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…

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…

Big Win Fuels Expectations

Reported by The Advocate Staff   Fresh off their heart-stopping overtime victory against the Brandeis Broncos, our Mavericks are focused on their next opponent, LEE. The LEE team looking for their second win of the season, but the Mavericks have no intention of being that. Staying sharp is the plan. “This week is no different…

A Day Remembered

  Reported by Angelo Saco     September 11, 2001, will remain a day that won’t be forgotten by those who lived through it. Although the tragedy was shared by a nation and the world, each person has a different memory. Stephen Perce teaches Spanish and is a military veteran. He remembers that day starting…

All in a day’s work

BY DAVID GARCIA Many students are getting jobs and while earning money, they are also involved in crazy things that can happen while on the job. Employees know that no two days are the same experience, especially in retail and fast food. Junior Jocelynn Clemson who works at a fast-food store on Bulverde Rd. says…

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…

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…