Creedle's involvement in Model United Nations helped him expand his perspective from local to global issues. Photo by Liam Wilson.

Activist senior empowers others to fight for change

A suit and tie, a mop of curly hair and a passion for politics like no other. That, in a nutshell, is Callier Creedle, a senior and prominent voice in the McCallum political sphere. Students who know him well say […]

Mr. Schuler poses in his classroom in front of pictures of his son. Photo by Amurri Davis.

Schuler to switch schools next year

As you walk into his room, it’s clean and organized, other than the chalkboards that his students draw on. Once you reach his desk, there is this large section he uses for photos of his son; some are from last […]

Photo by Madison Olsen.

Spotlight shines on Blue Brigade senior

Photos by Brooke Miller, Madison Olsen and Dave Winter. The lights shine down and the music surrounds her as she does her high kicks and splits across the field. She moves with ease in her sparkly outfit, cowboy hat and […]

Photo by Adrian Peña.

Fernandez signs with Southwestern

Photos by Tony Lavorgna, Adrian Peña, Sam Selis and Dave Winter. There are some unwritten rules when it comes to voting for the Most Valuable Player in a professional sports league or a high school sports district. One of those […]

Standing up by sitting down

Standing up by sitting down

Gov. Abbott’s signature makes SB4 the law in Texas On May 1, inside the Texas State Insurance Building, 24 immigration activists were arrested after staging a sit-in next to Gov. Abbott’s office. Among the 24 arrested were Rev. Jim Rigby […]


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Standing up by sitting down

Standing up by sitting down

Gov. Abbott’s signature makes SB4 the law in Texas On May 1, inside the Texas State Insurance Building, 24 immigration activists were arrested after staging a sit-in next to Gov. Abbott’s office. Among the 24 arrested were Rev. Jim Rigby […]

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Creedle's involvement in Model United Nations helped him expand his perspective from local to global issues. Photo by Liam Wilson.

Activist senior empowers others to fight for change

A suit and tie, a mop of curly hair and a passion for politics like no other. That, in a nutshell, is Callier Creedle, a senior and prominent voice in the McCallum political sphere. Students who know him well say […]

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Photo by Madison Olsen.

Spotlight shines on Blue Brigade senior

Photos by Brooke Miller, Madison Olsen and Dave Winter. The lights shine down and the music surrounds her as she does her high kicks and splits across the field. She moves with ease in her sparkly outfit, cowboy hat and […]

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Photo Galleries

Photo by Mykaela Ruiz-Lujan.

MacJournalism’s exclusive prom gallery

We are pleased to share MacJournalism’s exclusive photo gallery of the prom, which took place on May 6 at the Blanton Museum of Art.  Photos by Kya Blount, Grace Brady, J.R. Cardenas, Celeste Montes de Oca, Mykaela Ruiz-Lujan and Alejandro […]

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Blue Brigade to be led in 2017-18 by a pair of junior officers

Senior 2016-2017 Blue Brigade captain Brittany Miller holds hands with new co-captains Karel Tinkler and Chanyn James ('19) before  her last solo as captain during spring show. Photo by David Winter.

The McCallum Blue Brigade is one team known for its traditions. From glitter and red lipstick, to Christmas caroling, to the last dance at spring show, the Blue Brigade carries much of what it does from year to year. But, […]

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Inked under 19

Senior Oona Moorhead shows her tattoo of a devil on her left shoulder. The devil was her fourth tattoo. "My aunt is an artist, and when she was in grad school she used to draw all these devils all the time, so when I was a little kid I just had all these devils everywhere,” Moorhead said. “I really liked it, so I got one of those.” Photo by Charlie Holden.

Students with tattoos speak on decisions, regrets and self-expression that last a lifetime Most parents don’t approve of their kids skipping classes for pretty much any reason. Skipping is a universal don’t-tell-my-mom activity, but it’s what you do, or don’t […]

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Gun Free M-A-C

Gun Free M-A-C

Proposed bill to allow guns in school parking lots is impractical, counterproductive In the first four months of 2017, there have been 14 school shootings, resulting in nine injuries and four deaths, according to the nonprofit research organization Everytown for […]

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End of an era: Croom, Facundo to retire

End of an era: Croom, Facundo to retire

57 years: that’s the combined experience of counselors Lucia Facundo and Mindy Croom at McCallum, a school that has been around for 64 years. At the end of this semester McCallum is saying goodbye to two people, who have spent […]

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Like a Rolling Stone

Tim Bjerke gives instructions for a notecard activity at a McCallum Christian Community and Spectrum joint meeting on May 4 in his classroom. Students wrote a time they had been discriminated against on one side of the card and a time they had acted in a hateful way on the other side of the card before sharing with their peers. Photo by Madison Olsen.

At the end of this school year, media teacher and Spectrum adviser Tim Bjerke will retire from teaching and leave McCallum. Bjerke will still be involved in education, however, as he plans to go to graduate school to study social […]

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Proposed cuts endanger local programs

Junior Andrea Barrera-Castro performs in the teen theatre collective of Creative Action, one of the local organizations that could be threatened by President Trump's proposed budget cuts. Photo supplied by Barrera-Castro.

Arts organizations in Austin among those affected by Trump’s new budget plan As a fine arts magnet school, McCallum has a unique perspective when it comes to the importance of the arts, which are being called into question in President […]

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Wangrin speaks softly, carries a big bat

Wangrin speaks softly, carries a big bat

OPS is considered the most important offensive baseball statistic because it measures a player’s total offensive skill. The sum of a player’s on-base percentage and his slugging percentage, it measures a player’s ability to reach base safely and to hit […]

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All about the music but perks are nice, too

All about the music but perks are nice, too

When it comes to guitar, sophomore Krell is committed for life Sophomore Matilda Krell came to McCallum in order to be the best guitar player she could be.  “I’ve been playing guitar for nine years.” Krell said. “It’s really satisfying to […]

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From Knight to Eagle

From Knight to Eagle

Junior Jack Switzer leads effort to renovate courtyard between math, history hallways Thirty-five friends answered Jack Switzer’s call to update the courtyard near Room 110 Lab on Saturday, April 22 for Switzer’s Eagle Scout project. Photo by Switzer. Jack Switzer’s […]

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An Officer and an Ambassador

LEFT: Officer Georgia Gonzalez watches as students pass through the main hallway during passing period. “I really like interacting with the students as they go to class.” Gonzalez said.  Photo by Gregory James.

The bell rings. Students crowd the main hallway as they make their way to their next class. A din fills the hallway as students talk to each other about their last class, or how some sports team is doing, but […]

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