Tennis Team Getting Ready

As Reported By: James Arellano The Madison Varsity Tennis team is ready to ace the upcoming season! After making it to the state finals last season, Maya Bowe will return. The hopes are high to start the season off strong. “We have a lot of seniors on Varsity they have improved a lot since they…

Mavs Are Met!

As reported by Alaina Soule The Madison community was full of excitement gathered at Heroes Stadium on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, as friends, family, and supporters greeted and met the Mavericks. The annual “Meet the Mavericks” event celebrated student organizations and athletes as hundreds showed up to be introduced to this year’s student body. As…

Absolutely Fab!

Reported by staff Fabiola Vargas-Gonzalez has been named as the  Chief Editor of The Advocate. Fabiola is a senior who is part of the AMP.  She has been taking the animal science classes for two years,preparing herself for her future career. Into her third year of journalism,our editor enjoys the craft because she likes telling…

Meaningful Maroon

As reported by Monika Garcia   Madison gathered to show their support for the community of Uvalde, where a deranged gunman opened fire on Robb Elementary School, ending the lives of 19 young children, along with 2 teachers, and many wounded several. In memory of the many who lost their lives, many Maverick students, teachers,…

Kitties Need a Home

Two little kittens were found under a car by Senior Mikaya Garcia early Wednesday near Madison. This homeless duo needs permanent shelter. Attached is a video of Daisy Mae giving some love to the two kittens, currently known as “Dolly” and “Maverick”. If you are interested please contact Mr. Otley at rotley@neisd.net Daisy Mae with…

Black History and Future

By Mikayla Garcia      Black History Month originally started on January 2nd 1970-February 28, 1970. This year it starts on February 1st-February 28th. It is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in US history.      Senior students Aubrey Palmer and Angela Elias are currently in the process…

Distinguished Minds

Ninety-two from the class of 2022 will cross the stage accomplishing the notable achievement of obtaining  Summa honors.  To be a Summa, you have to be perfect. “A Summa graduate is a student that has earned the highest distinction in academic achievement, earning a 100+ Overall Weighted GPA”,” said Counselor Kim Stelter. The Advocate is…

A Day Remembered

  Reported by Angelo Saco     September 11, 2001, will remain a day that won’t be forgotten by those who lived through it. Although the tragedy was shared by a nation and the world, each person has a different memory. Stephen Perce teaches Spanish and is a military veteran. He remembers that day starting…

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….

Mariachi Making Music

Reported by Julian Spindola They’re many clubs and organizations on campus and they have positives and negatives. A positive is that it makes it easier to find what you want, and find a class that fits you. The negative part is that there are so many clubs to choose from, that some get shadowed by…