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Rewon Shimray

Rewon Shimray has 24 articles published.

Rewon Shimray goes under several aliases including but not excluded to Ray-123, Rewonderful, RayJuan, Rewalkin’ on Sunshine, Rayquantas, and Rwanda. Rewon is a senior at ARS. In her mature age, she is heavily criticized for walking and running everywhere instead of “sitting down and getting that darn license already.” She runs competitively in cross country and track as well. Rewon loves to bring out her inner Rayquantas by spending quality time out in nature and painting with all colors of the wind. As a third-year veteran in Polaris Press in her final year, Rewon hopes to leave behind a legacy of words and images.

About Rewon Shimray

Rewon Shimray goes under several aliases including but not excluded to Ray-123, Rewonderful, RayJuan, Rewalkin’ on Sunshine, Rayquantas, and Rwanda. Rewon is a senior at ARS. In her mature age, she is heavily criticized for walking and running everywhere instead of “sitting down and getting that darn license already.” She runs competitively in cross country and track as well. Rewon loves to bring out her inner Rayquantas by spending quality time out in nature and painting with all colors of the wind. As a third-year veteran in Polaris Press in her final year, Rewon hopes to leave behind a legacy of words and images.

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Beat it, kid: The music-filled life of a seventh-grade radio DJ

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Three-week old baby Juliane Smouse, held in the arms of her parents, rocked side to side at a Patsy Cline Tribute concert at Strathmore Hall in Maryland. Juliane Smouse, a seventh grader who goes by her middle name, Castle, was nurtured by her parents and raised to the sway of music. Smouse’s father had a radio…

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A chirp reveals the origins of the world: LIGO proves existence of gravitational waves

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The idea of a black hole is terrifying in and of itself. But now, imagine two black holes colliding into one another at the speed of light. This collision would result in a larger black hole, sending ripples called gravitational waves through the spacetime fabric of the universe. Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves is fundamental…

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Crafting a Business: Freshman creates an Etsy shop for handmade charms

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Izzy Vergara holds one of her more complex polymer clay creations. She usually names the projects of hers that take longer to make. “When I was younger, I named my stuffed cheetah Spot,” Vergara said, “[When naming my creations] I just think like, ‘Oh, this has roses on it so it’ll be named Rose.’ It’s…

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One for the Books: Neal connects with wife over literacy

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Kelly Neal first met his wife Lisa Sparkman at the age of six. He was at her grandfather’s house out in the country of Victoria, Texas, his hometown. His father and her grandfather were friends of over thirty years. When Neal went to the home out in Victoria, the first thing he did was plop…

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Dancing with the Stars: Seniors try new types of fitness activities

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Exclamations of “my life has just been changed!” filled the hallway as students filed into the hallway.  Last Thursday, October 22, seniors experienced Doyumba for the first time. Doyumba is the Doy Roberts, STARS teacher approach to the popular dance exercise Zumba. Seniors attended Doyumba to earn credit for a Stars Fitness module due Monday,…

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Freaky Friday: School locks down due to flash flood and tornado warnings

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“There was a tornado coming my way as I was coming [to school,]” Maria Olea, senior said. Today, October 30, the weather report warned of flash floods and tornadoes. Students went into lockdown at 8:23 AM. “I think that it probably would’ve been wise to do a two-hour delay today, because when I woke up…

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Journalism on the Road: Yearbook and newspaper students compete in journalism in San Antonio

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Thirty two newspaper and yearbook staff bused to San Antonio on Saturday, October 17 for a weekend of state-level journalism competitions ranging from photo scavenger hunts to sports writing. There were a total of eleven awards given to Ann Richards students: Maria Jaramillo for on site photography, Yesenia Rosales for on site photography, Rewon Shimray for…

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Intercom Sitcom: This year’s first college acceptance brings tears

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“When the bell sounded, I just totally flipped,” said senior Yesenia Rosales. “I just started running around. I was like, ‘Who is it?! Which one of you is it?! Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh!’ And I was just screaming and really excited.” Rosales’ reaction was very similar to that of many seniors Monday morning, September…

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Student Council Candidates 2015-2016

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This morning, students grades six through eleven filed in to the large gym for the eighth time in a row to do their civil duty: elect the 2015-2016 Student Council representatives. Student Body Web Master-Historian: Sarah Bustos-Lopez: “I want to have a website with notes on meetings along with pictures from events…I love combining my passion of…

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Answering “If a tree falls in the forest…”

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If a tree falls in the forest, and there’s nobody around to hear, does it make a sound? My answer to this controversial question: yes, yes it does. Acclaimed scholars have argued the contrary. Philosophers claim the six senses (sound, color, taste, smell and touch) are secondary qualities. It’s fair to say that it is by…

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A Day of Ghosts and Love

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How ironic is it that this year around the day following Friday the 13th is Valentine’s Day? Call me an over-thinker, but I think there’s a meaningful irony to it. With love, there are inevitably ghosts. The ghosts of those who will always be in your past, the ghosts of those you fear will never be…

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