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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...

Moving On

Larissa Herold, Copy Editor

April 22, 2016

Filed under Features, Sports

  The 2016 track season is coming to a close, with the district meet on April 12 to 14. For the seniors on the varsity girls team, the end of the season will also mark the end of this phase of their life. In a few short m...

Senior Year: Best and Worst Year

Sam Collins, Reporter

June 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

While we seniors are counting down the remaining days of school, the class of 2016 is looking forward to their last year at McNeil and already beginning to panic. The idea of the senior year is as terrifying as it is exciting. Throughout...

Project Grad Brings Back Paint the Pavement

Caroline Yong, Copy Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Briefs, News

There are multiple spaces in the student parking lot already personalized, but now there’s another chance for students to paint their spaces on Dec. 7 from 1-3 p.m. All proceeds will go toward Project Graduation for this year’s...

Mavericks of 2013 Continue on Their Paths

Aleah Goldberg, Reporter

June 24, 2013

Filed under News

The class of 2013 walked, for the last time, through the doors of McNeil and onto the stage of the Cedar Park Center Friday. The graduation ceremony was full of meaningful speeches from students and faculty, inspiring music from...

Application Help Available to Seniors, Juniors

Emily Parma, News editor

December 19, 2012

Filed under Briefs, News

Seniors and juniors can get help with their college and scholarship applications before school or during all lunches. Counselor Gary Vaden invites these students to bring their breakfast or lunch and all forms to the College and...

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