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Sophie Ryland
Sophie Ryland is in her senior year at McCallum. She’s been on the Shield staff for four years, and she is the co-editor in chief. Outside of newspaper, she plays cello, acts as the co-president for McCallum’s Model UN and serves on the CAC and DAC. She loves cats and believes that creamy peanut butter is much better than crunchy peanut butter.

Sophie Ryland, Editor in Chief

May 13, 2019
Don’t lose sleep over admissions (Story/Media)
Apr 19, 2019
Garrison to retire after 16 years as principal (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Reports of armed man prompts school to lock down (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Shield captures 124 Tops in Texas newspaper awards (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Why they left McCallum (Media)
Feb 24, 2019
Texas first in uninsured children (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
American identity depends upon Freedom of Speech (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Ashy, Price vie for District 4 Board of Trustees seat (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
East Austin directs manifesto at AISD (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
20-year-old runs for school board (Story)
Jun 13, 2018
Two-year colleges offer many pluses (Story)
May 19, 2018
Austinites gather to mourn lives lost in recent Texas school shooting (Story)
May 01, 2018
‘We regret to inform you…’ (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Teachers fight for their right to fair pay (Story)
Apr 03, 2018
Images from the March for Our Lives (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
AISD: a segregated district, then and now (Story)
Mar 24, 2018
‘Never again,’ protesters tell lawmakers (Story)
Feb 12, 2018
Documentary crew explores Texas-Mexico border, considers how Trump’s wall would impact Rio Grande (Story)
Jan 04, 2018
New course discusses race, ethnicity (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
Follow Mac band through their day at a state competition (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
Austin resoundingly passes AISD bond (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
$1 billion bond: extensive or expensive? (Story)
Oct 17, 2017
Cheerleaders, choir join national protest (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
Triple crown (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
Student displaced by Harvey enrolls at McCallum (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
McCallum hosts Red Cross volunteers in wake of Harvey (Story)
May 21, 2017
End of an era: Croom, Facundo to retire (Story)
May 21, 2017
Proposed cuts endanger local programs (Story)
Apr 20, 2017
Doing what they can to HELP (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
Hey Texas, SLO down with the testing (Story)
Mar 12, 2017
From one tour of duty to another (Story)
Feb 15, 2017
Facilitating change (Story)
Jan 27, 2017
Austin women’s march draws up to 50,000 (Story)
Dec 18, 2016
AISD reports improving enrollment numbers (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
Stepping out on their own (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
A matter of death and life (Story)
Nov 08, 2016
Will millennials determine the next president? (Story)
Oct 29, 2016
AISD, MAC caught in a numbers game (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
Half Nelson (Story)
Sep 05, 2016
Moore to receive lifetime achievement award (Story)
Mar 12, 2016
Why we all need to stop music shaming (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
The brownie breakdown (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
Art in action (Story)
Feb 05, 2016
“I thought this would be crispier,” and other things overheard during rat dissections (Story)
Feb 06, 2015
Nothing to fear here (Story)
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