Budding Buddies

By Erin Rabel The Guild Dogs for the Blind (GDB) puppy club here at Madison is gaining many new puppy members. Puppies have been coming in waves joining the James Madison GDB puppy club. Since March 29th, the Madison puppy pack has grown by 11 more pups. That isn’t all though; there are still more…

Making a Grand Exit

By Monika Garcia  In only a few weeks, the class of 2022 will be walking the stage and receiving their diplomas. With the last two years being different than usual, many seniors are excited they are almost done. During the lunch periods of April 13th, 2022, seniors lined up in front of the school to…

Ready, Set, Go!

By David Garcia Run, jump and hurdle your way to the stadiums because track season is underway.   The Track runners started practicing for the 2022 track season back in January and the comp season started on Thursday, February 17 at the South West High School Joe Marsh Dragon Relays . Our track team opened the…

Stock Show Drives Into Town

By Erin Rabel The stock show and rodeo are a huge deal to the people in the city of San Antonio. There are FFA  livestock shows, concerts, and a carnival. The events last for over two weeks and the days are jam-packed with things to do.  The biggest and most well-known part of this event…

Leaving the Nest

By Monika Garcia In a few months, there will be lines full of seniors in their graduation caps and gowns, waiting to leave high school behind.  Although some seniors may be clueless about what to do after school, some already have it figured out. “I want to be a firefighter because I find it interesting…

Animals of AG

By Erin Rabel The Agriscience Magnet Program presented the North East AG Fair, a nonstop showcase of animals and food lasting through January 7th and 8th.  The first day was the first round of animal shows. The festivities began a few hours after school let out, so students could prepare their animals for the event….

Mighty Maverick Elective Night

By Monika Garcia  Wednesday, January 24th, was the annual elective night when incoming freshmen come to see all the electives that Madison has to offer.  Being new in high school could be scary, so Elective Night is to ease the incoming students by showing them interesting things that can do here. “I’m excited for debate…

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…

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…

Paying the price to be the best online

Reported by Alejandro Barbosa Online gaming is still a relatively new activity for those seeking entertainment, and that enjoyment translates into big bucks for the game manufacturers. Video game revenue in 2018 reached a new peak of $43.8 billion, up 18 percent from the previous years, surpassing the projected total global box office for the…