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McNicholas families celebrate Christmas with unique traditions

Christmas is right around the corner, and McNick families are preparing with a few odd traditions. After asking around, the Milestone compiled the top four unique Christmas traditions. Pickle Ornaments                  Sophomore Katie Schoolfield’s family gathers around the Christmas tree at her grandpa’s house to search for two non-traditional ornaments: Two pickles, a big one and … Continue reading

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What would you do differently? Student body takes over McNick

At McNick, many students feel very strongly about the policies that are held high by the current school administrators.  In a recent poll sent to students, they were asked one simple question: If you ran McNick, what would you do differently? Numerous students said that they would cut the policy of wearing uniforms, while other … Continue reading

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Breaking down exam study time

On Dec. 17, Rockets will begin three days of midterms. With increased stress around this time, these tips will not only help you ace exams but retain every bit of information needed, while still keeping your sanity. Start with breathing. Relaxing and breathing deeply can limit stress on an overloaded brain. Sit back and let … Continue reading

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Cheers bring spirited atmosphere to the court

On Dec. 2, basketball season officially started with the Women’s Varsity team playing Milford. With the ending of football, basketball brings a similar hype among students.  Games quickly become another excitement of the school year and an easy way to show McNicholas spirit and sportsmanship. However, those still relatively new to the McNicholas family may … Continue reading

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