Spread of coronavirus brings precautions

By Hallie Kim, assisted by Milestone Staff As of Wednesday, March 11, at 2 p.m. there are four confirmed cases of coronavirus, COVID-19, in Ohio with 21 people testing negative and 24 who are showing symptoms of “respiratory distress,” according to the Ohio Department of Health. On Tuesday, March 9, Governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency in Ohio and made recommendations … More Spread of coronavirus brings precautions

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Mental illnesses turned quirky trend, sabotages legitimacy

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year and 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year. The fields of psychiatry and psychology are still relatively young which allows for a lack of knowledge and understanding. Though both fields … More Mental illnesses turned quirky trend, sabotages legitimacy

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Teachers reveal student behaviors needing improvement

On a daily basis teachers interact with a plethora of students and must adapt to the personality and habits of each class. When interacting with students in and out of the classroom, little annoyances are bound to arise. In a Milestone survey, teachers expressed student behaviors they find bothersome, and the majority agreed that tablet … More Teachers reveal student behaviors needing improvement

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Dorm room packing made easy: A guided list of what to bring

As third quarter comes to an end and seniors at McNicholas prepare for the next phase of life, the extensive changes that accompany the shift into college life can be intimidating. One of said changes is the transition from living at home to living in a dorm or apartment. It can be difficult to discern … More Dorm room packing made easy: A guided list of what to bring

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Take up the challenge: Impact the future with student fundraiser

Now is the time to call your grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors, and even second cousin Judith to inform them of the current goings-on at McNicholas and show them why they should support our school. It’s time for the annual student fundraiser. Many school fundraisers, including this one, are designed to raise money so that tuition … More Take up the challenge: Impact the future with student fundraiser

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Compostable waste: A harmful marketing tactic for mother earth

At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, McNicholas’ café staff announced they had gone Styrofoam free. Ideally this would allow any of the new packaging to biodegrade within 90 days of disposal. Initially, this change received high praise. However, in the State of Ohio, in order to compost the type of containers used in … More Compostable waste: A harmful marketing tactic for mother earth

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McNick to offer two new AP courses, implement AP Capstone Diploma

Beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, McNick will offer a new Advanced Placement course: AP Seminar.  According to College Board, AP Seminar will help students to “develop and practice the skills in research, collaboration, and communication that you’ll need in any academic discipline” by teaching skills such as analyzing articles and studies, “viewing an issue … More McNick to offer two new AP courses, implement AP Capstone Diploma

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