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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

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Rabbi Geoffrey Dennis visits gravestones cemented into a wall in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland. A survivor created this memorial to commemorate graves destroyed by Nazis.

Fogging history’s lens

Alanna Reed January 20, 2022

In 2018, Rabbi Geoffrey Dennis trudged through the concentration camp. The chilly November air bit at his face as haze drifted through the Polish air. Dennis and his companion, Bruce, roamed about the...

The characters themselves were what made the movie so interesting. Each Madrigal was eccentric and complicated, with a power that complemented their personality perfectly. 

Review: “Encanto” shines with adventure and genuine warmth

Muna Nnamani January 20, 2022

When I first saw the trailer for Disney’s “Encanto”, I expected nothing more than a half-hearted Colombian rendition of “Moana”. After so many Disney movies featuring cookie cutter protagonists...

A Dec. 14 FMPD press release updated residents on their investigation into the shooting threats.

Local schools face shooting threats, suspect identified

Shriya Mukkavilli and Muna Nnamani December 20, 2021

On Dec. 14, the Flower Mound police department announced that an LISD student had been identified on Dec. 11 and detained Dec. 13 for a circulating school shooting threat. The student was charged with...

The new “Cowboy Bebop” had an impossible task: satisfy diehard fans, while staying open enough to welcome new viewers.

Review: ‘Cowboy Bebop’ misses the mark

Hyunsung Na and Vaibhav Sridhar December 7, 2021

When a “Cowboy Bebop” adaptation was announced, I had high hopes. The original anime was groundbreaking for its time, popularizing anime in the west with a unique, heartfelt story. The cast looked...

According to The National Sleep Foundation, 57 percent of teens who use technology in their bedrooms suffer from insomnia.

Losing hours

Shriya Mukkavilli and Hyunsung Na November 29, 2021

As the school day starts, students shuffle into their first period classes. Many bring coffee or sugary energy drinks to help treat their lack of sleep the night before. This issue isn’t unique to this...

Senior receiver Dallas Dudley carries the ball across the field during the Mound Showdown game on Sept. 24.

Receiving the legacy

Hyunsung Na November 22, 2021

This season, senior wide receiver Dallas Dudley has made his name known. With 1,153 yards from this season, Dallas has been instrumental to the team’s success. At the last game of the season at Plano...

Junior Emma Sralla prepares to throw the discus. She has competed in track events since she was 9.

Throwing to the top

Aishani Raju November 17, 2021

Junior Emma Sralla stood in the stadium in Tallinn, Estonia. Her eyes darted to the athletes pacing around waiting for their event to start and the coaches instructing on the sidelines. She took a deep...

Jeff Christenson spent his career as a radio host, but found Marcus band a great place to volunteer.

Making waves

Harrison Hamre November 17, 2021

Jeff Christenson is a lifelong music fanatic. On hot Texas afternoons, you can often find him watching the drumline rehearse in the lot on the corner of Dixon and Morriss. The 66-year-old is always...

Cafeteria worker Maria Mestas restocks the beverage corner. The cafeteria has been short on drinks, among other items.

Supply chain issues cause local product shortages

Alanna Reed November 17, 2021

Supply chain problems are causing shortages in the local area. The pandemic decreased consumer buying habits, so supply decreased. Now that more people are back to work, demand has increased while supply...

Jack then roamed the earth using a coal in a turnip he carved to guide him. People then began carving their own turnips and pumpkins. The term “Jack of the Lantern” was born, and evolved into, “Jack o’ lantern.” 

Haunting history

Marley Roberson October 21, 2021

Trick-or-Treating Most people don't know why we trick-or-treat, carve pumpkins or even dress up for halloween.  Many don't know that Halloween, and many of the traditions that come with it, started...

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