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

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...

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...

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...

Junior Olympian balances life as teen & athlete

Junior Olympian balances life as teen & athlete

Juan Montelongo, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Sophomore Juliana Martinez started taking part in the Junior Olympics when she was only 13-years-old. Juliana competed in the 200-meter and 800-meter hurdles, helping her team get to 7th place in the...

Seniors Tiffany Olszanowski and Troy Abbott sing The Word of Your Body for Spring Awakening. A tree built by tech theater students stands at around 20 feet tall behind them.

Red Dragon Players Prepare for Spring Awakening Debut

Belle Dilger, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Spring Awakening’s debut is arriving in the Preas Theater soon. This play was written by Steven Stater based off the original written by Frank Wedekind and it’s music was created by Duncan Sheik. The...

Eight students from the Arabic program visited iconic Jordanian landmarks
like Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Marhaba from Jordan

Xander Christou, Managing Editor October 3, 2023

The desert sun beat down on the students as they walked down the dusty trail. Donkeys and horses trotted by, and Bedouin shopkeepers shouted prices in Arabic. The path narrowed and the afternoon...

Artwork by Belle Dilger

Students Transition From Summer Sleep Habits

River Ginko and Tommy Santiago October 3, 2023

After junior Marley Crepps finished his test, he passed out at his desk. Crepps believes that having an inconsistent sleep schedule can completely throw off a student’s work ethic. Part of this has to...

Graphic by Xander Christou.

Lebo and Roberts Take Over as Golf Coaches

Zab Rodriguez and Jackson Grimes October 3, 2023

The school recently acquired two new golf coaches, the boys’ coach Nick Lebo, and the girls coach Lance Roberts. Before he came to coach at Austin High Lebo was a defensive coordinator at Reagan High. “The...

“To be able to see
him, not above you
on a stage with lights
shining down, but
to stand next to him
while he’s performing
and hear him expertly
perform his songs,
it was incredible to
be a part of that,”
sophomore Eddie
Morales-Green said.
“It was really a life
changing experience,
and I’m glad I got to be
a part of it because I’ll
probably never be able
to do it again.”

Taking the Stage

October 3, 2023

“I’ve always wanted to be able to perform with them again. They are the nicest guys.....and they have a way to make the kids feel like they are the stars of the show. Sunday right at noon, Amy Taylor...

More than Just a Dance Team

More than Just a Dance Team

Kylie Baber-Gonzalez and Angie Black October 3, 2023

The ballet folklorico team and its members not only represent Hispanic culture, but they represent the diversity throughout the school. Yet, the program currently remains with no booster club and...

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