The Milestone launches into the 2018-2019 school year

Students are returning to their desks bleary eyed and craving coffee, and it can only mean one thing. The end of freedom is nigh; the nearly 600 Rockets have returned to school. While some of us may be craving their beds, and others air conditioning, The McNicholas Milestone, McNicholas’ student-run online newspaper, longs for new … More The Milestone launches into the 2018-2019 school year

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‘Let there be light’: McNicholas celebrates 1st football game under the lights

Story by Katie Limberg, Madison McClellan, Michael Schaeper, Vinny Ramundo, and Ellie White On Friday, August 24, history was made at McNick. For the first time, McNicholas’s Penn Station Stadium, “the Penn,” was lit up by stadium lights as well as the excitement in the air.   Friday night’s game showed the culmination of many … More ‘Let there be light’: McNicholas celebrates 1st football game under the lights

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Senior Rocket athletes sign to play university sports

By Erica Gumbert, Rachel Jeffries, Gracie Rudolph, and Nicholas Wynn The final athletic Signing Day of the 2017-2018 school year took place on April 11 in the McNicholas library. In the after school signing ceremony, four senior Rocket athletes signed National Letters of Intent to play their respective sports at the collegiate level next school … More Senior Rocket athletes sign to play university sports

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Food Face-off: Freddy’s fast food serves up win over Steak ‘n Shake

By Faith Miller and Nicholas Wynn A common staple of American culture and cuisine is the fast food industry. With different establishments drawing from different culinary types and styles, fast food can provide quick, easy, and diverse meals. However, can fast food beat a classic restaurant? Between a fast food stop and full-service restaurant, which … More Food Face-off: Freddy’s fast food serves up win over Steak ‘n Shake

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Local author speaks on writing, mental health, and more during library visit

By Abbey Pour and Nicholas Wynn On March 16, local author Kristen Simmons visited McNicholas to speak to students on her experiences with writing, her work in psychology as a mental health therapist, and her new novel, Pacifica. “[Writing] is just something you do…. I wanted to write and loved writing, it felt like something … More Local author speaks on writing, mental health, and more during library visit

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Food Face-off: Arthur’s serves up slight win over fast food Five Guys

By Faith Miller and Nicholas Wynn A common staple of American culture and cuisine is the fast food industry. With different establishments drawing from different culinary types and styles, fast food can provide quick, easy, and diverse meals. However, can fast food beat a classic restaurant? Between a fast food stop and full-service restaurant, which … More Food Face-off: Arthur’s serves up slight win over fast food Five Guys

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Letter to the Editor: American Sycophant: Why Pledging Blind Allegiance is the Wrong Choice for a Democracy

  The McNicholas Milestone welcomes Letters to the Editor. The views expressed in this Letter to the Editor do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Archbishop McNicholas High School administration, faculty, or students. With any submission, The McNicholas Milestone reserves the right to edit as well as refuse publishing any material that could be … More Letter to the Editor: American Sycophant: Why Pledging Blind Allegiance is the Wrong Choice for a Democracy

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