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…

Koalas are Cute

Reported by Zoe Riddles Koalas are small, lovable, marsupials found in the eucalyptus forests of Australia. Just like any marsupials, Koalas have pouches located on their stomach. This pouch is used to shelter the koala’s offspring. A baby koala is called a joey, they grow and develop in the pouch for about six months while…

Music Matters

Reported by Torrie Demby When I asked people what musical artists gets them in their feelings most of the people I asked had many people they wanted to say and most of them were excited when I asked. Most people were excited to answer my question because sometimes you need to let your emotions out….

VASE Competition Coming

Reported by Emily Gray   VASE is a Texas-based arts competition that high school students can participate in annually. VASE or the Visual Arts Scholastic Event was first held in 1994 in Houston. The competition slowly spread to the whole state of Texas and is now a major competition for serious art students.  Art instructor,…

Cafeteria Kudos

Reported by Joleigh Ferguson Some of the longest working staff members here at Madison have been our cafeteria employees. With around 30 people working in the cafeteria, some of the employees being fluent in other languages, they work together to serve the students here at madison in a smooth manner. Astounding some of the school’s…