Articles written by: Haley Hegefeld

New computer science teacher enjoys his initial McCallum experience

New computer science teacher enjoys his initial McCallum experience

Although this is his first year teaching at McCallum, Daniel Vega is no stranger to AISD. After four years of teaching at the Alternative Learning Center for AISD and various schools around the district during summer school, Vega now calls […]

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Band plays at annual jamboree

Band plays at annual jamboree

The Mac marching band brought its show, “Art Pop” to the 45th annual AISD Marching Band Jamboree at Burger Stadium this Tuesday. The show is based on the artwork of Andy Warhol. Photos by Isak Contreras. Reporting by Rylie Jones, […]

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Knights stampede Seguin to improve to 3-0

ALL DAY AND NIGHT: Quarterback Max Perez celebrates after the win against Seguin. The Knights (3-0) won 63-31. Photo by Gregory James

The Knights defeated the Seguin Matadors, 63-31, last Thursday to improve to 3-0. The Knights broke up a close game in the second half with a prolific offensive attack. The Knights had 442 yards rushing and 119 passing yards. The […]

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Sharing Opportunities

Junior Sutton Ballard, second from right, poses with fire academy students from across the district.

HONORING THE FALLEN: The students of the LBJ Fire Academy, including McCallum junior Sutton Ballard, joined firefighters all across the nation in honoring the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Ballard said that the fire academy students […]

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Volleyball teams trounce Travis

BESIDE THE POINT: Amanda Biscoe, Lyric Middleton, Sophie Bastidas and Lindey Wiley celebrate after winning a point during the Knights' four-set road victory at Travis Tuesday. Photo by Bella Russo.

After having a rough go of it against the Austin Maroons last Friday, the Mac volleyball teams resumed their winning ways with three match victories over the host Travis Rebels on Tuesday night. The Rebels took the opening set in […]

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Red Cross volunteer tells his story about Harvey

Rafael Corrales stands in the small gym with the many cots and gear from all the Red Cross volunteers sheltered there.

The first couple of weeks of school were different from the norm. For a brief time, the small gym was filled with rows upon rows of cots. When one walked down the hall to the small gym, it was dead […]

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Mr. Whiz’s take on the bell schedule

Mr. Whiz in his room. Photo by Zoe Hocker.

Science teacher and department head gives his opinion on McCallum’s bell schedule “What time does this class get out?” That’s a common question asked by teachers and students ever since the bell schedule changed from its typical hour-and-a-half periods two […]

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Two new counselors join McCallum staff

Cristela Garcia is working her first year as a McCallum counselor. Garcia is also a former McCallum math teacher.

As school picks back up and students and teachers are adjusting to their new schedules, McCallum’s two newest counselors are adjusting to a change of scenery. Cristela Garcia and Daniela Galvan are both beginning their first year as McCallum counselors. Both Garcia […]

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Thunder in the Hill Country

Photo by Kelsey Tasch.

Drum line snares top awards at Dripping Springs contest   MAC percussion students got an early start to Saturday morning. First, they practiced at McCallum, then they headed to Dripping Springs High School for the Thunder in the Hills drumline […]

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McCallum’s triple threat

McCallum’s triple threat

They may not be identical but they do have each other’s backs Freshman triplets Bridget, Bella, and William Russo, are excited to start high school together. Since the first day of kindergarten, the triplets have supported and helped each other […]

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