The Marquee

November 17, 2020

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In addition to changing what the school year looks like, the pandemic has complicated the college application process for many seniors.
Pandemic disrupts college applications
Shriya Mukkavilli November 3, 2020

The pandemic altered how students apply to college this year, pushing college-bound seniors to change their plans. Some testing centers postponed SAT and...

A restored image of Edward S. Marcus will be included on the mural. In the sample above, the background is made up of maps of the old Flower Mound area and airplanes, representing the DFW airport’s historical significance.
If walls could talk
Hyunsung Na November 2, 2020

The school’s successful history isn’t a secret on campus. When walking through the hallways, dozens of past trophies and awards sit lined up in rows within large display cases....

Flower Mound Fire Department Captain Wade Woody and Engineer Brody Eakin wear protective gear in front of the August Complex wildfire. They stayed in California for about two weeks.
Traveling heroes
Madi Olivier November 1, 2020

A thick cloud of smoke blocked the sun as the Flower Mound Fire Department firefighters worked against the flames of the August Complex wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest...

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Orchestra Director Allison Washler executing beats and tempos.
Changing tune
Muna Nnamani September 29, 2020

Like many other school departments, the performing arts will be making changes to their curriculum for COVID-19 to ensure student safety and productivity. “We are doing what...

English teacher Ashley Gandy spends each day in her empty classroom teaching virtual classes.
Going virtual
Sophia Craig September 28, 2020

English teacher Ashley Gandy has taught classes full of students for the last 14 years. However, this year she sees an empty classroom as she gets ready for her day. The desks...

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Editorial cartoon: Changing society
Editorial cartoon: Changing society's standards doesn't work
Alyssa Cheatham November 3, 2020

Editor's note: This cartoon won third place for editorial cartoons in the 2020 Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Gold Circle Awards.

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The team renamed their annual Marcus Invitational to the Coach T Invitational to honor previous head coach Steve Telaneus (left). It will take place on Oct. 10 at North Lake Park in Denton. The first race starts at 7:30 a.m.
Following in stride
Madi Olivier September 24, 2020

If anyone glanced through the window of the cross country team’s bus in July 2016, they wouldn’t have seen anything special.  They were on their way home after training in the Woodlands. Athletes...

Assistant Cross Country, Track and Field Coach Corey Wales moved from Utah to work with the Marauders. This is his first year with the program.
Hit the ground running
Madi Olivier September 24, 2020

One of Head Cross Country, Track and Field Coach Andrew Reinberg’s first tasks after taking over the program was hiring Assistant Coach Corey Wales in late July. “He’s...

Senior Garrett Nussmeier takes a break during the Marauder
Kicking off the Marauder season
Samson George September 18, 2020

After a long and unpredictable offseason, the football team is back on the field and ready for the 2020 season. They played their first game of the year last night against the...

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"Now, as teenagers, we are more aware of how these issues affect our future and understand that we have to become the voices for lasting change for what adults did not fix."
Editorial: Teen voices are vital in politics
The Marquee Staff November 5, 2020

Teenagers have had to face the consequences of adult politics our whole lives. We were born into the political aftermath of 9/11 with wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. We have practiced active shooter drills...

"For the first time, I realized that I was big. Not big as in confident or loud. Big as in a tall, sweaty giraffe trying to make her way through a herd of mice without stepping on anyone."
Column: Bigger isn't always better
Muna Nnamani November 2, 2020

The ballroom reeked of sweat and Axe. We were 12 or 13 years old, the worst time to be alive. Sweating through our formal wear, we stood boy-girl-boy across the edges of the...

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The segregation of race in America is highlighted in "Loving," which also shows that love knows no boundaries.
Race in our media
Muna Nnamani November 9, 2020

At the beginning of the summer, the Black Lives Matter movement sparked protests and opened up conversations about race, and people started turning to media choices to learn more...

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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper
Marcus High School's Online Newspaper