Starting in the fall of the 2019-2020 school year, McNicholas will implement Explore Bells into the schedule. The Explore Bells last 55 minutes. They are the last period at the end of 17 Thursdays, so they will occur about twice a month. All school liturgies or assemblies will utilize the period when there is not … More First look: McNick to implement Explore Bells next year
In life, people can only count on so much. The sun rises, the sun sets, cats land on their feet, and toast lands butter side down. Even more constant than those truths is the looming threat of exams. Like a clock, exams occur at the end of the first and second semesters without fail. Though … More Study using science: A guide to effective exam prep
While it is easy to ignore the fixtures of everyday life, appreciation of the minute or mundane features of our world can be a helpful practice to find happiness in every moment. On a walk to Alms Park in Cincinnati, the droning of footsteps and my inability to remove my hands from my pockets for … More Solve boredom by researching water fountains
Note: Dominic Daley is a licensed student pilot, but is by no means an expert. As a prospective job applicant, he hopes that automation does not remove pilots from the cockpit. He has been taught the importance of flying by hand, and has not yet been trained on any kind of autopilot system. For many … More Some Rockets express trust amidst widespread fear of automation
Terrorist attacks have almost become a staple in the media in the past couple of decades. Many people see other countries and ideologies as the threat, citing international terrorism like 9/11. As humans, we are instinctually fearful of those that do not look like us or talk like us, so it almost seems to make … More How the New Zealand attacks reflect the greater geopolitical climate
No two people experience the same childhood. Even in families, parents raise each child differently. However, many children share similar experiences with others born in the same time period, and those similarities are what bound a generation. In the media there has been a constant buzz about Millennials: what activities, products, and establisments they’ve killed, … More Raised by the screen: Rockets reflect on the founding of their generation
To say that McNicholas is a maze would be an understatement. The building as it stands now was assembled in so many different decades that one may find it easier to explain it with the butterfly effect than with the actual timeline of construction. The halls, much like the nervous system of the human body, … More Hallways don’t have to be horrific: Be mindful of others!