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

Legacy of Leadership: Saying Goodbye to Assistant Principal Elizabeth Jenkins

Andrew Billig-Barriga, Levi Williams December 11, 2023

Elizabeth Jenkins has been an extraordinary part of the Stephen F. Austin High School community for many years. She has been an assistant principal and teacher in her time here, starting back in the...

A Mind Unmasked: Navigating Teen Mental Health

A Mind Unmasked: Navigating Teen Mental Health

Ada Barlas December 5, 2023

The school has officially started, and everyone's calendars are getting extra crowded. But have you ever wondered how that hurts a person's mental health? For 5 days a week, it's more than likely for us...

“End of an Era: Lea Lopez Bids Farewell After 23 Years of Dedicated Service”

Elliott Day December 4, 2023

Ms. Lea Lopez has played a special role for the Stephen F. Austin High School community for many years now. Ms. Lopez has been a “Data Processing Specialist” for Stephen F. Austin High School and...

Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye

Guinevere Hawley November 17, 2023

J. D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye” is a timeless classic published on July 16, 1951, and was an instant classic coming-of-age novel. Today approximately over 65 million copies have been...

Mascot Memoirs: Tracing the Legacy of Mr. Maroo

Penn Smith and Francisco Sánchez November 16, 2023

Mr. Maroo. Everyone knows him, and everyone loves him. But do they really know him? Dive into the history of his life to become a little more informed of this maroon legend and keep reading to find...

Picture of Whipples new and improved seating arrangements

Whipple’s World

Kenzie Marsales, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Recliners, popcorn, and Japanese floor seating are not typical classroom furnishings, however, all of this can be found in American History teacher Cherry Whipple's room. According to Whipple, a comfortable...

Art by Belle Dilger

Students Need Nutrients

Belle Dilger, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Bad diets are responsible for more deaths across the world than smoking, and it’s becoming more of a worry that students aren’t getting the message on proper eating health. Students have different...

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...

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...

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...

Senior Alex McGahagin will be attending the University of Texas at Dallas.

Alex McGahagin Talks Choosing the Right College

Tatiana Brown, Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2023

Top ten percenters aim to attend Ivy League or highly competitive colleges, however, senior and valedictorian Alex McGahagin would rather attend a college that specifically focuses on science, technology,...

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