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Georgia Moore

Georgia Moore has 29 articles published.

Georgia Moore is a junior and the Creative Writing/Literary Magazine editor for the newspaper. She loves being able to do writing exercises with the newspaper class, and also loves all of the food they eat. She is also an artist who loves to doodle in class. Her favorite TV show is Parks and Recreation.

About Georgia Moore

Georgia Moore is a junior and the Creative Writing/Literary Magazine editor for the newspaper. She loves being able to do writing exercises with the newspaper class, and also loves all of the food they eat. She is also an artist who loves to doodle in class. Her favorite TV show is Parks and Recreation.

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Long-term goals: Middle school soccer team continues to grow

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For the past few weeks, it’s not unlikely that members Ann Richards Middle School soccer team will be taking hold of the mic during the celebration section all-school morning assembly. Over the course of the season, the announcement of wins, losses, and “shout-outs” to star players has been a weekly tradition for the team. The…

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Our Global Community: Seniors Take on Semester-Long Capstone Assignment

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In December, the ARS seniors took the first steps to selecting a topic to pursue in the much-anticipated Senior Capstone project. For this semester-long project, the senior class was split up into eight different groups featuring a mix of media technology, biomedical, and engineering students to research and innovate a solution for a real-world problem…

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Shooting Star(Fish): Ann Richards Swim Team soars at District Meet

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On Saturday, January 27th at 9:45 am, the upper deck of athletic bleachers at the University of Texas’ Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center was occupied by two people: Ann Richards swim coach Jill Dicuffa and team captain Georgia Moore (12). The team’s warm-up formally started at 11, but the pair got a head start…

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Good as Gold: What you should know about the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Shortly after the end of World War I, the first Winter Olympics were hosted in the French Alps in 1924. Following the same tradition of international camaraderie and diplomacy, in Pyeong Chang, South Korea, the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony will commence on February 9th, with the globally televised competitions ending on February 25th. This…

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Shining bright: One local tradition you may not have heard of

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With the holiday season fast approaching, many Austinites and visitors alike flock to the various festive events hosted around the city, most notably the over 50-year old tradition that lights up Zilker Park come each December: the Trail of Lights. But one light show you might not hear about as often, but still draws quite…

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On the pulse: Heart Eyes Magazine and the importance of music journalism

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Everyone has a group chat with their friends. It’s a place to laugh, to send memes, and to share about each others’ lives. But could a group chat really lead to something bigger? Earlier this year, “Heart Eyes” was just a concept buzzing around the back of the teams’ minds, but thanks to a simple…

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Albright, Albright, Albright: Seniors attend interview with Madeleine Albright at LBJ Library

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On October 25th, the senior class arrived at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and was ushered into the seats in a darkened auditorium with four empty chairs on a brightly lit stage. In only a few minutes, Madeleine Albright, the first female Secretary of State, would be seated in one of those chairs,…

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Life in the fast lane: ARS swim team kicks off new season

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After experiencing a change in leadership for the 2017-2018 season, the Ann Richards swim team, unofficially the “Starfish,” has been gearing up for their first meet of the season: the Anderson Trojan Invite. For new and returning swimmers alike, the beginning of the season is a time to set goals for improvement during meets throughout…

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Food for the soul: Senior’s speech touches on the impact of music in her life

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Before 9th grade morning meeting commenced on September 20th, it was just another Wednesday for the students in attendance. However, senior Mariana Monroy sat to the side, nervous and impatient for the clock to strike 8:55 am. The previous week, her Senior Speech rehearsal was an emotional experience for her classmates, and while her topic…

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The Polaris Mess presents: Hello, hallway – students liberated from classroom environment reflect on the diverse learning experience

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Facing a steady increase in both the student population and the number of rodent-infested classrooms, Ann Richards Stars have intrepidly taken their education to the streets, or, more specifically, the hallways. Hallway classrooms have become a new craze, possibly signaling the twilight of the time-honored ARS tradition: the ‘traveling classroom’. Some have referred to the…

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Thoughts lead to words: Looking back on ten years with Ms. Goka

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Principal Jeanne Goka has three different fruit cups on her desk. For years, the Ann Richards School has boasted the most fruit consumed in the district, and if the lunchtime rituals of the school’s principal are consistent, it’s safe to say her adherence to the school’s healthy and well-balanced diet isn’t just talk. Words lead…

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The hot seat: New student body representatives share their goals for next year

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On April 24th, the weekly Monday morning assembly at the Ann Richards School hosted speeches for candidates running for Student Body positions. The ensuing election unites four optimistic candidates ready for the 2017-2018 year.  While all promised better communication, organization, and representations of ideas, the Press caught up with each of the newly elected officials…

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