Students are returning to their desks bleary eyed and craving coffee, and it can only mean one thing. The end of freedom is nigh; the nearly 600 Rockets have returned to school. While some of us may be craving their beds, and others air conditioning, The McNicholas Milestone, McNicholas’ student-run online newspaper, longs for new … More The Milestone launches into the 2018-2019 school year
By: Madison McClellan and Michael Schaeper The paradise way of life has arrived at McNicholas for Homecoming Week 2018 Sept. 17-22. The Class of 2020 chose the Homecoming 2018 theme as “Another Day in Paradise.” Homecoming Week kicked off with the annual bonfire and movie in the Paradise Pavilion on Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. … More A Day in Paradise: Homecoming Week 2018 filled with events for all!
Members of the McNicholas student body and faculty began to push for a more active recycling program for the 2018-2019 school year. The new recycling initiative is accompanied by a series of changes on the McNicholas campus, which include signs “When I learned that it was just all trash, it was wrong. It was specifically … More Students, faculty re-think recycling
There is a killing problem in America, and it is not because of one group of people or one single ideology. Our flawed legal system and our cultural values are responsible. The legality of capital punishment and abortion are both responsible. Apathy, fear and inaction are responsible. Both Democrats and Republicans are responsible. The Facts … More America’s killing problem
Disclaimer: The following review may contain some spoilers revolving around the plot and background. The review is simply my own opinion, you may disagree. This year, I will be reviewing books based around their genres. This month’s genre is adventure. In these reviews I will rate the books on a starring system. 5/5 Stars: This … More August Book Review: Ready Player One – Get ready to skip this one
Story by Katie Limberg, Madison McClellan, Michael Schaeper, Vinny Ramundo, and Ellie White On Friday, August 24, history was made at McNick. For the first time, McNicholas’s Penn Station Stadium, “the Penn,” was lit up by stadium lights as well as the excitement in the air. Friday night’s game showed the culmination of many … More ‘Let there be light’: McNicholas celebrates 1st football game under the lights
Dear Milestone readers and subscribers, On behalf of the whole Milestone staff, I thank you for providing us with another exceptional and successful year. Without our readers and supporters, we would be unable to continue publishing a source of genuine journalism for McNicholas High School and the surrounding community. We know there are always ways … More ‘Milestone’ wishes all a splendid summer, Editor-in-Chief signs off