Landfill waste vs. academic success: The debate of writing on tests

Whether it’s multiple choice, matching, or true and false, students ask the same question for every test: “Can we write on the test?” The answer differs depending on the teacher. Science teacher Cat Lest does not allow her students to write on tests unless it’s a fill in the blank test. “It’s important to me … More Landfill waste vs. academic success: The debate of writing on tests

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McNicholas Theatre to present ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

On November 7-10, the McNicholas Theatre Department will present The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. The Diary of Anne Frank is an adaptation of the diary Anne Frank kept while she and her family hid from the Nazis during World War II in the annex of her father’s company building.  … More McNicholas Theatre to present ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

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McNicholas student finds passion in Irish dancing

Participation in athletics is often times portrayed as a staple part of the American high school experience. Whether students partake in a team sport, or they fill the stands in support for their school, athletic programs can define a legacy for a graduating class or bring a community together. However, sometimes McNicholas students spend hours … More McNicholas student finds passion in Irish dancing

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Taylor represents McNicholas at State Cross Country Meet

For the first time since 2009, McNicholas Cross Country sent an individual qualifier to the State Championship Cross Country Meet at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio on Nov. 2. Junior Charlie Taylor represented McNicholas at the OHSAA State Meet after qualifying at the district and regional levels. Taylor ran 16:59.1 at the Troy Regional … More Taylor represents McNicholas at State Cross Country Meet

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Hong Kong betrayed by selectively activist companies

The McNicholas Milestone welcomes Letters to the Editor and other guest articles. The views expressed in this Letter to the Editor do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Archbishop McNicholas High School administration, faculty, or students. With any submission, The McNicholas Milestone reserves the right to edit as well as refuse publishing any material … More Hong Kong betrayed by selectively activist companies

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Students should spend more time with others, not their cell phones

By Hallie Kim Most students use their cell phones in school hallways, classrooms, and café during every school day. They often play games on their cell phones, watch YouTube, send and receive messages with friends, and search Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  This phenomenon is a common occurrence in a world where technology has advanced and … More Students should spend more time with others, not their cell phones

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Grade scale clash: 10 pt. scale encourages student achievement

No one school is alike. Different athletic programs, different class options, and in some cases different grading scales are factors that make schools unique from one another. Surrounding Cincinnati schools such as Turpin, Anderson, Mount Notre Dame, Ursuline, Moeller and St. Xavier all grade students based on a ten-point scale, typically where a 90-92 is … More Grade scale clash: 10 pt. scale encourages student achievement

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