The Student Perspective: Students reflect on goals, accomplishments of school year

The 2017-2018 McNick school year began on Wednesday, August 23, and it will officially come to an end with the last of exams on Thursday, May 24.  From keeping up grades to strengthening relationships, the students at McNick set many goals for themselves at the beginning of the year.  They shared some of the goals … More The Student Perspective: Students reflect on goals, accomplishments of school year

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Graduating seniors share transformations from freshman year

By Isabella Daley For the members of the Class of 2018, it may feel as though high school has flown by and that they were just freshmen yesterday.  However, the current seniors have transformed from their 14- and 15-year-old selves into students prepared to graduate and take on college.  In a survey of 31 seniors, … More Graduating seniors share transformations from freshman year

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Teachers, alumni share advice about vocations

By Isabella Daley As the end of the 2017-2018 school year approaches at McNick, seniors finalize their college decisions and freshmen look forward to completing their first year of high school.  While many students may be seeking advice about summer jobs or where to travel for vacation, several McNick teachers and alumni offer advice about … More Teachers, alumni share advice about vocations

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The Student Perspective: Students share their struggles with homework

By Isabella Daley No high school student’s day is complete without one, two, or seven hours of homework.  From solving pre-calculus problems or memorizing the Krebs Cycle to reading an act of Macbeth or writing an essay about World War II, students often struggle to keep up with their daily assignments.  McNicholas students named procrastination, … More The Student Perspective: Students share their struggles with homework

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Raffle for the Roflows: Students sell blankets to raise money

By Isabella Daley Several juniors and seniors spent their Friday lunches during Lent creating blankets for a raffle to support theology teacher Sam Roflow and his wife Denise. The blanket making project began when students and teachers were searching for ways to use blankets they began making on the junior girls’ retreat.  They decided to … More Raffle for the Roflows: Students sell blankets to raise money

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Seniors complain about delayed senior privileges

By Isabella Daley When students return from Spring Break on Monday, April 9, members of the senior class will be allowed to wear college shirts and sweatshirts with uniform bottoms until the end of the school year. Wearing college spirit wear is one of the senior privileges the administration granted to the Class of 2018.  … More Seniors complain about delayed senior privileges

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