Add meaning to the season: Get creative with your Lenten promise

The Mardi Gras celebration has come and gone, which can only mean one thing – Lent is upon us. Known to many as the season of abstaining from candy and being forced to attend a fish fry on Friday nights, it’s often brushed off and turns into a time of simply going through the motions. … More Add meaning to the season: Get creative with your Lenten promise

Rate this:

Students make Mondays more enjoyable with Ski Club

Despite being one of the school’s most popular clubs, with membership hovering around 100 students each year, many may not realize how much of a time commitment Ski Club is. This year marks the twentieth year Ski Club has been available at McNicholas, and students continue to find reasons to dedicate six hours to the … More Students make Mondays more enjoyable with Ski Club

Rate this:

Students share reactions from donating in Hoxworth Blood Drive

As part of Catholic Schools Week, students were asked to share their time, talent, and treasure. Many decided to participate by bringing in or counting coins for the annual Penny Drive, but some courageous students decided to donate both their time, treasure, and comfort to the Hoxworth Blood Center. There was no shortage of bravery … More Students share reactions from donating in Hoxworth Blood Drive

Rate this:

Future rockets register to join Class of 2018

On Thursday, January 16, over 160 eighth graders registered to join the McNicholas High School Class of 2018. The future rockets were given a campus tour, Rocket Pride t-shirt, yard sign, and access to the Rocket Shop to buy spirit wear and uniforms. The top Catholic elementary schools represented for that day included Immaculate Heart … More Future rockets register to join Class of 2018

Rate this:

Women’s locker room could benefit from renovations

Throughout the year, most McNicholas students will enter one of the locker rooms on campus to get ready for practice, a game, or simply to change before gym class. Between the two locker rooms in the main gym, the men’s locker room has 36 half lockers and 45 full size lockers in addition to an … More Women’s locker room could benefit from renovations

Rate this:

The Milestone goes behind the scenes of the Talent Show

The Jeanne Spurlock Theater was packed for the annual fall Talent Show, hosted by the Thespian Troupe on Nov.22 at 7:30 p.m. Students took the stage to entertain the McNicholas community through singing, dancing, playing musical instruments, and revealing original songs. Preparation for such an event took a great deal of planning and preparation. The … More The Milestone goes behind the scenes of the Talent Show

Rate this:

Flashback Friday: Rockets share secrets to planning the perfect flash mob

The McNicholas community is constantly curious about surprises that are teeming around the corner during pep rallies, dances, and other events. A recent trend which seems to be becoming more prominent on campus is the flash mob. In the past two years, five groups have organized successful flash mobs. These groups decided to share their … More Flashback Friday: Rockets share secrets to planning the perfect flash mob

Rate this: