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Statistics call for stronger teen driving laws nationwide

He’s driving on the highway when his phone beeps, and he looks down to see who it is. Before he even has a chance to look back up at the road, his car is suddenly spinning in a circle, hitting three other cars in its path. He dies, along with four other people in the … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras dress styles through the years

During the 60 years that the Mardi Gras Dance has taken place at McNicholas High School, the female students on court have worn tea-length or longer, formal dresses. However, the styles of these dresses have changed dramatically over the years.   In the earlier days of Mardi Gras, the dresses of those on court had … Continue reading

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Get to know the personalities behind the crowns, gowns, and whistles

At the 60th Annual Mardi Gras Pageant and Ball, 40 seniors were honored for their service to McNicholas, including Queen Kelsey Mueller, King John Sandmann, Maid of Honor Rachel Wadell, and Captain of the Ball Luke Eveler.  All four are well-known for their service to the McNicholas community, but the Milestone set out to learn more … Continue reading

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Students color a mandala during Activity Lunch in the McNicholas library. Activity Lunches, held every Wednesday in the library, include activities such as coloring, puzzles, and other activities. McNicholas Assistant Librarian Jane Ray says that the activities give students an opportunity to relax and relieve themselves of any stress during the day.


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