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The Marble Falls High School athletics department is expected to remain in Class 5A because of its snapshot enrollment number of 1,192. The University Interscholastic League announces realignment in February. Photo by Luedecke Photography

High schools take ‘snapshot’ for February UIL realignment

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — With an eye toward February’s University Interscholastic League realignment, Highland Lakes area schools turned in their “snapshot” numbers to the organization and Texas Education Agency. Even if Marble Falls High School stays in the Class 5A division, a change by the UIL could still shake things up a […]

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Marble Falls High School principal resigns

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — After school Oct. 20, Marble Falls High School principal Manny Lunoff announced to his staff he was resigning effective the next day as the campus principal. “He just stated ‘personal reasons.’ He didn’t go beyond that,” said Marble Falls Independent School District spokesman Bruce Peckover. “And we’re respecting that.” […]

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Marble Falls High School Theatre performing 'Harvey' this week

Marble Falls High School Theatre performing ‘Harvey’ this week

Did you hear Marble Falls High School Theater Arts teacher Jon Clark, and students Ryan Counts and Katy Mintz on the radio? Listen again if you missed out. (more…)

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Connor White grinds down bolt and allen heads on the bottom of a rocket he and several other Marble Falls High School students designed and built. The students are traveling to the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico where they will launch the rocket July 6. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Marble Falls High School students aiming for 100,000-ft rocket launch

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — While the popular saying, “Don’t sweat the small stuff,” may apply to a lot of things, Marble Falls High School students preparing to launch a rocket 100,000 feet over New Mexico definitely do sweat the little things. (more…)

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Trio of young Marble Falls cowboys saddle up for state contest

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — Ryan Becker, Tyler Ryan and Tyler Horn of Marble Falls High School are one rodeo away from competing at the team-roping national rodeo. But first, they must finish in the top four at the Texas High School Rodeo Association’s team-roping finals in Abilene. (more…)

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Sara Reily, MFHS Band Boosters' Souper Supper Fundraiser

Sara Reily, MFHS Band Boosters’ Souper Supper Fundraiser

We sure had a great time visiting with Sara Reily, VP of the Marble Falls High School Band Boosters, about this Saturday’s Souper Supper Fundraiser! (more…)

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Marble Falls High School "Fiddler on the Roof"

Marble Falls High School “Fiddler on the Roof”

It was wonderful visiting Choir and Music Theater Director, Bryce Gage and some of the talented cast of Marble Falls High School Theatre’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” (more…)

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Marble Falls High School earns five-star rating from TEA

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — A few years ago, Marble Falls High School received an “unacceptable” rating from the state, but since that time, the campus staff and students have taken the school from unacceptable to highly rated. The Texas Education Agency released the latest accountability information Aug. 7, and along with earning a […]

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes offers hot line for students in need

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Part of the mission of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is to be available to students, whether they’re athletes or not. That’s one reason why the organization established a hot line, said FCA area representative Barney Sarver. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School’s ‘Tarzan’ earns award nominations

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School production of “Tarzan” landed four nominations for the inaugural Greater Austin High School Musical Awards including for lead actor Austin Jones in his role as Tarzan. (more…)

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Marble Falls aeroscience students in charge of rocket, start to launch

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — One of the lessons Marble Falls High School aeroscience/physics teacher Randy Guffey has learned over the years is sometimes he, as the educator, has to remove himself from the equation for the students’ benefit. (more…)

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Marble Falls class gets Holocaust lesson from Nobel Peace Prize winner

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — While Marble Falls High School sophomore Siler O’Connor had learned about the Holocaust in history class, it took reading a book in his English II class this year to really open his eyes to what people, including youth his own age, endured in the German concentration camps. […]

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‘Tarzan’ cast learning to fly for Marble Falls High musical

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — With a nod of his head, Bill Auld sent Marble Falls High School student Julia Weber into the air, where she hovered momentarily before stretching out into a perfect “Superman” pose. “There,” Auld said. “See how that feels.” (more…)

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Highland Lakes businesses chip in for 2014 Marble Falls Project Graduation

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Local businesses have discovered a way to promote their products and raise thousands of dollars for a program to keep seniors safe on graduation night. Organizers with Marble Falls High School Project Graduation have launched the 2014 Project Net Profit campaign, encouraging businesses to donate proceeds from […]

