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The Milestone staff takes part in “Transformation Tuesday”

Looking back on an old yearbook is always a fun way to take a step back in time. It’s especially interesting for the seniors who look back at their awkward freshman selves, recognizing the mark they’ve made on the McNick community, realizing that they’ve broken out of their shells, and of course, appreciating how they … Continue reading

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Dog walking and internet surfing: apps make donating to charity even easier

Amid the news of the less fortunate circulating the media more than ever, the more fortunate often know they should help. However, finding a way to effectively help can be a bit tricky.  Luckily, most people own smartphones, which makes the route from giver to receiver easier than ever to find and use.  The five … Continue reading

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McNicholas Band marches to Championships

The McNicholas Marching Band, directed by Mr.Keith Nance, recently attended the Class A Championships at Norwood’s Shea Stadium in early November. The band consists of 25 members, including seven percussionists, five saxophonists, three trumpeters, two clarinetists, one bass clarinetist, one flutist, and one player each of French horn, tuba, and trombone. With a theme of … Continue reading

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Big Macs and Battery Cages – How humane living can lead us to a better world

Stopping at McDonald’s for the occasional after-school cheeseburger probably seems like a harmless treat. For billions of people across the globe, fast food has become an integral part of everyday life, so much so that McDonald’s is shelling out 75 burgers per second in the United States alone.  But besides the fact that the quality … Continue reading

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