Breaking Blue

Painted Parking

Allison Johnson

October 1, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Not only has there been big changes happening inside of MHS, but recently there have been changes happening outside of MHS in the school parking lot. After years of seniors requesting for Dr. Sears to let them paint their parking spaces, he has finally agreed. “Year after year someone has always a...

MAMMA MIA, the Musical, Coming to a Theater Near You

MAMMA MIA, the Musical, Coming to a Theater Near You

Delaney Collier, Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Mamma Mia, the musical inspired and based on the songs by ABBA, set in a Greek paradise, is about a 20-year-old girl named Sophie, whose one wish is to have her father walk her down the aisle. Unfortunately, she doesn’t know who her father is, and frankly, neither does her mother, Donna. After find...

Uncovering the Truth

Uncovering the Truth

Sophia Jackson and Leah Fraser

May 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Imagine living with seven different foster parents scattered all across Indiana from the time you can remember. For Jenna Alexander, this is reality.  Alexander explained that most of the families were kind and civil towards her, but, “...the only ones that weren’t nice were ones that were r...

How Dieting Affects Your Body

How Dieting Affects Your Body

Crystal Bailey, Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Student Life

At one point or another, almost everyone has looked in the mirror and thought, “I could lose a pound or two.” Hundreds of dieting methods exist ranging from various exercises, meal plans, and surgeries. Diets can be a positive method to maintain overall wellness and a healthy weight  and can have...

Turning Struggles into Determination

Spencer Skaggs, Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

School isn’t always enjoyable. It is stressful, grueling, and sometimes boring; but it is very important. The grades that you make today can determine the colleges you can get into, which determines what kind of jobs you are qualified for, which can then determine the kind of life that you live. But...

Bang Bang Goes Your Heart

Bang Bang Goes Your Heart

Alexa Shrake, Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The new popular energy drink BANG from VPX Sports has taken its place on shelves all across America. Ranging in a variety of flavors such as Blue Razz, Lemon Drop, Champagne, Power Punch, Star Blast, Sour Heads, Cotton Candy, Black Cherry and Vanilla, BANG is starting to replace the popular Monster drinks...

Sophia Jackson’s Book

Sophia Jackson’s Book

Hannah Johnson, Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Imagine sitting down, a teenager in high school, and writing a book that will soon be published and on its way to the world’s eyes. This is what sophomore Sophia Jackson has been doing for the past year. She spent many hours working on her book, How Little We Know, over the summer and through the first of the s...

H&M Working to Reduce Textiles in Landfills

H&M Working to Reduce Textiles in Landfills

Allison Beliles, Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Student Life

If you go to your dresser right now and look through all the drawers, what will you find? It seems like the majority of us wear the same few items of clothing every day, and ignore the cardigan our grandma knitted for us for Christmas that one year, or the pair of moccasins we wore religiously in third gr...

The KETO Diet

The KETO Diet

Delaney Nunn, Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Trendy diets fade in and out several times a year, but there is one diet that seems to be sticking around for good. The KETO diet, otherwise known as the ketogenic diet, is a no carb, no sugar, high fat diet. This diet supposedly transforms your body, making it adjust to burning off fat for energy, ...

Spike out cancer

Spike out cancer

Spencer Skaggs, Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

“No School!” For most students, those words are a dream come true. But missing school has been no stranger to sophomore Bridget Balcerak. For her, missing school means getting shots, getting blood drawn, and virtually injecting poison into her body. High school students are busy. They hav...

SoundCloud: Student Opportunity

SoundCloud: Student Opportunity

Delaney Nunn, Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Student Life

After its debut in 2007, the free app SoundCloud is opening the gates to a path of opportunity for underground artists. There are hundreds of thousands of listeners and uploaders on the app; some who only use the app as an outlet to find music, and others who use it to produce their own music, like MHS...

Spirit Week and Other Upcoming Festivities

Destinee Clayton, Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

This week, spirit days are being hosted by Key Club. The themes are as followed: Monday, 12/18: Red & Green Day, Tuesday, 12/19: Ugly Sweater Day, Wednesday, 12/20: Holiday Hat Day, and finally Thursday, 12/21: PJ Day. Key Club has also been collecting toys in a Toy Drive. Donations of new and unwrapp...