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Rockets get involved; students share service experiences

McNick students are required to have forty hours of service prior to graduation, and many students go above and beyond this requirement. While McNick offers many service opportunities, students have found ways outside of McNick to get involved. Senior Jacob Fries volunteers with Churches Active in Northside, (CAIN) which holds monthly dinners for those who … Continue reading

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The stigma around women lifting weights and why lifting can actually be beneficial

A typical female walks into a commercial gym and scans the arena.  Treadmills and other cardiovascular equipment take up a portion of the gym and free weights and strength training equipment fills the rest of the space. The more cardio the better, right? Not quite, but this phenomenon and mindset occurs commonly with women, young … Continue reading

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Must-see movies for November

With the Thanksgiving season approaching, many new movies are coming to the big screen in November. Three of these films are especially expected to take the spotlight are Moana, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Lion. Moana (PG) – Adventure/Action/Fantasy: Moana is Disney’s new animated action/adventure movie, set to release the day before … Continue reading

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Teachers are people, too

It can sometimes be awkward when students see a teacher outside of school because it’s strange to think teachers have personal lives outside of the classroom, right? Wrong. As shocking as it may seem, teachers don’t just live at school, grading and teaching. They don’t spend their breaks just sitting at home organizing lesson plans. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week

Students get into the Christmas spirit while working through the last week of school before mid-year exams and Christmas break. Here, seniors Sophia DiGiovanni and Lisa Sandmann rock a two-person Christmas sweater while senior Molly Smith sports her own festive attire.


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