Entertainment

SoundCloud provides Sanders an online canvas for musical expression

Sanders, aka Don Otto, was the penultimate graduation to cross the stage at the Erwin Center in June.

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.’’ — Victor Hugo Senior Adoni Sanders is one of many students at McCallum that chooses to express himself through music. At the start of freshman […]

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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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The Stage is Moore-Thom’s World

The Stage is Moore-Thom’s World

From auditions, to rehearsals, to opening night, to strike, there was one girl behind the organization of Animal Farm, McCallum’s last production of the year. Sophomore Zora Moore-Thoms is the stage manager of Animal Farm. A stage manager is third […]

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Different styles at McCallum

Different styles at McCallum

How the average McCallum student’s clothing choices affect them and their confidence Genevieve Temple The Shield: When did you first get into fashion? Genevieve Temple: “I wanted to be a fashion designer in first grade because I got a business […]

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Spring Break in ATX

Spring Break in ATX

Swimming Looking to escape the heat and the chaos of South By but don’t want to endure the hoards of people with tourist guides flocking to Barton Springs? Check out these more secluded swimming spots to swim and get back […]

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MacTheatre collects school record 9 GAHSMTA nominations

MacTheatre's production of "Me and My Girl" received nine Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Award nominations, a school record. MacTheatre was nominated for best music, best actor, best actress, best supporting actor and best supporting actress.

Me and My Girl, McCallum’s spring musical, received nine Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards nominations this morning, an all-time record for McCallum’s theatre program. “It’s so rewarding,” said Tristan Tierney, who received one of the nine nominations for […]

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For Hufford, dance is like therapy

For Hufford, dance is like therapy

Sophomore sensation to appear in Me and My Girl and more You have to plié lower than the girl on your right. You have to kick higher than the girl on your left. The boy behind you has a stronger […]

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English teachers’ favorite books: Ms. Olson

Ms. Olson poses with a copy of Catcher in the Rye. Photo by Madison Olsen

Catcher in the Rye By J. D. Salinger “I feel like every time I read it I get something new out of it and I always really liked it. In high school, I read it on my own my sophomore […]

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English Teachers’ Favorite Books: Mr. Watterson

English Teachers’ Favorite Books: Mr. Watterson

The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner “Like all of Faulkner’s stuff, it’s creepy and has a morbid curiosity about it. When I read it in college, it was the most confusing thing I’d ever encountered, but when I cracked […]

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English Teachers’ Favorite Books: Mrs. Adamson

Mrs. Adamson holds her copy of her favorite book. Photo by Madison olsen

The Once and Future King By T.H. White “I’ve always been really interested in the Arthurian legend, and I think it would be a fun book at any grade level. The first time I read this I was in seventh […]

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