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Theatre director Denise Tooch sets up an iPad for senior Doris Olenkiewicz to attend class virtually.
Musical canceled due to COVID-19
Sophia Craig March 1, 2021

Early in the year, theatre knew that putting on a musical would be a challenge, but it was one they wanted to face because it meant a lot to the community....

Senior and Black History Club president Tamyra Kelly helped plan the group’s events for Black History Month. Kelly also spoke at the MLK contest virtual celebration.
Club adjusts its celebration of Black History Month
Shriya Mukkavilli and Muna Nnamani February 22, 2021

The Black History Club’s annual African-American food fair, Taste of Soul, will be held virtually on Feb. 25. According to club sponsor Sherri Sistrunk, some club members...

Increased acceptance and representation has opened the door for more teens to identify as LGBTQ+ than previous generations.
Finding pride
Madi Olivier, Sophia Craig, and Shriya Mukkavilli February 16, 2021

Recent trends show that today’s teenagers are more likely to identify as LGBTQ+ than previous generations. In 2017, GLAAD found that 20 percent of people between the ages...

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Senior Jaelon Dennis initially used fashion as a way to stand up to his bullies, but he said that he now has a passion for it.
Fashion forward
Muna Nnamani March 2, 2021

As senior Jaelon Dennis walked into Lewisville High School as a freshman, people stopped to stare. He wore ripped black jeans and white Air Force 1’s. His black shirt sported...

Kate began to suspect she was bisexual in middle school. She is now dating another girl but is not out to her parents.
Bisexual student dates while closeted from parents
Madi Olivier February 25, 2021

*Names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved At Kate’s* house, sound is everything. It’s the reason she and her girlfriend, Sarah*, prefer to...

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Kate began to suspect she was bisexual in middle school. She is now dating another girl but is not out to her parents.
Bisexual student dates while closeted from parents
Madi Olivier February 25, 2021

*Names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved At Kate’s* house, sound is everything. It’s the reason she and her girlfriend, Sarah*, prefer to stay there. Kate has the...

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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 his love for the chessboard...

Junior Andrew Wang prepares to throw the ball onto the field during the Marauder
Still kicking
Garrison Acree February 17, 2021

The date is Jan. 9, 2021. It was frigid on the soccer field. The contrast between the athletes’ body heat and the cold left their lungs burning. Head Coach Sam Garza watched...

Freshman Chris Noe was diagnosed with leukemia in May 2019. He is now one year cancer free and playing baseball for the school.  Chris said that  throughout treatment, he never gave up on his goal of returning to the field.
Back on the pitcher's mound
Madi Olivier December 17, 2020

When freshman Chris Noe threw a tennis ball down the hospital hallway as an eighth grader, he didn’t think about his leukemia. In his mind, he was on the pitcher’s mound,...

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What do you hope for Biden
Remarks: What do you wish for Biden’s presidency?
Sophia Craig and Shriya Mukkavilli March 4, 2021

"By whitewashing our history curriculum, students are being done a disservice. Students and educators must continue pursuing multiculturalism knowledge and stop accepting outdated curriculum." Model: Diana Iampieri
Editorial: Representation matters in history curriculum
The Marquee Staff March 3, 2021

We’ve all heard that America is a melting pot with different identities blending together to form one diverse nation. However, from the time we start grade school social...

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No matter how you
Quiz: Which 2020-21 impulsive hairstyle should you try?
Muna Nnamani February 27, 2021

People channel their 2020-2021 stress in many ways. For some, it’s by taking a walk or journaling. But if you’re like most people, it’s by ruining your hair. Drastic hair...

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