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2 Mavs awarded National Merit Scholarships

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

June 6, 2017

Filed under Features

The National Merit Scholarship program awarded two finalists with National Merit Scholarships. Seniors Larissa Herold, valedictorian of the 2017 senior class, and Judy Guan Li, who is ranked third, were recognized for their achievements...

Picture This: McNeil Merit

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

May 16, 2017

Filed under Features, News

The 2016 Maverick yearbook was awarded by the Balfour Yearbook company with the best recognition for its outstanding contribution to scholastic journalism. The yearbook is included in the 31st edition of Yearbook Yearbook. “Being...

OAP comes up short after advancement in District

Alejandra Fraire, Copy Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Features

Acting and competition joined together as theater participated in UIL One Act Play in which they performed Anatomy of Gray March 21 and March 24 along with seven other schools. The Mavs found success at the district level at the...

Just Say No

Just Say No

April 25, 2017

Picture Perfect

Alejandra Fraire, Copy editor

March 27, 2017

Filed under Features

Art was the main event of the day Feb. 4 at Cedar Ridge High School. Several art pieces of various types were submitted to the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) - which is equivalent to a UIL competition - from McNeil stude...

No Strings Attached

Larissa Herold, Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2016

Filed under Features

Record-setting. That’s the best word to describe the orchestra, which saw an all-time high 16 members qualify for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region Orchestra. “Please help me congratulate these stude...

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