Coronavirus impacts U.S. international students

International students in the U.S. will return early to their home countries, ending their school year because of Coronavirus. Currently, Coronavirus is spreading all around the country, and all of the United States’ schools, including colleges, are closed until Coronavirus completely disappears.  Therefore, students are doing homeschooling or video conferencing to catch up with classes … More Coronavirus impacts U.S. international students

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Spread of coronavirus brings precautions

By Hallie Kim, assisted by Milestone Staff As of Wednesday, March 11, at 2 p.m. there are four confirmed cases of coronavirus, COVID-19, in Ohio with 21 people testing negative and 24 who are showing symptoms of “respiratory distress,” according to the Ohio Department of Health. On Tuesday, March 9, Governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency in Ohio and made recommendations … More Spread of coronavirus brings precautions

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McMakerspace opens for students, faculty

McNicholas officially opens the “makerspace” for every class, every student. Located in Room 1 in freshman hall, students can now use the new makerspace, officially called McMakerspace, for any sort of project they want to work on whether it be for a class project or a personal project.   There are a variety of tech tools … More McMakerspace opens for students, faculty

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An exchange student’s view of Christmas: What it’s like celebrating Christmas in America

McNicholas’ exchange students Duru Bekircan from Turkey and Hallie Kim from South Korea celebrated their first American Christmas in December. Both students shared their perspectives with The Milestone. Q. What do you think about American Christmas? Hallie Kim: Last year Christmas was my first day of Christmas in America and it was kind of cool. … More An exchange student’s view of Christmas: What it’s like celebrating Christmas in America

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Sock, coat drives offer service opportunities for all students

For the next week and beyond, there are two service opportunities for McNicholas students to help others by a simple donation. The first opportunity where Rockets can help is with the “Socktober” sock drive. Students can bring in new pairs of socks to fill the bins outside of the Counseling and College Readiness office. “The … More Sock, coat drives offer service opportunities for all students

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Students should spend more time with others, not their cell phones

By Hallie Kim Most students use their cell phones in school hallways, classrooms, and café during every school day. They often play games on their cell phones, watch YouTube, send and receive messages with friends, and search Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  This phenomenon is a common occurrence in a world where technology has advanced and … More Students should spend more time with others, not their cell phones

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International students share surprises, differences between McNick, home schools

Students from Germany, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, and Vietnam chose to study McNicholas High School for the 2019-2020 school year instead of their home schools. The international students have now studied almost a full quarter of their year in the U.S. and The Milestone talked with them about wh at they were most surprised by … More International students share surprises, differences between McNick, home schools

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