Obstacle or Opportunity

As Reported by:  Harley Burger In light of recent tragedies, Texas schools have become increasingly proactive in safety measures. One such safety measure prohibits NEISD High Schools from being “Open Campuses,” meaning that students are barred from leaving school grounds during their lunch periods. Although there are justifiable concerns surrounding a shift to an “Open…

Brady Rebel: The Senior Soaring to Sucess

As Reported By: Anahi Avalos The JMHS Varsity Football Captain, Brady Rabel, is soaring to success as a senior in high school. A hard-working, well-rounded, and overall outstanding individual, Brady is the true embodiment of the “Madison Way.” Rabel’s adoration for football is deep-rooted and has only developed since his introduction to the sport as a child….

Student Editorial – Dress Code

An Editorial by Harley Burger  According to an anonymous survey regarding the Dress Code Policy at Madison, 72.7% of students believe that “Enforcing dress code negatively affects the learning environment.” What negative effects does the Dress Code Policy create? How has a safety measure become a source of discomfort and disagreement amongst students, staff, and…

Buffs Beat the Mavs

As Reported by: Monique Camacho On Friday, August 26, 2022, the Mavericks kicked off their first football game of this season. Despite Madison losing against Clemens, 10-14, Madison has not lost hope for our upcoming district games.    “I’m pretty proud of all of our Madison kids,” Frank Castaneda, drum major, commented. “It’s all up…

Tennis Team Getting Ready

As Reported By: James Arellano The Madison Varsity Tennis team is ready to ace the upcoming season! After making it to the state finals last season, Maya Bowe will return. The hopes are high to start the season off strong. “We have a lot of seniors on Varsity they have improved a lot since they…

Mavs Are Met!

As reported by Alaina Soule The Madison community was full of excitement gathered at Heroes Stadium on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, as friends, family, and supporters greeted and met the Mavericks. The annual “Meet the Mavericks” event celebrated student organizations and athletes as hundreds showed up to be introduced to this year’s student body. As…

Absolutely Fab!

Reported by staff Fabiola Vargas-Gonzalez has been named as the  Chief Editor of The Advocate. Fabiola is a senior who is part of the AMP.  She has been taking the animal science classes for two years,preparing herself for her future career. Into her third year of journalism,our editor enjoys the craft because she likes telling…

Swimming Into a New Season

By Monika Garcia After a great swim season this past 2021-2022 year, many swim team members are excited to start the next season off fresh with captain (and incoming senior) Alina Nguyen. “My hopes for next year as captain is that to see the team grow even more,” said Nguyen. As other leaders know, being…

Meaningful Maroon

As reported by Monika Garcia   Madison gathered to show their support for the community of Uvalde, where a deranged gunman opened fire on Robb Elementary School, ending the lives of 19 young children, along with 2 teachers, and many wounded several. In memory of the many who lost their lives, many Maverick students, teachers,…

Some Enchanted Evening

After a two-year hiatus, the Prom has returned.  The class of 2022 and others celebrated the evening at the Westin San Antonio North hotel. Among the bright colors, fancy format wear, and music, were plenty of smiles and happiness.       Coming back strong from a break during the global pandemic, the prom was…