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Sophomore finding early success as a programmer

Sophomore finding early success as a programmer

Alicia Martinez, Staff Writer May 13, 2024

Sophomore Jackson Moreland got an early start to programming as he started his journey in second grade.  Starting with the basic coding program, Scratch, he completed his first project of making characters...

Students turn passions into paychecks with small businesses

Patience Turner, Staff Writer May 13, 2024

When it comes down to high school students following their dreams, some students have already found their passion and are already running successful businesses. Trinity Collins and Jo Ale Thomas are...

Students spreads uplifting messages

Students spreads uplifting messages

Destiny Givens, Editor May 3, 2024

Jasmine Mabon had a single dream that has now impacted many students' lives at MHS in an attempt to spread positivity and encourage a walk in faith.  Mabon, a sophomore, began small, just leaving small...

Each year students work to find their own unique style for prom.

Preparations gear up as prom approaches

Savannah Cantrell, Managing Editor April 26, 2024

Prom is now in season and preparations are in full swing. With plans on top of plans, appointments on top of appointments, and expenses on top of expenses, everyone is busy getting ready for prom. Dozens...

Meet your 2024 Prom Court

Staff Report April 12, 2024

Here’s an introduction to the members of this year’s Prom Court. Get to know them before voting on Tuesday for the Prom Queen and King.  Isabella Altieri Describe how you felt when you found...

Cinderella brings dual stars into the spotlight

Cinderella brings dual stars into the spotlight

Alicia Martinez, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

When sophomores Brianna Koves and Corynn Morgan decided to audition for the play Cinderella, they did not expect the results. This musical is the “Rodger and Hammerstein” rendition of Cinderella....

Students experience near totatility during latest eclipse

Students experience near totatility during latest eclipse

Lester McSwain, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

Under the dim sky students and  teachers were outside to see the solar eclipse. The experience allowed friends to enjoy a natural show with each other  and to share the memory.   “I thought...

Mock trial teams make state competition again

Mock trial teams make state competition again

Adenike Zannou, Staff Writer April 7, 2024

In a remarkable display of legal prowess, the Mock Trial teams from MHS have once again proven their skills on the statewide competition.  Under the guidance of Coach Alison Skertic, both Varsity and...

Voter registration deadline coming up quickly

Savannah Cantrell, Managing Editor March 12, 2024

Voting season has come around, and now is the time to exercise your right to vote!  If you will be 18 by November 2024, you are eligible to register to vote. To be able to vote during the Indiana Primary...

“Oops! Forgot to tell you it’s actually my last day!” – Early Grads, CO ’24

Erin Mukes, Writer March 11, 2024

With passions for branching out into more, seniors across the school are passionate about finishing their high school journey early. For the many graduating seniors, expediting their high school career...

The MHS Radioactive team (far left) is shown with member of its winning alliance.

Robotics team wins State Championship

Laila Thigpen, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

The MHS Robotics team Radioactivity recently won the state championship as part of a 3-team alliance. The robotics club is a S.T.E.M based club in which students code, program and build robots. They...

8 influential black activists that helped shape history

8 influential black activists that helped shape history

Eliza Monté Gilbert, Staff Writer February 25, 2024

In honor of Black History Month, take a look at some of the influential activists who've strived to make our country a better place.   Bayard Rustin (March 17, 1912-August 24, 1987) Whenever...

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