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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,”...

How to Teach a Teacher

Amrin Madhani, Editor-in-chief

June 21, 2016

Filed under Features

It is a universal truth that Mondays are rough for everyone. Regardless of your position (teacher, student, administration) chances are the day will probably feel: a.) too long, b.) too boring, c.) too tedious, or d.) all of ...

See You on Broadway

Anna Qi, News Editor

June 18, 2016

Filed under Features

The entire auditorium is dim, and the audience is buzzing with excited whispers. It is five minutes until showtime and every seat from the left to the right wing of the stage is full. Even so, people are still filing in one after a...

In the Mood for Food

Anna Qi, News Editor

June 17, 2016

Filed under Features

With less than a month left of school, organizations inside and outside of the classroom are having their last events to commemorate the final moments of the year. In academics, AP exams and finals mark the closing of the year, ...

Handel the Stars

Wendy Yoon, News Reporter

June 12, 2016

Filed under Features

String Orchestras, both Philharmonic and Varsity, have brought home yet another set of trophies from the annual UIL competition. UIL, also known as University Interscholastic League, supervises competitions on statewide and r...

Maverick talent wins at RRISD Secondary Art Show

Alejandra Fraire, Copy editor

May 28, 2016

Filed under Features

Emotions, messages, and ideas are sometimes expressed through art. From McNeil, 23 pieces of art received awards at the Round Rock ISD Secondary Art Show May 10-17.  Westwood received 10 honors. Within the competitive plac...

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...

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