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Summertime scenes from around the world

Liam Hession, Entertainment Editor

May 12, 2016

When the school year comes to an end quite soon, students and teachers will disperse their separate ways. Some, however, will meet back up for the chance to see the world. Teachers sponsors a few summer trips to some exciting places. Fifteen world language students will be visiting France and Germany...

Ending high school at Baxter Arena

University of Nebraska at Omaha- Baxter Arena

Christina Youn, Front Editor

May 12, 2016

As the weather warms up and it becomes grad party season, students and staff alike begin to realize that summer is quickly approaching. However, for the seniors, this time of year also marks the end of their four years at MN. While graduation is an annual event that isn’t a new concept, commencement...

Sixth in the nation, first in our hearts

Sixth in the nation, first in our hearts

Josh Shaffer, Media Editor

May 5, 2016

As the school year comes to a close, a series of tournaments are only beginning for MN's powerhouse Forensics team. Two national tournaments, National Individual Events Tournament of Champions (NIETOC) and National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) will be hosting their national-style tournament May...

Cleaning the Mowers for SkillsUSA

Cleaning the Mowers for SkillsUSA

Tyler Collins, In-Depth Editor

April 13, 2016

On Saturday April 2nd, the SkillsUSA Club students took on the tremendous task of cleaning more than 170 lawnmowers in the MN industrial tech shop. Their goal: raise money to send qualifying students to SkillsUSA Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky. It all began 19 years ago when some students wanted...

Planning Prom

Planning Prom

Liam Hession, Entertainment Editor

April 13, 2016

Next week is possibly the event of the year for MN students, prom. Though we are getting to it as the year is almost over, preparation for this dance began long ago, as soon as the Junior Class Board was formed at the beginning of the school year. “The first week of school is when we start the club....

Compelling Compassion Through Storytelling

Josh Shaffer, Media Editor

April 8, 2016

Around 78 years ago, one of the world’s worst genocidal massacres began. Characterized by the slaughter of over eleven million innocent people, the Holocaust is an event that is not easily forgotten. Dr. Fred Kader, a Holocaust survivor, recently visited MN to share his experiences and educate MN on...

Shining a Light on MYP Night

Anna Bartholet, News Editor

April 6, 2016

Every year several incoming freshmen and sophomores choose to register in the IB Middle Years Program (MYP). In order to complete MYP, students must create a personal project their sophomore year that embodies their interests and individual views. These projects may encompass anything from fragrance...

Murphy’s Makes it Big in March

Murphy's Makes it Big in March

Josh Shaffer, Media Editor

April 6, 2016

It is said that the best teachers teach from the heart and not by the book, and this statement holds true for MN English teacher Kari Murphy as she was awarded with the March 2016 Employee of the Month in Millard Public Schools. Every week, a link is sent out through the human resources to nominate...

Trump’s teenage troopers

Trump's teenage troopers

Anna Bartholet, News Editor

March 4, 2016

There is no denying that Donald Trump has held an influential grip in the 2015-2016 presidential campaign. His bold personality and abrupt speaking style has both motivated and dissuaded Americans across the country. Seniors are beginning to think about who they would like to vote for during the upcoming...

The test of turbines

The test of turbines

Christina Youn, Front Page Editor

March 4, 2016

Paper wind turbines were turning on Feb. 24 as IB science students were given the task of creating a turbine that would be able to lift 100 grams to the height of a cafeteria table. The students were in groups of four, with at least one biology, chemistry, and physics student, and were given a fan, paper,...

Dancing their way to victory

Dancing their way to victory

Josh Shaffer, Media Editor

March 4, 2016

Positivity was flowing in the veins of Mustangs after the MN dance team came back from Nationals securing 2nd place in Jazz and 5th place in Pom. MN has always been esteemed as a powerhouse school for dance, but dance team coaches Mila O’Brien and Andrea Feltz are committed to making the close-knit...

Changing lives the pulsera way

Changing lives the pulsera way

Tyler Collins, In-Depth Editor

March 3, 2016

Students all around the school were splashed with color as the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica [SHH] shared the art of Central America with the students of MN. SHH partnered with The Pulsera Project, a nonprofit organization that sells handmade Nicaraguan pulseras (“bracelets” in Spanish) in schools...