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MHSNews | Gift of Giving

MHSNews | Gift of Giving

By Jackson Estwanick and Shon Sayfuddinov

October 26, 2018


Filed under Video

Carole Splater is the coordinator of Charity Sharity, a group that donates fabric to clients who sew items to donate to those in need. Splater taught the Fashion One classes how to make baby blankets for donation. This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on October 12, 2018....

Book Look: A guide to good literature

Book Look: A guide to good literature

By Luka Byrne, Walt Whitman High School

October 18, 2018


Filed under Video

This story was originally published on The Black & White on October 10, 2018.

Video: Theater puts finishing touches on fall play

Video: Theater puts finishing touches on fall play

October 18, 2018


Filed under Video

This story was originally published on The Mirror on October 11, 2018....

First day of school

First day of school

By Pirateer Staff, Englewood High School

October 17, 2018


Filed under Video

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

By Mandy Hitchcock, Carlmont High School in Belmont, California

October 16, 2018


Filed under Video

Carlmont High School students Samantha Turtle, a sophomore, and Tyler Dartnell, a junior, push themselves to take on the time and commitment of participating in more than one sport. In order to balance the multitude of demands being a student requires, they must maintain a healthy schedule and use their...

Anderson’s oddities

Anderson’s oddities

By Stephanie Qiu, Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas

October 5, 2018


Filed under Video

Some collect rocks, others collect unique coins. But like something out of a sci-fi movie, one teacher collects things many would say are strange and weird: the preserved remnants of animal body parts. Animal Science teacher Julie Anderson has a unique hobby of curating dead animal parts preserved in for...

Opinion: On Smartphone addiction and education

Opinion: On Smartphone addiction and education

By Joseph Gomez, Carlmont High School in Belmont, California

October 1, 2018


Filed under Video

Joseph Gomez describes how adding the latest technology to school is not helping smartphone addiction. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on September 19, 2018.

Teachers Read RateMyTeachers Reviews

Teachers Read RateMyTeachers Reviews

By Susie Seidel and Nayeon Ryu, Parkway West High School

May 21, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Video

View the video on their site here. 

A Teacher in Class? Cordell Takes On Sculpting

A Teacher in Class? Cordell Takes On Sculpting

By Madisyn Goerlitz and Cristian Johnson, Sage Creek High School

May 2, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Video

While most teachers use their prep periods to plan upcoming lessons, history teacher Ron Cordell decided to get involved with his students. What better way to do that then take a class with them? Madisyn Goerlitz and Cristian Johnson got an inside look on what it’s like to have a teacher sit in on...

Students help hurricane Harvey victims

Students help hurricane Harvey victims

By Alex McAteer and Abhijit Srirangam, Marquette High School

April 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Video

During this year’s spring break service trip, students went to Houston, Texas to help Hurricane Harvey Victims.

Life of a performer

Life of a performer

By Peyton Robb, Owatonna High School

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

A charismatic, genuine character takes center stage in this week’s student spotlight; her name is Kyra Rahn. Not only partaking as the student spotlight, she will also be taking the theater spotlight in the upcoming Owatonna High School production of Sylvia on April 19-22. Rahn will be performing as...

Concussions reach far beyond football with girls more at risk

Concussions reach far beyond football with girls more at risk

By Many Daddario, Liberty High School

April 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Video

No matter the sport, injuries are a part of any athletic activity. But when it comes to head injuries suffered in a sport, most people immediately think about football. However, when it comes to concussions, in a study by MedStar Sports Medicine, researchers found that girls in sports have a higher...

“Glitch,” a student-created film

“Glitch,” a student-created film

By Maria Newton, Parkway West High School

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Senior Emily Foy and juniors Dani Fischer and Kristin Priest went on a self-led expedition to write, film and produce an original short film this semester. They did this through an independent study sponsored by business teacher Laura Glenn. “[Foy, Fischer and Priest are] awesome, amazing, hardworking,...

Students Walkout To Protest Gun Violence

Students Walkout To Protest Gun Violence

By Juliet Borgschulte, Francis Howell North High School

April 12, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Student Protests, Video

On March 14, students across the country walked out of their classrooms and demanded stronger gun-control for a safer school environment. The walkout lasted 17 minutes that served as a tribute to the 17 students and staff that lost their lives at Stoneman Douglas High School one month ago. 30% of the...

Vaulting to the top

Vaulting to the top

By Arianna Forcelle, Owatonna High School

March 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Video

The Owatonna Gymnastics team is killing their season so far. Practicing extremely hard and pushing through long meets is paying off. They are now on the verge of entering into sections and likely state with their great group of girls and talent. Their last home meet before sections was Jan. 25 against...

