Journalists participate in annual Reds High School Media Days

On Tuesday, May 14, McNicholas seniors Maddie McClellan and myself, Ellie White, accompanied Journalism adviser and English teacher Angie Noble to the annual Cincinnati Reds High School Media Days, which allows local students journalists one of approximately five available days to focus on pulling back the curtain behind the scenes of the Cincinnati Reds. This … More Journalists participate in annual Reds High School Media Days

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Music of the Month: Moving through May with the Milestone playlist

A common thread among the students at McNicholas is their love for music. In monthly installments of “Music Monday,” Milestone staff reporter and co-editor Madison McClellan will be providing recommendations for new songs to add to your playlist throughout the school year. This month the musical selection has been focused on calming tunes to help … More Music of the Month: Moving through May with the Milestone playlist

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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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Study using science: A guide to effective exam prep

In life, people can only count on so much. The sun rises, the sun sets, cats land on their feet, and toast lands butter side down. Even more constant than those truths is the looming threat of exams. Like a clock, exams occur at the end of the first and second semesters without fail. Though … More Study using science: A guide to effective exam prep

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