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The Shield

Memorial High School / 12300 Frisco St. Frisco, TX 75033 / 469-633-7300

The Shield

Memorial High School / 12300 Frisco St. Frisco, TX 75033 / 469-633-7300

The Shield

The Menendez Brothers; Backstory

The Menendez Brothers; Backstory

Kaleigh Stephens, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

As you may already know, years ago, boys, Lyle & Erik Menendez killed their parents, getting prison for life. But, do you know the true backstory, why they did it? It's actually quite sad indeed....

7 crystals used for the 7 chakras

Karalyn Brown, Managing Editor May 14, 2021

(sources: health line article,love and light school.com )   What is a chakra? The chakra system refers to the energy centers we have in our bodies. There are seven major chakras, each in...

As the School Year Comes to a Close, Students Reflect

As the School Year Comes to a Close, Students Reflect

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor May 13, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, we did it. With the end of the school year so tantalizingly near, and the get-me-outta-here mood having settled resolutely on every person on campus, students are getting ready for...

Supprising Teacher Stories

Supprising Teacher Stories

Kaleigh Stephens, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

I bet we all know, of the typical teacher, strict, or lenient or just straight out normal. But, do you know there are teacher gone wrong stories as well, some can even say teacher horror stories. In which...

Twitter Drags Trump for his Bizarre Statement on Kentucky Derby Horse

Twitter Drags Trump for his Bizarre Statement on Kentucky Derby Horse

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor May 11, 2021

(Note: This article is categorized as an Op-Ed. As such, all opinions are that of staff writer Kelsey Byrd’s, and do not reflect the ideas or thoughts of Memorial High School nor the MHS Journalism staff...

Crystal Healing

Karalyn Brown, Managing Editor May 10, 2021

(Source: Health line) What are crystals? A Crystal or crystalline solid is a solid material whose constituents are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure, forming a crystal lattice that...

Parents rank their 7 biggest concerns for their children

Karalyn Brown, Managing Editor May 4, 2021

(source: district administration article) A survey asking parents about students’ enthusiasm for school may reinforce district leaders’ plans to prioritize social-emotional learning post-COVID. Nearly...

Severe Weather Causes Rare Tornado Emergency Being Issued

Severe Weather Causes Rare Tornado Emergency Being Issued

Cassie Pheng May 3, 2021

A total of twenty-three tornadoes were reported as hitting four states. A whopping 18 in Mississippi, 2 in Nebraska, 1 in Louisiana, 1 in Colorado, causing destruction to homes in these states.  This...

4 killed in smuggling attempt

May 3, 2021

An overly crowded boat was overturned due to weather conditions on the San Diego coast, killing 4 and wounding 25. Police suspect it's attempted smuggling gone wrong.  “Every indication from our...

President Biden Delivers First Speech to Joint Session of Congress

President Biden Delivers First Speech to Joint Session of Congress

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor April 29, 2021

The presidential speech to Congress may be a staple of American politics, but never has it quite been like this. With the seating in the House Chamber vastly spaced out in accordance to Covid social distancing...

D.C. Statehood: Is it Possible?

D.C. Statehood: Is it Possible?

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor April 27, 2021

It was a triumphant day for the pro D.C-statehood crowd. The U.S. House of Representatives oversaw an historic measure to make the nation’s capital an official state, with a predictable party-line vote...

Couple Finds Baby at Subway Station

Couple Finds Baby at Subway Station

Kaleigh Stephens, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Social worker, Danny Stuart, one evening was on his way to meet his partner, Pete Mercurio for dinner in Manhatten when he noticed a bundle tucked up against the wall in the 14th street Subway station....