McNick welcomes international student for second semester

Senior Angelica Pepa joined the McNick community as an international student to experience American culture for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year. Pepa is from Italy and learned about the opportunity from her sister, who had previously been an exchange student. “My sister and some of my friends did this experience and they … More McNick welcomes international student for second semester

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McNicholas to remove class rank for 2020-2021

For the 2020-2021 fall semester, McNicholas High School will no longer include class rank on students’ report cards. The use of class rankings stems mainly from tradition, as high schools all over the country begin moving away from the system as a way to eliminate competition and encourage individual success. “I think it will help … More McNicholas to remove class rank for 2020-2021

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Bowlers roll into second half of season

McNicholas High School offers opportunities for eight different winter sports team: men’s and women’s basketball, cheerleading, Dance Team, swimming and diving, wrestling, and men’s and women’s bowling. The Men and Women’s Bowling Teams are nearing the end of their season and have a combined record of 13-15. The Men’s Bowling Team started off the season … More Bowlers roll into second half of season

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McNicholas Theatre to present High School Musical on Stage!

On January 30, the McNicholas Theatre Department will present High School Musical on Stage! by David Simpatico. The show runs through Feb. 1 at the Anderson Center. Based off the Disney movie High School Musical, the musical follows basketball player Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, who is new to the school, as they audition for … More McNicholas Theatre to present High School Musical on Stage!

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Shared Experience: McNick junior shadows school nurse

An essential part of every school is the school nurse. The school nurse is always there, ready with a smile to hand out ice or a Band-Aid, or let students lie down when they have a headache. McNicholas’s nurse, Mary Anne Christmann, has been a school nurse since 1975. Christmann began volunteering at Guardian Angels … More Shared Experience: McNick junior shadows school nurse

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Seniors to be honored at the 68th annual Mardi Gras Ball

On Feb. 16, McNicholas will host its 68th annual Mardi Gras Pageant and Ball, a tradition started by the Sisters of St. Joseph. As is custom, the court is made up of 20 senior girls and 20 senior boys who are elected and voted for by their peers. 8 juniors will make up the Junior … More Seniors to be honored at the 68th annual Mardi Gras Ball

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The Australia Bushfires: What’s happening and how students can help

How did the fires start? Every year Australia has a fire season during the summer accompanied by dry and hot weather making it easy for fires to start. As always, fire is dangerous, but this fire season has been exceptionally dangerous. According to Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, “Australia is experiencing one of its worst droughts … More The Australia Bushfires: What’s happening and how students can help

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