Taking the learning outside the classroom, Disaster Response teacher Quin Parthasarathy, with help from the drama department, staged a disaster simulation to test how his students would actually respond to mass casualties.
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The gym was filled with eager basketball fans awaiting the game: green, blue and white against white, blue and red. School pride was lively for both teams, but Westlake, ranked number one in the state, was defeated by #11 McNe... READ MORE »»
Varsity Men's basketball team won 71-58 against Westlake.
Tables set up in rows, students excitedly buzzing, snacks everywhere. It’s not just another lunch in the cafeteria, though. It’s the third annual National Honor Society Trivia Night.
NHS hosted Trivia Night on Nov. 10 after sch... READ MORE »»
Competitors race to the National Honor Society officers with their responses to a trivia question.
The JROTC classroom was full of excitement and pride because of the new addition to the school: the creation of the first all-female color guard team at McNeil. Their first appearance was at the Mu Alpha Theta and National Hon... READ MORE »»
The all female Color Guard team makes its first appearance at the NHSMAT induction ceremony. The team places 2nd in the competition on 11/5/16. "I'm really excited to be in color guard," Alejandra Vasquez said. "It's something I've been wanting for a while, and I'm glad to be apart of it."
Inducted to Something New
MAT, NHS honor new members
The Mu Alpha Theta and NHS induction ceremony took place Oct. 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.
Presenters Nayan Shashidhar, Sarah Lee, and Aditya Sankar called out... READ MORE »»
Students wait for their names to be called at the ceremony. Claire Bean, pictured in the foreground is just one of the many juniors and seniors who attended the ceremony to celebrate getting accepted to National Honors Society.
Straying away from the perfect princess narrative, Jason Porath’s Rejected Princesses provides a complete look at women in history, presenting them as the complicated individuals they were. The book, inspired by Porath’s popu... READ MORE »»
Crowding the lecture hall, the voices and laughter of various students filled the room as they awaited the start of the Trump vs. Hillary campaign debate.
John Truitt and Paula Trietsch Chaney were the guests of the afternoon, tas... READ MORE »»
Hello! My name is Sumin Son and I am thrilled to be part of our Trailblazer this year! I am a junior and this will be my second year. Few of my hobbies include reading Harry Potter and shopping. My goal is... Read More »