High schools should push start times past 8 a.m.

McNicholas High School starts its day at 7:40 a.m. However, recent studies decisively show that starting school at or after 8:30 a.m. corresponds with increased academic success—higher test scores and improved grades—and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that high schools begin classes, at the earliest, at 8:30 a.m. In an October survey conducted by … More High schools should push start times past 8 a.m.

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Woodruff works to keep McNick clean and neat

One of the most important figures at McNicholas often eludes the public consciousness. However, his contributions to the school are long-lasting and impactful. McNicholas High School’s Manager of Buildings and Grounds, Mr. Mike Woodruff, often flies under the radar among McNicholas students. However, he is responsible for the upkeep and improvement of the McNicholas campus. … More Woodruff works to keep McNick clean and neat

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New faculty and staff join McNicholas for the 2019-2020 school year

Four new faculty, staff members have joined McNicholas for the 2019-2020 school year:  Biology and Health teacher Dr. Kristy Brandabur, Photography teacher Bea Gardner, Counselor Erica Stablum, and Liturgical Music Director Kim Zang. Before teaching at McNicholas, Dr. Kristy Brandabur taught high school “for several years and taught all the way down to Montessori, and … More New faculty and staff join McNicholas for the 2019-2020 school year

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