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DECA students advance to international competition in Anaheim CA

Keaton West, Reporter

May 9, 2013

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Thirteen students competed in the DECA State Competition in Corpus Christi, Texas. Four of the 13 students have advanced to International DECA competition in Anaheim, California. They will compete April 24-27. The winners include...

3 MHS Pieces Selected for ArtHouse

Keaton West, Reporter

May 9, 2013

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One thousand two hundred and fifty Austin Area entries submitted to the ArtHouse Ahead of Their Time competition. Only 80 pieces selected. Three of them being from McNeil. Corinne Lee submitted an oil painting and Rainey Miller...

Special Olympians Finish Strong

Max McCann, Sports Editor

May 6, 2013

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Students who competed in the Special Olympics Central Texas Area 13 Roadrunner Soccer Tournament and Tennis Competition made a great showing. Competing for McNeil was Morgan Collins and Tyler Myers, who both finished third...

HOSA Students Compete Well, Advance to Area, State

Keaton West, Reporter

May 6, 2013

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The District HOSA competition yielded positive results for a number of students Because of their stellar performances, the following students automatically advance to state competition in April. Danny Lin took the Healthcare...

Mavs Take On Lake Travis In First Round Of Playoffs

Anthony Rodriguez, Entertainment Editor

April 30, 2013

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The Mavs baseball team made the playoffs for the second straight year this past Saturday with an 8-3 over Pflugerville. Senior Sean Mason threw five innings to lead the Mavs to victory. Junior Cameron Terrell also hit well...

Majestics Announce Officers

Keaton West, Reporter

April 21, 2013

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The 2013-14 Majestics Line Officers are: Jordan Villanueva (Colonel), Maeghan Redd (Lt. Colonel), Kaleigh Beane (Major), Laura Fretwell (Major), Isabella Gandara (Major) and Megan Lainez (Major). The 2013-14 Majestic Social...

Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Keaton West, Reporter

April 21, 2013

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Four athletes signed April 17 letters of intent to play their sport at the college level. Brianna Timourian signed with Trinity University to run cross country. Alexis Leverette, who plays softball, committed to the University...

Bands Take Sweepstakes at UIL

Keaton West, Reporter

April 20, 2013

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Four concert bands competed at UIL Concert/Sightreading Contest. The Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band Blue received sweepstakes awards (superior ratings in concert and sightreading) and Concert Band Green received...

Latin Students Return to State Contest, Place 6th

Keaton West, Reporter

April 20, 2013

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Latin students placed sixth in state sweepstakes after a six-year absence from the competition. Individuals placing in the top 10 of state were: Ben Hrechko, 10th, Ancient Geography level 2; Patrick Cryan, third, Ancient Geography...

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