Extending Kairos retreat experience to juniors beneficial

The 2019/2020 school years concluded its first quarter with yet another pending change to the natural order of operation at McNicholas: extending the Kairos retreat experience to juniors. The ultimate goal is to replace junior retreat with Kairos in coming years. While change is notorious for being uncomfortable, offering an extended overnight retreat experience, such … More Extending Kairos retreat experience to juniors beneficial

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New schedule, new opportunities for 2019/2020 school year

McNicholas students and teachers moved from an eight bell day that included a 48 minute lunch to an adjusted seven bell schedule to incorporate a once-a-week Explore bell for the 2019/2020 school year. According to Principal David Mueller, Explore bells are designed to enable students to participate in different fields of interest outside of the … More New schedule, new opportunities for 2019/2020 school year

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Iced coffee hacks for summer: Revamp your favorite drink

Summer is kicking off, and the change in the season calls for the evolution of one of the most beloved caffeinated drinks of our time: coffee. Iced coffee is the perfect alternative to the otherwise hot beverage during the summer months, but the expense of picking up a cup of iced coffee every day on … More Iced coffee hacks for summer: Revamp your favorite drink

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Summer reading selections, book bingo announced

As students embark on their summer vacation adventures, they will be required to read at least one book prior to the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. The English Department has collaborated with the Science Department in choosing the selections this year. Last year, the English Department paired with Theology for a reading experience that … More Summer reading selections, book bingo announced

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McNick to introduce Hope Squad next year

In the fall of the 2019-2020 school year, McNicholas will implement a suicide prevention program called Hope Squad ┬áto address mental health in the school environment. Complied of a group of students nominated by their peers, Hope Squad will provide safe and opportunities for struggling students to confide in their peers who will be trained … More McNick to introduce Hope Squad next year

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Improv Troupe holds bittersweet final performance

On April 25, the Improv Troupe held its final show, as the troupe is coming to an end due to graduating seniors and the leaving of moderator John Chadwell. Improv, also known as improvisational acting, requires actors and actresses to leave behind all scripts, props, and costumes and rely on their own wit and lightening … More Improv Troupe holds bittersweet final performance

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McNicholas High School hosts Career Day

On April 5, McNicholas students participated in Career Day, an opportunity to learn more about how to prepare for a future career and to learn about what certain career paths entail. Students were joined by those in the work force, many of whom are McNick alumni. They shared information about choosing college majors, finding a … More McNicholas High School hosts Career Day

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