The Shield Online

Upcoming Issue

April 11, 2013

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The next issue of the Shield will be distributed April 26th. In the upcoming issue, read about... students' opinions on gay marriage the staff revamps Texas state symbols the Mac dance program "At the Feet of Our Ancestors" proposed changes to the AISD grad...

Senior passes away

April 9, 2013

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Yesterday during lunch, senior Forrest Brewer died suddenly at his home. The cause of death has not yet been determined by the authorities. The school is greatly saddened by his passing. Students were notified with a letter...

Richard III’s Body Found

February 12, 2013

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“A good lord” is what historian John Rous called him during his reign. “The wretched, bloody and usurping boar” is what Shakespeare called him years after his death. The medieval King Richard III has been one of the most controversial figures of English hi...

Humboldt Squid

February 5, 2013

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It happens every few years. Scientists haven’t figured out why the Humboldt squid invade the west coast every once in a while. The best observation is they may be chasing krill. The squid themselves are carnivorous invertebrates...

Iran sends monkey to space

February 4, 2013

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Iranian state television said Monday, Jan. 28, that the country’s scientists succeeded to send a monkey into space.  While it is being celebrated in Iran, the United States has speculations as to whether or not this monkey...

Theater performs Harlequinade with guest director

January 25, 2013

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  With a guest director leading the way, the theater presented “Harlequinade,” its second production of the year in the black box theater. The one-act play featured the story of a professional theater company presentin...

The Shield online: Issue 3

January 7, 2013

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Mac Band receives sweepstakes at UIL

November 6, 2012

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After months of hard work and preparation, the marching band received all ones at the UIL contest Oct. 23, the band’s last competition of the season. “[The contest] is really a culmination of the entire marching season,”...

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