Defending against un-sportsmanlike conduct

Actions speak louder than words. This is true in all aspects of life, especially when playing sports. Sportsmanship is the fair behavior or treatment of others during sporting events. Players aren’t the only ones who must partake in good sportsmanship; fans and coaches should too. “[Poor sportsmanship] makes everyone look bad. It depends on the … More Defending against un-sportsmanlike conduct

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Movie Review: Just Mercy grips viewers from start to finish

Based off his nonfiction account Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson, the film version of the same name follows Stevenson as he takes on various death row inmate cases in the early years of his law career. The most prominent of these cases is the case of Walter McMillian, who was wrongly accused of brutally murdering … More Movie Review: Just Mercy grips viewers from start to finish

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Annual Penny Day, Blood Drive end Catholic Schools Week

The last week of January is National Catholic Schools Week – a week devoted to the celebration of Catholic education across the nation. Students at McNicholas celebrated with out of uniform days, ice cream and cupcakes at lunch, lunch games including the opportunity to “pie” a teacher, participation in the videoconference with the archbishop, and … More Annual Penny Day, Blood Drive end Catholic Schools Week

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Shared Experience: McNick junior shadows school nurse

An essential part of every school is the school nurse. The school nurse is always there, ready with a smile to hand out ice or a Band-Aid, or let students lie down when they have a headache. McNicholas’s nurse, Mary Anne Christmann, has been a school nurse since 1975. Christmann began volunteering at Guardian Angels … More Shared Experience: McNick junior shadows school nurse

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A Dream Come True: A Wonderland Miracle

Disclaimer: This is a fictional story with inspiration from Michael Bublé’s song, Christmas (Baby Please Come Home). All characters, settings, and dialogue are figments of my imagination. I stared out my radius window, sipping on dark coffee, cuddled underneath a fluffy blanket. The book I was reading lay haphazardly on my lap, forgotten from my … More A Dream Come True: A Wonderland Miracle

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McNicholas introduces online announcements

McNicholas is moving from standard PA announcements towards a newer, more interactive announcement system. Once a week, teachers log on to the McNicholas YouTube channel to broadcast the live feed starring students both in front of the camera and behind the camera, delivering that day’s morning announcements and prayer. “Initially, the idea came from Mrs. … More McNicholas introduces online announcements

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