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Leading the Pack

Leading the Pack

May 19, 2017

Academic UIL team advances in 8 events, takes 3rd overall

Uzma Pathan, Reporter

April 7, 2017

Filed under News

Students competed in the district UIL meet and placed third overall. Eight students advanced to the Region II meet April 8 at Baylor University in Waco. In the March 23 competition at Round Rock High School, the Computer Science...

Mavs Compete at Pflugerville UIL Meet

Uzma Pathan, Reporter

December 9, 2016

Filed under News

McNeil competed in the Pflugerville Academic UIL Invitational against 24 other schools on Nov. 5 placing third overall. “This being my first tournament since eighth grade, I’m pretty proud of what I placed, and I’m sure...

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...

OAP Impresses Viewers with ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’

Jude Benham, Reporter

April 23, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

  Theater students traveled out to Hendrickson High School to take place in the district one act play competition. The day lasted from 9 a.m. until nearly 10 p.m. with back-to-back performances. Director Aaron Johnson chose Rosencrantz and...

Journalism Students Win at Writing Competition

Zainab Khan, Reporter

April 29, 2015

Filed under News

Seven students took part in the Journalism UIL writing competition April 10 at Round Rock High School. Senior Aleah Goldberg placed second in news writing and will advance to regionals. However, she will not attend because...

Student Makes State in UIL Costume Design

Sam Collins, Reporter

March 26, 2015

Filed under News

McNeil has many artistically talented students and recently one of them achieved a notable accomplishment. Junior Alyna Pham’s designs progressed to state level in the costume design UIL competition. “Alyna’s designs...

Mav Choirs Sing All the Winning Notes

Caroline Yong, Reporter

May 9, 2014

Filed under Briefs, News

Choir UIL, held at the PAC on April 24, turned out to be a major success. All four choirs received Sweepstakes, which is the highest rating possible in UIL competitions. “Getting Sweepstakes was a wonderful surprise,” senior...

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