Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

The sophomores learn about agriculture at Earth University. This was one of the activities that they did while they stayed in Costa Rica. “We were learning about their agriculture system,” William Jameson George said.

Costa Rican learning expedition meant to inspire

Emanuel Quinones, Staf Writer October 3, 2023

The AGS Costa Rica trip takes a lot of pre-planning and hard work from administrators and teachers. “Teachers prepare in different fashions,” AGS administrator Adriana Longoria said. “They teach...

MUN Makes History

Katie Harwood, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

A group of 36 Model United Nations students traveled to San Antonio on Jan. 8-10, with sponsors Ralph Miller and Lauren Cooney. While there, they attended the largest student-run Model United Nations conference...

Access Denied

Access Denied

Connor Tate, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

IDs are now commonplace among students as they are required to wear them visibly on lanyards or clips and display them throughout the school day as of Feb. 3. AISD implemented this policy throughout the...

Assistant Varsity Coach Kyle Fosco

New Talent on the Team

Juan Montelongo, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Coming all the way from north Chicago, Kyle Fosco, a former Missouri University baseball player, is the new baseball coach and also teaches math. “I love being outside, love playing sports and always...

AP Test Cost Questioned by Students

AP Test Cost Questioned by Students

River Ginko, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

By now, students who are enrolled in their high-level Advanced Placement (AP) classes have either paid the initial AP test cost or emailed Isabelle Salazar to cancel their test. The deadline for AP test...

Sophomore Conrad Montminy explains to visiting parents the importance of his groups redesign. Students went to the Austin Public Library in order to get inspiration for their spaces.

New Project Sparks Design Creativity

Belle Dilger, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

The Academy of Design and Technology (ADT) sophomores were given a project in order to create an identity for the academy. Students were divided into groups and worked to redesign spaces in the school...

Senior Ainsley Merrit sets up against a strike from Westlake. This is the final district game between Austin High and Westlake.

Tennis Progresses Through the Playoffs

Juan Montelongo, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

The varsity tennis team went to the first round in the playoffs for the regional quarterfinals after beating Clemens 10-2 and Johnson 10-1. A freshman named Conor Smillie helped improve, scoring 2 out...

Nosterafu is a vampire form the 1920s.

The Evolution of Horror Movie Monsters

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Horror movies have been around for what feels like forever, but the monsters within them have been changing and morphing ever since the beginning. One of the first movie monsters can be traced back...

Knives Out; A truly Killer movie

Knives Out; A truly ‘Killer’ movie

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Knives Out is a whodunit style movie that was directed by Rian Johnson and had a budget of $40 Million. Crime book writer Harlan Thrombey dies just after his 85th birthday and detective Benoit Blanc comes...

Latest in Star Wars Installment Met with Anticipation

Latest in Star Wars Installment Met with Anticipation

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is supposedly the last Star Wars film to come out in the “skywalker” saga. However, there could still be Star Wars films set in the movie universe and even tv shows...

Sugar skulls are made out of actual sugar pressed into a mold and decorated with icing, feathers, and paints

Dia de Los Muertos

Evan Craig, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

As October comes to an end, the recognition of the dead is back again. In the Mexican tradition, Dia de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead celebrates the return of the dead and the forgotten. Sophomore...

Borderlands is Back

Borderlands is Back

Jackson Grimes, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

It took seven years for Gearbox Software and 2K Games’ long awaited first person shooter sequel, Borderlands 3, to come out, but it was well worth the wait. The main villains in this entry are...

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