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The Marquee

Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

The Marquee

Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

The Marquee

Marquettes line up before the beginning of the pep rally on March 2.

Marquette annual spring show celebrates 40 years

Aishani Raju April 7, 2022

 The Marquettes are having a Spring Show to commemorate their 40th anniversary from April 7-9. The show will be in the MAC at 7 p.m..  Marquette director Alice Dack has been director for the past...

Celebrate Marcus will take place on March 30 and will showcase students different cultures.

Student advisory group to host annual culture fair

Marley Roberson March 27, 2022

The school will be holding its third annual cultural fair, “Celebrate Marcus” on March 30 during first and second period. Event organizer and Student Advisory Group Sponsor Lori Dodson says that...

MEDS club officer Seher Hasan and sophomore Harsh Singh took the toys raised in the drive to the Dallas Childrens Medical Center on March 15.

MEDS club hosts toy drive

Aishani Raju March 25, 2022

The Medical Education for Dedicated Students (MEDS) club dropped off 108 toys and raised $375 in gift cards for the Dallas Children’s Medical Center. Junior MEDS Club officer Seher Hasan, and sophomore...

After placing 2nd in state competitions, the Academic Decathlon team will advance to nationals on Thursday, April 21.

Academic decathlon advances to nationals, breaks school records

Harrison Hamre and Muna Nnamani March 23, 2022

The Academic Decathlon team will advance to the online nationals tournament on April 21-23. The team is currently ranked second in the state, fifth in the country, which is a first for the school and...

Following the retirement of Dr. Rogers in January, Dr. Lori Rapp will serve as the first female superintendent in district history.

New superintendent shares goals

Sophia Craig March 21, 2022

Dr. Lori Rapp has many titles. Mother. Teacher. Administrator. And most recently, the first female superintendent in the district. Rapp said she looks forward to serving as the superintendent after...

Recent bills spark controversy about history education

Recent bills spark controversy about history education

Hyunsung Na, Aishani Raju, and Harrison Hamre February 1, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won best series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. It also won first place for in-depth...

Rogers meets with Huffines Middle School students on the first day of the 2017-18 school year.

LISD superintendent to retire

Shriya Mukkavilli January 31, 2022

After serving the district for 36 years, LISD Superintendent and former Marcus principal Dr. Kevin Rogers is retiring on Jan. 31. Rogers first started in the district as a middle school science teacher...

LISD Interim superintendent Gary Patterson released an update to parents about the school closure.

LISD schools to close until Jan. 31

Muna Nnamani January 25, 2022

Last night, interim LISD Superintendent Gary Patterson sent an email to parents and students, stating that all LISD schools will be closed from Wednesday Jan. 26 to Friday Jan 28. Patterson cited the low...

A Dec. 14 FMPD press release updated residents on their investigation into the shooting threats.

Local schools face shooting threats, suspect identified

Shriya Mukkavilli and Muna Nnamani December 20, 2021

On Dec. 14, the Flower Mound police department announced that an LISD student had been identified on Dec. 11 and detained Dec. 13 for a circulating school shooting threat. The student was charged with...

According to The National Sleep Foundation, 57 percent of teens who use technology in their bedrooms suffer from insomnia.

Losing hours

Shriya Mukkavilli and Hyunsung Na November 29, 2021

As the school day starts, students shuffle into their first period classes. Many bring coffee or sugary energy drinks to help treat their lack of sleep the night before. This issue isn’t unique to this...

The Marquee wins big at national competition

The Marquee wins big at national competition

Shriya Mukkavilli November 18, 2021

The Marquee won five National Scholastic Press Association’s Individual awards contest, announced on Nov. 13. The stories chosen were out of the top ten in the nation for each category. Editor-in-chief...

Cafeteria worker Maria Mestas restocks the beverage corner. The cafeteria has been short on drinks, among other items.

Supply chain issues cause local product shortages

Alanna Reed November 17, 2021

Editor's note: This story won superior for online in-depth news/feature stories in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. Supply chain problems are causing shortages in the local area. The pandemic decreased...

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