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Student displaced by Harvey enrolls at McCallum

Student displaced by Harvey enrolls at McCallum

ABOUT THE SLIDE SHOW: These images show freshman Kai Kidd’s family home in Port Aransas before Hurricane Harvey hit the coastal town and also the condition of the home after he returned there with this mother and grandmother to inspect […]

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Five Austin City Limits essentials

Photo by Lars Plougmann, Flickr Creative Commons.

IF you want to prepare for this weekend’s upcoming music festival, you’ve come to the right place.

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MacTheatre’s fall musical debuts tomorrow

Junior Sophia Mullican and  freshman Magnus Bowles dance together for their roles of Paula and Frank Sr. who are Frank Jr's parents. Photo by Jasmine Barrera.

Starting off the McCallum Theatre’s 2017-18 season is the musical Catch Me if You Can, which is hitting the stage this Thursday. The show is about con-man Frank Jr., portrayed by junior Till Simon. Frank runs away from home at […]

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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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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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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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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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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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The long road to McCallum

Abdul Hassan stands outside of his World History class. He enjoys learning about ancient civilizations in the Middle East, which he finds fascinating. Photo by Emma Baumgardner.

McCallum senior reflects on his journey from Syria to Austin In recent political headlines, the public has debated the issue of refugees seeking asylum from countries affected by war and religious conflict. For the average American, it is hard to humanize […]

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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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