Letter from the Editor

Note from the adviser: The Milestone was led by three senior co-editors for the 2018-2019 academic year: Madison McClellan, Vinny Ramundo, and Ellie White.  Instead of a collaborative letter or three individual editor letters, the editors made the decision for Senior Vinny Ramundo to write the final editor sign-off letter to close this year of … More Letter from the Editor

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Iced coffee hacks for summer: Revamp your favorite drink

Summer is kicking off, and the change in the season calls for the evolution of one of the most beloved caffeinated drinks of our time: coffee. Iced coffee is the perfect alternative to the otherwise hot beverage during the summer months, but the expense of picking up a cup of iced coffee every day on … More Iced coffee hacks for summer: Revamp your favorite drink

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Class of 2019 Top 10 recognized for academic achievement

By Dominic Daley, Katie Limberg, Madison McClellan, Vinny Ramundo, and Ellie White At 7 a.m. on May 1, McNick held the 6th annual Academic Signing ceremony in the library for the top ten in the Class of 2019.  The Valedictorian and Salutatorian of this year’s senior class are Myles Bailey and Madison Boeckman, respectively. Bailey … More Class of 2019 Top 10 recognized for academic achievement

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Summer reading selections, book bingo announced

As students embark on their summer vacation adventures, they will be required to read at least one book prior to the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. The English Department has collaborated with the Science Department in choosing the selections this year. Last year, the English Department paired with Theology for a reading experience that … More Summer reading selections, book bingo announced

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First look: McNick to implement Explore Bells next year

Starting in the fall of the 2019-2020 school year, McNicholas will implement Explore Bells into the schedule. The Explore Bells last 55 minutes. They are the last period at the end of 17 Thursdays, so they will occur about twice a month. All school liturgies or assemblies will utilize the period when there is not … More First look: McNick to implement Explore Bells next year

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Soaring Valor: History comes alive through the eyes of WWII heroes

When McNicholas found out that we were being given the chance to participate in the Gary Sinise Foundation’s Soaring Valor trip, administration jumped on the unique opportunity.  Colonel Todd Mayer was instrumental in the Rockets being granted this exclusive privilege.  “It’s a great high school, it really is.  They have great faculty… great opportunities for … More Soaring Valor: History comes alive through the eyes of WWII heroes

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McNick to introduce Hope Squad next year

In the fall of the 2019-2020 school year, McNicholas will implement a suicide prevention program called Hope Squad  to address mental health in the school environment. Complied of a group of students nominated by their peers, Hope Squad will provide safe and opportunities for struggling students to confide in their peers who will be trained … More McNick to introduce Hope Squad next year

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