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New Year, New Schedule

Megan Garcia, Reporter

June 1, 2017

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The bus is late. A student doesn’t have a ride home. Maybe students have a job or have to drive their siblings to school. As a result, the opportunity of attending tutorials to improve grades and understanding becomes smaller...

Track and field competes in 13-6A District Meet

Larissa Herold, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017

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Despite the uncertain start to the District 13 6-A track meet, held back by delays for a storm in the area, the track team competed on April 11 and 12 at Pflugerville High School for the chance to advance to the next stage, A...

Coffee House

Larissa Herold, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2017

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Coffee House, a variety show and silent auction, will be Friday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 in the cafeteria. The show is being organized by the choir boosters. “Coffeehouse is more like an open mic night,” choir director Wendi Burwinkel said....

Dear Mr. President…

Dear Mr. President…

December 5, 2016

Sock It to Westwood

September 26, 2016

Project Grad to hold pet vaccination clinic

Alejandra Fraire, Features Editor

September 12, 2016

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A pet vaccination clinic will be held at the gym entrance between Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 5-7 p.m. The vet performing the vaccinations is Dr. John Tarlton, who provides his service in pet clinics for McNeil and other area high...

No Foolin’

Wasima Chowdhury, Feature Editor

March 29, 2016

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Student Council will host its 13th annual Mr. Maverick Pageant Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Student Council President Thomas Sullivan and Vice President Elizabeth Nguyen will be the hosts for the night. “Our ...

Mavericks Express Knowledge of Trivia

Alejandra Fraire, Copy Editor

November 16, 2015

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Sponsored by the National Honor Society, the second annual Trivia Night will be Thursday, Nov.19 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. “Hopefully there will be lots of students and staff participation and fun,” NHS...

B-O-O-K-S! Books! Books! Books!

Marwa Gujarathi, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2015

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Mavericks cheerleaders will host its annual book drive again to benefit Dell Children’s Hospital. Last year, students donated more than 5,000 books. Students can bring new or gently used children to young adult books until Nov....

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