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VHS campus is now more secure with new vestibule, Estimated $20 million expansion to be done fall 2020

Construction on the security vestibule at Vandegrift began at the end of last school year and finished Aug. 5. HARSHITA AVIRNENI


Just in time for the 2019-2020 school year to begin on Thursday, Vandegrift has a newly implemented security vestibule at the main entrance of the school. 

Construction is also underway to add some 60,000-square-feet which will benefit robotics, STEM, and vet tech classes to name a few.

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Local scouts are challenged by 12-day hiking experience

Scouts from Troop 201 hiked the Cimarron Range in New Mexico for a life changing experience this summer. The crew was made up of 12 from Four Points: Jonathan Lor, Tayne Lux, Matthew Guy, Garrett Gaub, Jack McCarty, Callen Nutt, Colton Dwyer, Nathan Dow, Cole Norman, were accompanied by dads Robert Lor, Mike Dow, and Mike Gaub.

By JONATHAN LOR, Crew Leader

Twelve of us from Troop 201 had the opportunity to experience a backpacking trip in Philmont, the Boy Scouts of America High Adventure base in Cimarron, N.M. 

Our trip lasted for twelve days and we hiked about 60 miles for the entire trek while carrying backpacks with everything needed including gear, food and water weighing 44-55 lbs.

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Local developer creating iSports complex in Cedar Park

Local developer Eric Perardi is the lead developer behind iSports Cedar Park. This is a rendering of the complex currently being built at 183A and Scottsdale Drive. COURTESY PHOTO

By SETH LUSTER, Hill Country News

Local developer Eric Perardi is creating a state-of-the-art complex called iSports Cedar Park which will be an indoor/outdoor sports complex featuring two hockey rinks and two turf fields.

Construction on a new 206,000-square-foot multi-sport complex in Cedar Park officially got underway May 23. City officials and athletes gathered near the construction site at U.S. 183A and Scottsdale Drive for a groundbreaking ceremony.

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Doing the right thing with an Apple watch found in Lake Austin

Brandon Stelling, incoming senior up at Vandegrift, lost his Apple watch and Briland Young, incoming Canyon Ridge 6th grader, found it more than three weeks later at the bottom of Lake Austin.

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

While boating about a month ago, Briland Young was diving with his mask and discovered an algae-covered Apple watch at the bottom of Lake Austin, about 12 feet below the surface.

Although it looked old at first, they discovered it was a newer model that was water submersible. 

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