The Scoop on The Shield

Lauren Adkins

August 28, 2019

The Warriors here at Memorial oftentimes walk through the hallways unaware of the activities, opportunities, and events occurring within their very own school. Our new student led website is“The Shield”. “The Shield” offers an inside scoop of what’s new around school. Thanks to www.mhstheshield.com, students now have the power to an all access pass of everything “Memorial”!  Students, teachers, and parents are often overwhelmed when it comes to the mountain of events circulating on campus. “The Shield” is occupied by stories regarding sports, fine arts, opinion writing, features, and more- and will be regularly updated and 24 hour accessible.  Not only does it have articles written by our very own journali...

Confirm Your Schedule Now!

Confirm Your Schedule Now!

May 1, 2019

The deadline to request for a 2019-2020 course change is Wednesday, May 1st. It is the last opportunity to make changes, to the courses you’re taking next year. The following courses though are not offered next year: American Sign Language I &II, Travel and Tourism Management, Survey of Information Technology, Livestock Production, Food Science, Aquatics, and Astronomy. Also, classes such as Intro to Culinary Arts, Photojournalism, Teen Leadership, and Psychology are now closed. ...

MHS Black Diamonds 2019 Spring Show

MHS Black Diamonds 2019 Spring Show

April 24, 2019

Do you love watching school productions? If so, The Black Diamonds and Dance Department of Memorial High School have a treat for you! The 2018-2019 drill team, The Black Diamonds, present their very first ANNUAL SPRING SHOW, Joy in the Journey. On April 26th and 27th at 7:00 pm, the dancers will be performing their Spring Show in the Auditorium for everyone to enjoy. After hours and hours of rehearsing, the girls are ready to show what they’ve got. So come on out and support!! Tickets...

Photo supplied by Madison Schmidt

Get to Know FFA With Madison Schmidt

April 18, 2019

FFA is a dynamic youth organization that prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. It’s goal is to help members develop potential and discover their talent through hands-on experiences that are critical for achieving real-world success. Members include aspiring chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and other professionals in many career fields. Th...

Swinging Into Tennis Offseason

Swinging Into Tennis Offseason

January 16, 2019

Varsity tennis player, Kat Ramkumar, gives us insight on how the team has grown as a family, her individual desires for her goals in tennis, and what the tennis team is up to during their offseason. Warrior tennis is working hard on their offseason time to improve and win tournaments for next season. The team continues to help and strengthen the people who are struggling and are very motivational to encourage each other to do their best. Prominent players for the boys are Ritvik Ramakrishnan ...

Newborn stocking stuffers

Newborn stocking stuffers

January 14, 2019

Memorial high school fashion design class decides  to take a stand in the community and give back by sewing red and white Christmas stockings. The stockings are then provided to the hospital and used on newborns  as blankets to all babies born on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The design students  delivered all the the stockings to our local hospital, Baylor Scott and White’s maternity unit. “ I reached out to the hospital and wanted to get involved in the community” , Mrs. Mercado express...

Fine Arts: Winter Cluster

Fine Arts: Winter Cluster

January 8, 2019

The Fine Art Department showcases its musicians and artists by hosting the Winter Cluster Show. “Winter Cluster is all about our [peers], our students that will be coming to Memorial to actually and physically come in and see how cool our facilities are,” Ms. Watkins said. Each level band played from both Trent Middle School and Memorial High School. The Trent Middle School Principal was involved in the final performance from Trent, reading with the band ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas. Y...

A Circle of Friendship, Shaped By a Ring

A Circle of Friendship, Shaped By a Ring

December 20, 2018

Memorial celebrates their first ever ring ceremony as the class of 2020 parades across  the stage to secure their class rings. Ring ceremonies are a common ritual across America in both High Schools and Colleges and symbolize the class becoming a whole. Class rings have been around for over 150 years now and remind people of a place they once called home. Principal Jennifer Redden has the honor to bestow these rings to the students as she speaks about significance of the ring. “Nowhere ...