Silver Streak

  • Follow our editors on Twitter and Instagram @RHS Silver Streak

  • Follow our editors on Twitter and Instagram @RHS Silver Streak

Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

Rebekah Williams, Staff Writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






On Nov. 21, 2017 an email was sent to all students about an opportunity to win an estimated $1,000 laptop. To win such a prize, the contestants had to solve each clue that would lead to the next, eventually being able to unlock the box. On Nov. 29, 2017 the code was broken.

“Jacob and I began on Tuesday during activity period,” junior Ryan Brue said. “And we finished first period the next day.”

Due to tamperings, there were some setbacks, but once the situation had been resolved, the competition resumed. The brothers went their separate ways when it came to figuring out the clues, trying the clues in their own way and once they had figured it out, they moved on.

“This process ended up being very efficient as we could try twice as many ideas at once,” Brue said. “When we came upon a particularly difficult problem, we would work together, but otherwise we ended up in the same room, not speaking until one of us cracked the next code.”

The entire competition had been spaced throughout the school and all students were aware of the competition, so it was no surprise when the twins had a race against other competitors. 

“We ended up tied for the last clue with a senior named Jonathan Hoffman,” Brue said. “He was as motivated as us.”

Though they had won the prize, the computer hasn’t arrived yet, but Brue said it was worth the hard work. With each new clue, the pair felt challenged and engaged by the game and recommend playing it if you want a challenge outside of the classroom.

“It was fun enough that I wouldn’t have minded not winning,” Brue said. “The whole game itself was fairly difficult, but we had fun and legitimately felt challenged.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

The Silver Streak Staff reserves the right to censor comments that contain inappropriate language, are attacking or could be considered religious, gender, age or racial insults.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    News

    New FLEX schedule to start in January

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    Sports News

    Wrestling Teams Set Goal of Double State Championships

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    News

    Students Volunteer During the Holiday Season

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    Features

    A Fur-ever Love

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    Features

    The Nutcracker: Freshman to perform in ballet

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    Features

    Falling for Fall: Randall Student on His Love of the Pumpkin Season

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    Opinion

    Parking lots show room for improvement

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    Sports News

    Volleyball team to take on Colleyville for regional title

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    Features

    Served with love: Randall offers meals to Canyon, Crestview faculty

  • Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners

    Sports News

    State bound: Cross country teams to compete for title Saturday

The student newspaper of Randall High School.
Brue Twins for the Win: School wide scavenger hunt declares winners