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Engineering students learn through experimentation

Students enrolled in McNick’s Intro to Engineering class have performed a series of hands-on projects throughout the past semester. These projects are designed to immerse and expose the students to the numerous types of engineering. “At this point in time there are 72 recognized major degrees in engineering and a ton of subspecialties. [The class] … Continue reading

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Students show dedication to after school jobs during holidays

Having a job during the school year could bring many issues to students, but some don’t find any with working during exams and the holidays. Seniors Christiane Hazzard, Jacob Robb, and Hannah Straub spent their recent Thanksgiving holiday working and have chosen to work during exams and Christmas break as well. Straub is employed at … Continue reading

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An inside look at the minds of McNick’s A-Team

Many McNicholas High School students participate in athletics and are a part of sports teams, but there is one team at McNick that is not like the others. The McNicholas Academic Team has started off their season with weekly practices on Mondays after school in English teacher and Academic Team adviser Julie Muething’s room with … Continue reading

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Paradise Gardens: A space for all to learn

The outdoor classroom, located at the bottom of the steps from the lower parking lot, goes by quite a few different names, such as the land lab, Paradise Gardens, and outdoor lab. The official name, though, is Paradise Gardens. Most students know it as a science space. “I’ve only ever gone out there for science … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week

Students get into the Christmas spirit while working through the last week of school before mid-year exams and Christmas break. Here, seniors Sophia DiGiovanni and Lisa Sandmann rock a two-person Christmas sweater while senior Molly Smith sports her own festive attire.

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