American Sign Language

By Kiara Broadnax Mavs’ American Sign Language class had the experience to meet and communicate with a deaf woman by the name of Azucena. It was a great way to bring a real life scenario to the classroom. “Meeting a deaf person helps break the ice so they are not as scared meeting a person…

Halloween Gives Tricks and Treats

By Garrett Ashley To commemorate the great day of October 31st, we here at the Madison Advocate thought it would be appropriate to give all of our readers a quick rundown of the history of Halloween. Halloween’s roots reach back more than 2000 years, to the time of the Celts, who lived in what is…

Mavs Put Big Points in Past

By Alexandra Gutierrez | Photo By JayJay Gonzalez The band, dancers, and fans have gone home. The support that normally floods the stands isn’t there. But the rain’s effects didn’t keep the Mavs from scoring big points and making a statement entering district. On Sept. 28 varsity began district against Churchill and rained on their…

Mavericks Kick Out Cancer

By Randee Schmitt Your best friend, your younger sister, your mother. Breast cancer does not discriminate.  It does not care about a person’s race or age. It could affect anyone. The Maverick PALS are raising money to donate to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research Foundation and have organized a Pink Out football game….

Mavs Fall Short Against Rivals

After five hard fought games, the end game tally came out to a disappointing 2-3 loss against MacArthur High School. “We believed that we could win and we wanted to win,” senior volleyball player Remington Geffken said. The team came out strong with two games too nothing. Then mac slipped their way in ending the…

House at the End of the Street

House at the End of the Street released on Sept 21 is a horror film starring Jennifer Lawrence and Elisabeth Shue. The story begins as  mother and daughter move into a new home next to a house where a vicious murder took place. According to Internet Movie Database(IMDB) the movie received three stars that rating fits the movie perfectly. Unlike…

Ag Hosts Event for Kindergartners

A new generation of Ag childern course their way through the Agriculture building. The Ag Program hosted an event for kindergartners from Sept 25 to Sept 28 to provide insight into the program. “We are trying to provide Ag education for younger kids,” Ag Program Head Justin Missildime said. “They are learning basic tractor safety…

Dollie’s Teach Mavs New and Old

The Madison Performing Arts Center filled with girls of all ages on Saturday, Sept. 22 as the Dollie Clinic took full swing. A day dedicated to dancing while the girls spent the morning learning routines and performing their exciting new skills at the afternoon parent show-off in the Madison auditorium. “Dollie Clinic is a fun and exciting…

Mavs Bring Big Numbers

This year’s football team is delivering big numbers from players that weren’t so big last season and it seems to be the key the boys needed. On Sept. 14 the Mavs took on the New Braunfels Unicorns and boarded the bus home with their second 30 point win (51-21) making their record 2-1. “I think…

Review: Night Visons Puts Imagine Dragons “On Top of the World”

 By Richard Hernandez After releasing several EPs and gaining some recognition for their single “It’s Time” Imagine Dragons decided that it’s about time that they released their first full length album. The album Night Visions doesn’t disappoint. The album is composed of some new material as well as some familiar ones. The band wastes no time…