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Varsity volleyball returns to playoffs

Varsity volleyball returns to playoffs

  The varsity volleyball season came to an end on Oct. 30 at Wimberley High School with the Knights losing to the Kerrville Tivy Antlers in the bi-district playoffs, 25-20, 25-10, 25-20. The playoff loss brought an end to an […]

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Seniors cast first ballots in Nov. 7 election

Seniors Roxy Smith and Ruby Dietz register voters outside Ms. Carrasco's hallway on Tuesday, exactly one week after many seniors cast their first ballots in the election that determined the fate of the $1.05 billion AISD bond.  It passed. Photo by Will Tyree.

Most students have been exposed to the system of American elections since they were children. Their parents and grandparents went to vote, and the news reports about local and nationwide elections every year. Some MAC seniors aren’t aren’t just observing […]

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McCallum races past Reagan to go 10-0

McCallum races past Reagan to go 10-0

  The last game of McCallum’s regular season was one for the record books. By winning their 10th and final regular season game, the 2017 Knights joined the 1966 Knights as the only other team in school history to finish […]

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The original 10-0 Knights

The original 10-0 Knights

Football team anticipates joining 1966 team tonight as only Mac teams to complete 10-0 regular seasons The McCallum Knights headed into their 13th season of varsity football in 1966 with great expectations. “I believe we can start 11 boys who […]

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Perez passes towards perfection

Perez screams with laughter as he witnesses his teammates being kissed by their moms on the Sept. 29 pep rally before the LBJ game. Photo by Dave Winter.
Left: Perez scored the second of three rushing touchdowns he scored against Crockett. Photo by Gregory James.

Senior quarterback Max Perez leads undefeated Knights to potentially historic run The Shield: How have you been feeling about how you have been playing this football season? Max Perez: I think I have been playing pretty good. This is definitely […]

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Versatile Watson juggles many roles as teacher, adviser, coach, leader

Ms. Watson oversees the homecoming sales table at lunch today in the main hallway. Photo by Abby Robison.

Math teacher, StuCo adviser becomes head girls soccer coach   Most every McCallum student knows who Mrs. Watson is. Some people know her as their soccer coach, others as their math teacher; she is a student council adviser to some, and […]

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Marching for los muertos

Photo by Kelsey Tasch.

Art Society, Spanish students, Ballet Folklorico join Viva la Vida parade  McCallum students gathered together in the heart of downtown Austin Saturday; prepared to be a part of the 34th annual Viva la Vida parade and festival. The procession gathered […]

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McCallum downs Lanier to go 9-0

Photo by Greg James.

 Julian tallies 3 TD’s, Knights intercept 3 Viking passes in rout The Knights cruised to their ninth win in a row for the 2017 season Friday night at House Park by defeating host Lanier, 56-6. The game had the telltale […]

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A YES vote would make us want to dance

A YES vote would make us want to dance

  The fall dance concert was held in the multipurpose McCallum Arts Center, which was opened in 2011 and built with $9.4 million approved by a 2008 bond vote. Photos by Annabel and Dave Winter.  Austinites should pass bond, bring […]

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Bond’s benefits outweigh rivalry

Bond’s benefits outweigh rivalry

  A quarter century of athletic competition a small price to pay to make four schools better The first McCallum football game I ever attended was versus our fiercest rival, Lyndon Baines Johnson High School. I had heard from a […]

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