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New Homecoming plans set to accommodate COVID-19

While some Homecoming events like the dance and pep rally were canceled due to COVID-19, the Student Council officers will still offer different activities throughout the week.

Reese Martin

October 23, 2020

Although the Homecoming dance, carnival and pep rally were canceled due to COVID-19, the Student Council will make sure students can still participate in some of the traditional activities like spirit days, Homecoming court and mums and garters next week. Senior Class President Morgan Zimmerman hope...

Changing tune

Orchestra Director Allison Washler executing beats and tempos.

Muna Nnamani

September 29, 2020

Like many other school departments, the performing arts will be making changes to their curriculum for COVID-19 to ensure student safety and productivity. “We are doing what we can to make this a growth year and not just a ‘survive and maintain’ year,” Assistant Choir Director Drew Howard said. ...

Going virtual

English teacher Ashley Gandy spends each day in her empty classroom teaching virtual classes.

Sophia Craig

September 28, 2020

English teacher Ashley Gandy has taught classes full of students for the last 14 years. However, this year she sees an empty classroom as she gets ready for her day. The desks are stacked and pushed to the front of the room, and the students are at home in their pajamas.  This year she only teaches ...

Yearbook accepting student-submitted photos

Students can submit photos for the yearbook staff to publish through an app called Yearbook Snap. (Photos by Emily Lundell)

Garrison Acree

September 25, 2020

With COVID-19 canceling most in-person events, the yearbook staff has limited opportunities to take photos. Their solution is an app called Yearbook Snap, which allows people from the community to submit pictures for the yearbook. Only certain photos will be selected for publication depending on a number ...

Following in stride

The team renamed their annual Marcus Invitational to the Coach T Invitational to honor previous head coach Steve Telaneus (left). It will take place on Oct. 10 at North Lake Park in Denton. The first race starts at 7:30 a.m.

Madi Olivier

September 24, 2020

If anyone glanced through the window of the cross country team’s bus in July 2016, they wouldn’t have seen anything special.  They were on their way home after training in the Woodlands. Athletes leaned across the seats to joke with one another. Others stared at their phones with earbuds in. The c...

Hit the ground running

Assistant Cross Country, Track and Field Coach Corey Wales moved from Utah to work with the Marauders. This is his first year with the program.

Madi Olivier

September 24, 2020

One of Head Cross Country, Track and Field Coach Andrew Reinberg’s first tasks after taking over the program was hiring Assistant Coach Corey Wales in late July. “He’s been helping me and I’ve been helping him,” Reinberg said. “It’s been a great relationship already, and we’ve only ...

Pep rallies to be held virtually

The first virtual pep rally of the year will be this Friday, Sept. 25.

Evelynn Singleton

September 22, 2020

Student council will be hosting the first pep rally of the year online this Friday. In-person students will watch the virtual pep rally during Marauder Time, while Virtual and Virtual Plus students will be emailed a link.  According to student council sponsor Gina Karbs, the pep rally will start with t...

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