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Morgan McCormack, News Editor | December 20, 2021

Hospitals are filling to capacity once more as the Omicron variant begins to run rampant, infecting at a higher rate than any of the previous variants of interest (VOI) and variants of concern (VOC). Infectious diseases expert with Nebraska Medicine, James Lawler, Md, MPH, provides that Omicron seems  to be more thansmissible than any of the previous variants. Thus far, there have been six cases...

Elias Pipinos, Sports Editor | December 17, 2021

Every day, students around Millard North sit in two-seater wooden benches and in old, creaky desks. Somebody has to fix them after a while, and it’s all thanks to Industrial Technology that our desks haven’t become scarce.  Greg Dunn, who works as a skills and technical sciences (STS) instructor and is an advisor to the SkillsUSA club at Millard North, puts his students onto projects to fix...

Olivia Torrez, In-Depth Editor | December 17, 2021

Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. First released in 1974, it has since grown in popularity and editions. The D&D club here at MN is several different groups running different campaigns with six to seven kids each lasting about two hours every other Thursday. “I found out about D&D through the internet. I was...

Teagan Lynch, Staff Writer | December 17, 2021

Spending time after school and reporting for competitions on long Saturdays, debaters practice and work to achieve the victory they deserve. Many don’t see how much effort goes into this activity; it’s more than simply arguing. Debate is a competitive speaking activity where students go against students from other schools using structured arguments to prove their point. “We have four different...

Teagan Lynch, Staff Writer | December 9, 2021

Lights illuminate the audience’s faces while students from all sorts of different schools gather backstage, getting ready to perform. One Act means one shot in front of judges. The untraditional theater competition is about to begin.  Millard North High School’s One Act play this year is called “Defying Gravity” and is about the Challenger Space Shuttle explosion on January 28, 1986. The...

Rebecca Jacobsen, Staff Writer | December 9, 2021

Since freshman year, senior Andrew Zheng has been a part of MN’s swim team as a competitor in the 100 meter breaststroke and 200 meter individual medley events. Towards the beginning of his final season, he took advantage of a unique opportunity in the Industrial Technology (IT) department to give back to the Swim and Dive program. “It all started in engineering. We were assigned a project....

Reema Guda, Staff Writer | November 16, 2021

Socks. Though they might be a small piece of clothing that many of us don’t even give a second of thought to, they play a trivial role in keeping us protected during cold weather. With winter right around the corner, it’s time for the annual Socktoberfest drive that occurs at MN, as well as many other schools around the country. “I think if you are able to donate, you should, because it’s...

Sadie Hugelman, Staff Writer | September 27, 2021

Imagine walking into your first class of the day. You are finishing up the last level of Temple Run you started last night. You’re so close to beating your high score, but due to a new policy that bans phones for freshmen, you have to put away your phone. Your high score is ruined, and you will have to wait until the end of the day to start over again.  The freshman phone policy allows teachers...

Aiden Lewald, Design Editor | September 23, 2021

It has now become the time for MN to say one of its hardest goodbyes. The shoes of a legendary officer will be left behind, ones once filled with kindness, selflessness, and Dum-Dum lollipops.  On Sept. 9, MN said its final salutations to School Resource Officer John Martinez. After 15 years of dedicated service to the school,  Martinez decided it was time to retire.  “I put in 30 years...

Thomas Begley, Staff Writer | May 19, 2021

Glued to her computer, freshman Ella Ariza searches the internet for tips on how to impress a potential employer.  She is preparing to blow away her interviewer. From making good eye contact to dressing for success, Ariza is ready for the real deal. Every semester, students enrolled in speech, forensics or debate classes have to go through the Mock Job Interview process, a simulated, graded interview...