Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

The Marquee

Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

The Marquee

Flower Mound native to star in the television show Touch

Flower Mound native to star in the television show Touch

Madison Ermenio September 25, 2012

The offer every 13 year old has dreamed of is now a reality for Flower Mound native Saxon Sharbino: the opportunity to star in a television show. She will be a regular on season 2 of Touch. “I did...

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Gone but not forgotten

Gone but not forgotten

alyssa schmidt September 20, 2012

The halls have seemed a little emptier this year without one of the school’s busiest teachers. Longtime teacher Marcie Cooley passed away due to pancreatic cancer on July 5, 2012.  Cooley graduated...

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Just clowning around

Just clowning around

meghan eurich April 25, 2012

 Senior Zach Pletcher is not your average teenager in the work force.  He does not make a living at a fast food joint or a clothing store, mindlessly standing in front of a cash register.   He does...

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Medical issues lead to early teacher retirement

Medical issues lead to early teacher retirement

Juliana Adame, Entertainment Editor April 12, 2012

Business teacher Kay Ward only had one month behind the desk this year before her life came to a screeching halt, causing her to say goodbye to her 12-year teaching career at the school. Over the past...

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Junior wins Miss Teen Fort Worth title

Junior wins Miss Teen Fort Worth title

Ryan McDearmont, Reporter March 1, 2012

Junior Aloria Prince stands backstage, waiting for the Miss Teen Fort Worth 2012 pageant to begin. It is only her second pageant, but her hopes are high. All around her is chaos as the other contestants...

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New song writing club comes to Marcus

Kady Kohankie, Reporter February 7, 2012

Junior Andrew Boyer started the Song Writing Club because he thinks some students have a lot of talent of writing. “I was shocked at how many kids actually knew and wrote their own stuff,” Boyer...

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Sophomore defeats cancer twice

Sophomore defeats cancer twice

Marisa Charpentier, Assistant Feature Editor February 7, 2012

Sophomore Justin Collins was only 8. Only 8 when the needles began poking and prodding. Only 8 when his immune system began to deteriorate. Only 8 when he became a survivor. "No, I want to stay here,"...

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Quidditch flies into Muggle world

Juliana Adame, Entertainment Editor February 7, 2012

As Quidditch breaks out on the college scene, Marcus junior Sydney Hankins wants to bring this high-flying sport to Marcus. Quidditch is the magical sport played on broomsticks in the Harry Potter series...

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One-way ticket to adventure

One-way ticket to adventure

Molly Spain, In-Depth/Opinion Editor February 7, 2012

When the school year comes to a close, seniors will be shopping for prom, brainstorming senior pranks or gearing up for graduation, but not senior Makayla Velarde. She will be in Europe soaking in the...

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Creating business from passion

Juliana Adame, Entertainment Editor January 31, 2012

Junior Radu Jitariu is turning a hobby into a major money maker. Jitariu makes t-shirts for Marcus sporting events in his spare time. It all started after another student’s failed attempt at making shirts. “A...

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Seniors create high school “app”

Andrea Boyd, Reporter January 31, 2012

A change in the way technology is used in school may be in the near future. Seniors Connor Bell, Perry Richmond, and David Montgomery are working to create an app for the school. This app would make communication...

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Recycling for a cause

Emily Aijkens, Assitant In-Depth/Assistant Opinion Editor January 31, 2012

Earth Club is a club dedicated to help Marcus recycle. “The goal is to help the environment and make Marcus more Earth conscious,” member Sarah Dixon said. The club visits each of the 150 rooms at...

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