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Curse words shouldn’t be so commonplace

Curse words- they’re everywhere. In book titles, songs, movies, even “kid appropriate” TV shows. Somehow, these unbecoming words have become too commonplace in our society. English teacher Ashley Markesbery believes that cursing is extremely common in today’s world, and it is used too nonchalantly. “I think that people use these words to stress something, and … Continue reading

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Students of McNicholas share their artistic talents

The student artists of McNicholas have art pieces on display all around the school, showing the great talent each student has. However, people aren’t able to know the whole story behind the piece until they talk to the artists themselves. Senior Cameron Cheevers is currently enrolled in AP Photo and plans to study photo journalism … Continue reading

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A family affair: School, work bond together (part 2)

The Cheeks Sophomore Georgia Cheek is the second child of Attendance/Receptionist Jill Cheek to attend McNicholas. Her first, Jacob Cheek, graduated in the Class of 2016.  “I enjoy bringing Georgia to school and seeing her throughout the day.  Working here has allowed me to get to know her friends, and I love that,” Jill said. … Continue reading

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Students wish for more variety in class schedule

McNicholas High School has a wide range of interesting classes. However, as McNick is a smaller school, there are some classes that McNick simply can’t offer, whether because of money or student interest. The Milestone decided to survey the student body and create this top 10 list of classes students wished McNicholas had as a … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Center Easts visits McNicholas from Jan. 17 - 20. The Center presents to all freshman theology classes about the consequences of abortion and reproductive health.

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