The Student News Site of Alief Hastings High School

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The Student News Site of Alief Hastings High School

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The Student News Site of Alief Hastings High School

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Photo courtesy of Cassim Tily.

Cassim Tily chosen as HNGC Teacher of the Year

By Catherine Calderon, Bear Facts Editor-in-chief April 8, 2021
“We are so close to getting through a pandemic-filled academic school year,” Tily said. “And we absolutely conquered that challenge! I hope students realize this."
Back into the swing of things

Back into the swing of things

By Mya Bourgeois, Sports Editor April 8, 2021
Although both teams are not currently being affected by the pandemic, their offseason practices and training sessions were. Both teams are working to overcome the resulting obstacles.
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Alief ISD opens school campuses 5 days a week

By Julissa Frausto, Features Editor March 22, 2021
As Alief ISD begins to reopen all five days for those who wish to come to school for in-person instruction, students will have to once again adapt to the new way of doing things.
Many students are disappointed in the lunch offerings this year. Rules and regulations surrounding safety measures during the pandemic have limited the options that can be made available to students during lunch.

The pandemic strikes again: Cafeteria edition

By Bear Facts Staff, Editorial Team February 8, 2021
Although the rules and regulations regarding school food are important to follow, students are not receiving the favorable end of the situation.
Kimberly Ngo, the owner of Cubcha Co.

Kimberly Ngo launches her sticker shop Cubcha Co

February 8, 2021

Life as we know it was turned upside down last Spring, schools closed, all learning became virtual, cities went into lockdown, and many lost their jobs as businesses were forced to close due to the outbreak...

Texas Thespian Festival turns virtual

By Julissa Frausto, Features Editor December 3, 2020
AH Players will showcase Thespian Festival entries at 7 p.m. December 3, 2020 through YouTube Premiere.
Staff Editorial: Let's vote like our lives depend on it

Staff Editorial: Let’s vote like our lives depend on it

By Bear Facts Staff, Editorial Team November 2, 2020

The presidential election for 2020 has been all the news in the media recently. The candidates, Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Donald J. Trump, have been working with their fellow party members to earn...

Welcome, (Covid-1)9th graders

Welcome, (Covid-1)9th graders

By Evelyn Bustos, Newspaper Staff November 1, 2020

Already given the task of making the unfamiliar transition from middle school to high school, freshmen are now being further “thrusted” into this darkness with online school due to COVID-19. With...

Teacher POV: Online School Edition

Teacher POV: Online School Edition

By Karina Sanchez, Managing/News Editor November 1, 2020

When Covid-19 struck the United States more than seven months ago, it slowly started to redefine how Americans live their everyday lives. Schools, businesses, and facilities everywhere had to be shut down...

Has your family filled out the free and reduced lunch application yet? Visit https://www.aliefisd.net/mealapply to do it now!

Apply for free lunch

By Catherine Calderon, Bear Facts Editor-in-chief September 23, 2020
Every family with a student enrolled at Hastings is asked to fill out the free and reduced lunch form every year. To students, this may seem like something unimportant but, to the students and the school, it means more.
Senior Hieu Phan signs autographs along with his teammates as they head to regionals.

Nervous balls: Tennis team talks regional competition

By Aniket Rattan, Staff Reporter March 17, 2020

Hasting’s varsity tennis team played their regional game against Clear Falls High School on October 15. The team ultimately placed third in the district tournament but, for players, it was a nerve-wracking...

HUT HUT! De La Rosa to Lead Fighting Bears

HUT HUT! De La Rosa to Lead Fighting Bears

By Julissa Frausto and Stephanie Zarate February 22, 2020

Coach De La Rosa is ready to tackle the upcoming football season as he becomes the new head coach and athletic director. Out of numerous applicants, he was chosen for his achievements and experience. Principal...

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