Curse words have become common in everyday society — in movies and tv, walking down the street, heck, even in McNick. Should curse words really be so common? When we were children our parents and teachers taught us that cursing is inappropriate and shouldn’t be used, even when we’re in pain. We were taught that … More Should curse words be contained: Rockets weigh in on curse word etiquette
To say that McNicholas is a maze would be an understatement. The building as it stands now was assembled in so many different decades that one may find it easier to explain it with the butterfly effect than with the actual timeline of construction. The halls, much like the nervous system of the human body, … More Hallways don’t have to be horrific: Be mindful of others!
Though McNick is a way to relate Rockets to one another, many are rooted in different ethnicities throughout the world. McNick students are filled with different backgrounds and the McNicholas Milestone has chosen to feature some of our students whose cultural backgrounds are a strong part of their family life. Anthony Ramundo Anthony Ramundo, junior, … More “Back to Our Roots” Part II: Students discuss cultural backgrounds
Spring break is only days away, and while some may be heading to a vacation destination, others may be stuck at home. Whether you simply don’t have a car or have become trapped in your own house by a supervillain, the Milestone can help keep boredom away with a compiled a list of activities to … More Ten ways to spend spring break without ever leaving the house
The Counseling and College Readiness Department at McNicholas requires juniors to shadow a person during one shift of their job. Assigned in January, juniors were tasked to find a person to shadow, arrange a date, observe their job, and ask a few questions. Along with other programs and aid provided by the counseling department, the … More Juniors explore the world of workers
This is the first installment of a new series featuring unsung heroes. Please take the opportunity to use this survey to nominate someone in the McNicholas community who you consider an ‘unsung hero’. This can be any student, teacher, staff member, alumni or even a family member who is worthy of being recognized for deeds … More Unsung Heroine: Mary Beth Sandmann for person of the world
Though McNick is a way to relate Rockets to one another, many are rooted in different cultures from around the world. In a two-part series, the Milestone will share students’ stories filled with how their families continue to follow the culture of their backgrounds. Aidan Guessford, Class of 2020 Junior Aidan Guessford’s grandmother on his … More “Back to Our Roots” Part I: Students share family cultural backgrounds