Semester Finals Loom

By Madison Arriaga Students will be taking their final exams the week of Dec. 16-20 before winter break. The days of the exam will be Tuesday for the sixth and fourth period, Wednesday for the second and fifth period, Thursday for the third and eighth period, and Friday for the first and seventh period. On…

More Proud Mavericks

Fifty-two students were recognized at a special lunch on Wednesday, as they were celebrated in his year’s second installment of the Mav Pride Awards. These students enjoyed Whataburger offerings as Mr. Zimmerman handed them special certificates for their honor. Mav Pride students are nominated by teachers for. The criteria considered are improved grades, improved behavior,…

Madison’s Best Recognized

Reported by Larissa Bates Since it was founded in 1921, The National Honor Society has been universally recognized for its exceptional high school student members. These students excel in leadership, service, character, and scholarship. NHS students go to great lengths to help serve their community and peers. These students are leaders and examples to their…

Homecoming Happiness

By Trinity Brian   Homecoming Week 2019 was one to remember but the highlight was during halftime when the names of Jordan Allen and Michael Gerkin were announced as Queen and King. The event followed a spirited week with many activities including a dance and dress-up days. This year’s selections made everyone happy for the…

Proud Mavericks

By Torrie Demby It always nice to be appreciated and that is what the Mav Pride awards are all about – recognizing students and others who don’t do things for praise, but should receive some recognition anyway. Ms. Stacey High initiated the Mav Pride award. This acknowledges people who are nominated by teachers for improved…

Girl Power

By Chloe Hartzell There’s a new club redefining what it means to be a girl on this campus. “Girl Up” is a global initiative founded in 2010 by the United Nations with the mission to empower and give girls knowledge and resources to start a social change. According to “Girl Up” president, Claudia Robinson, Madison’s…

Madison Strikes Down Taft

By Jissele Wright The varsity volleyball team defeated Taft with a final score of 15 to 11. Supportive parents and friends littered the stands of the Littleton gym cheering on the Lady Mavs. “The best part of playing volleyball is when you make a good pass or hit, or when you win a game. It’s…

Senior Editors Send Staff Final Farewell

By Alexandra Gutierrez and Richard Hernandez Walking into your senior year, everyone thinks it’s going to be a piece of cake but they never think of all the college applications, searching for scholarships, passing that much needed science class and trying to balance the social life that seems key to a successful senior year. Sometimes…

The Great Gatsby Does it Big

By Richard Hernandez Many might leave the theatre wondering if F. Scott Fitzgerald would approve of Bah Luhrmann’s adaptation of his famous work “The Great Gatsby” but others might walk away wondering if they approved of it. The film’s been one of the most hyped movies of the year having both pop fangirls and nerds…