Seniors react to National Underground Railroad Freedom Center visit

  On March 20, while students in grades 9-11 were taking their annual round of standardized tests, McNick’s senior class traveled to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center for the second Annual Senior Day Trip to experience the museum through a guided tour, a discussion on implicit bias, and insight on modern slavery. The visit … More Seniors react to National Underground Railroad Freedom Center visit

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Meditation: an opportunity for mindfulness and peace

With life sometimes feeling like it is going 100 mph, it is necessary for our bodies to slow down and our minds to quiet. According to Artofliving.org, Harvard has confirmed that meditation reduces stress, fosters clear thinking, and increases our capacity for empathy and compassion. For beginners, the first step in starting to meditate is … More Meditation: an opportunity for mindfulness and peace

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Senior Rocket athletes sign to play university sports

By Erica Gumbert, Rachel Jeffries, Gracie Rudolph, and Nicholas Wynn The final athletic Signing Day of the 2017-2018 school year took place on April 11 in the McNicholas library. In the after school signing ceremony, four senior Rocket athletes signed National Letters of Intent to play their respective sports at the collegiate level next school … More Senior Rocket athletes sign to play university sports

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The Ronald McDonald House Charities offer service hour opportunities to students

As a Catholic High School, McNicholas requires students to expand their experiences outside the classroom by committing to service in their greater community.  One of the agencies where many spend their hours volunteering include The Ronald McDonald House, located near the downtown campus of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati (RMH) … More The Ronald McDonald House Charities offer service hour opportunities to students

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The Student Perspective: Students share their struggles with homework

By Isabella Daley No high school student’s day is complete without one, two, or seven hours of homework.  From solving pre-calculus problems or memorizing the Krebs Cycle to reading an act of Macbeth or writing an essay about World War II, students often struggle to keep up with their daily assignments.  McNicholas students named procrastination, … More The Student Perspective: Students share their struggles with homework

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Students consider if online dress-shopping is worth the risk

By Maggie Deller As prom nears during April of 2018, students rush to find the perfect dress. While some search stores  for the perfect dress, others turn to online dress-shopping and wonder if those purchases are worth the risk. Four students shared their experiences with online shopping with the Milestone in hopes to enlighten others … More Students consider if online dress-shopping is worth the risk

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