Chinese bring in New Year: How it differs from other New Year’s celebrations

While Americans traditionally celebrate a “new year” every Jan. 1, the New Year’s celebration varies greatly in other parts of the world. With four of McNicholas’ foreign exchange students coming from China, seniors Zhihao “Rex” Cao and Yaling Wu, junior Hanye Li, and sophomore Shuohua “Sam” Zou, the McNicholas Milestone decided to research the Chinese … More Chinese bring in New Year: How it differs from other New Year’s celebrations

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SOPA, PIPA postponement exemplifies citizens’ involvement in government

On Friday, Jan. 20, the postponement of the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act) legislations was publicly announced, leaving many relieved and in shock of the effect of recent protests.  SOPA and PIPA are bills aimed at halting internet piracy and copyright infringement. SOPA, as the more extreme of the … More SOPA, PIPA postponement exemplifies citizens’ involvement in government

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McNicholas hosts five foreign exchange students

Each year, McNicholas hosts foreign exchange students from all over the world.  These students have stemmed from China, Mongolia, Japan, Germany, Sweden, and other countries. McNicholas’ involvement with having foreign exchange students began when former principal, Mr. Jerry Couzins, made McNicholas a sister school to a high school in Japan. For five years, this high … More McNicholas hosts five foreign exchange students

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School email: Are students using the educational tool?

Email has become an important part of life at McNicholas as its purpose is to assist students in their communication and studies. Last school year, McNicholas provided every student with a school email, but a year and a half later, many students still aren’t using it to its full potential or even at all. McNick … More School email: Are students using the educational tool?

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McNicholas changes exam calendar for next school year

McNicholas has decided to modify its school year calendar for the 2012-2013 school year so that exams and the end of 2nd quarter will fall before Christmas break. It has been five years since McNicholas has scheduled exams this way and is being changed for numerous reasons. According to Curriculum Director Mr. Dan Rosenbaum, classes … More McNicholas changes exam calendar for next school year

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McNick reports the winter sports stats

Everyone wonders how their school’s sports teams are doing and The Milestone Online is here to report the mid-season stats of all the sports. The winter sport’s teams are in the midst of their games, practices, and competitions and here are their results. Basketball: As of Jan. 3, men’s varsity and JV basketball teams both … More McNick reports the winter sports stats

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Cincy’s A+ study spots help students make the grade

The sad truth is that the holidays are over, and exams are quickly approaching. While nothing can change the facts, there are simple ways to make these coming weeks a little more bearable. Sometimes students’ homes are a little hectic and crowded, which can make studying feel even more stressful. By choosing one of the … More Cincy’s A+ study spots help students make the grade

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