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Pain to perseverance

Haley Elder, In-Depth Editor February 22, 2018

“It’s not about how I was dressed, how I was acting, or any of the other excuses I’ve heard that have placed the blame on me,” senior Ella Harrison* said. “It’s about what happened to me and...

Harrowing harassment

Molly Murch, Staff Writer February 22, 2018

Shame. Guilt. Isolation. Fear. All feelings we would never wish upon ourselves and feelings we would never wish upon our loved ones. And yet, millions of teenagers experience this pain because of sexual...


Abbey Kegley, Staff Writer December 4, 2017

Music has been a part of humanity since existence seemingly began. From Gregorian chants and Mozart to EDM and Justin Bieber, music and the way people listen to it, has changed dramatically over time and...

Cost of Cuts

Haley Elder, In-Depth Editor October 15, 2017

It is common knowledge that a flower will not fully bloom if it is not properly nourished. Likewise, MPS cannot flourish without the proper financial support. Currently, MPS resides in a large area of...


Haley Elder, In-Depth Editor October 15, 2017

Fear can be defined as an unpleasant emotion which is caused by the belief something is dangerous, likely and capable of causing pain, or a threat to one’s well being. According to AP Psychology...

Battling Bullying

Priya Kukreja, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 6, 2017

ccording to the National Center For Gender Equality, transgender youth face significant challenges in school. A national survey has found that 75 percent of transgender youth feel unsafe at school. Those...

Narrative Interviews

March 6, 2017

Chase Stokes Senior Transmale When did you first realize you were trans? Had you ever considered it before? It was the summer after my sophomore year band camp. We had done a gender swap for our...

Finding His Inner Self

Finding His Inner Self

Priya Kukreja, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 6, 2017

As senior Alexander Schmitz thinks back to his sophomore year, there is one conversation that stands out in his mind. He was at a cast party sitting outside with a group of people. When the topic of transpeople...

Tea Time: Freshman speech inspired by tea

Christina Youn, Co-Editor-In-Chief February 21, 2017

Green tea. Black tea. White tea. Chai. Tea is making a comeback as people look for healthier alternatives to coffee. The “Tea Trend” is not only apparent across the nation, but its impact can be seen...

Breaking Down Anxiety: Analyzing the way school and social pressures affect anxiety

Odochi Akwani, Co-Online Editor January 11, 2017

Tuesday. 2nd hour. Speeches are to be presented in front of the entire English class. For some, this is a breeze; they can’t wait to share what they’ve researched. For even more, they are a little...

Anxiety: A Personal Story

Anxiety: A Personal Story

Priya Kukreja, Co-Editor-In-Chief January 11, 2017

As Allie’s mom combed through her hair in the morning, Allie was anything but excited to go to school. A tear rolled down her left cheek as she quietly begged her mom to let her stay home. School was...

Maintaining An Attitude of Gratitude

Madeline Halgren, Staff Writer November 21, 2016

“What are you thankful for?” We are asked this question every year during the Thanksgiving season and often our answers are quite materialistic. We may say we are grateful for our iPhones or new pair...

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