Madison Students react to USA drone attack

Reported by Chloe Hartzell On January third The U.S. carried out a drone strike in Iran, resulting in the death of Iran’s top military general Qassem Soleimani. The attack came after Iranian protestors attacked The U.S. embassy in Baghdad. The protests were a response to U.S. airstrikes on Iranian military bases. While the situation was…

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…

Marching towards a bright future

Reported by Zoe Riddles    Our Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program, or JROTC for short, has recently renovated their building. The building began its construction in June of 2018 and was completed thirteen months later. Even though the building is brand new, JROTC’s goals are still the same. In JROTC, there is no obligation to…

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…

This Week in History

By Travis Saucedo Information obtained at:  http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ December 8, 1980- Former Beatles member John Lennon was shot by a crazed fan in front of his luxury apartment. Mark David Chapman shot Lennon four times at close range with a .38-caliber revolver. Lennon was rushed to the hospital but died before arriving. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-lennon-shot December 9, 1992-…

Jerzee Boy Jams

By Mackenzie Wallace Donned in an assortment of favorite sports jerseys, choir groups from middle school to adulthood took the stage in the annual Jerzee Boyz concert. Featuring exclusively male performances, the show provided a different insight to stereotypes associated with men in choir. “The main goal is for the middle school guys to experience…

Region Choir

By Natalie Bair Last Saturday, the ladies of the Melodie and Nouvelle choir participated in a rigorous region experience. “I am looking forward to performing my music at the best of my ability,” sophomore Maya Weave said. “I’ve been preparing for the audition by practicing at home and listening to what my instructor has been telling me.”…