Old school bands part ways with Joe Louis Arena

Gracyn Wener, Reporter & Editor

June 2, 2017

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A crowd of all ages from all generations gathered in full force Wednesday night, May 17, at Joe Louis Arena for the joint concert tour of Hall and Oates and Tears for Fears. Both 80s duos were major parts of MTV’s early days...

MHS Wind Ensemble scores one at states

Madisyn Hardy, Reporter

May 23, 2017

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On May 6, the Monroe High School Wind Ensemble participated in State MSBOA Band and Orchestra Festival. In order to go to States, groups have to receive the highest rating at Districts, which is a one. Under the direction of Jim...

Michigan College of Beauty partnership opens elective opportunities

Kip Mayes, Reporter

May 23, 2017

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MHS has recently brought back the opportunity for students to attend the Michigan College of Beauty as an elective. Starting next year, several junior and senior MHS students will attend the college located on South Monroe Street...

Apple, Samsung continue competition

Maryah Cheatham, Reporter

April 24, 2017

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The never-ending rivalry between Apple users and Android users may be getting juicier as new phone releases approach. According to The Wall Street Journal, Samsung Electronics Co. is releasing the Galaxy S8 just six months...

‘Beauty and The Beast’ gets banned in theaters

Ivana Goncin, Reporter

March 30, 2017

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Another Disney movie is getting bashed for being more diverse. The Disney Company has been known in the last 50 years for being diverse in their movies, TV shows, characters and more. This year, the classic Disney movie...

Upcoming music festivals anticipate large crowds

Gracyn Wener, Reporter and Editor

March 8, 2017

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Music festival season is finally approaching, and with that, multiple star-studded lineups have been announced. From big name festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza and more underground-themed festivals such as Shaky Knees...

Scholarship opportunities open for seniors

Mady Vasbinder, Reporter

March 8, 2017

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With the end of the year now on the horizon, most students are already gearing up for a relaxing summer of empty, work-free days. Except for the Class of 2017 who is busily preparing to graduate. Financing a Future Now is the time of y...

Teacher Running Club provides support for each other

Mady Vasbinder, Reporter

March 7, 2017

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A group of teachers have formed a Teacher’s Running Club here at MHS, first founded as a support group for members. The group began in early December, according to Teacher’s Running Club (TRC) member, Stuart Eastman. The...

Three week Japan exchange trip opens up for MHS students

Emily Rassel, Reporter and Editor-In-Chief

March 3, 2017

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Ever wanted to see the world? Experience life outside the boundaries of the United States? Eat exotic food, meet exotic people, and for three weeks, live a totally different life? The Monroe International Friendship Association...

Grammys bring controversy, surprising winners

Alliyah Trim, Reporter and Editor

February 28, 2017

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The Grammys this year were of one a kind with all of the political moments, the dedications to other celebrities, and outfit choices. The 59th annual Grammy Award Ceremony was held on Feb. 12 this year. Hosted by James Cord...

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