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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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The World is Flat(ball)

The World is Flat(ball)

Mac Flatball headed for an early morning showdown on Sunday morning with Rouse High School. After splitting four games the day before, the Mac attack faced a simple proposition: win or go home. Three straight wins, and the team would […]

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Well Aware of Water Usage

PALS members, Cristain Miranda, Atley Brown, Alana Raper, Charlie Holden, Noah Savage, Eric LaWare and Sam Stone, pose outside Mr. Cowles’ room with the five-gallon buckets they used to collect donations during the shower strike. Photo by Gregory James.

If there’s a foul stench in the air, blame it on the PALS. The McCallum Peer Accepting Learning and Sharing program participated in a fundraiser called the Shower Strike during the week of April 22. During the fundraiser, the PALS […]

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Turning the Page: Unanimous All-District catcher earns four varsity letters

Photo by Adrian Peña

By any standard, Tyler Page, a unanimous selection as the All-District 25-5A catcher, has been the heart of the baseball team this season and for the past four seasons. The only player on the team to earn four varsity letters […]

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MacJournalism’s exclusive prom gallery

Photo by Mykaela Ruiz-Lujan.

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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Highly Regarding Henry

Highly Regarding Henry

Selis’s senior year was his best year at Mac To some people, the high school experience is all about going to parties. For others, it’s about meeting new people, and for still others, it’s about getting involved and learning enough […]

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Upstart club hooked on fishing

Sam Stone throws a castnet to catch fish bait while on a family trop to Port Aransas. Photo by Charlie Stone.

Juniors bring allure of fishing to Mac, cast nets for broader membership Juniors Sam Stone and Reace Lane have known each other since kindergarten, which is about how long each of them has been fishing. “We have just always been […]

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Having a ball in retirement

Having a ball in retirement

McCallum’s drug dog retires after nine years with AISD fter serving for the Austin Independent School District for nine years, Rocco, the much feared and much loved golden retriever, retired from his position as the McCallum police dog on March […]

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Row, Row, Rowing to college

Row, Row, Rowing to college

Junior Kate Knifton trains for rowing in college, discusses what it takes to get there The Shield: How long have you been involved in rowing? Kate Knifton: I have been rowing since August of sophomore year so for about a […]

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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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