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Humans of McNeil: Through the Looking Glass

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

May 25, 2018

Filed under Features, News

America has always been referred to as a land of opportunities. Some have it in the palm of their hands, some move across the country, and some move across the world for opportunities. Two generations ago, my family sailed from...

Humans of McNeil: A Series

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

May 24, 2018

Filed under Features, Humans Of McNeil

Take a look at people’s lunches during school and it’ll convey more about their background than sharing notes in class will ever show. Cultures and customs vary, from the way the door is opened, to how greetings are exchanged,...

Humans of McNeil: A Series

Desirae Gonzalez, Reporter

March 20, 2018

Filed under Features, Humans Of McNeil, Showcase

It’s passing period, and as students scurry into their classrooms, the hallways are filled with different faces leading different lives. They are taught in the same language and they are learning in the same way, but the final...

Boys Basketball Play in Georgetown Tourney

Uzma Pathan, Reporter

January 26, 2018

Filed under Event Recaps, News, Sports

Boys varsity basketball team played in the Georgetown four-day tournament beginning Nov. 29 falling to three of their four opponents from across the state. “We learned a lot about how important it is to overcome adversity,”...

Run High-Low Mate

Uzma Pathan, Reporter

January 18, 2018

Filed under Event Recaps, News, Sports

The Mavericks dominated the visiting Australian team Dec. 12 with a final score of 80-17. “To be honest, nobody really knew what to expect from the Australians, junior James Curtis said. “I loved interacting with the young...

Ridin’ Solo

Amy Gonzalez, Reporter

October 9, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News

Students from RRISD (and other local private schools) competed to perform in one of four qualifying choirs at the annual TMEA Clinic/Convention. “I’m used to [the audition process] definitely, but the nerves were still t...

Forbidden Tales

Forbidden Tales

October 2, 2017

Drills Not Frills

Drills Not Frills

November 29, 2016

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