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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

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Models show off dresses from junior Jordan Thompsons debut collection, Petals of Rose.

Tailored to her dreams

Junior unveils collection at fashion show
Marley Roberson February 11, 2022

Editor's note: This story won excellent for print entertainment features in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. Decorations of gold, green and purple filled the Mardi Gras themed restaurant, Mrs. Lively’s...

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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....

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Recent bills spark controversy about history education

Recent bills spark controversy about history education

Hyunsung Na, Aishani Raju, and Harrison Hamre February 1, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won best series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. It also won first place for in-depth...

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Characters Devin and Olive, played by Abigail Frantz and Jordan Thompson, sit in the car, before going to the mall. They sing along to “Passport” by Ross Newhouse.

Calling the shots

Short film created by junior goes to competition
Marley Roberson January 25, 2022

Editor's note: This story won honorable mention for online entertainment feature in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. The camera rolls as Devin orders lunch for her and her girlfriend Olive. It’s...

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Haidyn was always athletic by nature, but according to Kelly she was also clumsy. Instead of her talent, it was her drive to improve that helped her endure the intense training.

Batting with the best

Student athlete wins international softball tournament
Sophia Craig January 25, 2022

Editor's note: This story won second place for sports stories in the 2022 NFPW At-Large contest. It also won excellent for online feature stories in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. As senior Haidyn...

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Liesl and her father posing on the St. Louis, Liesl clutching her flowers. They were her “first flowers from a gentleman.”

Holocaust survivor’s son recalls mother’s journey to America

Alanna Reed January 25, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won best series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. It also won first place for in-depth...

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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

Local rabbi responds to Holocaust discussions
Alanna Reed January 20, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won best series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. It also won first place for in-depth...

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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

Editor's note: This story was part of a portfolio that won superior print story portfolios in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. Individually, it won honorable mention for online entertainment reviews. When...

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

Throwing to the top

Discus thrower competes in European Championships
Aishani Raju November 17, 2021

Editor's note: This story won first place for print sports feature stories in the 2022 ILPC contest. It also won superior for online sports feature stories in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. It also...

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I quietly hated my name because it wasn’t Sue or Emily.

The girl on the box

Muna Nnamani November 17, 2021

Editor's note: This column won first place for commentary in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest as well as Tops in Texas for print personal columns in the 2022 ILPC contest. It also...

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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

Editor's note: This story won superior for online in-depth news/feature stories in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. Supply chain problems are causing shortages in the local area. The pandemic decreased...

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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...

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