Painting the fashion industry

Painting the fashion industry

By Christine Nappi, Glen Rock High School

March 7, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Video

While she was scrolling through Pinterest, senior Emily Males discovered a plethora of art illustrated on articles of denim and was inspired to create a denim masterpiece of her own. She painted a “pop-art” design on the back of an old denim jacket, and after receiving compliments from many she decided...

Video: First taste of CCHS

Video: First taste of CCHS

By Angelina Hicks, Cathedral Catholic High School

February 22, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Incoming freshman to Cathedral Catholic High School experience the same tedious task every year of taking the High School Placement Test. Although some students may find the exam stressful and a defining moment for their high school lives, this sentiment is not the case. The HSPT provides information...

Video: More than just a stereotype

Video: More than just a stereotype

By Jessica Lu, Sycamore High School

February 16, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Watch the original video here. 

Carnegie Hall awaits junior violinist

Carnegie Hall awaits junior violinist

By Brooke Colombo, Liberty High School

December 20, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Multimedia, Multimedia, Video

After picking up the violin at age four, junior Megan Lin had no idea she would one day be following in the footsteps of famous orchestral musician Yo-Yo Ma. Over winter break Lin will fly to New York to attend the same elite program as Ma, the New York String Orchestra Seminar, and play the violin at...

Block scheduling fosters in-depth learning

Block scheduling fosters in-depth learning

By Melissa Schill, Normal Community High School

December 6, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Multimedia, Video

49 minutes. 49 minutes to take attendance. Settle the class down. Collect homework. Pass out worksheets. Begin a group discussion. Separate the students into groups. Shuffle the desks around. Log in to the computers. Pack everything back up. All this in 49 minutes. Cramming all of this — not to...

Jesuit novice makes impact on choir

Jesuit novice makes impact on choir

By Jacob Deighton, De Smet Jesuit High School

December 5, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Multimedia, Video

Jesuit Novice Jeff Miraflor was sent to begin his Jesuit high school experiment. What he didn’t know was that he was going to be able to come and help teach one of his life’s passions. Read the full story, written by Brennan Dolnick, here. 

Zombies in the classroom

Zombies in the classroom

By Bradley Davis and Haidyn McKenzie, Lovejoy High School

December 5, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Multimedia, Video

Animation teacher Ray Cooper has students zombify their teachers while turning his classroom into an apocalyptic wasteland in all the while teaching his students photoshop and flash. View the original video here. 

Juniors, seniors take annual trip to Ashland

Juniors, seniors take annual trip to Ashland

By Harrison Moon, Sacramento Country Day School

November 29, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Multimedia, Video

Each year, juniors and seniors travel to Ashland, Oregon, for four days during the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Students watch plays, explore the town of Ashland and experience outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting or bicycling. This year’s featured play was Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,”...

Let’s talk about sexism

Let’s talk about sexism

By Anjali Jha, Walt Whitman High School

November 9, 2017


Filed under Assignment Desk, Multimedia, Video

“Ladies, this is not a beach. Cover up your butt, cleavage, and bra straps. Boys, this applies to you too.” Last spring, assistant principal Kathy McHale’s voice rang over the PA system, reminding students of Whitman’s dress code. Following the announcement, now-senior Rabhya Mehrotra went...

I am a Musician: Nehalem Chudnoff

I am a Musician: Nehalem Chudnoff

By Yvanna Reyes, Sycamore High School

October 11, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

See the video and more from the series here. 

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

By Connor Lin and Talia Fine, Carlmont High School

September 21, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News, Video

Rain sprinkled down on San Francisco City Hall as 500 protesters lit candles to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia. As the wind blew signs across the park, citizens stepped forward to share the stories of prejudice and injustice in their lives. On Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia,...

Dichromats in the classroom: Students and teachers discuss colorblindness

Dichromats in the classroom: Students and teachers discuss colorblindness

By Hannah Hoffmann, Parkway West High School

May 5, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Louder than a Bomb

Louder than a Bomb

By Nick Henrichs and Mitch Francis, Westside High School

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Video

The Making of a Promposal

The Making of a Promposal

By Sam Petersen, Green Hope High School

April 7, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Spring has sprung and love is in the air; it’s prom season. Check out what goes into making the perfect promposal.

Teachers Answer Relationship Questions

Teachers Answer Relationship Questions

By Sarah Smith and Caroline Brown, Iowa City High School

April 4, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Video

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