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The Student News Site of McCallum High School

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Alice Scott

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief

Alice Scott is a senior in her fourth year on Shield staff and her second year as co-editor-in-chief. Last fall, Scott was named the 2022 NSPA Broadcast Journalist of the Year. Scott has been published in the Austin-American Statesman, PBS NewsHour and the On Our Minds podcast. Scott is also the Legislative Officer for New Voices Texas, a grassroots organization working to restore student press freedom. Outside of newspaper, Scott is a writing center tutor and a performance theater major within McCallum’s Fine Arts Academy.

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McCallum: 70 years later

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
September 8, 2023

[Video] The key equals confidence

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
August 28, 2023
Atticus Adair

Atticus Adair

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
May 1, 2023
Junior Freja Ljungqvist and Austin High freshman Jameson Webster stand atop a rock at the end of the Grapevine Hills Trail.

Bend and snap

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
April 29, 2023
CO2 use can be measured by whats known as a carbon footprint which analyzes lifestyle choices to calculate average emissions. Carbon footprint factors in many areas, from the car you drive to the food you eat.

What’s driving your CO2 emissions?

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
March 3, 2023
Electronic cigarettes, E-cigarettes or vapes have become increasingly popular over the past decade with a rise seen especially in adolescents. While there are many reasons that could be attributed to this trend, one specific reason is the way these products are advertised — often with target audiences being minors.

Nicotine advertising targets teens

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
December 12, 2022
Richter and Uehara are among the many teachers working second jobs in order to make ends meet in a city where the cost of living is always increasing and in a career that in notorious for having low pay.

Overworked from overtime

Alice Scott, co-editor in chief
December 5, 2022
The family of Yolando Zertuche sells food, including hotdogs, pickles, cookies and more, to fundraise for her funeral. The  benefit was necessary after a mix-up with life insurance left the family unable to pay her funeral expenses.

Recordando a Yolanda Zertuche

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
November 6, 2022
The family of Yolando Zertuche sells food, including hotdogs, pickles, cookies and more, to fundraise for her funeral. The  benefit was necessary after a mix-up with life insurance left the family unable to pay her funeral expenses.

Remembering Yolanda Zertuche

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
November 6, 2022
Knight adviser Frank Webster discusses with Shield co-editor-in-chief Evie Barnard while covering the Taco Shack pep rally. Only two weeks into school and Webster has already jumped into helping with coverage coordination.

Frank Webster

Alice Scott, co-editor in chief
September 2, 2022
Knight adviser Frank Webster discusses with Shield co-editor-in-chief Evie Barnard while covering the Taco Shack pep rally. Only two weeks into school and Webster has already jumped into helping with coverage coordination.

Back to the beginning

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
August 31, 2022
Around 11 p.m. at the train station in Przemsl, Poland, a crowd of refugees tries to figure out a place to stay for the night before their train the next morning. Much of the Konradis work was helping refugees with no other place to go. They helped refugees find tickets, apartments or whatever they needed. Sasha says her time in Poland has opened her eyes to the world of volunteering.

Between the borders

Alice Scott, online co-editor in chief
April 14, 2022
Daydreamer poses for a photo after their performance at Hole in the Wall. The band was invited to play at Hole in the Wall after placing second at Battle of the Bands in the fall.

Following their (day)dreams

Alice Scott, online-co-editor-in-chief
March 31, 2022

Alice Scott — ILPC headline portfolio

Alice Scott, online co-editor in chief
February 27, 2022
As the narrator, junior Savannah Chavarria performs Any Dream Will Do (Reprise) with sophomore Finn Griffith (Joseph).

Junior Chavarria shines on stage and screen

Alice Scott, online-co-editor-in-chief
January 30, 2022
Juniors Dylan Neal and Mason Michulka walk across the House Park field during halftime after being crowned Class of 2023 homecoming royalty.

King, queen and in between

Alice Scott, online co-editor-in-chief
November 10, 2021
Savers on Burnet Road was popular among many McCallum students because of rising popularity of thrift stores through social media. A more sustainable shopping option, Savers was located close to school and the store offered more affordable clothing prices.

Saying goodbye to Savers

Alice Scott, online-co-editor-in-chief
November 3, 2021
Community members wait in line at the vaccination clinic, held on May 14 at McCallum. The clinic, which offered shots to anyone 12 and older, ran from 3:30-8 p.m. and administered 383 shots.

Third shot gives boost to immunocompromised

Alice Scott, online-co-editor-in-chief
September 23, 2021
During  cross countrys first  practice of the season, Coach Long tracks her runnners time with a stopwatch. Practice would normally have started three months ago, but was stalled due to the previous coach, Susan Ashtons retirement.

It all matters in the Long run

Alice Scott, online-co-editor-in-chief
September 22, 2021
Love at first sight: Grandpa and I meet each other for the first time at his home in Key Largo, Fla.

Beautiful blue eyes

Alice Scott, online co-editor in chief
August 1, 2021

A Zoom full of strangers

Alice Scott, staff reporter
April 15, 2021

A COVID-19 year in the life at Mac

Alice Scott, staff reporter
March 13, 2021

[Video] Stepping up as leaders

Alice Scott, staff reporter
February 5, 2021
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