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October

Senior David Ruwwe takes a water balloon to the back during the PALS annual Pink Week fundraiser "Peg-a-PAL." The PALS raised over $1,200 for Breast Cancer research. Photo by Rylie Jones.

Senior David Ruwwe takes a water balloon to the back during the PALS annual Pink Week fundraiser “Peg-a-PAL.” The PALS raised over $1,200 for Breast Cancer research. Photo by Rylie Jones.

April

Junior Elizabetta Diorio shoots a short film for her Audio Video Production class. Dioro recently advanced to state UIL for her films "Lucy and Grasshopper" and "Plastic Bag." Photo by Mary Stites.

Junior Elizabetta Diorio shoots a short film for her Audio Video Production class. Dioro recently advanced to state UIL for her films “Lucy and Grasshopper” and “Plastic Bag.” Photo by Mary Stites.

April 24

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Ultimate frisbee players jump to make a catch April 19th. Photo by Mary Stites.

April 19

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Dancers align in the spring show April 11. Photo by Aiden Foster.

April 11

 

Listeners gather in the courtyard where student bands are playing at the Spring into Music band fundraiser. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Listeners gather in the courtyard where student bands are playing at the Spring into Music band fundraiser. Photo by Aiden Foster.

April 3

March

Junior Max Corney and senior Peter Richard act as technicians in a play within a play. The show, "Cut," was part of the student-directed shows March 27. Photo by Maya Coplin.

Junior Max Corney and senior Peter Richard act as technicians in a play within a play. The show, “Cut,” was part of the student-directed shows March 27. Photo by Maya Coplin.

March 27

Sophomore Emerald Ferrel recites her poem "varos" at Excalibur's Coffeehouse Thursday. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Sophomore Emerald Ferrel recites her poem “varos” at Excalibur’s Coffeehouse March 26. Photo by Aiden Foster.

March 26

Sophomore Ellie Zambarano sings in the rain as Molly Jensen in the musical "Ghost." The show ran the last two weekends on the MAC stage. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Sophomore Ellie Zambarano sings in the rain as Molly Jensen in the musical “Ghost.” The show ran the last two weekends on the MAC stage. Photo by Aiden Foster.

March 6

Campus police officer Anthony Andrews walks Rocco the drug dog down the hallway to search the lockers. Read more about Rocco in the upcoming issue of The Shield March 13.

Campus police officer Anthony Andrews walks Rocco the drug dog down the hallway to search the lockers. Read more about Rocco in the upcoming issue of The Shield March 13.

March 3

 

February

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PALs distribute valentines at their Valentine’s Day party in the cafeteria last Friday. Photo by Natalie Murphy.

Feb. 23

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Freshmen Molly Blakenship and Isabelle Gillespie scuffle with two LBJ players in the recent girls soccer game. The Knights won 3-1 in this district rivalry game. Photo by Nick Robertson.

Feb. 16

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Senior Janie Contreras shows some of the jeans that have been donated as part of Interact Club’s Teens for Jeans clothing drive. The club is collecting jeans through the end of the week and then bringing them to the local Aeropostle to donate to teenagers in need in the area. The goal of the club is to promote community service and build leaders, Contreras said. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Feb. 9

Seniors Colin Youngblood (center), Jake Janssen (left) and Miguel Minick (right) sing together during the talent portion of the Mr. McCallum show last Friday. Youngblood was named "Mr. McSassy." Photo by Aiden Foster.

Seniors Colin Youngblood (center), Jake Janssen (left) and Miguel Minick (right) sing together during the talent portion of the Mr. McCallum show last Friday. Youngblood was named “Mr. McSassy.” Photo by Aiden Foster.

Feb. 1

 

January

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Junior Lily Dickinson runs to block a pass at Burger Stadium. The varsity girls soccer team lost against Anderson 3-1 Tuesday. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Jan. 21

Senior Thomas Magnuson plays guitar with his band, The Mr. Clark Experience, at Stubb's music venue and BBQ Wednesday.

Senior Thomas Magnuson plays guitar with his band, The Mr. Clark Experience, at Stubb’s music venue and BBQ Wednesday. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Jan. 14

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Senior Daniel Reyes constructs a balsa wood tower to test on a shaker table that simulates an earthquake. The project is part of a 6-week-long “Designing with Data” challenge in Engineering class. Photo by Mary Stites.

Jan. 8

 

December

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Senior Justice Phillips crams for his last final of the semester while wearing a Santa Claus sweater, which he said helps him keep at it and remember that Christmas break is right around the corner.

Dec. 30

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Junior Lily Dickinson and senior Carlos Arguello help feed chickens at Community First!, an affordable housing project by Mobile Loaves and Fishes. Dickinson and Arguello were volunteering Saturday with Key Club, which explores community service opportunities for students around Austin. Photo by Maggie Mueller.

Dec. 22

Security Officer Georgia Peña shows off her sweater for the annual tacky holiday sweater contest. She won second place. Photo by Haley Hegefeld.

Security Officer Georgia Peña shows off her sweater for the annual tacky holiday sweater contest. She won second place. Photo by Haley Hegefeld.

Dec. 15

The basketball team huddles at its game against Eastside Memorial Tuesday night. The team won 97-46. Photo by Nick Robertson.

The basketball team huddles at its game against Eastside Memorial Tuesday night. The team won 97-46. Photo by Nick Robertson.

Dec. 12

Senior Bomani Barton sings at the Battle of the Bands. The show was a competition between student bands as a fundraiser for the classical guitar program. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Senior Bomani Barton sings at the Battle of the Bands. The show was a competition between student bands as a fundraiser for the classical guitar program. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Dec. 5

November

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Sophomore Adina Morquecho and seniors Joe Cruz and Miguel Minick perform at the annual Knights of Steel dessert concert in the cafeteria Monday night. They are playing tenor pans in the advanced steel band. Photo by Aiden Foster.

Nov. 25

An Eastern Screech Owl hides from an aggressive mockingbird in a Pokeweed bush. The owl was spotted in the courtyard during Garden Club Wednesday morning. Photo by Seren Villwock.

An Eastern Screech Owl hides from an aggressive mockingbird in a Pokeweed bush. The owl was spotted in the courtyard during Garden Club Wednesday morning. Photo by Seren Villwock.

Nov. 19

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Senior Meghan Mitchell signs her National Letter of Intent to Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. She was the recipient of a scholarship for acrobatics and tumbling. Senior Jessie Woolley-Macmath also signed Wednesday to Texas Christian University in Fort Worth for distance swimming. Photo by Mary Stites.

Nov. 13

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Teacher Thomas Watterson shares CDs with students in his English IV class, including seniors Zoe Watts, Abbey Perez and Alix McCanlies. Math teacher Richard Cowles found the stack of mixed CDs at a garage sale for $5 and gave them to Watterson. Photo by Seren Villwock.

Nov. 6

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