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This is How We Do It

Hannah May, Reporter

June 3, 2017

Filed under News

A few weeks ago, ten Russian ambassadors came to the agriculture section of McNeil to observe and learn a few things about how things work here in Texas. “They came to the McNeil Farm Facility to look at sustainable agriculture in...

Rockin’ Recycling

Hannah May, Reporter

May 26, 2017

Filed under News

Noticing that the school was having some trouble properly recycling, Green Club stepped up to the plate. On April 5, Tara Hedlund, one of the sponsors of the club, sent out an email explaining to all staff about the green recyc...

2 Teachers Selected as Finalists for HEB Excellence in Education Awards

Tiffany Sawruk, Reporter

April 26, 2017

Filed under News

Aquatic Science teacher Kari Teague and Pre-Cal/Calculus teacher Emily Jensen were selected as finalists for HEB Lifetime Achievement Award and Excellence in Education Award, respectively. This is the first time two teachers from...

The Golden Fig

The Golden Fig

February 13, 2017

Fun Festivities

Hannah May, Reporter

November 10, 2016

Filed under News

Student Council hosted the Fall Festival Nov. 1 where multiple clubs set up booths and sold various items. Art Club, Spanish Honor Society, the Sapphire Dancers, and other groups had games or products available. “I like Fall F...

New Kids on the Block

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

October 3, 2016

Filed under Features

The bell rang and the halls flooded with laughter of students and staff. The school  buzzed with a sense of community, and this year brought forth new additions to the Mav family. “Honestly, it was my number one choice,”...

Pack Up, It’s Moving Day

Pack Up, It’s Moving Day

November 10, 2015

1st Day Highlights Range of Emotions

Amrin Madhani, Editor

October 4, 2013

Filed under News

Lost. Confused. Excited. Giddy. Nervous. Anxious. Skeptical. Bored. These were the emotions that ran through the heads of students on the first day of school. Will they have good teachers? Can they tolerate the workload? What a...

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