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McCallum staff and Garden Club celebrate the holidays with giving

McCallum staff and Garden Club celebrate the holidays with giving

Before Thanksgiving break, the mother of a McCallum student contacted assistant principal, Larry Featherstone to ask if the faculty knew of anyone who could provide a Thanksgiving meal or food to serve her family for the holidays. Knowing this family […]

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Shield cartoon contest: selected winners

Comic by Mila Doiron, published in Issue 3 of the Shield

In response to the Shield’s cartoon contest, we are happy to feature two selected works of art. Congratulations to Mila Doiron and June Bendich.    

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What lies beneath

What lies beneath

Staffer Natalie Murphy goes behind the scenes to explore the bomb shelter and secret doors at school.

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Environmental Knights raise awareness of recycling

Environmental Knights raise awareness of recycling

Junior Charlotte Lichtenheld proposed the idea to the Environmental Knights to put signs on the recycling bins, as a campaign to raise awareness. “I did a Girl Scout Gold Award project at Lamar last year, and part of the project […]

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Students, staff express gratitude this Thanksgiving

Students, staff express gratitude this Thanksgiving

Hover over the photos to read what students and staff are thankful for.

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Theater students nominated for BroadwayWorld awards

A scene form "Bonn and Clyde," the BroadwayWorld austin Awards Nominee. Photo by Seren Villwock.

Six theater students were nominated for the 2013 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards. The students, senior Connor Barr, senior Annamarie Kasper, junior Jacob Roberts-Miller, junior Sage Stoakley sophomore Kendrick Lawson and sophomore Hannah McEvilly were recognized for their outstanding performances in categories […]

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Math classes compete in kickball games

Math classes compete in kickball games

The Pre-AP Pre-Calculus class taught by Paul Schuler and the Pre-AP Algebra II class taught by Keith Marquez competed in a kickball game Thursday. Schuler’s class won 11-7 after a hard fought game. “Our rivalry goes back generations,” Schuler said. […]

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Who says: students share holiday memories

Who says: students share holiday memories

Click the photo to read what students have shared about their favorite holiday memory.

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First Edition choir members partner with Texas State students to present opera

First Edition choir members partner with Texas State students to present opera

This weekend, choir members in First Edition joined Texas State opera students in the world premiere of Henry Mollicone’s opera, “Children of the Sun.” For senior Jasmine Bell and other singers, this was their first opera performance. “I think it […]

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McCallum Youth Dance Company uses Language of Dance in show

McCallum Youth Dance Company uses Language of Dance in show

The dance company presented “The Language of Dance” last week. The performers showed different types of dance as well as how they connected to each other. Their goal was to use “The Language of Dance” to add emotion to the […]

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