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Anuj Singh, Staff Writer | May 17, 2022

Every year, millions of people visit Walt Disney World in Orlando. They travel in search of the park’s promised magic, re-discovering their inner child. During spring break this year, many MN Band students made the unforgettable trip themselves.  The band trip proved to be an enjoyable experience for all involved. The students were able to go through a variety of educational experiences across...

Emily Schmucker, Staff Writer | May 17, 2022

In IB, students have worked hard all year to put together meaningful and beneficial projects of all kinds. On April 14, students got to display their creativity at the IB showcase. Helping others, developing personal skills, and learning about themselves are just a few of the ways students have applied themselves through their projects. One IB project called “Helping Box” was inspired by...

Rebecca Jacobsen, Staff Writer | May 17, 2022

For 15 years, Brian Begley has had what he would consider the privilege of leading MN as its principal. Now, a journey that began years ago will soon draw to a close. “I will definitely miss our students, as well as the relationships that I've been fortunate enough to develop with all of the people in our school,” Begley said. That relationship-building started in 1992 when Begley was hired...

Sadie Hugelman, Staff Writer | April 18, 2022

Walking through the halls the skywalk and student computers are new for past Millard North student Jackson Gzehoviak. Although there is the same principal, same teachers, and forensics coach, some things are drastically different.  Gzehoviak is now a teacher, and the years spent away proved changed for not only the school they once attended but also for the person they are now. After four years...

Rebecca Jacobsen, Staff Writer | April 18, 2022

In the year 2020, the varsity winter guard team was preparing to travel to the Winter Guard International World Championships for the first time. But, like so many other opportunities in 2020, it was canceled due to Covid. “We all cried. It was upsetting because we had worked so hard to go to Worlds and then everything just shut down. And we had more competitions in between Worlds, so that kind...

Anuj Singh, Staff Writer | April 18, 2022

March Madness has started and it’s getting wild. Fans are yelling at the top of their lungs while flashing bright colors across the arena in support of their team. The crowd roars as their favorite college team’s star player slams the ball into the hoop.  But the most important part of the March Madness tradition is the brackets. Fans often create brackets predicting winners of both games and...

Sneha Selvaraj, Opinions Editor | March 1, 2022

As the word “quarantine” first echoed through every household in the U.S., the emerging feelings of confusion and fear were quickly masked by the prospect of wearing pajamas all day and the joy of skipping school. However, the excitement soon wore off as two weeks became two months and two months turned into two years.  This March marks the two year anniversary of the world shutting down as...

Teagan Lynch, Staff Writer | March 1, 2022

Putting on your makeup, choosing the right pair of heels, and getting ready to go dance the night away with your best friends. All that’s missing is the perfect prom dress. However, dress shopping is expensive. Retail prom dresses typically sell for anywhere between $100-$800.  In order to help with the affordability and accessibility of dresses, the DECA club at MN is hosting their annual...

Emily Schmucker, Staff Writer | March 1, 2022

When Art teacher Jon Austin and German teacher Wendy Brennan realized something was missing from the empty and blank walls of the art and language stairwells, they knew they had to do something about it. After some brainstorming and discussing, the pair decided on collaborating to create two murals, combining art with a German twist. “We thought why don’t we team up, let’s pick a German artist...

Mahika Kanchanam, Lifestyle Editor | March 1, 2022

As Mr. Begley announced that the 2021 to 2022 school year would be his last working year before retirement, talking came to a stop as students looked at each other, eyes wide open. After Begley’s announcement, students began to question who would take over as principal. Soon, MN found out that current 11th-grade assistant principal Aaron Bearinger would be filling Begley’s shoes.  “This is...