Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

The Marquee

Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

The Marquee

Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

The Marquee


Students need more info about safety

The Marquee Staff April 18, 2023

On May 24, one of the most publicized mass shootings occurred at Uvalde's Robb Elementary School, when a gunman passed through the school’s unlocked doors and killed 19 kids and 2 teachers.  This tragedy...

How to do drugs safely

The Marquee Staff March 21, 2023

Let’s be honest, high school is boring. So why on Earth would you spend your formative years studying and sober when you can give into peer pressure? Have the time of your life breaking the law and stunting...

Young voters can decide elections

The Marquee Staff February 9, 2023

The 2022 Texas General Election is on track to be one of the biggest in state history. Over half a million people turned out on the first day of early voting. Candidates have raised hundreds...

Staff editorial: Class rank doesn’t define success

The Marquee Staff April 25, 2022

Despite many colleges relying less and less on class ranks for admissions, our student body continues to place unnecessary importance on rank. Sophomores frantically share ranks after opening them for...

Often times, young kids are exposed to and participate in antisemitism without understanding the history behind it.

Staff editorial: Holocaust comparisons are inappropriate

The Marquee Staff February 9, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won superior in-depth package in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. It went on to win Best 0f the Best for Objective Writing....

Editorial: Trans students should be included in sports

The Marquee Staff November 17, 2021

On Oct. 25, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 25 into effect which states that student athletes in grades K-12 must compete based on the sex they were assigned at birth. UIL currently allows...

Staff editorial: Eating disorders affect all genders

Staff editorial: Eating disorders affect all genders

The Marquee Staff October 25, 2021

Editor's note: This editorial was part of the Oct. 12, 2021 in-depth package that won second place for print in-depth packages in the 2022 ILPC contest. The in-depth package was also named honorable mention...

After a year of isolation, it may be difficult for students to be thrown back into a social environment next school year. However, forming connections with other people is extremely important to our overall well-being and will make it easier to get through hard times.

Editorial: Rebuilding school community vital next year

The Marquee Staff April 16, 2021

This school year hasn’t been what any of us expected, and it has posed unique challenges to students and teachers. The new COVID-19 requirements were certainly a culture shock, but social distancing...

By whitewashing our history curriculum, students are being done a disservice. Students and educators must continue pursuing multiculturalism knowledge and stop accepting outdated curriculum. Model: Diana Iampieri

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...

Asking students to pee in a cup and not accepting no as an innocent answer also portrays to students that we are being regarded as delinquents. Whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty?

Editorial: Drug testing isn’t the best option for students

The Marquee Staff December 23, 2020

Editor’s note: This story was a part of the in-depth package of our Dec. 16, 2020 issue, which was named as a superior in-depth package in the 2021 TAJE Best of Texas contest. It won third place...

Now, as teenagers, we are more aware of how these issues affect our future and understand that we have to become the voices for lasting change for what adults did not fix.

Editorial: Teen voices are vital in politics

The Marquee Staff November 5, 2020

Editor's note: This story was named a superior staff editorial in the 2021 TAJE Best of Texas contest. Teenagers have had to face the consequences of adult politics our whole lives. We were born into...

Sowing seeds of discrimination and racism only divide us as a community. In times like these, we encourage students instead to work to rise above these racists taunts that can hurt fellow students and neighbors.

Editorial: COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t be blamed on race

Marquee Staff April 27, 2020

Ever since the coronavirus entered the United States, it has forced widespread closures and caused drastic changes. With the outbreak affecting life as we know it, some have used the place of...

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