The Messy Problem With Cascerones

Reported by Hunter Paganucci With Easter having recently passed and traditions being over, the rising outcry of complaints about Cascarones continues to be made apparent. The marking of the holidays arrival is made very clear by the colorful confetti mess left behind. Because of this, many activists are asking for people to stop with these…

Drugs and Psychosis; A devastating effect

Editorial by  Kyra Bermudez It’s no secret that some students partake in drugs. Whether they’re doing it for fun or doing it to fit in, it doesn’t matter. They don’t take it seriously; not thinking it’ll do much harm. But you know what doing drugs can lead to? Addiction and drug misuse. And when you’re…

Top 3 Ways to Make Your 2024 Better

Reported by Madison O’driscoll 2024 is said to be a big year, this year is predicted to be the biggest election year in history, with more than 50 countries participating in elections. We have a total solar eclipse in April and a surfeit of space missions from countries all around the world. Whether exciting or…

School Restrooms- A Sanitary Shock

Reported By James Arellano As flu season rolls in, the concern for clean door handles, desks, and easy access to soaps and other disinfectants rise drastically. But one aspect of student life has been neglected and vandalized since the rise of a 2021 Tik Tok trend are the school’s restrooms.  Since the rise of the…

An Impression Shared

Reported by Carla Schulze   The US and Germany, are two important world powers that often show leadership regarding international disputes and take responsibility for developing advanced constructions in several topics that affect society for the better. Both countries are modern and innovative, and both know the importance of education. As a German exchange student…

Let’s Come Clean

  Reported by Landen Anciso Madison is a dirty school, and we, as students, are not making it any better. The shortage of custodians is a huge problem for our campus. Many custodians have chosen to leave or quit because of how we trash our school. Even worse is that we seldom treat them with…

Admirable Time

      Reported by James Arellano      May is notorious for its typically uplifting, bright, and saturated weather. It almost brings out a sense of joy, a way to look at the bright side of things. This month, May is National Teen Self-Esteem Awareness Month and gives us a chance to bring awareness…

Friday Night Lights: Fun or Fatal?

Reported by Harley Burger February 27, 2008. A day that lives in infamy in both the hearts and minds of Madison Maverick Football Fans. At the tender age of 20, David Edwards, a former Varsity Defensive Back for James Madison High School, passed away due to medical complications after contracting pneumonia. Just five years earlier, the…

Obstacle or Opportunity

As Reported by:  Harley Burger In light of recent tragedies, Texas schools have become increasingly proactive in safety measures. One such safety measure prohibits NEISD High Schools from being “Open Campuses,” meaning that students are barred from leaving school grounds during their lunch periods. Although there are justifiable concerns surrounding a shift to an “Open…

Student Editorial – Dress Code

An Editorial by Harley Burger  According to an anonymous survey regarding the Dress Code Policy at Madison, 72.7% of students believe that “Enforcing dress code negatively affects the learning environment.” What negative effects does the Dress Code Policy create? How has a safety measure become a source of discomfort and disagreement amongst students, staff, and…