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Column: An angel’s smile

Michael Minton

May 1, 2020

My Aunt Mimi lives in a recliner in a small house fenced in by 60 foot pine trees outside Cabot, Arkansas. Pulling into her driveway, my dad would wake up me and my sisters, saying we’ve arrived. My Uncle Ronnie was always sitting on his stool in the garage with a cigarette burning nearby, solving a ...

Quiz: What 2000’s show are you?

Take this quiz to find out which iconic 2000's TV show matches your personality the best.

Michael Minton

May 1, 2020

1. When you're upset, who do you turn to? a) My closest friend because they know me better than anyone b) The funny people in my life because their jokes take my mind off of it c) Myself because quiet reflection always helps me calm down d) My family because they’re always a voice of reason   2....

Column: Tug of war

Reya Mosby

April 30, 2020

The first thing I hear on Sunday morning is gospel music blaring in the kitchen. My sister and I are greeted with our parents singing and dancing and the smell of eggs, biscuits, rice, potatoes and bacon cooking. I spend the morning getting ready: fixing my hair, doing my makeup and finding an outfi...

Podcast: Quotes from Quarantine – Episode 1

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

Madi Olivier

March 21, 2020

Quotes from Quarantine - Episode 1  ...

LISD closes schools due to COVID-19 pandemic

LISD announced on March 17 that schools would be closed until at least April 3 due to the rapid spread of COVID-19.

Madi Olivier

March 17, 2020

Earlier today, LISD Superintendent Dr. Kevin Rogers released a statement announcing that all LISD schools will be closed through April 3 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, he stated that students and parents should prepare for the possibility of the cancellation being extended.  “The health and safety of our students, staff, and the community members in each of the communi...

Life outside ‘the bubble’

Officers Angela Abraham, Fiona Chung, Destiny Simpson, Renee Gomez, Neha Yawalkar, and sponsor Kaitlyn Wilson stand together. They discussed education in third world countries during the February meeting.

Ayra Charania

March 15, 2020

Junior Angela Abraham’s mind was clouded with worries as she sat on the couch. The TV flashed images of her family’s flooded hometown, Kerala. Citizens were trapped, left to either starve in their houses or be bitten by water snakes. Abraham saw that some were able to escape by raft, but she was...

Over hurdles and fences

Senior Ashleigh Jooste guides her horse, Max, over a jump at a 2019 competition. She plans to study to become a large animal vet in the future.

Adriana Pueskens

March 13, 2020

The Bridlewood stables were filled with horses. Senior Ashleigh Jooste, then 10, held on as her horse jumped over a fence in the ring. But she suddenly realized her body wasn’t in the right position, causing her to fall off. Jooste had been riding for a year and was thrown off before. A week earlier,...

Column: The b-word

McKenna Cowley

March 12, 2020

I wandered through beige hallways that never seemed to end, checking my watch and seeing the time run out. I was desperate and lost, entering a random classroom for help. Faceless strangers stared at me, waiting for me to speak. Then the late bell rang. I looked down at my outfit, except I didn’t have one. I...

New career center set to open fall 2020

The new Technology, Education and Career Center-West (TECC-West) campus will be opening in the fall.

Michael Minton

March 12, 2020

The Dale Jackson Career Center will close at the end of the 2020 spring semester as a result of the opening of the new Technology, Education and Career Center-West (TECC-West) campus in the fall, which may cost up to $45.9 million. TECC-West will offer new courses, including Animal Science and Heating Vent...

Agricultural programs to be moved to TECC-West campus

The agricultural classes will be transferred to the Technology, Education and Career Center West (TECC-West) campus by the start of the next school year.

Michael Minton

March 12, 2020

Agricultural classes will no longer be offered at Marcus starting next year. LISD’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) and agricultural programs will be transferred to the Technology, Education and Career Center West (TECC-West) campus in time for the fall 2020 semester. The FFA programs from all high ...

Remarks: Cosmetic surgery

Remarks: Cosmetic surgery

Ayra Charania

March 11, 2020

The Marquee: What are your thoughts on cosmetic surgery?

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