The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

The student news site of Smithson Valley High School in Spring Branch, Texas

Valley Ventana

Rebekah Mann

Rebekah Mann, Managing Editor

Hi y’all! I’m Rebekah Mann, and I am so excited to continue my third year in scholastic journalism. I am a junior this year and am a returning editor for the Valley Ventana. Keep coming back to see what’s happening in our community.

 

You can contact me via the following information:

Email: [email protected]

Email: [email protected] 

Instagram: @mann_rebekah

Instagram: @svjournalism

 

All content by Rebekah Mann
AP English III teacher Verna Mann presents the class assignment via projector for face-to-face students and shares her laptop screen on Google Meets for remote students.

Remote learning paused for 2021-22

Rebekah Mann, Managing Editor
April 16, 2021
Although the district lifted the mask mandate, teachers and students are still urged to wear facial coverings to prevent spreading COVID-19 and/or quarantining.

Behind the mask

Rebekah Mann, Managing Editor
March 29, 2021
Many students are continuing to wear masks on campus, despite the district lifting the mandate.

Bring back the mask

Rebekah Mann, Managing Editor
March 11, 2021
Managing Editor Rebekah Mann discusses gender mistreatment she has witnessed and experienced. Graphic made through https://www.canva.com/.

Basic human decency

Rebekah Mann, Managing Editor
January 28, 2021
The FBI is requesting information regarding individuals sparking violence at the Capitol storm via released photographs. Tips can me made on the FBI website. https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/capitol-violence

Attack on democracy

Rebekah Mann, Managing Editor
January 8, 2021
Drew, Jack, and Elle Suermann enjoy a family outing at a bowling alley.

Without saying a word

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
December 17, 2020
Third period classes will be encouraged to sign the pledge to make Smithson Valley no place for hate.

Stopping intolerance on campus

Rebekah Mann, Staff Writer
November 12, 2020
Former students Kayleigh Klinksiek and Rebekah Mann placed flowers next to Stacie Younts' bench in honor of their teacher's death. The flower vases were made by Klinksiek's dad.

Remembering Stacie Younts

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
November 5, 2020
 “Band banquet was cancelled which was really disappointing, and now we don’t know how we’re going to do auditions and interview for leadership next year. Other than that, I feel like I have it pretty easy, because I’m only a sophomore.”

-Sophomore Isabel Englehart.

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April 18, 2020
“Unfortunately, I and so many of my senior friends are missing out on a lot.  I’m missing out on my senior prom, my last (theatre) UIL show, our chance to finally make it to state, saying goodbye to teachers, and more.”

-Senior Hannah Marfin

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April 18, 2020
The Coronavirus was named an official pandemic on March 11.
https://www.unomaha.edu/news/coronavirus/index.php

Coronavirus cancels school

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
March 13, 2020
The Netflix reality show is hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey.

Is love truly blind?

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
March 6, 2020
Spring Branch Middle School experienced a drastic decrease in student enrollment after the opening of Pieper Ranch Middle School.

Comal’s new School of Choice?

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
February 27, 2020
Students are required by school policy to wear IDs around their neck on campus.

Pointless back talk

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
February 13, 2020
Kate Myles singed to play volleyball ay Mary Hardin Hardin

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February 13, 2020
Ashley Acuna signing to play volleyball at Blinn

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February 13, 2020
Tanyse Moehrig signing to play volleyball and basketball at TLU

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February 13, 2020
In Kevin Palmer's Patient Care Technician class, senior Natalie Bueno practices intravenous injections and blood drawing. Her training helped save a choking child in the restaurant where Bueno works as a waitress.

How to save a life

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
January 30, 2020
Senior Gracen Farmer is hard at work behind the scenes of

Light work

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
January 24, 2020
The Angel Tree is featured in the front office.

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November 12, 2019
The counselors introduce a new mindfulness room.

The Valley Unplugged

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
November 8, 2019
Social studies teacher Stacie Younts died at her home.

In loving memory of Mrs. Younts

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
November 7, 2019
New Voices of Texas spreads awareness on their Facebook page.

New Voices of Texas

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
October 25, 2019
This BStory Instagram post drew criticism and backlash from people who called for the company to take down the post and ditch plans to make the streetwear with the names of school shootings.

Streetwear line offensive

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
October 11, 2019
Senior Maddie Aguilar prepares for her second debate of the season at Douglas McArthur High School.

No argument here

Rebekah Mann, News Editor
October 2, 2019
Students in Heather Sanders's floral design class show off the mums they created in class.

Texas mania of mums

Rebekah Mann , Staff Writer
September 14, 2018
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