Mother Teresa, arguably the face of altruism, once said “Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.” Today, I can’t help but wonder if this work is truly humble anymore. Community… Read More How many hours am I getting for this?
I am not living in the glory days. While high school was once known as the ‘best days of your lives’ for the older generations, my feelings on the subject are quite the contrary. I am sleep-deprived. I wake up before the sun is up. I do not have time in the morning to eat… Read More Are these really the glory days?
High personal standards make B’s a sign of failure B = F. It isn’t a new math formula or science equation. It’s a mindset. According to guidance counselor Phyllis Bell, for some students getting a B in class can be failure, or the end of the world. “Sometimes they forget that a B is good,”… Read More Killer B’s
Seniors pen memorable final chapter with state soccer championship As Drake said, “started from the bottom,” now they’re here. According to senior Conner Couchot, the seniors from boys’ soccer had created their dream team long before entering high school. “Seven of us [seniors] actually played together when we were eight, and so growing up together,… Read More Becoming Champions
Students ‘put a ring on it’, find confidence in Beyonce attitude Look in a mirror. While most people see their ordinary reflections, some view themselves in a more glamorous light: as real-life divas. Juniors Keefer Kaneshiro and Brianna Kelly don’t just admire popular divas like Beyoncé, they claim to be Beyoncé. According to Kaneshiro, his… Read More Daily Divas
The Mason girls’ tennis team served up some revenge at the Greater Miami Conference Finals today. The Comets entered the GMC as the top seed, with a perfect 9-0 conference record under their sleeve. Defeating one of their biggest rivals and last year’s winner – Sycamore – in three of their four finals matches today,… Read More Girls’ tennis steals GMC win
This year’s first edition of our student newspaper came out yesterday, and it had the whole school buzzing. Our editors, designers, business manager, and writers all worked together and created an awesome product! As my first year on the staff, it was amazing to see our work come to life. Check it out here — The… Read More The Chronicle’s first edition; Culture of Kindness
COLLEGE: So many options, do all of them really matter? Students should be able to adapt to any place and anything. College can be synonymous with stress during high school because the decision of where to go is immensely difficult. There are so many factors to consider: location, majors, standardized test scores, tuition, private vs.… Read More College decision: Look at the bigger picture
“Can anyone make an invention, even me?” my ten-year old brother asked seriously. “Yeah sure buddy, anyone,” my dad replied. “I have an idea…” he said and disappeared. Ten minutes later, he reappeared with a peculiar contraption in his hand. He had taped together the front ends of a plastic spoon and knife to a… Read More The sky is the limit
After five days at the High School Journalism Institute, tomorrow July 13 is check-out day for this week’s workshop participants. According to Kellen Hubert, a HSJI attendee, IU graduate, and counselor with eight years of experience, the check-out process should be a lot less chaotic than check-in. The counselors have three main priorities when it… Read More HSJI check-out procedure