How to: Choosing a college roommate doesn’t have to be stressful

The shift between high school life and college life comes with a plethora of changes. For some students, this may include moving out of their homes and into a dorm, and may include living in close quarters with a roommate. It can seem daunting to have to determine the qualities needed in a roommate to … More How to: Choosing a college roommate doesn’t have to be stressful

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Combating mob mentality: A human epidemic

At its root, the familiar phrase, “You are who you surround yourself with,” is often taught to children and encompasses a much larger social issue that has forever plagued humanity: mob mentality. Mob mentality, also referred to as “herd mentality,” is a psychological occurrence in which an individual “deindividuates” and adapts behavioral practices and thought … More Combating mob mentality: A human epidemic

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McNicholas to remove class rank for 2020-2021

For the 2020-2021 fall semester, McNicholas High School will no longer include class rank on students’ report cards. The use of class rankings stems mainly from tradition, as high schools all over the country begin moving away from the system as a way to eliminate competition and encourage individual success. “I think it will help … More McNicholas to remove class rank for 2020-2021

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The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

The following is the third installment of a fictional story that will be published through the McNicholas Milestone in installments. All characters, settings, and dialogue are purely figments of the imagination. Parts one and two can be found here: Part I, Part II. Thumbnail courtesy of http://www.criminalelement.coment. PART THREE: THE REVEREND Clerk Conners wrapped a … More The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

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McNick Minute offers modern media outlet to students

The number of podcast listeners is increasing steadily as people are discovering new ways to receive their media, and the McNick Minute, McNicholas’ own podcast, caters to the growing demand for auditory news. A podcast is a digital audio file, often times used as a news outlet, that can be downloaded for listening. Published every … More McNick Minute offers modern media outlet to students

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Part Two: The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

The following is a fictional story that will be published through The McNicholas Milestone in installments. All characters, settings, and dialogue are purely figments of the imagination. PART TWO: THE CLERK Mother is four inches taller than me, and quite a deal wider. I hadn’t noticed until now as I found myself standing in on … More Part Two: The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

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McNicholas announces upcoming musical

The McNicholas Theatre Department will present High School Musical as this year’s winter musical. Based off the 2006 Disney movie, High School Musical follows a group of high school students who sing and dance their way through the daily challenges of teenage life. It is a light-hearted production aimed to entertain audiences of all ages. … More McNicholas announces upcoming musical

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