New teacher joins World Languages Department

Sergio Munda, the new Spanish II teacher at McNicholas High School, was hired to replace Cass Cleavinger who did not return to McNicholas for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Munda has been teaching since 2009 both abroad and in the U.S. However, he knew how to speak Spanish long before he began teaching it. From a … More New teacher joins World Languages Department

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Rocket Quiz: Testing your Grinch percentage this holiday season

By Faith Miller Made popular by Buzzfeed, entertainment quizzes have told us everything from which Friends character we are, which Harry Potter house we’re in, to what kind of dog breed we are. The Milestone has joined the movement with our own style of quizzes. With Christmas drawing near, many are starting to get into … More Rocket Quiz: Testing your Grinch percentage this holiday season

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Students, staff recall favorite McNicholas memories from 2017

By Maggie Deller The year of 2017 was full of many accomplishments, good deeds, and fond memories for the McNicholas family. As the 2017 year comes to a close, McNicholas students and staff recall their favorite memories they shared with the McNick community. Senior Sam Martin said, “My favorite memory is when [the football team] … More Students, staff recall favorite McNicholas memories from 2017

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McNicholas shows support of DACA regardless of political ideology

By Isabella Daley On Sept. 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced its plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in March 2018.  Unless the Dream Act of 2017 or similar legislation is passed, thousands of undocumented immigrants in the US will lose the protection from deportation that DACA currently provides them. … More McNicholas shows support of DACA regardless of political ideology

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‘The Milestone’ launches new site design

Dear Milestone readers and subscribers, The McNicholas Milestone has designed a new website user interface for online publication. This new site launched Dec. 4. The URL for the new site has remained the same as the previous site, at https://mcnicholasmilestone.com. The change arose from the desire to modernize the site and remain fresh and current … More ‘The Milestone’ launches new site design

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Vegetarians, vegans request different meals in café

By Faith Miller McNicholas High School’s Café and Student Union offers students and teachers a number of food choices every day, from pizza and mac ‘n’ cheese to deli sandwiches and chicken tenders. However, some students and teachers feel as though there should be some alternate options for vegetarians, vegans, and people with other dietary … More Vegetarians, vegans request different meals in café

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McNicholas launches student podcast

By Nicholas Wynn McNicholas High School launched their new student podcast, The McNick Minute, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23. The podcast featured stories written, edited, and recorded by students on the podcast team, under staff supervisors Chelsea Almer and Matt Wehrman. “[The podcast] gives a voice to a story,” Wehrman said. “It’s a different way … More McNicholas launches student podcast

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