Art students take two first places in Superintendent’s holiday competition

Amanda Villalobos, Head Photographer

February 10, 2014

Weeks of contemplating original ideas, sharpening pencils, erasing, and multiple drafts paid off for two Visual Art students. Senior Christian Martinez took 1st place in the 2013 Superintendent Holiday Card category and senior...

Creative community project back in competition for federal funds

Irma de la Peña, News Editor

February 4, 2014

After being one of the lowest-scoring projects last year from the federal tax-credit competition, Artspace for downtown El Paso has a second chance. The project would include 50 low-income apartments and commercial spaces for...

Nelson Mandela: His legacy lives on

Nelson Mandela: His legacy lives on

Irma de la Pena, News Editor

January 31, 2014

Keeping it current: Newspaper goes online

Dennise Muniz Orozco

December 13, 2013

After providing the school with information for the past 26 years about campus news and current events, The Expedition is leaving its print days behind to inform via website. “I love print and I would love to print still, b...

A look at minimum wage

Llojan Almaraz, Editor

December 13, 2013

Minimum wage in Texas is $7.85, and last year the state had the most minimum wage workers in the U.S. with 420,000 according to the Dallas News. If a person making minimum wage works 40 hours a week, in a year they will earn $15,080...

Small Learning Community serves underclassmen

Llojan Almaraz

December 13, 2013

The SLC Center is a tutoring center that offers students additional support and help. The center helps 9th and 10th graders transition from middle school to high school. Tutors assist with completing missing assignments and...

STAAR testing, Ready … Set … Test!

Genesis Solis

December 13, 2013

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) is the new standardized test of the state of Texas. “The STAAR is a way to meet national standards and is mandatory for Texas students,” Principal Carmen Crosse...

ID regulations enforced

ID regulations enforced

December 12, 2013

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