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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

Priya Thoppil

Priya Thoppil, staff reporter

Priya Thoppil is a sophomore and first year staff reporter. She piqued interest in journalism last year after taking the precursor, digital media. When not actively writing captions for Mr.Winter, Thoppil enjoys playing soccer in and out of McCallum, baking, and traveling the world with her family.

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Senior Gabe Scheibal holds up an Irish flag in front of the McCallum Baseball sign., representing the Irish college Scheibel has accepted admission to in the fall, Trinity College Dublin. Photo courtesy of Gabe Scheibal.

From DUBS to Dublin

Priya Thoppil, staff reporter
May 17, 2024
The split of I-35 into upper and lower levels as the highways runs along the UT campus is an earlier attempt to expand the highway to relieve congestion. Image accessed on the Steve Flickr account. Reposted here under a creative commons license.

I-35 expansion evolves

Priya Thoppil, staff reporter
February 9, 2024
Junior Mitchell Butler breaks through the line of scrimmage for a 56-yard gain during the Knights’ 37-22 district win over Crockett on Sept. 14. Butler suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Knights’ next game, a 32-14 loss to LBJ two weeks later.

Surviving the sidelines

Priya Thoppil, staff reporter
January 31, 2024
Surprised that the College Board announced rubric changes after the
school year started, AP World History teacher Maria Priebe said she
plans to teach to the new DBQ rubric.

College Board alters essay rubric

Priya Thoppil, staff reporter
December 23, 2023
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