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Bella Russo
This is junior Bella Russo's third year in the MacJournalism program, and second year on the newspaper staff. Bella is the visuals editor, co-news editor, and social media coordinator, as well as a  photographer, writer, and illustrator for The Shield, and a visual arts major at McCallum. Her primary interests as a reporter and staff member are news stories, features, and graphic design. She hopes to continue in journalism for a long time.

Bella Russo, visuals editor, co-news editor, social media coordinator

Jun 24, 2020
Griffith is an interim principal with a purpose (Story)
Jun 24, 2020
Hosack steps from principal to district executive (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
NSPA Photojournalist of the Year portfolio (Story/Media)
Jun 19, 2020
Social justice reporting entry 1: school closure controversy (Story)
May 31, 2020
Protesters advocate justice for deaths of Floyd, Ramos (Story)
May 27, 2020
Rozman does it all in style (Story/Media)
Apr 27, 2020
Feeding the front lines, fueling local businesses (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
Mac principal shares rationale for new grading policy, steps to create equity in online learning (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
MacJournalists earn 19 CSPA Gold Circle Awards (Media)
Apr 08, 2020
Sherwood a Bear to watch (Story)
Apr 07, 2020
District approves new grading policy, emergency procedure options in response to COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Making the best out of an unfortunate ending (Media)
Mar 24, 2020
City issues stay home order to stop Coronavirus spread (Story)
Mar 07, 2020
Softball pins hope on new additions, team chemistry (Media)
Feb 18, 2020
Black History Month at McCallum (Story)
Feb 16, 2020
What to do this February (Story/Media)
Feb 13, 2020
Spending money for your honey (Media)
Dec 23, 2019
Board unanimously approves new sex-ed curriculum (Media)
Dec 20, 2019
Baggage under the tree (Media)
Dec 15, 2019
Campus closures spark controversy (Story/Media)
Dec 02, 2019
Making music with Mathias (Story)
Nov 16, 2019
A journalist’s take on fake news (Media)
Nov 12, 2019
A trial by fire (Story/Media)
Nov 07, 2019
AISD unity act has opposite effect (Media)
Nov 05, 2019
Can I get an A-men? It’s McCallum against McCollum in battle for vowel supremacy (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Want to avoid the SAT? ACT now. (Media)
Sep 04, 2019
New curriculum, old debate (Story/Media)
Sep 03, 2019
A Taco Shack Tuesday Top 10 (Media)
Aug 20, 2019
Knights win silver bracket title at Bastrop tourney (Media)
Jul 08, 2019
McCallum says farewell to faculty members (Story)
Jun 14, 2019
An archive of ‘Artistically speaking’ (Media)
May 30, 2019
The story of a scout (Media)
May 16, 2019
In Episode 8 of ‘The S Word,’ Mike Garrison talks Mac past, present and future (Story)
May 14, 2019
Renaissance woman Russo captures 11 ILPC individual achievement awards (Media)
May 09, 2019
Quince minutos de fama (Story/Media)
May 01, 2019
Talking it out (Story/Media)
Apr 29, 2019
Just Fund It, Texas (Story/Media)
Apr 28, 2019
What’s in a name? In this case, a lot. (Media)
Mar 14, 2019
Caldwell leaves lasting Mac legacy (Media)
Mar 07, 2019
The official Shield guide to the best of SXSW (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
Meet those dancing feet (Media)
Mar 01, 2019
Task force issues final budget report (Media)
Feb 06, 2019
Shield repeats as NSPA Online Pacemaker finalist (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Going out youngsters, coming back stars (Media)
Jan 23, 2019
A Paradigm postscript in 400-plus photos (Media)
Jan 16, 2019
Poolside with Sophia Sherline (Story)
Dec 31, 2018
A Best of 2018 #TuesdayTop10 (Media)
Dec 28, 2018
On the chopping block (Media)
Dec 27, 2018
We have all been Hood-winked (Media)
Dec 24, 2018
Goodbye, eyesore. Hello, traffic. (Media)
Dec 21, 2018
2018 Knight staff captures 42 Best of Texas awards (Media)
Dec 04, 2018
A Battle of the Bands multimedia party (Media)
Nov 27, 2018
Cruz, Board of Trustees welcome new members (Media)
Nov 21, 2018
Senior sets goals high, toe touches higher (Story/Media)
Nov 19, 2018
Tuning in has led to tuning out (Media)
Nov 03, 2018
Can statewide challengers turn Texas blue? (Media)
Oct 11, 2018
The adventures continue for Zulmy Galindo (Story/Media)
Sep 11, 2018
Second time’s the charm (Story/Media)
Aug 27, 2018
Visiting varsity beats host Anderson in volleyball version of Taco Shack Bowl (Media)
Jun 08, 2018
A Pearl in the pool (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Portraits of Womanhood (Story)
Nov 11, 2014
Photos of the week (Media)
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