Fourth quarter burnout: Students share tips on staying focused

Fourth quarter has just arrived and so have longer days, warmer weather, and the online schoolwork that has come about as a result of the coronavirus.Many McNick students say that they find it more difficult to stay on top of school work as we move into the fourth quarter, and that issue is compounded by … More Fourth quarter burnout: Students share tips on staying focused

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McNick to offer two new AP courses, implement AP Capstone Diploma

Beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, McNick will offer a new Advanced Placement course: AP Seminar.  According to College Board, AP Seminar will help students to “develop and practice the skills in research, collaboration, and communication that you’ll need in any academic discipline” by teaching skills such as analyzing articles and studies, “viewing an issue … More McNick to offer two new AP courses, implement AP Capstone Diploma

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Book review: Know My Name offers message of recovery from trauma

When I first picked up Know My Name in McNicholas’ library, I knew little about it other than a basic overview of the plot and that I’d heard positive comments about it.  Once I began reading it, I had a very difficult time putting it down.  I did take a break a few times throughout … More Book review: Know My Name offers message of recovery from trauma

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Gratitude journals: Giving thanks can improve your attitude

People invest countless amounts of time searching for ways to improve the quality of their lives and to be happier.  There are countless articles, books, and even classes that offer means of creating your own happier life, but it can be difficult to tell which methods are really tried and true, and which simply work … More Gratitude journals: Giving thanks can improve your attitude

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McNick hosts junior high band students for Catholic Schools Week

For over a decade, McNick has hosted grade school band students during Catholic Schools Week. Students participate with McNick’s band for the day, working in an ensemble of students from various schools, and then performing as one band that evening. The day/concert generally takes place during Catholic Schools Week, but was moved to February 5 … More McNick hosts junior high band students for Catholic Schools Week

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McNick welcomes international student for second semester

Senior Angelica Pepa joined the McNick community as an international student to experience American culture for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year. Pepa is from Italy and learned about the opportunity from her sister, who had previously been an exchange student. “My sister and some of my friends did this experience and they … More McNick welcomes international student for second semester

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McNicholas Theatre to present High School Musical on Stage!

On January 30, the McNicholas Theatre Department will present High School Musical on Stage! by David Simpatico. The show runs through Feb. 1 at the Anderson Center. Based off the Disney movie High School Musical, the musical follows basketball player Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, who is new to the school, as they audition for … More McNicholas Theatre to present High School Musical on Stage!

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