World Cup Fever

Reported by Fabiola Vargas The 2022 World Cup has caused excitement. The anxious fans are watching their favorite teams playing hoping they make a goal and pass to the next round.  Here at James Madison, these students can be caught watching the game during lunch, passing period, and even during class. The 2022 World Cup…

A Guide to Grieving: an Averly Huerta Feature

Reported by Harley Burger Grieving is a complicated process, and every individual handles the matter in his or her own way. Averly Huerta is no stranger to the adversity of the grieving process. Yet the dedicated Ag student has not allowed life’s trials to alter her optimistic demeanor.  On November 5th, 2022, the high school Junior’s…

Mid-Term Decision Due

Reported by Harley Burger, Staff Editorialist On Tuesday, November 8th, an estimated 1.23 million Bexar County citizens will cast their votes in the Texas Midterm Election. Candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and an assortment of regional-level positions will be featured on the Texas Midterm ballot. The outcome of this election will, “Greatly determine…

A Rally to Remember

   The final regular season football game is tonight and the hopes are high for an upset against the Johnson Jags. To get the student body aroused for game time, a spirited pep rally was held in Gilmore featuring plenty of fun. Head Coach Blaine Pederson offered words of encouragement to the crowd to start the…

A Foreign Exchange

Reported By: Monique Camacho Attending school in an unfamiliar country sounds terrifying to most people. But not for Baba Minako, despite the differences, Minako is adapting very well to America. “ It’s different but I’m really enjoying it,” Minako stated. There are some things Minako would change about the schools here in America, “I really…

22-23 Senior Information

As Reported By: Alaina Soule Class of 2023, there’s so much information going around it could get confusing. These are some important dates and events you seniors should know for this year: October 27th is an SAT testing day for seniors who did not take the SAT last year http://Madison 2022-23 Scholarship Database This is…

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 Rabel: 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…