Las Vegas tragedy prompts discussion about safety

Las Vegas suffered a mass shooting Oct. 1, 2017, as Stephen Paddock opened fire on civilians attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival, killing 58 and injuring almost 500 people. (cnn.com). This crisis left families in mourning, citizens of the United States in shock, and people with questions, prompting a nationwide discussion about safety, especially in … More Las Vegas tragedy prompts discussion about safety

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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 … More McNicholas’s ineligibility and probation policy benefits students

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

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‘The Milestone’ wishes all a happy summer

Dear Milestone readers and subscribers, The McNicholas Milestone has endured another outstandingly successful year, and on behalf of the entire Milestone staff, allow me to sincerely thank you. It is thanks to all of our loyal readers and supporters that we are able to remain in publication and continue to provide a genuine production of … More ‘The Milestone’ wishes all a happy summer

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May Book Review: Top five book series of summer

By Ellie White Disclaimer: The following review may contain some spoilers revolving around the plot and background. The review is simply my own opinion; you may disagree. Summer is coming up fast and a perfect way to distract from the summer heat is to jump into a new book series. The following book series are … More May Book Review: Top five book series of summer

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