Best of SNO

#21
2018-2019
Distinguished Sites Rank for
McCallum High School
10
Published Stories for
McCallum High School
in 2018-2019
#7
2018-2019
Best of SNO Rank for
McCallum High School
Stories from McCallum High School
Senior sets goals high, toe touches higher
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Bella Russo | December 11, 2018

By the end of her junior year, Naiya Antar was determined to make the most of her upcoming last year at McCallum. The basketball athlete tried out for the cheer squad, and now she’s spending the football…

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Stretched too thin
Features

Kelsey Tasch | December 3, 2018

Cristela Garcia, one of McCallum’s five counselors, considers the day a success if she doesn’t have any voice-mail messages blinking when she walks in that morning. From district deadlines to parent…

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Take it to the bank
Midterm Elections

Laszlo King-Hovis | November 20, 2018

Junior Jordan Bibby can’t vote yet, but with the midterms just around the corner, she’s getting involved in other ways, like phone banking.

“A lot of times people aren’t interested,” Bibby…

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Going the extra mile
Sports

Kristen Tibbetts | November 20, 2018

People oftentimes meet their best friends in unique ways. For seniors Piper Wiest and Marianna Vandenbout, it was on the back of a school bus on the way to McCallum after a district cross country meet….

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Boswell does it all
Sports

Sarah Slaten | November 20, 2018

Until six years go, volleyball wasn’t very important for McCallum sophomore Preslie Boswell.

She wasn’t on a team, and she hadn’t even played a game. To her, volleyball was just an opportunity…

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Been there, done stacked
Features

Kristen Tibbetts | November 20, 2018

Most teachers have enough distractions in their classroom to deal with: cellphones and overly talkative students to name a couple. But, for art teachers Carey West and Jeff Seckar-Martinez, they have to…

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The adventures continue for Zulmy Galindo
Features

Bella Russo | November 16, 2018

Growing up as an immigrant in California, college once seemed like a very distant possibility to Zulmy Galindo. Born and raised in Guatemala until age 7, she never really saw herself as the kind of person…

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Church holds services in the PAC
News

Jazzabelle Davishines | November 14, 2018

The AISD Performing Arts Center, a community center for district schools to showcase their fine arts performances, is an unlikely location to find hordes of shouting protesters surrounded by police. On…

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20-year-old runs for school board
Midterm Elections

Sophie Ryland | November 12, 2018

Arriving at his interview with The Shield, Zachary Price burst into Thunderbird Cafe, out of breath, in a crisply-ironed purple shirt and black blazer. The 20-year-old had just come from a lecture, and…

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Consecutive fires strike MAC
News

Janssen Transier | November 12, 2018

To prepare for their program concert on Saturday, the McCallum Youth Dance Company rehearsed in the MAC theatre Monday night. Everything seemed to be running as usual, until students began to smell smoke…

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