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MHS robotics team programmed for success

MHS robotics team programmed for success

Caleb Henderson, Staff Writer January 26, 2023

There are many different aspects of robotics such as building the robot, programming it, and understanding the mobility of the robot. Members of the robotics team get to explore all of those different...

M3GAN puts a new spin on dangerous dolls

M3GAN puts a new spin on dangerous dolls

Shanyla Smith, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

M3GAN is a new horror film recently released by Blumhouse Productions. If you usually don't like horror films, you may like this one. It takes similar themes from familiar horror films involving dolls,...

The Big 4 is over-the-top action entertainment

The Big 4 is over-the-top action entertainment

Omarion Thomas, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

The 2022  Netflix original film The Big 4 Is an action-packed thriller that takes place in Indonesia. If you like films with big over-the-top sequences, you’ll love this film. The movie starts off...

Freshman making immediate impact on the court

Freshman making immediate impact on the court

Mya-Lee Jackson, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

It's never easy for a freshman to adapt to a varsity competition, but Bryce Peters, a 6-foot  freshman guard has lately proven his ability to compete with the “big dawgs.” Peters started playing...

Senior Ivan Osorio participates in the butterfly event.

Swim team dives in to reach personal bests

Ja'Mare Mitchell, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

For the swim team it’s not all about winning, it's about doing their best and building relationships.  “The best part about being on the team is the bonding,” Senior Ivan Osorio said, “how...

Senior headed to Ivy Leagues after receiving Questbridge scholarship

Senior headed to Ivy Leagues after receiving Questbridge scholarship

Robert Richardson, Staff Writer January 19, 2023

Dating back to 8th grade, Monica Valladares had her sights set on attending an Ivy League school. After doing research on schools of interest, she ultimately knew the University of Pennsylvania was the...

Seniors Caleb Henderson and Tyler Wheaton practice podcasting as part of Interactive Media class.

Interactive Media class gives students real-world experience

Mya-Lee Jackson, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

As students sign up for electives the next couple of weeks, one class to look at is Interactive Media.  Mr. Pritt, a business teacher at Merrillville, has had the opportunity of teaching the multimedia...

Senior Gaven Karbowski practices his welding skills.

Welding classes prepare students for career in trades

Aatayvion Jones, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

Senior Gavin Karbowski remembers when time when his father gave him a special present that changed his life.                                           “I...

Precious Moore, Terry Thomas and Carlton Clay appear in a scene from 1984.

Thespian Troupe set to perform at State Competition

By Shanyla Smith, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

For the first time in over a decade, the Thespian Troupe has advanced to the State Finals with their piece from the play “1984.” “My wife cried tears of joy. She knows the work that's been put...

Try a double feature of Wakanda Forever and The Woman King

Try a double feature of Wakanda Forever and The Woman King

Lloyd Wright, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

The movie theater couldn’t be more packed at 8:30 in the evening when I went to see Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The opening weekend of the sequel garnered $331 million worldwide, the most for an...

Students help deliver gifts for this years Wish List program.

Wish list program makes holidays brighter for area families

Ja’Mare Mitchell, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

Every year, around 130 students and 50 families have a better Christmas thanks to the Student Government and the multiple clubs, staff members and people in the community who adopt kids in need for Christmas...

Esports aren’t just fun and games

Caleb Henderson, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

Esports have been on the uprise lately and now colleges are offering scholarships just to play video games. There are tons of different video games that offer a competitive scene. I compete every year...

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