Graduating seniors share transformations from freshman year

By Isabella Daley For the members of the Class of 2018, it may feel as though high school has flown by and that they were just freshmen yesterday.  However, the current seniors have transformed from their 14- and 15-year-old selves into students prepared to graduate and take on college.  In a survey of 31 seniors, … More Graduating seniors share transformations from freshman year

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Summer jobs, interview tactics to help first-time employees

By Abbey Pour Searching for summertime job opportunities can be a daunting task to teenagers, especially those applying for a job for the first time. It’s hard to know what a job is like just by reading the summary on the employment section of a website, but questions of where to work and how to … More Summer jobs, interview tactics to help first-time employees

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Teachers, alumni share advice about vocations

By Isabella Daley As the end of the 2017-2018 school year approaches at McNick, seniors finalize their college decisions and freshmen look forward to completing their first year of high school.  While many students may be seeking advice about summer jobs or where to travel for vacation, several McNick teachers and alumni offer advice about … More Teachers, alumni share advice about vocations

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Seniors react to National Underground Railroad Freedom Center visit

  On March 20, while students in grades 9-11 were taking their annual round of standardized tests, McNick’s senior class traveled to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center for the second Annual Senior Day Trip to experience the museum through a guided tour, a discussion on implicit bias, and insight on modern slavery. The visit … More Seniors react to National Underground Railroad Freedom Center visit

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Meditation: an opportunity for mindfulness and peace

With life sometimes feeling like it is going 100 mph, it is necessary for our bodies to slow down and our minds to quiet. According to Artofliving.org, Harvard has confirmed that meditation reduces stress, fosters clear thinking, and increases our capacity for empathy and compassion. For beginners, the first step in starting to meditate is … More Meditation: an opportunity for mindfulness and peace

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Senior Rocket athletes sign to play university sports

By Erica Gumbert, Rachel Jeffries, Gracie Rudolph, and Nicholas Wynn The final athletic Signing Day of the 2017-2018 school year took place on April 11 in the McNicholas library. In the after school signing ceremony, four senior Rocket athletes signed National Letters of Intent to play their respective sports at the collegiate level next school … More Senior Rocket athletes sign to play university sports

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The Ronald McDonald House Charities offer service hour opportunities to students

As a Catholic High School, McNicholas requires students to expand their experiences outside the classroom by committing to service in their greater community.  One of the agencies where many spend their hours volunteering include The Ronald McDonald House, located near the downtown campus of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati (RMH) … More The Ronald McDonald House Charities offer service hour opportunities to students

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