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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

College search shaped by multiple factors

In this podcast, El Escudo writers Ava Deviney, Maverick Palacios, and Azul Cepero Cortes discuss their experiences with the college application process as multi-generation, second-generation, and...

La búsqueda de universidades está determinada por múltiples factores

En este podcast, los escritores de El Escudo Ava Deviney, Maverick Palacios, y Azul Cepero Cortes discuten sus experiencias con el proceso de aplicar a la universidad como futuros estudiantes de universidad...

El Escudo lanza podcast bilingüe

El Escudo lanza podcast bilingüe

 macshieldonline · El Escudo Podcast -- Episode 1 En el primer podcast bilingüe del Escudo, las escritoras Azul Cepero Cortes, Maggie Coulbourn, y Ava Deviney hablan sobre su experiencia...

2023-2024 El Escudo staff. Front row:
Front row: Daniel Fuentes, Sadie Roselle, Azul Cepero Cortes, Julissa Ayala Bonilla, Ana Mejia. Back row: Maggie Coulbourn, Luka Alvarez, Maverick Palacios, Ava Deviney.

El Escudo launches bilingual podcast

macshieldonline · El Escudo Podcast -- Episode 1 In El Escudo’s first bilingual podcast, writers Azul Cepero Cortes, Maggie Coulbourn, and Ava Deviney discuss their experience learning a second...

Hendrix plays guitar for Fascist Peach Cobbler on Dec. 29, 2022 at Montopolis Bridge.

Hendrix: ‘Music is my life’

Ingrid Smith, co-editor-in-chief January 11, 2024

macshieldonline · Feedback Loop, Episode 9 — Lucas Hendrix In this episode of Feedback Loop, senior Lucas Hendrix discusses his experience writing and performing music as "Phimpkade," playing...

Film crew members freshman Shyla Manhart and junior Ivy Christie record a play  at the LASA game Oct. 13.

Football filmers find friendship on the field

Winnie Roberts, staff reporter December 5, 2023

macshieldonline · The S Word, Episode 22: The football film crew In this episode of The S Word podcast, junior Ivy Christie, junior Hazel Johnson and freshman Shyla Manhart discuss their experiences...

New podcast talks all things Mac sports

New podcast talks all things Mac sports

Julia Copas and Callen Romell October 6, 2023

In the inaugural episode of Friday Knight Lights, the Shield's latest podcast delving into all things McCallum sports, hosts Julia Copas and Callen Romell recap games and scores from the past week....

DANCING QUEENS: IN March 2019, Adamson hosted the Teachers and Tiaras pageant, an annual fundraiser that director Ken Rogers stages as a fundraiser for cinematic arts program. In addition to hosting, Adamson performed a duet with pageant winner Nikki Northcutt. The duo did a karaoke version of “Dancing Queen” by ABBA. Adamson remembers it as one of her fondest McCallum moments. Both Adamson and Rogers retired from McCallum at the end of this school year.

Adamson’s final lesson, a conversation about her career

Gaby Esquivel, host, audio engineer June 1, 2023

 macshieldonline · THE S WORD, EPISODE 20: A conversation with Diana Adamson In this episode of the S word podcast, English teacher Diana Adamson reflects on her years as a teacher and her...

After over a decade spent loving learning, four Knights weigh passion over money and choose to become educators.

Future teachers face obstacles, follow passion

Ingrid Smith, audio engineer May 13, 2023

macshieldonline · The S Word, Episode 19, Part 1 — Knights who aspire to be teachers In this episode of The S Word, seniors Thea Krische and Yamini Shekhar join juniors Alex Moses and Hazel Reddy...

McClellan explores the Plaza de España in Seville, Spain during her first week of classes.

En route to college, McClellan studies in Spain

Ingrid Smith, audio engineer January 30, 2023

macshieldonline · The S Word Episode 18: Anna McClellan and her Spanish adventures In this episode of The S Word, McCallum class of 2022 graduate Anna McClellan reflects on her study abroad semester...

Levin speaks at an abortion rights protest they planned with TX4Abortion on Sept. 4.

Levin finds their voice in the fight for abortion rights

Ingrid Smith, audio engineer September 23, 2022

macshieldonline · Real Talk, Episode 4 -- Cassidy Levin In this episode of Real Talk, junior and abortion rights activist Cassidy Levin shares why they think teens have the ability to change the world....

In part 2 of our Feeback Loop conversation, Red River Trucking Company prime movers Joaquin Frazier and King Perez Cude talk about the benefits of adding a bass player, of having divergent musical tastes and of performing without a complicated agenda.

Frazier: ‘He brings the energy. I bring the countriness.’

Evelyn Griffin, Julian Magee, and Theo Roe July 20, 2022

macshieldonline · Feedback Loop, Episode 8, Part 2 -- Red River Trucking Company In the second part of our conversation with the Red River Trucking Company, King Perez Cude and Joaquín Frazier...

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