McNicholas Theater to present Laughing Stock

The McNicholas Theater will present Laughing Stock by Charles Morey beginning January 24 for their winter play. Laughing Stock follows the comical story of a struggling playhouse and the over-the-top people who work there as they attempt to perform three plays. Sophomore Connor Wray plays Jack Morris, a young actor taken under the wing of … More McNicholas Theater to present Laughing Stock

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School software system update: Spotify blocked

Upon returning to McNick for second semester classes, students discovered that Spotify, a popular music and podcast streaming platform, had become inaccessible with school internet. Director of Technology, Andy Ey, has been fielding questions from both students and faculty/staff regarding the change.  According to Ey, there was no actual change in existing policy.  Instead it … More School software system update: Spotify blocked

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McNicholas shares information on new mental health programs

At the end of October, the student body completed a survey about student culture that covered everything from student morale to stress factors to overall mental health.  From the results of that survey, McNicholas is now initiating new programs that resolve around mental health. According to a second survey by The Milestone on Dec. 5, … More McNicholas shares information on new mental health programs

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Students struggle to balance school, life

High school students’ lives can be congested with extra-curricular activities, jobs, and school. Often students just don’t have enough time to do all the homework and get the recommended 8 hours of sleep. According to The Milestone’s Balancing School and Life Survey from Dec. 5, students responded that clubs and sports take an average of … More Students struggle to balance school, life

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McNick’s new fundraiser: Rockets introduce Rock-It Raffle as Walk Day replacement

McNick has made the move to forgo using Walk Day as a way to bring in funds and is transitioning this year to the newly rolled out Rock-It Raffle. The raffle will involve students selling books of 10 tickets at $5 a ticket to raise money for the school.  There will be a grand prize … More McNick’s new fundraiser: Rockets introduce Rock-It Raffle as Walk Day replacement

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Small vs. Large Colleges: Finding the right school for the next four years

Seniors have a decision to make by May 1 about where they will be attending college. For many, a major factor in that decision is to consider the differences between large universities and smaller liberal arts colleges. Small schools can sometimes be overlooked because the student population is small, there are fewer majors, and the … More Small vs. Large Colleges: Finding the right school for the next four years

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