‘The Milestone’ launches new site design

Dear Milestone readers and subscribers, The McNicholas Milestone has designed a new website user interface for online publication. This new site launched Dec. 4. The URL for the new site has remained the same as the previous site, at https://mcnicholasmilestone.com. The change arose from the desire to modernize the site and remain fresh and current … More ‘The Milestone’ launches new site design

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McNicholas launches student podcast

By Nicholas Wynn McNicholas High School launched their new student podcast, The McNick Minute, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23. The podcast featured stories written, edited, and recorded by students on the podcast team, under staff supervisors Chelsea Almer and Matt Wehrman. “[The podcast] gives a voice to a story,” Wehrman said. “It’s a different way … More McNicholas launches student podcast

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Feeding the mind: Get to know McNick’s café staff

Each day, McNicholas students file through the Café, selecting slices of pizza or boxes of macaroni and cheese, scanning them through the RefreshMe kiosks, and purchasing with a quick place of a finger. However, not every student takes a moment to wonder who took the time to prepare their lunch and stock the marketplace shelves, … More Feeding the mind: Get to know McNick’s café staff

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Heritage House harbors hidden secrets: scary stories retold by Sr. Judi Keehnen

In the spirit of Halloween, The McNicholas Milestone decided to search for spooky stories from around McNick, and arrived at Sister Judi Keehnen, McNick’s resident Sister of St. Joseph and ghost-believer. Sr. Judi, who graduated from McNick in 1959, is a known figure at McNicholas, and has been featured in the Milestone before. The place … More Heritage House harbors hidden secrets: scary stories retold by Sr. Judi Keehnen

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Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations exhibit cultural appreciation

By Nicholas Wynn From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, McNicholas, along with the entire United States, celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, an important step in recognizing and celebrating Hispanic culture in America. Throughout the country, there are celebrations of the history, culture, and other contributions of American citizens who have ancestry and origins in Spain, … More Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations exhibit cultural appreciation

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Q&A: New Rocket mascot spreads McNick spirit

By Nicholas Wynn McNick’s emblem of spirit, the Rocket mascot, has a new face this year. More accurately, the face on the outside is the same, but the face inside is different. A new student has assumed the role of the Rocket for the 2017-2018 school year, replacing 2017 grad Jacob Robb, the previous mascot. … More Q&A: New Rocket mascot spreads McNick spirit

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Jones resumes role as yearbook adviser

By Nicholas Wynn The 2017-2018 McNicholas yearbook will be created by nine senior students under yearbook adviser Anne Jones. All nine students are new to the yearbook class, and this year marks Jones’s return to teaching. The theme is Time Flies. “My goal is to empower this group of nine seniors as much as possible,” … More Jones resumes role as yearbook adviser

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