The Trailblazer

  • McNeil High School, 5720 McNeil Drive, Austin, TX 78729

  • Pay Attention

    Pay Attention

    June 1, 2018

    Charlie Puth’s debut album, “Voicenotes” released May 11, is already topping the charts. The album became Certified Gold just after five days. Its upbeat vibes along with emotional lyrics are the perfect combination to ...

  • Old School

    Old School

    Kelley Beeler, Sports and Opinions Editor

    May 28, 2018

    The combined number of years of service add up in the hundreds as eight teachers say their final farewells to their students. Coach and history teacher Calvin Guillory, auto mechanics teacher Michael McDonald, world langua...

  • Gettin’ Schooled

    Gettin’ Schooled

    Amy Gonzalez, Reporter

    May 21, 2018

    Senior Hannah Nguyen recently became the only high school level recipient of the Charles Butts Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers. As a UT Austin prospective student in the education field, Nguyen will use the scholarship to hel...

  • Infinite Gains

    Infinite Gains

    Tiffany Sawruk, Reporter

    May 18, 2018

    The next installment in the Marvel cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War, is one of the most talked-about movies of the year, receiving attention from both passionate Marvel fans and casual moviegoers. The plot centers...

  • #NeverAgain


    Megan Garcia, Editor-In-Chief and Entertainment Editor

    April 27, 2018

    Students’ chanted as they walked to gather at the Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center parking lot, becoming part of history on April 20, the 19th Anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. The school’s fir...

Enjoy Your Break
  • Dribble Past the Doubt February 16, 2018
  • Sweeping the Competition February 12, 2018
  • A Little Majesty November 7, 2017
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  • Winning Displays May 29, 2018
  • Old School May 28, 2018
  • Humans of McNeil: Through the Looking Glass May 25, 2018
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  • Change Starts Here April 23, 2018
  • Good News, Internet Providers December 22, 2017
  • RIP: New Slang That Doesn’t Pass Away October 27, 2017
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  • The way McNeil girls lacrosse team play April 25, 2018
  • A Season Full of Wins April 10, 2018
  • Softball’s In Season March 27, 2018
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Pay Attention
  • Infinite Gains May 18, 2018
  • SXSW spotlights Korean artists April 19, 2018
  • Ask Reddit April 6, 2018
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Excelling On and Off the Field
  • A Worldly Experience May 2, 2014
  • Swimmer Accepts Scholarship to UMBC December 22, 2013
  • Choir Student Goes for Gold October 17, 2013
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