The Anvil is the student magazine at Memorial High School. It is produced by a staff of 18 students and is a 28 page, full-color, glossy magazine that features news, sports lifestyle/entertainment stories, along with editorials and opinion columns. The Anvil accepts advertising from local businesses and also offers home delivery of all five issues for $30/year.

The Co-Editors in Chief of the 2023-24 Anvil are Deveny Gilmore, Valen Rivas and Ivan Ting. The Anvil faculty adviser is Holly Hartman.

Letters to the Editors are welcomed. The staff reserves the right to condense or edit letters to the editor (for clarity only, not content). We will not print anonymous letters, but can withhold names in printing upon request. Please submit letters to R206 or send to:

The Anvil Staff Attn: Holly Hartman 935 Echo Lane Houston, TX  77024

If you would like to place an order for at home subscription, please find an order form on this page and return the form/payment to the address listed above or to R206. 

Yearly subscriptions are $30/year.

Anvil Home Subscription


The Anvil is published five times each school year. It is handed out for free to the student body (2500 students) and sent by mail to approximately 70 homes and businesses. A variety of ad sizes are available. We prefer advertisers send pre-designed ads (in jpeg format), but we can also design ads if information and logos/graphics needed in the ad are received at least two weeks before publication date.

If you are interested in advertising in The Anvil, please find the ad contract on this page.

Anvil Ad Contract


Students interested in being reporters/designers/editors on the newspaper staff should take Journalism 1 as the prerequisite course and then submit an application in the Spring. Students interested in being a photographer should take Photojournalism as the prerequisite course and then apply in the Spring.

For further information or questions, please contact Ms. Hartman at or 713 251 2580.