Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

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Ayra Charania

Ayra Charania, Copy Editor

As a traveler of nearly every continent (sorry Antarctica) and speaker of four languages, Ayra Charania is a senior and joined staff this year, although she has had a love of writing for many years. Outside of newspaper, Ayra loves to play the violin, shop for heels so she can pretend she isn’t tiny at 5’2, and read. Her current Netflix addiction is Lucifer. 

Check out her playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/user/mhsmarquee/playlist/6EorWBqZZHybcbyug59lmD?si=YOM7LHf5T9ON1NGjQGf9fw

All content by Ayra Charania
Students are taking part in a wide range of activities, from walking to baking, yo stay entertained during quarantine.

Surviving quarantine boredom

Students find entertainment at home
Ayra Charania
April 28, 2020
Officers Angela Abraham, Fiona Chung, Destiny Simpson, Renee Gomez, Neha Yawalkar, and sponsor Kaitlyn Wilson stand together. They discussed education in third world countries during the February meeting.

Life outside ‘the bubble’

Club strives to teach current events
Ayra Charania
March 15, 2020
Senior Kaitlyn Reichenberger was part of the varsity team that placed second at nationals. She performed their nationals routine for the last time at their pep rally on Nov. 22.

Top of the pyramid

Cheer places second at nationals
Ayra Charania
March 12, 2020
Paper snowflakes decorated with encouraging messages hang on the ceiling of Kyle’s Place during Christmas.

Finding hope without a home

Community works to uplift homeless teens
Ayra Charania
February 4, 2020
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
Trees decorated with tinsel and ornaments by members of Help a S.T.A.R. can be found along Morris road.

Branching into Christmas season

Local resident spreads holiday joy by decorating trees
Ayra Charania
December 23, 2019
Sophomore Rhea Karumuru is standing next to Magan Lewis. Lewis is an agricultural engineer for Corteva.

STEMinism

Sophomore joins Girls Advisory Council of women in STEM organization
Ayra Charania
December 16, 2019
Senior Ryan Mouakket was inspired to give tennis a shot in sixth grade while watching it on TV with his dad. He now aspires to earn a state title.

Game, set, match

Senior’s ambitions drive his tennis goals
Ayra Charania
October 30, 2019
Junior Ria Chacko won Marcus Idol after her performance of The Joke.

Major success

Junior wins school-wide singing competition
Ayra Charania
October 4, 2019
The school received an A and LISD received a B+ rating in the Texas Education Agency 2019 Accountability Report on Aug. 15.

TEA grades education

Marcus earns A, LISD’s B+ in 2019 report
Ayra Charania
October 3, 2019

Beyond the location

Coronavirus impacts junior's family
Ayra Charania
May 12, 2004

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