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SAT subject tests have been discontinued due to further development of the AP program.

Changes made to SAT, AP tests

Vaibhav Sridhar April 7, 2021

The College Board has discontinued the essay portion of the SAT and all SAT subject tests. Additionally, some modifications have been made to this year’s digital AP exams, including full length tests...

The Ogilvie family, including Cade (left), Brooke (middle) and Madden (right), arrived at the race before sunrise, giving Cade time to make sure he was prepared.

Miles for Miles

Athletic trainer honors late son in Ironman triathlon
Madi Olivier March 25, 2021

Hebron High School junior Nandita Kumar founded the student-led group LISD SEE to advocate for a more inclusive history, English and science curriculum.

Seen and heard

Student group pushes for inclusive curriculum
Shriya Mukkavilli March 9, 2021

LISD SEE, or Students for Educational Equity, is a student-led organization that is advocating for a more inclusive history, English and science curriculum. The group has over 130 members from schools...

Editorial: Representation matters in history curriculum

The Marquee Staff March 3, 2021

We’ve all heard that America is a melting pot with different identities blending together to form one diverse nation. However, from the time we start grade school social studies, we hear stories...

Senior Jaelon Dennis initially used fashion as a way to stand up to his bullies, but he said that he now has a passion for it.

Fashion forward

Senior rediscovers himself during quarantine
Muna Nnamani March 2, 2021

As senior Jaelon Dennis walked into Lewisville High School as a freshman, people stopped to stare. He wore ripped black jeans and white Air Force 1’s. His black shirt sported gold spots. A gold...

No matter how you've handled the past year, everyone can agree that it has been difficult, and a drastic hair change might be the only way to cope.

Quiz: Which 2020-21 impulsive hairstyle should you try?

Muna Nnamani February 27, 2021

People channel their 2020-2021 stress in many ways. For some, it’s by taking a walk or journaling. But if you’re like most people, it’s by ruining your hair. Drastic hair changes are the backbone...

Kate began to suspect she was bisexual in middle school. She is now dating another girl but is not out to her parents.

Bisexual student dates while closeted from parents

Madi Olivier February 25, 2021

Editor's note: This story was part of  an in-depth package of our Feb. 12, 2021 issue. It was a finalist for series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. *Names have...

Junior Sydney Battiste came out when she was 11 years old. She identifies as bisexual.

True colors

Junior reflects on coming out to friends and family
Shriya Mukkavilli February 23, 2021

Editor's note: This story was part of  an in-depth package of our Feb. 12, 2021 issue. It was a finalist for series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. Junior Sydney...

Sophomore Charley David was diagnosed with ADHD in third grade. It mainly affects her ability to focus, which she had to overcome while taking virtual classes this year.

Finding focus

Sophomore manages ADHD with virtual learning
Madi Olivier February 19, 2021

Sophomore Charley David describes living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as starting each day with a blank sheet of notebook paper. The tasks she needs to complete are like her...

Column: Perfect blend

Tara Connick February 19, 2021

Getting into my best friend’s red convertible was a daily occurrence during spring semester last school year. She always let me play my music on the way, no matter how many times I made her listen...

Increased acceptance and representation has opened the door for more teens to identify as LGBTQ+ than previous generations.

Finding pride

LGBTQ+ identity increases among teens
Madi Olivier, Sophia Craig, and Shriya Mukkavilli February 16, 2021

Editor's note: This story was part of  an in-depth package of our Feb. 12, 2021 issue. It was a finalist for series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. Recent trends...

Junior Saloni Mistry’s painting, pictured above, won the Chairman Grand Prize in the MLK contest.

Justice for all

Shriya Mukkavilli and Muna Nnamani February 14, 2021

LISD’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. contest was held virtually on Jan. 18. The event was pre-recorded and featured speeches from author and lecturer Tracy Brown, as well as performances by LISD...

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