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The Blue & Gold

Something Rotten is a play that takes our contemporary obsession with fame back to the Elizabethan Renaissance, where two struggling playwrights try to outdo William Shakespeare.

Something Rotten? Not a Chance!

By Ella Nussbaum, Staff Writer
May 15, 2024

Put on beautifully by the Marist cast members, directors, tech crew, and teachers, Something Rotten, written by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, was performed in Woodruff Auditorium from March 21...

Members of the Gardening class harvest the last few carrots from the fall planting. Soon, the spring planting will take place and the cycle will begin anew.

Spring Has Finally Sprung!

By Ella Weber, Staff Writer
May 15, 2024

Spring has finally sprung this year, and with it, gardeners all across the Northern Hemisphere are starting to plant fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs, and more in their gardens. Our very own garden...

One Centro Hispano Marista family gathers around a recent graduate for a photo.

Meet Centro Hispano Marista

By Reese Sullivan, Staff Writer
Apr 4, 2024

For around 2 hours on Tuesday nights, Marist teachers volunteer for a program called Centro Hispano Marista to help adult Hispanic and Latino students earn their GEDs. A Provincial of the Society of...

William Mastella and Kaitlyn Escayg prepare for the upcoming Carrollton tournament, which took place in November 2023.

Speech & Debate Wins State — Once Again

By Reese Sullivan, Staff Writer
Apr 4, 2024

The debate team has done it again by bringing home another state championship title. This victory marks the fourth consecutive season that our school has brought home a state championship. Unlike other...

A New Club at Our School: The AAPI Affinity Club

A New Club at Our School: The AAPI Affinity Club

By Megan Latham, Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2024

Our school introduced five new clubs this year. One of those clubs is the Asian and Pacific Island Affinity Group or the AAPI Club. The AAPI Club is for people who want to learn about different Asian...

America: The Conference included visual art pieces like this one as well as presentations from members of the sophomore class.

Sophomores Share Patriotic Ideas at America: The Conference 2024

By Emma Schramm, Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2024

On February 9, 2024, the sophomore class came together on the second floor of Ivy Street Center to participate in this year's America: The Conference. The conference is an all-day annual event held...

Fortnite is one of the hottest games around. Just ask any member of the video game playing community.

Fortnite Amongst the Marist Community

By Nic Lancelotta
Jan 29, 2024

Fortnite is a video game started by Tim Sweeney and Mark Rein in 2018 and is very popular today. Fortnite has many different game modes, but the main one is battle royale. Players can choose a character...

Several students enjoy traditional Lebanese food during the Global Fair hosted by Share the Journey.

Inside Khurt Gym: Marist Goes Global

By Maggie Foster, Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2024

On January 12, 2024, Share the Journey hosted the third annual Marist Goes Global Fair in Khurt Gym. The fair had twenty-two countries represented and thirty-six students volunteering at the tables. The...

The band marches their closing song, Every Little Thing She Does is Magic, across the field at the Southern Invitational Music Festival.

Inside Marching Band’s Record-Breaking Season

By Emma Schramm, Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2024

The Marist War Eagle Marching Band has finished a record-breaking competition season, having won numerous awards for their visual and musical efforts on the field. In late July 2023 they began to learn...

The 2023-24 cohort of new faculty and staff members pose for a photo outside Ivey. Each one, in their own way, came to our school to make it a better place.

New Teachers Learn to Go with the Flow

By Emma Schramm, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2023

Every Marist student remembers how hard it can be to start fresh in such a fast-paced  environment. There are countless things to learn and a hectic schedule to memorize in such a short amount of time....

Purple Out for Mental Health

Purple Out for Mental Health

By Alex Treanor, Public Relations
Dec 18, 2023

Nearly 19% of high school students have seriously contemplated suicide, according to the Jed Foundation. Nineteen percent! That translates to almost 1 in 5 adolescents, which includes our school peers. Despite...

Members of the Spanish Club gather below the banner that welcomes everyone to the celebration.

Spanish Club Celebrates the Wider World

By Ella Weber, Staff Writer
Dec 7, 2023

Some may look forward to Spanish Club for the delicious snacks that come along with the meetings, but this group has more than tacos and churros to offer. From their meaningful book drive in December...

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