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Rylie Mendez, Staff Writer | March 23, 2020

When they announced his name, the sound was deafening. Hundreds of people stood to clap, and seven MN students roared in support as he walked onto the Sander’s Theater stage. Junior Pranay Mathur laughed in disbelief as he received the first place trophy for his performance in Humorous Interpretation (HI). This past President’s Day weekend, over 1000  forensics students from around the country...

Delano Lockhart, Copy Editor | March 23, 2020

Failed heating systems, rusted exterior walls, outdated lighting, safety and security issues are all realities facing Millard Public Schools as they enter the new decade. A $125 million bond was proposed to the Board of Education on Feb. 11, 2019 and was authorized unanimously on Jan. 20, 2020. The public will vote on this bond issue during the primary election on May 12, 2020, and projects are...

Sireen Abayazid, Online Editor | March 23, 2020

According to Professors Harry Holzer and Robert Lerman, “middle-skill” jobs make up roughly half of America’s employment. Our district has taken special steps to advance education that enables students to pursue these careers, and MN has implemented a number of methods to create interest in skill-based career fields such as SkillsUSA, Avenue Scholars and the annual Skilled Career Expo. “As...

Shruti Chada, Staff Writer | February 11, 2020

  The suicide awareness seminar is an event that happens every year. People walk into their MT and gain important knowledge about mental illnesses and the effect that they can have on people. At the end, students receive a little card on it is the school’s hotline for reporting alarming activities. This year, however, it will be joined by another card: The Safe2Help card. Safe2Help...

Nate Hollenbeck, Staff Writer | November 22, 2019

America is  divided, and the approaching election could change the lives of a generation. Many believe that the 2020 election is crucial to the future of America, and it’s only one year away.  The senior class has a large number of students that will be able to vote in the upcoming primaries in the spring and even more in the final election. Any Millard North students who will be 18 at the time...

Anna Pipinos, Staff Writer | November 22, 2019

“As I was handing them [the tickets] in, I remember having multiple thoughts crossing my mind about how amazing it would be to win the mini prizes and how even more thrilling it would be to the person who wins the 10,000 dollar prize,” sophomore Ethan Rubin said.  Making its first appearance at MN, the Booster Club’s Mustang Moolah is a fundraiser for all students and teachers to raise...

Gracie Schweers, Social Media Editor | October 24, 2019

It’s three o’clock on a typical Friday. Most students are ready to head home, excited for a weekend of no school. But for some, Fridays involve wondering where their meals are going to come from for the next two days. That’s where the MN food pantry comes in. Since January, students in need have been able to fill a backpack on Fridays with the food and supplies their families need for the...

Molly Murch, Co-Editor-in-Chief | September 23, 2019

Just as students are beginning to drown in homework, wishing they could return to a blissful summer vacation, Homecoming arrives, offering a much-needed break. However, for some students, this night may no longer be in their future. The yearly handbook talk, typically a simple reiteration of tacit expectations, introduced a recent addition this year: the ‘Good Standing’ Policy.  Designed...

Breaking faith based barriers

Molly Murch, In-Depth Editor | June 6, 2019

Centuries of religious war have established the institution as a topic forbidden from family reunions and first dates. However, a recent development in Omaha is working to bridge the gap that sparks such conflict. The Tri-Faith Initiative, which aims to educate members of the three Abrahamic religions, began in 2006 with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding. In 2011 land was purchased...

Leaving a legacy of love

Anjali Pullabhotla, Staff Writer | June 6, 2019

“I don’t let my disability stop me from anything I want to do in life.” Located just outside Room. 1105, stands a poster reading these exact words, vibrant in both its design and message, created by senior Jace January. These are just the first words--and, certainly, not the last-- in January‘s crusade to raise awareness for people with disabilities, people like himself. “I’ve...