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We the People Donate

Miracle Cox, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Filed under Event Recaps, Features

As Mavericks worried about their friends and families in the affected areas after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Rockport Aug. 25 and stalled out over the Houston area, they wanted to help in the recovery efforts. “We as ...

The Link Between

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

October 3, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

The main hall was once again flooded with students going to class. But this time it was at night and they were accompanied by their parents. The cafeteria was full of students endorsing their clubs and embracing the Mav community...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

September 20, 2017

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...

Picture This: McNeil Merit

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

May 16, 2017

Filed under Features, News

The 2016 Maverick yearbook was awarded by the Balfour Yearbook company with the best recognition for its outstanding contribution to scholastic journalism. The yearbook is included in the 31st edition of Yearbook Yearbook. “Being...

OAP comes up short after advancement in District

Alejandra Fraire, Copy Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Features

Acting and competition joined together as theater participated in UIL One Act Play in which they performed Anatomy of Gray March 21 and March 24 along with seven other schools. The Mavs found success at the district level at the...

Just Say No

Just Say No

April 25, 2017

Picture Perfect

Alejandra Fraire, Copy editor

March 27, 2017

Filed under Features

Art was the main event of the day Feb. 4 at Cedar Ridge High School. Several art pieces of various types were submitted to the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) - which is equivalent to a UIL competition - from McNeil stude...

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