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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

Dave Winter

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Government teacher Erin Summervile and dance teacher and boys basketball coach Terrance Carson smile as they race back on defense as the teachers team bench erupts in unison after Summervilles 3-pointer padded the faculty teams first-quarter advantage over the girls varsity. The teachers led by five after one, eight at half and ended up winning the game by nine.

Taking out the trash talk

Dave Winter, Shield adviser
May 19, 2024
Freshman Tegan Hahn installs flags above the main hallway as part of the Students of Color Alliances efforts to observe Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Hahn shared that its been a big adjustment coming to Mac, which has relatively few Asian-American students compared to her middle school, Canyon Vista Middle School in north Austin, where Asian-American students are the largest group in the student body at roughly 40 percent of the student population.

Showing pride in their culture

Dave Winter, Shield adviser
May 12, 2024
Emy Chen led a total team effort for the Knights in an easy victory over Northeast on Friday night. Chen scored 19 points and made six steals to contribute on both ends of the court.“ We went into the game with the goal of working on our spacing,” Chen said. “There was an improvement on that from our last game.”

Knights ‘sock’ it to the Raiders

Dave Winter, Shield adviser
January 18, 2024
ONeal breaks the Freshman B team out during the Knight Freshman Volleyball Tournament on Aug. 27, 2022.

[Photo] Swim caps to soccer balls

Caroline Owen, print managing editor
October 12, 2023
Principal Andy Baxa speaks with students on the first day of school.

[Photo] Baxa’s 100 day report card

Alice Scott, co-editor-in-chief
October 19, 2023
On Senior Signing Day, Nix  poses for a photo with seniors Rachel Nabhan, William Wheeler, Eric Thatcher and Malia Walewski.

[Photo] An open letter to the Class of 2023

Camille Nix, college and career counselor
June 7, 2023
After announcing her departure for Ann Richards at the end of June yesterday, principal Nicole Griffith focused today on celebrating the teachers who made valuable contributions this year, those who enjoyed milestones and those who are leaving McCallum at the end of the year.

[Photo] Griffith to leave Mac, accepts ‘dream’ job at Ann Richards

Francie Wilhelm, co-news editor & co-online managing editor
May 26, 2023
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