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…

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…

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…

Honoring Our Veterans

Reported by Monika Garcia and David Garcia A Veterans Day ceremony was held today in the courtyard of the M building to honor those who served in the armed forces. The ceremony was hosted by the members of the JROTC with an attentive crowd of near two hundred. They were all there to honor those…

Band Back in Step

Reported by Monika Garcia The James Madison marching band has been celebrated for its large numbers. Due to the pandemic last year, about one hundred band students lost interest in the program.  Now with a new year starting, the Madison band is still depleted but is planning to compete in this year’s UIL marching competition….

AG OLYMPICS

By. Erin Rabel The AG Olympics is the first big event the Agriscience Magnet Program (AMP/AG) hosts at the beginning of the school year. This event consists of 4 games which include messy musical chairs, water-balloon volleyball, tug of war, and cow tongue and chicken feet relay. All of these events took on the AMP…

Rodeo Recognitions

Reported by Joleigh Ferguson   The James Madison FFA team was highly represented at the San Antonio Stock Show as our school had a large group of students do well in competitions while also participating in the fun activities the fair had to bring. Some of the amazing students who represented our school these past…

Survivor Stories

Reported by Trinity Brian It’s not every day that history walks into our lives. But on February 19th, this happened. Her name is Rose Sherman Williams, and she is a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor. That night, anybody and everybody interested in hearing her story filed into the PAC. All the seats were filled and there were…

Devastating Destruction Down Under

Reported by Zoe Riddles On November 11th of 2019, the first bushfire started in Ravensbourne, Australia which burnt through over 20,000 acres. Due to the fires, at least twenty-eight people have been killed and over 3,000 homes have been engulfed. Recently, Australia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, announced that over 12 million acres of Australia’s land…

Madison Mourning

Reported by Torrie Demby Aydin Hoffman was a former student at Madison High School who later went to play and go to school at West Texas A&M University. Sadly on Monday, December 30th, Aydin passed away. Still, Even though Aydin is not here anymore, He will be missed and strongly remembered. He was known for…