Beyond core classes: Electives to consider for 2020-2021

Every January, McNick students begin to create their schedule for the next school year, and while it can be exciting to plan for the future and start to decide what classes to take, it can bring about moments of uncertainty.  Perhaps you’ve realized that you have an open spot in your schedule, and instead of … More Beyond core classes: Electives to consider for 2020-2021

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Seniors to be honored at the 68th annual Mardi Gras Ball

On Feb. 16, McNicholas will host its 68th annual Mardi Gras Pageant and Ball, a tradition started by the Sisters of St. Joseph. As is custom, the court is made up of 20 senior girls and 20 senior boys who are elected and voted for by their peers. 8 juniors will make up the Junior … More Seniors to be honored at the 68th annual Mardi Gras Ball

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An exchange student’s view of Christmas: What it’s like celebrating Christmas in America

McNicholas’ exchange students Duru Bekircan from Turkey and Hallie Kim from South Korea celebrated their first American Christmas in December. Both students shared their perspectives with The Milestone. Q. What do you think about American Christmas? Hallie Kim: Last year Christmas was my first day of Christmas in America and it was kind of cool. … More An exchange student’s view of Christmas: What it’s like celebrating Christmas in America

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Perspective from the court: Junior shares thoughts of transfer from Moeller to McNick

For every high school, there is an essence of traditions surrounding athletic events. Whether it be football, basketball, soccer, or any others, athletes’ views differ due to the school, their outside activities, and what they “want to do when they grow up.” However, there is a depth of personality that can be lost when viewing … More Perspective from the court: Junior shares thoughts of transfer from Moeller to McNick

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College awaits: Finding scholarships to lighten the financial load

As colleges mail out acceptance letters, students can find themselves shocked by the price tag attached. Not everyone can be a college level athlete or valedictorian, which would lead to a plethora of scholarship offers; however, there are other scholarships available for the average student. A first step in the scholarship search is to look … More College awaits: Finding scholarships to lighten the financial load

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The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

The following is the third installment of a fictional story that will be published through the McNicholas Milestone in installments. All characters, settings, and dialogue are purely figments of the imagination. Parts one and two can be found here: Part I, Part II. Thumbnail courtesy of http://www.criminalelement.coment. PART THREE: THE REVEREND Clerk Conners wrapped a … More The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

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McNick Minute offers modern media outlet to students

The number of podcast listeners is increasing steadily as people are discovering new ways to receive their media, and the McNick Minute, McNicholas’ own podcast, caters to the growing demand for auditory news. A podcast is a digital audio file, often times used as a news outlet, that can be downloaded for listening. Published every … More McNick Minute offers modern media outlet to students

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A Dream Come True: A Wonderland Miracle

Disclaimer: This is a fictional story with inspiration from Michael Bublé’s song, Christmas (Baby Please Come Home). All characters, settings, and dialogue are figments of my imagination. I stared out my radius window, sipping on dark coffee, cuddled underneath a fluffy blanket. The book I was reading lay haphazardly on my lap, forgotten from my … More A Dream Come True: A Wonderland Miracle

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The Australia Bushfires: What’s happening and how students can help

How did the fires start? Every year Australia has a fire season during the summer accompanied by dry and hot weather making it easy for fires to start. As always, fire is dangerous, but this fire season has been exceptionally dangerous. According to Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, “Australia is experiencing one of its worst droughts … More The Australia Bushfires: What’s happening and how students can help

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