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Strong bond keeps Marble Falls ‘Striplets’ together, no matter where road goes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — They are known as “the Striplets” in the halls of Marble Falls High School and have been making headlines since the day they were born. But to family members, they are simply Mike, Ben and Sarah Stripling, seniors at Marble Falls High School, who are scholars, leaders […]

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Marble Falls graduate, marketing major sounds off as co-host of financial radio show

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SAN MARCOS — Marble Falls High School graduate Taylor Yates never aspired to be on the radio during her Texas State University studies in marketing, but, this fall, she landed a co-hosting spot on the college radio station. The program, called CA$H Radio, focuses on economic, business, entrepreneurial, financial and […]

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Marble Falls High School Christmas choir concert combines traditional, modern

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School choir director Bryce Gage is known for challenging his students. But there’s one challenge even he never really took on until this year’s annual Candlelight and Christmas Choir Concert. “We’re doing a couple of pieces that are sort of a collage of songs,” […]

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Marble Falls graduate directs Whitesboro High School band to state marching title

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SAN ANTONIO — When the Whitesboro High School marching band earned a first-place finish at the area competition, director Jim Cude started to believe the group was on beat to something bigger. “We had set the goal of getting to state, but, the way we performed at the area contest, […]

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Marble Falls High School theater arts students MaeAnn Ross (left) as Puck and Wolf Williams as Oberon rehearse for the upcoming production of 'Shakespeare in Hollywood.' The play tells the story of two of Shakespeare's fairies from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' who end up in the middle of a 1930s Hollywood production of the silver-screen version of the play. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Marble Falls theater students take leading role in ‘Shakespeare in Hollywood’

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When the Marble Falls High School cast and crew of the upcoming production of “Shakespeare in Hollywood” realized they weren’t where they needed to be in their rehearsals for the Oct. 24 opening, the students had a choice: Go with what they had or dig in and […]

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Marble Falls High School reunion offers past students an opportunity to catch up

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — While time passes on, good memories and friends remain. And that’s part of the reason for the annual Marble Falls Ex-Students Homecoming Reunion on Oct. 12 at Marble Falls High School. (more…)

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Mustang ‘HERD’ looking to paint town for homecoming

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — It’s homecoming week for Marble Falls High School and Principal Manny Lunoff wants to help the community get pumped up for the event. The Mustangs’ football team (2-3, 0-1 in District 25-4A) host their district home opener against Leander Rouse at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Mustang […]

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Marble Falls High School junior and Legends car racer Clayton Green recently won first place and $4,000 at the Houston Motorsports Park. The 16-year-old is aiming for a professional career in racing and has signed with sponsor Finish Alive Stop Texting to promote a message of not texting while driving. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls High School junior and racer Clayton Green on fast career track

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — As 16-year-old Clayton Green maps out a race in his mind, he runs through every possible scenario — to the point he even predicts what his fellow racers will do. (more…)

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Help keep Marble Falls High School’s Class of 2014 safe by teeing off Sept. 14

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — With just the right drive, coupled with a good bounce followed by the perfect roll, you could find yourself cruising on a new personal watercraft. And just think, you started the day off by just trying to keep the Marble Falls High School Class of 2014 safe […]

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Trey Fisher (left) of Fisher's Iron and Metal is expected to launch a community partnership with newly hired agricultural sciences teacher Vinnie Heller to assist with the Marble Falls High School's expansion of the Career and Technology Education program to include welding, metal fabrication and woodworking curricula. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Marble Falls High School responds to demand for trades skills with program

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Trey Fisher can do just about anything with a piece of steel. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School reunion celebrates the ’80s, reunites Next Exit

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Steve Waller first began organizing the Marble Falls High School ’80s “and More” Reunion last year, he expected maybe 80 or 85 people. “Yeah, I thought I’d be lucky to just break even otherwise I’d be paying some of it out of my own pocket,” said […]

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Marble Falls grad, Texas track athlete accepts coaching position at Dripping Springs

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF DRIPPING SPRINGS — Call it a trade. Months after Dripping Springs graduate Tony Salazar was hired as the defensive coordinator for the Marble Falls High School football team, Dripping Springs athletic director Howard Ballard hired Marble Falls High School graduate Ashley Laughlin to join the Lady Tigers coaching staff. (more…)

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