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Pandemic disrupts college applications

In addition to changing what the school year looks like, the pandemic has complicated the college application process for many seniors.
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 ACT tests multiple times throughout the spring...

New Homecoming plans set to accommodate COVID-19

While some Homecoming events like the dance and pep rally were canceled due to COVID-19, the Student Council officers will still offer different activities throughout the week.
October 23, 2020

Although the Homecoming dance, carnival and pep rally were canceled due to COVID-19, the Student Council will make sure students can still participate in some of the traditional activities like spirit...

Going virtual

English teacher Ashley Gandy spends each day in her empty classroom teaching virtual classes.
Students, teachers manage switch to online classes
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 are stacked and pushed...

Yearbook accepting student-submitted photos

Students can submit photos for the yearbook staff to publish through an app called Yearbook Snap. (Photos by Emily Lundell)
September 25, 2020

With COVID-19 canceling most in-person events, the yearbook staff has limited opportunities to take photos. Their solution is an app called Yearbook Snap, which allows people from the community to submit...

Pep rallies to be held virtually

The first virtual pep rally of the year will be this Friday, Sept. 25.
September 22, 2020

Student council will be hosting the first pep rally of the year online this Friday. In-person students will watch the virtual pep rally during Marauder Time, while Virtual and Virtual Plus students will...

LISD postpones in-person classes

Superintendent Dr. Kevin Rogers announces LISD's plan to delay in-person learning until Sept. 8 in a video released by the district.
July 29, 2020

In-person learning will be delayed until at least Sept. 8 throughout the district. All students, including those who signed up for in-person or virtual plus learning, will start their classes remotely...

LISD to offer in-person and virtual classes

The district is currently planning on allowing students to choose between in-person and virtual classes for the upcoming school year.
July 13, 2020

LISD is planning to offer both in-person and virtual learning options for the upcoming school year, which starts on Aug. 19. The start date was pushed back a week to give the district time for online training...

Podcast: Quotes from Quarantine – Episode 4

In this podcast, The Marquee discusses LISD's plan to offer both in person and virtual classes with Flower Mound family practice physician Dr. Jack Johnson. Others topics of discussion include the current state of the coronavirus in the local area and the importance of wearing a mask.
Local MD discusses district plan to offer in person and virtual classes
July 13, 2020

 

Photos: Celebrating spring sports

Junior and water polo player Maddie Felan celebrates for her senior teammates by holding up a water polo sign.
May 20, 2020

Students celebrated the spring sports seniors, whose last seasons were canceled due to COVID-19, on May 19 with a drive through parade in the student parking lot.

Crafts for a cause

Junior Maddie Felan (left) recently started the non-
profit organization All in for Children with her brother, Nick Felan (center), and his girlfriend, Elizabeth Garcia Creighton (right). The group sews masks for children in hospitals.
Junior starts non-profit to sew masks
April 28, 2020

Similar to many students in quarantine, junior Maddie Felan has been keeping herself busy with new projects. However, instead of spending her free time finding new hobbies, she’s decided to create...

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