Combating mob mentality: A human epidemic

At its root, the familiar phrase, “You are who you surround yourself with,” is often taught to children and encompasses a much larger social issue that has forever plagued humanity: mob mentality. Mob mentality, also referred to as “herd mentality,” is a psychological occurrence in which an individual “deindividuates” and adapts behavioral practices and thought … More Combating mob mentality: A human epidemic

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McNick hosts junior high band students for Catholic Schools Week

For over a decade, McNick has hosted grade school band students during Catholic Schools Week. Students participate with McNick’s band for the day, working in an ensemble of students from various schools, and then performing as one band that evening. The day/concert generally takes place during Catholic Schools Week, but was moved to February 5 … More McNick hosts junior high band students for Catholic Schools Week

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Annual Penny Day, Blood Drive end Catholic Schools Week

The last week of January is National Catholic Schools Week – a week devoted to the celebration of Catholic education across the nation. Students at McNicholas celebrated with out of uniform days, ice cream and cupcakes at lunch, lunch games including the opportunity to “pie” a teacher, participation in the videoconference with the archbishop, and … More Annual Penny Day, Blood Drive end Catholic Schools Week

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McNick welcomes international student for second semester

Senior Angelica Pepa joined the McNick community as an international student to experience American culture for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year. Pepa is from Italy and learned about the opportunity from her sister, who had previously been an exchange student. “My sister and some of my friends did this experience and they … More McNick welcomes international student for second semester

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McNicholas to remove class rank for 2020-2021

For the 2020-2021 fall semester, McNicholas High School will no longer include class rank on students’ report cards. The use of class rankings stems mainly from tradition, as high schools all over the country begin moving away from the system as a way to eliminate competition and encourage individual success. “I think it will help … More McNicholas to remove class rank for 2020-2021

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