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Junior Matthew Hill supports swim at their meet on Jan. 18. He and others encouraged teammates during their events.

January in photos

The Marquee Staff February 2, 2020

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Pastor Donald Tittle was directly impacted by the first church shooting in the United States at First Baptist in Daingerfield. This has affected the way his church has handled security precautions. They currently have a police officer and security team on the grounds during church assemblies.

Targeting faith

Local pastor shares personal experience with first U.S. church shooting
Reya Mosby February 1, 2020

Editor's note: this story was named as an honorable mention for news features in the TAJE Best in Texas contest. Within the past few years, mass shootings have increased throughout the country. Places...

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According to the CDC, Texas had the 7th highest teen birth rate in the United States in 2018. The main reason for the states high population of teen parents is up for debate.

Children having children

Teen birth rate remains high in Texas
Madi Olivier and Ayra Charania February 1, 2020

Editor’s note: This story was a part of the in-depth package of our Jan. 31, 2020 issue, which was named as an honorable mention for online in-depth news/feature package in the ILPC contest. It was...

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Enrollment at Marcus is predicted to drop to less than 3,000 students by 2022 and then 2,650 students by 2027. LISD Superintendent Dr. Kevin Rogers said the enrollment is dropping because families are staying in the area.

LISD considers rezoning students

Madi Olivier January 30, 2020

Editor’s note: this story won first place for news in the Press Women of Texas high school contest and first place for print news in the ILPC contest. It was also a finalist for news reporting in the...

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Students in health and physical education classes have been expected to learn the same Texas Essentials of Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) since 1998. The Texas State Board of Education is currently revising the TEKS and is expected to make a decision in the fall.

Health, physical education TEKS revised for first time in 22 years

Madi Olivier and Ayra Charania January 29, 2020

Editor's note: This story won second place for online news writing in the ILPC contest. For the first time in 22 years, the Texas State Board of Education is revising the physical education and health...

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President Donald Trump was impeached on Dec. 18 In October, after asking Ukranian government officials to conduct background checks and provide information on former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden in October.

Impeachment breakdown

Nikhita Ragam January 27, 2020

What is impeachment? Impeachment is a power held by Congress, which is made up of the House of Representatives and Senate, to charge, try and remove public officials, ranging from cabinet members...

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Students got to hold husky puppies in the library the morning before finals. The puppies were brought in by English teacher and Texas Husky Rescue Foster Director Meghan Regent. Students could pay five dollars to hold the puppies, and the proceeds would go towards their medical bills.

December in photos

December 20, 2019

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The puppies that visited in September were kept in a playpen on the floor of the library, where students could easily reach out to pet them and play. However, the huskies coming to campus tomorrow morning are younger and therefore more fragile than those that visited earlier this year, so they will likely be kept behind the desk unless they are being held.

Puppy love in the library

Teacher's foster husky puppies to visit students in school library
Madi Olivier December 19, 2019

Students’ last minute library study sessions will be interrupted tomorrow morning with a visit from four energetic puppies. The six week old huskies will be in the library from about 7:30 a.m. to 8:15...

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Social media platforms became extremely popular in the past decade, making hashtags a new way to remember major events.

Decade in hashtags

Shriya Mukkavilli December 19, 2019

  #26Angels (2012)  Many mass shootings occurred in the 2010s. #26Angels was created in remembrance of the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut in...

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The Global Climate Strike, an environmental conservation organization, held a rally on Friday, Nov. 29 in order to let the government know they want climate action. 40 people attended, brought signs, and marched as a group up and down W. 7th  in the rain while shouting chants that encouraged activism.

Impact of climate change sparks debate

Nikhita Ragam and Shriya Mukkavilli December 13, 2019

According to the United Nations, 2019 is set to end the hottest decade recorded, and natural disasters such as wildfires and floods have increased. The global temperature has increased 1.5 F since 1880,...

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Student advisory board members junior Ryan Steen and seniors Alec McKisic, Ethan Lowry, Corbin Duncan, Patrick Black, Joseph Addicott and Steven Sanfelippo helped organize school supplies before they were donated to Dallas ISD.

LISD lends a hand

Students help with tornado restoration
Nikhita Ragam December 9, 2019

The Student Advisory Board collected 21 boxes of school supplies and $440 in gift cards for the district-wide donation drive held for Dallas ISD. AP Human Geography teacher Tracy Jennings’ classes...

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Junior Marquette officer Emily Reynolds performs during halftime at the football game against the Irving MacArthur Cardinals on Nov. 2. The Marauders won 49-13.

November in photos

The Marquee Staff December 2, 2019

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