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The Student News Site of McCallum High School

The Shield Online

The Student News Site of McCallum High School

The Shield Online

Our critic asked three questions as she reviewed each pizza: Was it delicious? Was it authentic? Was it affordable?

A quest for the best

Lillian Gray, staff reporter
March 16, 2024
Sophomore Lillian Gray powers through the course at the District 24-5A cross-country meet on Oct. 13 at Walter E. Long Park. Gray ran the 5,000-meter course in 	21:33.8, fast enough for a top five finish but below her personal best of 20:57.3 achieved the week before in Georgetown.

Steady as she runs

Shila Gill, Mac photojournalism
July 12, 2023
Hans Kloppert (left) and Alex Mutz (right) pose together at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis during the preliminary rounds of the drum corps international championships in 2018. It was the third year that Mutz, a Texan, would compete internationally with Klopperts European drum corps. He also competed with them in 2011 and again in 2015. In 2011, Jubal would go on to place highest out of all of the European drum corps in the competition.

Hook ‘Em Hans!

Lucas Walker, Mac photojournalism
July 1, 2023
The most important part of Michael Sanabria being a teacher and a soldier is the and. Wherever he is, he’s both. All the time.

Fighting on two fronts

Callen Romell, Mac photojournalism
June 8, 2023
Ava Dallesandro performs her role in Pippin on Jan. 29. She was cast as an understudy for the Leading Player. Getting this opportunity, showed Dallesandro that her hard work paid off. It’s the “missing piece of her puzzle.”

The final piece in her puzzle

Maya Tackett, Mac photojournalism
May 25, 2023
Williams is lit—literally—at the Battle of the Bell at House Park on Oct. 27.

One last time

Merrill Price, Mac photojournalism
May 21, 2023
Joshua LaRue holds up a record he enjoys playing at his record store, Breakaway Records, and at home. LaRue often expands his collection by working at Breakaway because he gets the first pick of the records they buy daily. He has over 500 12-inch records now but his collection continues to grow.

The pride of his life

Iris LaRue, Mac photojournalism
May 19, 2023
Kings students have found that he will go to any heights to help them succeed, whether that be taking this running leap to help a student with a shutter speed photo challenge or creating original teaching tools to help students be more successful in their daily school work.

A story fit for a King

Mendy Yaffe, Mac photojournalism
May 17, 2023
Wendy Radcliffe has been a speech language pathologist with Austin ISD since August of 1984. She retired last month after 39 years of distinguished service helping countless students including the author.

In appreciation of Wendy Radcliffe

Dominick Segura, Mac photojournalism
May 8, 2023

‘The Last of Us’: A show about people not zombies

Eliza Jensen, co-a&e and co-online managing editor
March 22, 2023
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