Giving up meat: Rockets discuss vegetarianism

The vegetarian diet has become popular over the years because of the emphasis from medical professionals to maintain a balanced diet. Some might choose this diet for more personal or moralistic reasons but either way, a vegetarian is someone who does not eat meat, and they might not eat fish or poultry as well. Many … More Giving up meat: Rockets discuss vegetarianism

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Rockets share their adoption stories

In honor of November being National Adoption Month, some members of the McNick community have shared their own adoption stories. During the 2006-2007 school year, theology teacher Jeff Hutchinson-Smyth and his wife hoped to expand their family, but couldn’t for medical reasons. They knew adoption was an option, but they didn’t know if that was … More Rockets share their adoption stories

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Rockets get involved; students share service experiences

McNick students are required to have forty hours of service prior to graduation, and many students go above and beyond this requirement. While McNick offers many service opportunities, students have found ways outside of McNick to get involved. Senior Jacob Fries volunteers with Churches Active in Northside, (CAIN) which holds monthly dinners for those who … More Rockets get involved; students share service experiences

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McNick students participate in Shantytown

On the night of Nov. 17, forty McNick students participated in Shantytown, an annual city-wide event organized by the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition. It is a way for students in Cincinnati area schools to stand in solidarity with the homeless by putting a face to homelessness and learning about the stereotypes associated with those experiencing … More McNick students participate in Shantytown

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McNick makes student-friendly changes to uniform policy

Spiritwear Fridays and the daily wearing of hoodies are two new changes to McNick’s uniform policy. Students are now allowed to wear hoodies every day and also have a spirit day on the last day of every week to wear McNick attire or for athletes to wear jerseys. “ [I want students to] show school … More McNick makes student-friendly changes to uniform policy

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