Standard-based grading lacks uniformity at MHS

Madisyn Hardy, Editor & Reporter

December 5, 2017

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Everyone should now be at least somewhat aware of the new motion to switch to standard-based grading, although it wouldn’t be surprising if you’re not because apparently standard-based grading isn’t so standard among Monroe...

Student speaks out about standardized testing

Alliyah Trim, Co Editor-In-Chief

October 23, 2017

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You’re stuck in a room that is either too hot or too cold with kids you see twice a week, for five and a half hours. You’re taking a state-wide test that you’ve taken before or never at all. This test will determine if you’ll...

‘Searching for Neverland’ tells heartwarming story

Olivia Bleyaert, Reporter

June 7, 2017

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Video from Youtube On Memorial day, Lifetime released a new movie about Michael Jackson called "Searching for Neverland". It’s about the last 3 years of his life but in the late singer’s two guards Bill Whitfield and...

Student reviews new movie

Kip Mayes, Reporter

June 5, 2017

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The Circle (2017), the movie based on the 2013 book by Dave Eggers, had viewers cringing in their seats, not only because of the uncomfortable interactions and plot, but the work of well-known actors at their worst. The plot ...

Student gives opinion on new, upcoming fashion trends

Alyssa Domasica, Reporter & Editor

June 2, 2017

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Fashion has taken a new turn for summer 2017. Last year, sporting logos, pom-poms, and statement earrings were iconic looks in 2016. Now stripes are still in fashion but statement earing have left the building.   Cold sho...

Spring break provides more than fun, parties for students

Alex Schneider, Reporter

May 4, 2017

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High schoolers and college students can never wait for spring break. Most adults see us as party animals who venture to Florida, Mexico, or whatever other hot spot to get away from our parents and make “bad decisions.” The...

‘Moonlight’ sets new standards for future movies

Kip Mayes, Reporter

May 4, 2017

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Academy Award winning for best picture “Moonlight” is a heartbreaking coming-of-age story directed by Barry Jenkins that will have you in tears by the closing credits. The plot follows a young black boy, Chiron (Alex R....

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