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Community holds marrow drive for local student

The registration drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McAuliffe Elementary School. It is being held in hopes of finding a match for Briarhill Middle School seventh grader Audrey Gronberg, who has severe aplastic anemia.
January 9, 2021

Community members are holding a marrow drive today for Briarhill Middle School seventh grader Audrey Gronberg, who has severe aplastic anemia, a rare condition in which the body can no longer produce...

Breathing fire

Frank’s buffalo chicken pizza from Palio's was easily the spiciest thing I reviewed. However, the pizza still tasted good.
Spicy meals for bland foodies
December 29, 2020

I can appreciate the idea of spicy foods. They can help flush out the digestive system and provide a rush while enjoying lunch. However, as a fan of the bland, I despise any level of spice. So, knowing...

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

December 23, 2020

We tried drug testing before. In April 2008, LISD tested students in extracurriculars, or with parking permits. The program was short-lived, ending in 2010. Over the announcements in late October...

LISD to replace Pre-AP with Honors

LISD's decision to replace Pre-AP classes with a new Honors course will save the district money and remove curriculum guidelines set by the College Board.
December 22, 2020

Starting next school year, all Pre-AP classes in LISD will be replaced by new Honors classes. LISD made this decision because the College Board will charge districts $3,000 for each class under the...

Leaping ahead

Senior Tristan Finn performs a contemporary piece, her favorite genre of dance, at the Marquettes Spring Show her sophomore year. Joining the Marquettes helped Tristan find a love for dance again after leaving a ballet studio.
Student rediscovers love for dance in Marquettes
December 19, 2020

Pure anger coursed through senior Tristan Finn’s veins as she pushed through her solo for the fifth time. She was 14, too sick to stand up straight, but she had to keep dancing. She was being punished...

Back on the pitcher’s mound

Freshman Chris Noe was diagnosed with leukemia in May 2019. He is now one year cancer free and playing baseball for the school.  Chris said that  throughout treatment, he never gave up on his goal of returning to the field.
Baseball motivates freshman through leukemia treatment
December 17, 2020

When freshman Chris Noe threw a tennis ball down the hospital hallway as an eighth grader, he didn’t think about his leukemia. In his mind, he was on the pitcher’s mound, glove on one hand, baseball...

Test questions

Board of Trustees Vice President Tracy Scott Miller announced his idea to randomly drug test students in late October to help reduce drug abuse in schools. However, it is unclear if his plan will gain enough support to be voted upon or approved by the school board.
Discussion of reviving student drug screening arises in district
December 16, 2020

Photos: Football plays Prosper

Senior wide receiver J. Michael Sturdivant runs past Prosper players after catching the football.
December 16, 2020

Photos: Battle of the Axe

The team celebrates after the Battle of the Axe game on Nov. 27. The Marauders beat their rivals, the Lewisville Fighting Farmers, 58-38.
December 1, 2020

Photos: Signing day

Senior Kaylyn King talks with her friends after signing to swim at the University of North Texas. Athletes signed to play at their respective colleges in the Marauder Gym on Nov. 11.
November 13, 2020

Photos: Volleyball game 11/6

Senior Jazmyn Edmond and junior Maggie Boyd jump to block the ball.
November 10, 2020

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