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End of Year Efficiency

Uzma Pathan, Entertainment Editor

May 22, 2018

Filed under News

As the school year comes to an end there are many important tasks that need to be taken care of this last week or in the upcoming weeks. Below is a list of reminders of some important tasks that students should make sure to ge...

Follow The Music

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

May 22, 2018

Filed under Event Recaps, News, Showcase

Each year the choir program hosts a trip available to all choir students to a selected location. In previous years, the program visited Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, as well as Dallas. The program does a major trip out...

Gettin’ Schooled

Gettin’ Schooled

May 21, 2018

38th Parallel North

Jinhee Wang, Reporter

May 17, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

On April 27, the war that shook the world ended. The two representatives of both countries, Jae In Moon of South Korea and Kim Jung Un of North Korea, met at the House of Peace, called Pan-Moon-Jum, located at 38th parall...



April 27, 2018

Triple Threat

Uzma Pathan, Reporter

April 18, 2018

Filed under Event Recaps, Features, News, Showcase

The audience eagerly awaited for the Mr. Mav winners to be announced. The 10 boys lined up on stage in their tuxedos as the judges finished writing their scores and the announcers tallied the last votes. The 14th annual Mr. M...

Bring Home the Gold

Tiffany Sawruk and Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

April 17, 2018

Filed under News

Academic and One Act Play UIL contests were held during the week of March 19-24 with 16 students advancing to region competition at Baylor University April 13-14. “I was really excited when I placed [in Headline Writing],” ...

March for Action

Megan Garcia, Editor-In-Chief and Entertainment Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

(Disclaimer: Although campus officials do not officially condone the student protest, they understand this brief is for informational purposes.)   A school walkout in protest of gun violence will take place April 20 fr...

Solving Problems

Sumin Son, Editor-in-chief, news editor

April 9, 2018

Filed under Briefs, News

Mu Alpha Theta will host the annual math relay on April 11. Multiple teams will compete to answer as many math problems in limited time. The competition begins after school and ends around 5:15. After having paid 50 cents, participants...

A First for the Guard

Kelley Beeler, Sports and Opinion Editor

April 9, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

After competing in the Texas Color Guard Circuit for years, the McNeil winter guard placed first for the first time. The team recently beat out some of their toughest competitors such as Pflugerville High School, Reagan High Sch...

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