Frozen Out

On Thursday, January 20th, Madison high school along with other NEISD schools shut down schools due to the wintery weather occurring that day. The district concluded roads would be too icy, causing teachers to be absent, resulting in being understaffed.           “I was ecstatic, it’s very interesting because they said it was a weather concern rather…

Avila’s Antics

Reported By Monika Garcia Mr. Avila teaches Reg/AP Government at Madison. He has been teaching at Madison for 10 years and enjoys teaching government because he believes it to be the “most authoritative science.” “I love teaching government because it studies what we think people should be doing,” said Avila. His teaching style isn’t like…

Only “@” Madison

 Students with Instagram accounts, looking for entertainment, have lately been observing the lives of others online via an outburst of Madison-themed accounts promoting various “out of context” pictures of Mavericks doing different things.      The first account that started it all is named “nocontextjmhs” . The owner has a whopping 1,726 followers.            There are multiple accounts…

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…

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…

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…

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…