The Marquee

April 13, 2021

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Students and staff can scan the QR code above to sign up to donate at the M.E.D.S. club blood drive, which is being held in honor of former coach Steve Telaneus.
M.E.D.S. club plans annual blood drive, honors late coach
Madi Olivier April 14, 2021

Students and staff have until tomorrow at midnight to sign up for the annual M.E.D.S. club blood drive, which is in honor of long-time coach Steve Telaneus....

It has been about a year since the COVID-19 pandemic put students
Lost connections
Sophia Craig and Shriya Mukkavilli April 12, 2021

The pandemic has taken a toll on students’ mental health. According to a study done by the KFF, a national health polling institution, 56 percent of young adults reported...

LISD hired Matthew Morris as the Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion after creating the position earlier this year. His shirt is made with traditional Kente cloth, which he wears in celebration of his culture.
District hires Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Madi Olivier April 8, 2021

The district created a new leadership position, the Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, earlier this year. Matthew Morris was hired to fill this role. He started in...

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Photography teacher Kathy Toews keeps cameras on a wall in her classroom. They are all different ages and models.
Life in snapshots
Shriya Mukkavilli April 15, 2021

When students enter photography teacher Kathy Toews’ classroom, their eyes are drawn to the left wall of the classroom. Cameras hang along it, ranging from the film cameras of...

After school was shut down last year, sophomore Caroline Lehmann struggled to meet the demand of AP classes and felt isolated.
Inching forward
Muna Nnamani April 13, 2021

Last spring, sophomore Caroline Lehmann rested her head on her pillow and tried to sleep. But her mind wouldn’t stop racing. I still have to turn in Canvas assignments. I’m...

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It has been about a year since the COVID-19 pandemic put students
Lost connections
Sophia Craig and Shriya Mukkavilli April 12, 2021

The pandemic has taken a toll on students’ mental health. According to a study done by the KFF, a national health polling institution, 56 percent of young adults reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive...

"However, with anti-Asian hate crimes on the rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the undeniable bias of “Seaspiracy” is dangerous."
Review: ‘Seaspiracy’ reinforces anti-Asian racism
Madi Olivier April 12, 2021

The Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” made waves after its release on March 24, quickly climbing its way up the ranks to the top ten films on the platform. It follows filmmaker...

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Sophomore Sydney Barros performs a floor routine at her first international competition in Jesolo, Italy in 2018.
Reaching for the rings
Sophia Craig April 10, 2021

When Carine Barros signed her daughter, sophomore Sydney Barros, up for gymnastics as a 6 year old, she never could have imagined that 10 years later, she would be one of the top 50 gymnasts in the country....

Junior Griffin Joy (86) enters the offensive zone with FMM teammate, Miles Mcgarvey during their second game against Denton County which resulted in a 2-1 win for FMM.
Winning on the ice
Hyunsung Na April 6, 2021

The Flower Mound Marcus hockey’s varsity gold team won the state championship game with a score of 2-1 over Frisco on March 30. This is the first time FMM has qualified for...

Assistant Basketball Coach James Singleton instructs junior Christian Weddington during the game on Feb. 2.
Ball in a new court
Hyunsung Na February 22, 2021

It may surprise people to find out that former professional basketball player James Singleton played more chess than basketball growing up. The recently hired coach brought...

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Editorial: Rebuilding school community vital for next year
The Marquee Staff April 16, 2021

This school year hasn’t been what any of us expected, and it has posed unique challenges to students and teachers. The new COVID-19 requirements were certainly a culture shock, but social distancing...

"I could be agnostic, existentialist, or maybe, somewhere in my soul, I’m still a Hindu, but it doesn’t matter to me anymore."
Column: A path I wanted
Vaibhav Sridhar April 14, 2021

Stepping into a Hindu class for the first time, I immediately felt out of place. Around 60 kids sat on mats on the floor, the guru waiting for everyone to settle down. For...

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"However, with anti-Asian hate crimes on the rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the undeniable bias of “Seaspiracy” is dangerous."
Review: ‘Seaspiracy’ reinforces anti-Asian racism
Madi Olivier April 12, 2021

The Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” made waves after its release on March 24, quickly climbing its way up the ranks to the top ten films on the platform. It follows filmmaker...

Reviews: Berry delicious
Reviews: Berry delicious
Madi Olivier April 11, 2021

Nekter - 5/5 5810 Long Prairie Road I’ve heard multiple people gush about Nekter Juice Bar, located only a few minutes from campus. After walking in, I began to understand...

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