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…

Budding Buddies

By Erin Rabel The Guild Dogs for the Blind (GDB) puppy club here at Madison is gaining many new puppy members. Puppies have been coming in waves joining the James Madison GDB puppy club. Since March 29th, the Madison puppy pack has grown by 11 more pups. That isn’t all though; there are still more…

Making a Grand Exit

By Monika Garcia  In only a few weeks, the class of 2022 will be walking the stage and receiving their diplomas. With the last two years being different than usual, many seniors are excited they are almost done. During the lunch periods of April 13th, 2022, seniors lined up in front of the school to…

Ready, Set, Go!

By David Garcia Run, jump and hurdle your way to the stadiums because track season is underway.   The Track runners started practicing for the 2022 track season back in January and the comp season started on Thursday, February 17 at the South West High School Joe Marsh Dragon Relays . Our track team opened the…

Stock Show Drives Into Town

By Erin Rabel The stock show and rodeo are a huge deal to the people in the city of San Antonio. There are FFA  livestock shows, concerts, and a carnival. The events last for over two weeks and the days are jam-packed with things to do.  The biggest and most well-known part of this event…

Leaving the Nest

By Monika Garcia In a few months, there will be lines full of seniors in their graduation caps and gowns, waiting to leave high school behind.  Although some seniors may be clueless about what to do after school, some already have it figured out. “I want to be a firefighter because I find it interesting…

Frozen Out

By Monika Garcia  On Thursday, January 20th, Madison high school along with other NEISD schools shut down schools due to the wintery weather occurring that day. The district concluded roads would be too icy, causing teachers to be absent, resulting in being understaffed.           “I was ecstatic, it’s very interesting because they said it was a…

Avila’s Antics

Reported By Monika Garcia Mr. Avila teaches Reg/AP Government at Madison. He has been teaching at Madison for 10 years and enjoys teaching government because he believes it to be the “most authoritative science.” “I love teaching government because it studies what we think people should be doing,” said Avila. His teaching style isn’t like…

Only “@” Madison

 By Monika Garcia Students with Instagram accounts, looking for entertainment, have lately been observing the lives of others online via an outburst of Madison-themed accounts promoting various “out of context” pictures of Mavericks doing different things.      The first account that started it all is named “nocontextjmhs” . The owner has a whopping 1,726 followers.            There…

Stage Frights

Reported by Shemar McLean The Mad Mav Theatre Department is one of our premier Fine Art organizations and they are back on the stage performing in front of live audiences. Past productions have been points of conversation and many shows have been cherished by students, parents, and actors alike. This week, the Theatre Company opened…