‘Tis the Season; Rocket Countdown to Christmas liftoff

McNicholas High School has launched into the Christmas spirit with upcoming events like “tacky” Christmas sweater day and listening to Christmas music in between classes, and receiving candy canes from St. Nick on Dec. 1. With the end of the semester and exams coming up, it’s easy to be stressed and forget about the important … More ‘Tis the Season; Rocket Countdown to Christmas liftoff

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Coloring the school; McNick opens new art gallery

To the students at McNicholas High School, the library is not only a place to find new reading material but also a place to meet friends before school, study at lunch, and wait for their parents after school. On Nov. 18, McNicholas added a new feature: an art gallery. After the books were cleared out … More Coloring the school; McNick opens new art gallery

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Theatre Department launches season with Pride and Prejudice

The award-winning McNicholas Theatre Department will launch its 2015-2016 season with the classic tale of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice adapted by Jon Jory.  The play opens with a 7 p.m. show on Nov. 5 and runs through Nov. 8. “Pride and Prejudice is the story of Elizabeth Bennet and her family and what happens … More Theatre Department launches season with Pride and Prejudice

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Tablet program prepares students for the future

In a typical classroom at McNicholas High School, every student is equipped with a Tablet PC and can be seen clicking and typing away. Thirty years ago the idea would seem like something out of science fiction movie but here at Rocket High, it’s the norm. Instead of using paper and pens, students here use … More Tablet program prepares students for the future

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Rules of Riverbend: dos and don’ts for attending outdoor concerts

On September 17, 2015, British indie musician Ed Sheeran performed at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati. In contrast to other musicians, Sheeran is a one-man act who uses a loop pedal to create a sound as if multiple people are playing. Many McNicholas students were among the concertgoers at the sold-out concert. Senior Maria Ciampone … More Rules of Riverbend: dos and don’ts for attending outdoor concerts

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Live the 100th: McNick celebrates 20 years of Kairos

In the spring of 1994, ten McNicholas High School juniors embarked on a retreat with Fenwick High School students, leading to one of McNick’s most beloved traditions: the Kairos retreat. McNick has continued this tradition over the past 20 years, and this August, 34 seniors attended the 100th McNicholas Kairos retreat. To honor the past … More Live the 100th: McNick celebrates 20 years of Kairos

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