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McNicholas’s ineligibility and probation policy benefits students

Ineligibility is a grade policy that affects about 5-10% of McNicholas’s student population, and probation affects up to about 20%. Ineligibility, according to the  Ohio High School Association, requires students to pass at least five full credit classes to be eligible for extracurricular activities for the following quarter. McNicholas’s rule for eligibility chooses to put … Continue reading

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Be civil, follow parking lot rules

Although it may seem like a fun idea to stop in the middle of the parking lot, sit there, and wait for an oncoming car that’s not paying attention to crash into you to wake you up, it is probably not the best idea. Don’t be that one person. A common problem area around McNicholas … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Respecting life in every form in October – and the rest of the year

By Isabella Daley October is commonly known as the month of Halloween and breast cancer awareness, but it is also celebrated as Respect Life Month. According to McNicholas Spanish teacher and moderator of Rockets for Life Tracey Canisalez, the Catholic Church chose the theme “Be not afraid” as the theme for the Respect Life program … Continue reading

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Supported by her small group, Freshman Aimee Gauger addresses her class during Freshman Day of Renewal on Oct. 16. The event was the first time the Class of 2021 came together for a school retreat. Nearly 50 seniors lead the freshman by serving as peer ministers.