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College Worth

Liz Nelson, News Editor

September 26, 2017

Let’s face it. The application to any college can be quite exciting, yet daunting at the same time. College is one of the biggest stepping stones that anybody can come across. The question then arises: Is it worth it? The hard work all pays off in the end when the students graduate with a college degree ...

Disney In The Details

sophomores Emma Gibbs and Alexa Preister work to create Disney character decorations. Student Council members work past midnight to decorate the night before the dance.

Michaela Mass, Online Editor

September 21, 2017

Typically, on a mid-morning Saturday, one would expect to encounter barren hallways and dark silent rooms throughout the majority of the school. However, quite the opposite occurred during the late weeks of August into early September. Endless laughter, colorful paint brushes, and loud music filled the co...

Coding For Kids

Rodney Edwards, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

While computer science isn’t the first thing students think of when they hear the phrase “get hip,” the Gallup Consulting Company is set to change that. First created in 2013, GET HIP, short for “Gallup’s Engineering Task- High School Innovation Program,” teaches students software development...

From Corn To Commerce

Leily Zhu, News Editor

May 15, 2017

Now that the interior of MN has finished construction, development begins for the surrounding areas. For the next 10 to 20 years, the area around MN will be under construction. Noddle Companies has plans to build a downtown of sorts in the 500 acres of undeveloped land stretching west of Boys Town and...

Show Choir Shoots For The Stars

Eden Loveridge, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

On Saturday, March 13, the sounds of show choir voices drifted across the school. Warm up songs, practice numbers, and the chatter of excited competitors all mingled together, creating an atmosphere of excitement and musical togetherness. It was the morning of the first show choir competition that MN...

Food of the Future

Rodney Edwards, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Long lines are a problem any school has to deal with, lunch lines especially. To correct this, Millard has implemented a new online food order service: Ravigoli. Ravigoli is an online food ordering platform for K-12 school cafeterias. Adopting the popular method that fast-food restaurants like Pizza...

A Prom Makover

A Prom Makover

May 3, 2017

“And your Prom Queen is…” is a phrase commonly heard in high school prom’s throughout the nation. The anticipation and speculation on who will win is all the buzz leading up to the end of the year prom. But this year MN decided to change things up. The tradition of voting for a member of the...

Act Prep to Academic Sucess

Tyler Collins, Opinions Editor

March 6, 2017

Beginning the week of March 27, the week after spring break, students will have Mustang Time between 5th and 6th hour for ACT prep. These periods will take place for three weeks from 12:10 pm to 1:34 pm. On these days, lunch will not be during 5th hour. Instead, it will be during the Mustang Time period....

Lighting Up The Dance Floor

Madeline Halgren, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

With the months of March and April drawing near that can only mean one thing. Prom. Invitations to this cherished yearly event were recently mailed to all junior and senior students. The invitation depicts the Aurora Borealis: waves of red, blue, yellow, green, and purple waving lights that can be...

Experimental Elites

Experimental Elites

Priya Kukreja, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2017

On Sat., Feb. 25, scientific minds from across the region gathered at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium for an epic showdown: the 2017 Regional Science Olympiad Event. The MN team sent 14 students to compete, earning a medal in ten events and finishing third overall. “A Science Olympiad competition...

Award Winning Art

Camryn Mottl, Features Editor

March 6, 2017

The anticipation. The wait. Multiple students, who have practiced piecing together a masterpiece, strain their ears to hear the results. Judges critique their work, in order for later admirers to look at their masterpiece in awe. But for the art students, the wait is finally over. “I was very surprised,...

The Decision Stands

Liz Nelson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

In addition to the new renovations such as the new hallway and constructed lecture halls, MN will be obtaining an effective tool that will improve the dynamics of the newspaper and may help publicity. MN will be receiving 15 brand-new, carefully-placed newspaper stands to display “The Hoofbeat”...