Shared teaching experience enlightens McNicholas student

A teacher’s job seems like a simple one, right? Just teach the students the material, make lesson plans, grade, create assignments, focus on each individual student out of the hundreds they teach, and do all this while following a curriculum. To better understand the plight that is the life of a teacher, I asked math … More Shared teaching experience enlightens McNicholas student

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Woodruff works to keep McNick clean and neat

One of the most important figures at McNicholas often eludes the public consciousness. However, his contributions to the school are long-lasting and impactful. McNicholas High School’s Manager of Buildings and Grounds, Mr. Mike Woodruff, often flies under the radar among McNicholas students. However, he is responsible for the upkeep and improvement of the McNicholas campus. … More Woodruff works to keep McNick clean and neat

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International students share surprises, differences between McNick, home schools

Students from Germany, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, and Vietnam chose to study McNicholas High School for the 2019-2020 school year instead of their home schools. The international students have now studied almost a full quarter of their year in the U.S. and The Milestone talked with them about wh at they were most surprised by … More International students share surprises, differences between McNick, home schools

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Café introduces a little bit of green becoming Styrofoam free

The McNicholas cafeteria introduced new environmentally sound packaging for the 2019-2020 school year. Eco Club moderator Mary Dennemann said, “Mrs. Donna wanted to have something better for the environment.” This new packaging promotes recycling and puts less in the landfills. The McNicholas High School cafeteria looked to become more economically friendly for the 2019-2020 school … More Café introduces a little bit of green becoming Styrofoam free

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Behind the camera: Junior contributes McNick photography

Pictures capture emotions and memories forever. Whether its smiling with your friends, scoring the winning shot at a soccer game, or cheering for the home team, junior Elizabeth Granlund captures these moments. Granlund expressed a stronger interest in photography around the middle of freshman year with her family camera. She started out taking nature photos … More Behind the camera: Junior contributes McNick photography

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Get to know the ‘Humans of McNick’ Vol.1: Patrick McHugh

In 2010, Brandon Stanton began Humans of New York as a photography project. Somewhere along the way, he started not only asking for pictures of his subjects but their stories too. This feature series is entirely inspired by Humans of New York. To determine who will be interviewed for this feature, all 500+ students at … More Get to know the ‘Humans of McNick’ Vol.1: Patrick McHugh

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McNicholas celebrates National Merit Commended Students, Semifinalists

Every fall, the PSAT is given to all juniors as part of the National Merit Scholarship program.  Students who score in the top 1% are named National Merit Semifinalists, which qualifies them for scholarships, and students who score in the top 3% are named National Merit Commended students. In the Class of 2020, Erin Callahan, … More McNicholas celebrates National Merit Commended Students, Semifinalists

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