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…

Valentine’s Day History

Reported by Emily Gray February 14th is coming and that means Valentine’s Day. A romantic day filled with expressing love to that special someone and how much they mean to you. This day is normally associated with romantic gestures, chocolate, and roses, but not many people know the true origin and history of this joyous…

Flicker Footnotes

Reported by Alejandro Barbosa New movies are being released this week and in the following weeks. Here’s what is coming our way. Birds Of Prey is coming out Friday, February 7th. As of now, the DC extended universe (DCEU) as made many flops such as Suicide Squad, Batman versus Superman, others but as of now…

Mariachi Making Music

Reported by Julian Spindola They’re many clubs and organizations on campus and they have positives and negatives. A positive is that it makes it easier to find what you want, and find a class that fits you. The negative part is that there are so many clubs to choose from, that some get shadowed by…

Missing Kobe

 Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, along with seven others perished in a fatal helicopter crash earlier this month. The news was shocking and many still are having difficulty accepting it. The eight passengers and pilot were supposed to take a quick flight to  Gianna’s basketball tournament. California had heavy…

Your Mr. Uribe

Reported by Emily Gray   When walking the halls of Madison you may notice nicely dressed men and women, they are assistant principals and those who work right below our principal. Mr.Uribe is a dedicated part of the Madison campus and staff; he has worked here for four years now. He studied at UTEP (University…

Koalas are Cute

Reported by Zoe Riddles Koalas are small, lovable, marsupials found in the eucalyptus forests of Australia. Just like any marsupials, Koalas have pouches located on their stomach. This pouch is used to shelter the koala’s offspring. A baby koala is called a joey, they grow and develop in the pouch for about six months while…

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…

Music Matters

Reported by Torrie Demby When I asked people what musical artists gets them in their feelings most of the people I asked had many people they wanted to say and most of them were excited when I asked. Most people were excited to answer my question because sometimes you need to let your emotions out….