Four fast ways to instantly improve your writing

Writing is a skill that is highly stressed in an English classroom, but can often seem daunting. Whether you are writing an analytical essay on the last book your class read, applying to colleges, or composing a story, here are a few tips and tricks to easily improve the quality of your writing. 1. Cut … More Four fast ways to instantly improve your writing

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Unsung Heroine: Mary Beth Sandmann for person of the world

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

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“Back to Our Roots” Part I: Students share family cultural backgrounds

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

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Czech students join McNicholas for second semester

For six months, juniors Tessa Krskova and Lucie Horakova will exchange the comforts of home and school in the Czech Republic to live in the United States to study and immerse themselves in American culture. “It’s a really good experience for your future life and it creates a lot of good memories,” Horakova said. “It … More Czech students join McNicholas for second semester

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Book Review: The Rosie Project will steal your heart this February  

Disclaimer: The following review may contain some spoilers revolving around the plot and background. The review is simply my own opinion, you may disagree.  This year, I will be reviewing books based on their genres. This month’s genre is Romance.   In these reviews, I will rate the books on a starring system using an appropriate … More Book Review: The Rosie Project will steal your heart this February  

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