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

  • 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...

  • Change Starts Here

    Change Starts Here

    Amy Gonzalez, Reporter

    April 23, 2018

    School shootings in Columbine, Colorado, in 1999 and more recently, Parkland, Florida, in February have become commonplace. Survivors and advocates are fighting to enact stricter gun laws to ensure the safety of students in other...


  • SXSW spotlights Korean artists

    SXSW spotlights Korean artists

    Sumin Son, Editor-in-chief, news editor

    April 19, 2018

    Featuring flashing lights, soulful tunes, and perfect moves, KCON (K-Pop convention) boasted the best of Korean pop in the heart of Texas. Despite the language barrier and cultural difference, local Austinites, including several s...

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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  • 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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  • Humans of McNeil: A Series May 24, 2018
  • Triple Threat April 18, 2018
  • Illusions 512 April 3, 2018
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The way McNeil girls lacrosse team play
  • A Season Full of Wins April 10, 2018
  • Softball’s In Season March 27, 2018
  • 20-2, 12-1 March 8, 2018
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Infinite Gains
  • SXSW spotlights Korean artists April 19, 2018
  • Ask Reddit April 6, 2018
  • The New Classic April 4, 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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The student news site of McNeil High School