TEACHER FEATURE: JOANN KAREL

“Don’t pack up yet, we still have three minutes before the bell,” is what the new US History teacher, JoAnn Karel, is known for telling all her classes. Karel is a Pearland native, having graduated from Alvin high School. She attended the University of Houston, initially studying to attain her law degree, but ended upContinue reading “TEACHER FEATURE: JOANN KAREL”

SWINGING FOR GLORY: MHS STUDENTS PREVAILS AT GOLF TOURNAMENT

On Oct. 14 and 15, varsity golf player Mihir Annaldasula  won the Texas City Fall Invitational, the first tournament of the golf team’s season, by a single stroke. Annaldasula competed against over 30 players from all over the south Houston area. On the first day of the two-day tournament, he shot a score of  73Continue reading “SWINGING FOR GLORY: MHS STUDENTS PREVAILS AT GOLF TOURNAMENT”

TEACHER FEATURE: PAMELA BLADES

Occupying room C208 is English teacher Pamela Blades. Blades, a teacher at Manvel High School since 2007, has sculpted the essays and hearts of numerous of her students over the years. “I enjoy learning, and I learn as much from the students as they do from me,” Blades said Inspired by her seventh grade English teacher,Continue reading “TEACHER FEATURE: PAMELA BLADES”

STUDENT REVIEWS: iOS7

On Sept. 18, Apple’s long-anticipated iOS 7 finally became available to all iPhone users. It was received with mixed reviews, as some customers delighted in its completely new layout and others complained about all the technical difficulties that came with the dramatic changes. Here’s what some of Manvel’s students thought:  Sophomore Gianeen Magno “I reallyContinue reading “STUDENT REVIEWS: iOS7”