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Mavericks Turned Panthers

Mavericks Turned Panthers

Laura Perich, Reporter, Social Media Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

From the Maverick Way to Panther Pride, Paetow High School share their opinions about transferring from Morton Ranch High School. Paetow opened August 16, 2017, inviting  Mavericks on to their campus. Leaving the Maverick family to become a Panther, Paetow students express their opinions about their new ...

From Passion to Action

Delfina Ahulu, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

As we neared the end of August and our second week of school, a major category three hurricane named Harvey hit Texas and brought a downpour of rain that devastated the Houston area. Our Katy community was distraught and many families including here at Morton Ranch were affected by this dreadful exper...

The Good Things During Harsh Times

The Good Things During Harsh Times

December 15, 2016


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

At the time of the Iraq war, Sophomore Nawaf Abulhaija and his family’s lives were constantly threatened in Iraq because they were Palestinians. In February 2007, at six years old, Nawaf moved into a refugee camp with his family, and this is where his most valuable memories were made. For nearly 4 ye...

Ambulances and Adrenaline Rushes

Christina Soukis, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2016


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

Every teacher claims their class provides "real world experience," but if you take Principles of Health Science, you'll actually have the opportunity to work in multiple real world positions. Senior Mariah Wilson chose to work on as an EMT, providing care while riding on an ambulance.  Not just ...

ENGAGE in College

Katherine Nolasco, Marketing Team, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

For seniors in highschool, college applications can be a hassle. Not knowing which college or university would be a good choice for you can be challenging, and adding other school work on top of making decisions that will affect the rest of your life will only add to stress. Senior Nhi Vu, one of ...

Finding a Light

Sofia Aguilar, Copy Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

  In 2002, four year old Genesis Galindo was diagnosed with Leukemia. The journey began when her mother observed small bruises on her legs and noticed that she couldn’t walk up the stairs. Her mother took her to a pediatrician and she was immediately admitted into a hospital, which would even...

What It’s Like to Be a Top Ten Student

What It’s Like to Be a Top Ten Student

Gaby Hilado, Reporter

September 15, 2016


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

Today, high school class ranking systems has completely changed. Half of the high schools in U.S. no longer provide class ranks.  However, many students aim to graduate in the top ten percent of their class.   Junior Bungee Bedro is one of the students in MRHS aiming to graduate in the top ten. ...

A Blast from the Past

Katherine Nolasco, Ruby Amaya, Christina Soukis

September 12, 2016


Filed under Features, The Mavericks, Uncategorized

Mavericks dress up for Throwback Thursday.

Mavericks Experience Hawaii for a Day

Katherine Nolasco, Ruby Amaya, Christina Soukis

September 6, 2016


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

The Hawaiian spirit day was a huge success here at Morton Ranch.

Contributors to the Maverick Star NewsMagazine

Contributors to the Maverick Star NewsMagazine

Morgan Spears, Co-Editor in Chief

March 9, 2016


Filed under The Mavericks

The Maverick Star staff would like to thank the following for their contributions to the March 2016 issue of the Maverick Star, without whom, this edition would not have been possible. Paige Arnold Karen Austin Nicole Benke J.D. Coker Fred Collins Meagan Cuzzort Meagan Doby Marissa Emerson ...

Foreign Exchange: Line Hansen

October 28, 2015


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

Coming to us from the capital of Denmark,Copenhagen, where she has lived her whole life, is foreign exchange student Line Hansen (LEE-nuh). Line just recently got transferred to Katy ISD and she intends to finish her junior year of high school in the states before returning to Copenhagen to finish senior...

Foreign Exchange Series: Sophie Litterst

October 27, 2015


Filed under Features, The Mavericks

Leaving home can be a scary thought,especially when leaving the country but if it means achieving a dream of 5 years,  then it’s no biggie for junior Sophie Litterst. When she learned about the foreign exchange program, she jumped at the chance to travel from the South of Germany to Katy,Texas. Afte...

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