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Statewide elections

Owen Oppenheimer, Reporter November 3, 2022
Breakdowns of the statewide election's candidates.
Local elections

Local elections

Owen Oppenheimer, Reporter October 31, 2022
Meet the candidates for the November 2022 Texas Midterm Election.

Low wages in Texas lead to teacher shortages

Newton Witter and Caiden Emmert October 26, 2022
Texas has recently been going through a teacher shortage, with more teachers quitting and less teachers coming in than ever before.

Marcus Singers compete in Annual Competition

Avia Johns and Kristen Renner October 26, 2022
Students are gearing up for upcoming auditions for the annual Marcus Idol competition.

Girls Who Code club starts up again

Imaan Malik and Justine Reester October 26, 2022
Junior Bhavana Katta, freshman Veda Ganesan and freshman Hansika Kantheti started a new Girls Who Code club last week, with its goal to get more girls interested in technology and coding.

The Battle Backstage

Ash Willard and Emily Searles October 21, 2022

The Theatre Department worked to create a retelling of “Murder” By Poe last month, and have shared how they achieved this task in such little time. The Marcus Theatre Department was able to show this...

Theatre performs Murder By Poe

Astor Jones and Abby Steiner October 21, 2022
The varsity theatre class performed Murder By Poe last weekend in the blackbox theatre Sept.15-18.

Students keep it Real with a new Social Media App

Taylor Graham and Charlotte Peir October 21, 2022
BeReal was a social media platform originally released in 2020, that recently gained popularity, specifically with many teenagers. According to, the app was created to compete with Instagram, but designed to avoid addiction.
Upshaw has been working at LISD for 24 years.

Upshaw takes position as Chief of Middle Schools for LISD

Raksha Jayakumar, Reporter October 3, 2022

Chantell Upshaw’s new role as Chief of Middle Schools for LISD focuses on helping middle schoolers be more comfortable and prepared. ”We don’t want to push them too quickly,” Upshaw said. “I...

Principal True has been an assistant principal for six years. She spent two of those years at the main campus.

Former school assistant principal embraces new role as M9 principal

Raksha Jayakumar, Reporter October 3, 2022
Jessica True has settled into her new position since being named the new M9 principal on June 13, 2022 and is ready to help the new students on the M9 campus.
Sophomore Alex Alvarez pulls sophomore Sheila Povar on a scooter during freetime. Leaders and partners spend the class period playing games together.

Volunteers needed in PE Partners

Emily Couch September 30, 2022

PE Partners is in need of additional volunteers to help in the life skills class.   Volunteers, which are called leaders in the class, help the buddies–the life skills students. They teach...

Beto ORourke speaks at the Denton Civic Center on Sept 7.

Gubernatorial candidate offers encourage for student voters

Owen Oppenheimer , Reporter September 9, 2022

Texas Gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke stopped in Denton on Sept 7 as a part of his "Drive for Texas" campaign. The Denton Civic Center was filled to capacity but still, hundreds of supporters waited...

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