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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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McCallum Knights beat Lehman Lobos (Gallery)

PINKIE PROMISE: Max Perez joins cheerleaders Daejha Taylor, Robyn McCray, Lily Ponce, Lina Coleman, Miles Perkins hold pinkies and sing the school song after the McCallum victory versus Lehman. Photo by Zoe Hutchens.

McCallum defeated the Lehman Lobos, 55-17, at the Bob Shelton Stadium on Friday, Sept.6, to improve to 2-0 on the young season. Quarterback Max Perez scored four rushing touchdowns and threw three touchdown passes. Photos by Madison Olsen, Greg James, […]

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For many at Mac, Harvey hits close to home

For many at Mac, Harvey hits close to home

As Hurricane Harvey hurtled closer to the Texas coast, Texans all over the state cast their eyes onto screens. Switching to The Weather Channel, scrolling through Twitter updates, and tuning into countless broadcasts, all were desperate to be informed on […]

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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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Computers stolen from photo classroom

Computers stolen from photo classroom

Flashback to June 7, the day students were registering for summer school. Among the hustle and bustle of students rushing around, the school custodians prepared the campus for the 2017-18 school year. By the end of the day, the commercial […]

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Knights keep on rolling

FAUGHT HARD: Outside linebacker J. B. Faught sacks Lehman quarterback Ethan Roach. The Knights lead 35-10 at the start of the second half, after Deron Gage caught a pass from Max Perez and ran 31 yards for a touchdown. Photo by Madison Olsen.

The McCallum Knights beat the Lehman Lobos 55-17 last Friday night at the Bob Shelton stadium in Kyle.  The Knights (currently 2-0) started off the scoring with a 4-yard touchdown run by Max Perez. The Knights scored again after Alex Julian […]

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Taco Shack trophy stays at Mac

MAXIMUM EFFORT: Quarterback Max Perez runs the ball in the 2nd quarter for a first down. The Knights won the Taco Shack Bowl 48-28. Photo by Greg James.

McCallum football wins Taco Shack Bowl for second year in a row The clock winds down as the quarter comes to an end. The McCallum fans countdown, “5…4…3…2…1.” The student section erupts with excitement. The football players storm the field […]

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