies of Llano students

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR LLANO — When the Llano High School student council began looking for a community project, members wanted something they knew would make a difference. Only, they never realized how big a difference packing food in backpacks and handing them out to other students would make on themselves, the recipients and […]

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Llano High School student Easton West (left) meets Libertarian candidate for Texas governor Katherine Glass during his week at Texas Boys State. During the program, West and 935 other future leaders learned about state government and other civic duties. Courtesy photo

Llano student learns intricacies of government at Texas Boys State

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — When Easton West arrived in Austin for the start of Texas Boys State on June 10, he was taking a journey that has helped Lone Star State youth learn the inner workings of the Capitol since 1935. (more…)

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Llano athletes putting in early morning work for fall success

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Llano High School weight room is a busy place early in the morning. As many as 75 athletes of the Llano High School boys athletic department have been there at 7 a.m. this summer, according to athletic director and head football coach Craig Slaughter. (more…)

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Llano High School coaching staff will see changes for next school year

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — The Llano High School coaching staff will be different for the 2013-2014 school year. Head baseball coach Mike Ridings will not return. Girls head basketball coach Daryl Friedrich was granted a request to coach at Llano Junior High. (more…)

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