Senior class reflects on retreat opportunities

As a graduation requirement, all McNicholas seniors must attend a retreat, either Kairos or Appalachia. Some students decide to go on both retreats, or even three if they are chosen as a Kairos leader for their classmates. Senior Molly Smith had the experience of attending three retreats. She went on Kairos 104 in April 2016, … More Senior class reflects on retreat opportunities

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Sports play of the month: Swim team closes season with a splash

The McNicholas Swim Team made a splash in the final meets of the season, with four swimmers qualifying for the district meet and one going on to state finals. The sectional meet, which every swimmer attended, was on Feb. 10 and 11 at Mason High School. Many swimmers swam their best times at the meet. … More Sports play of the month: Swim team closes season with a splash

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Dance Team attends national competition in Florida

On Feb. 2, the McNicholas Dance Team headed to Orlando, Florida, for the National Dance Team Championship. Teams from across the country qualified for the event, sponsored by the Universal Dance Association (UDA). The senior dancers include Felicia Marino, Hailey Snyder, and Kate Whitesell. The juniors are made up of Janie Ferris, Caitlin Jacobs, and … More Dance Team attends national competition in Florida

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Transition from GCCYS to GCL shifts in intensity

The GCCYS, formally known as CYO, was a time in students’ lives where sports were a fun pastime. With light practice schedules, games were more for fun than competition. Transitioning from GCCYS in elementary school to GCL in high school is a major shift for many due to the intensity level of the competition and … More Transition from GCCYS to GCL shifts in intensity

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Sports Play of the Month: Rocket basketball falls to the Spartans

On Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, the McNicholas Rockets played the Roger Bacon Spartans in a closely matched game. Since McNick and Roger Bacon are in the same GCL conference, this game affected both of their standings. As of Jan. 30, 2017, Roger Bacon was ranked first in the GCL Coed South Conference, and McNick was … More Sports Play of the Month: Rocket basketball falls to the Spartans

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