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

New career center set to open fall 2020

Michael Minton March 11, 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...

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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.

Agricultural programs to be moved to TECC-West campus

Michael Minton March 11, 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...

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The popularity of cosmetic procedures has increased among teens in recent years. Studies show that social media may be to blame.

Filtered reality

Popularity of cosmetic procedures among teens connected to social media

Editor’s note: This story was a part of the in-depth package of our March 11, 2020 issue, which was named an excellent in-depth package in the 2021 TAJE Best of Texas contest.

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Percussion begins their concert on Feb. 13 at the Texas Music Educators Association convention with their first ensemble “Toccata” by Jacob Remmington.

Pioneering percussion

Ensemble chosen to perform at TMEA convention
Alyssa Cheatham March 11, 2020

This was the 100th year of the Texas Music Educators Association being held and the first time an honor percussion has ever been invited. Percussion teachers have been advocating for the inclusion of this...

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Video: school safety

Claire Askew and Sydney King March 7, 2020

This segment was a part of the Sept. 18 episode of MOB.

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A mock election was held yesterday for students to express their political opinions because it was Super Tuesday. The mock election results were similar to the Texas primary presidential election results for Democrats, but Republicans had more disparity.

Students vote in mock election on Super Tuesday

Nikhita Ragam March 4, 2020

While adults were in the library casting their votes in the presidential primary election yesterday, students were able to express their political opinions by taking part in AP Government teacher Carey...

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Sophomores Phillip Strange and Kim Ume-Ezeoke serve chicken to parent Lola Aje at Taste of Soul on Feb. 28. The event was held by the Black History Club to share traditional soul food with students and staff.

February in photos

The Marquee Staff March 1, 2020

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Februarys trending hashtags on Twitter captured the biggest events from the past month.

February in hashtags

Samantha Thornfelt February 29, 2020

#Halftimeshow Shakira and Jennifer Lopez made history on Feb. 2 as the first Latina artists to headline a Super Bowl halftime show. While many viewers expressed their love for the performance, others...

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Women4women is a new group on campus, but they have already donated over 800 packages of menstrual products to those in need.

Fighting period poverty

Madi Olivier February 21, 2020

The club Women4women will be collecting menstrual products in room B212 for the rest of the year. They are hoping to receive mostly pads and panty liners, although they will also take other items, such...

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Senior Garrett Karbs is lifted into the air during his synchronized swimming routine for the talent portion of the competition. The annual Mr. Marcus pageant was held last night and Karbs came out on top.

Competing for the crown

Madi Olivier February 21, 2020

Last night, the auditorium wasn’t just a room with chairs and a stage — the Mr. Marcus contestants had other ideas. For two hours, it acted as everything from a swimming pool to a kitchen as the 14...

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Homework Haven is every Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Learning Hub (C114).

Homework Haven started to help students

Nikhita Ragam February 14, 2020

Homework Haven, a program dedicated to helping students with coursework and studying for exams, started at the end of last semester. It’s available to students every Tuesday and Thursday after school...

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The bath bombs were all handmade by students in the German and American Partnership Program last week. The bath bombs come in a variety of sizes, colors and shapes.

Bath bombs to be sold during lunches on Valentine’s Day

Madi Olivier February 13, 2020

Anyone that needs a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift can skip the long lines for chocolate and flowers, because students in the German and American Partnership Program will be selling handmade bath bombs...

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