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Photos: Celebrating spring sports

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

Adriana Pueskens

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.

Adriana Pueskens

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 a non-profit organization called All in for Children to help make masks for kids in hospitals. While...

Surviving quarantine boredom

Students are taking part in a wide range of activities, from walking to baking, yo stay entertained during quarantine.

Ayra Charania

April 28, 2020

The Marquee asked four students how they were staying busy during quarantine. Here's what they had to say:

Editorial: COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t be blamed on race

Marquee Staff

April 27, 2020

Ever since the coronavirus entered the United States, it has forced widespread closures and caused drastic changes. With the outbreak affecting life as we know it, some have used the place of origin of the virus as a reason to act racist towards Asian Americans, specifically by using phras...

Beyond the location

Junior Maggie Ku's father, who also experienced the SARS outbreak, says the lockdown caused by COVID-19 has been significantly more strict relative to regulations during the SARS outbreak. He has been unable to leave his house except to grab essential items like food and water and has had to have his temperature checked at every building he enters.

Ayra Charania

April 27, 2020

Junior Maggie Ku sat in her classroom, listening to her friends’ conversation while working on her assignment. They were discussing how the Corona beer stock dropped when the topic of coronavirus came up. While filling in her answers, Maggie faintly heard one of her friends whisper to the othe...

Texas governor reopens retail businesses

The Flower Mound Sally Beauty Supply posts flyers announcing changes being made due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 21.

Ayra Charania

April 27, 2020

Texas coronavirus cases peaked on April 22 — April 26, with zero shortages in hospital beds, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Additionally, the state is projected to have 957 COVID-19 deaths by Aug. 4. In consideration of these projections, Gov. Greg Abbott plans to slowly reopen businesses. Abbott allowed retail businesses to offer ...

Marquettes postpone auditions, spring show due to COVID-19

Senior Marquette officer Bella Fortino leads her line onto the field to greet the players at the start of the Sept. 13 football game. The Marquettes recently decided to postpone their annual spring show and auditions in response to COVID-19.

Madi Olivier

April 5, 2020

The Marquettes are one of the many groups on campus that have had to cancel their spring activities, including their auditions for next year’s team. The tryouts were originally going to be held on April 7, but the group is hoping to reschedule them for a later date.  “You have a picture in your head of what it's goin...

Denton County issues stay at home order

Denton County Judge Andy Eads issued a stay at home order for the county in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Madi Olivier

March 25, 2020

Yesterday, Denton County Judge Andy Eads announced a stay at home order for the county in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on March 25.  The order is currently set to last for one week, but its duration may be changed by the Commissioners Court.  As of M...

Podcast: Quotes from Quarantine – Episode 3

In this podcast, The Marquee asks Flower Mound family practice physician Dr. Jack Johnson student-submitted questions about the coronavirus.

Madi Olivier

March 23, 2020

Quotes from Quarantine - Episode 1  ...

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