Emma Hughes

Emma Hughes is a first year journalism student and staff reporter for the McNicholas Milestone. She is involved in service club, spirit club, and plays three varsity sports: tennis, lacrosse, and swimming. She is also a student ambassador. In her free time, Emma likes to write and spend time with her friends and family.
Emma Hughes has written 23 posts for The McNicholas Milestone

Seniors share advice for underclassmen

The Class of 2017 is down to their final days of high school. After four years at McNick, students shared their advice for the underclassmen and rising seniors. The majority of the seniors want the younger students to get involved in school activities. “Get involved in sports, clubs, intramurals,” senior Mackenzie Wagner said. “Go to … Continue reading

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Students inducted into language, art honor societies

On April 25, McNicholas students were inducted into the World Language Honor Societies, and on May 4, students were inducted into the National Art Honor Society. The inductees in the World Language Honor Societies included French students sophomore McKenzie Miller, and juniors Veronica Menedez and Trevor Wray; Latin student junior Jude Gerrard; and Spanish students … Continue reading

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Sports play of the month: Softball defeats Fenwick

On Friday, April 21, the McNick Rockets defeated the Fenwick Falcons 8-5 on the road at Fenwick. As of April 25, MaxPreps has the Rockets standing 9-2 overall and 6-0 in their conference. The varsity team includes freshman Emma Melcher, sophomores Hope Bridgers, Abby Bryll, Jessica Carnes, Alyssa Herper, Kelly Strotman, and Lillie Zimmerman, and … Continue reading

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Social media trouble: Students may suffer consequences for poorly thought-out posts

It’s something teens hear over and over again: Don’t post anything on social media that could get you in trouble. Since social media exploded and one person can have an account on multiple sites, how much is too much to post on social media? Depending on what school you attend, and whether it is a … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week

Seniors Mitch Kling and Haley Adkins are crowned Homecoming King and Queen at the Sept. 30 Homecoming game against the Caroll Patriots. The Rockets defeated the Patriots 28-0.