Dear Milestone readers and subscribers, On behalf of the whole Milestone staff, I thank you for providing us with another exceptional and successful year. Without our readers and supporters, we would be unable to continue publishing a source of genuine journalism for McNicholas High School and the surrounding community. We know there are always ways … More ‘Milestone’ wishes all a splendid summer, Editor-in-Chief signs off
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. One food component of the industry, with especial focus during the warmer months, is ice cream. As … More Food Face-off: Which ice cream freezes out the competition?
By Erica Gumbert and Nicholas Wynn On Monday, May 7, McNicholas Milestone senior staff reporter Erica Gumbert and Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Wynn participated in Reds High School Media Day alongside adviser Angie Noble. This year was the tenth year in which McNicholas journalism classes have participated in the event. Reds High School Media Days, held every … More Cincinnati Reds host McNick journalists for Media Day
McNick will host self-defense classes for juniors and seniors during the week of March 12. The classes will be instructed by Kim Weber from Shotokan Karate of Anderson and are free of charge to students, courtesy of the McNick PTSA. Classes are on March 12, 14, 15, and 16, from 3 -5 p.m. The March … More McNick to host self-defense class for upperclassmen
Of the 575 students that attend McNick, only two identify as black/African-American, or about 0.0035% of the student population. Identifying as some sort of mixed race/ethnicity are 13 students, or 0.023% of students. The total white student population at McNick is 92.5%, or 532 students. While McNick is currently the most diverse it has ever … More Black History Month lacks enthusiasm, must improve diversity recognition
First-grader Ava Olsen walked onto her school’s playground on a late September afternoon. Her best friend was Jacob Hall, the shortest student in their Townville Elementary School class and the boy Olsen had decided to marry after they grew up. Townville, South Carolina has a population of just under 4000. As Olsen walked outside, a … More Protecting children from murder should be common sense
As McNicholas moves into the second semester of the current school year, planning has begun for the 2018-2019 school year, including student scheduling. The freshman, sophomore, and junior classes were given scheduling sheets during advisory/homeroom on Jan. 24, and they are to be returned by Feb. 1. Students will conference with their school counselor during … More Scheduling season starts at McNick, seniors offer advice