Rusk helps students through college process

Ryan Wilson, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

With the start of the school year comes the daunting tasks, for many of the seniors, of requesting recommendation letters, writing essays and filling out college applications. While the college application process can be stressful...

Students take step forward with Political Actions Club

Tress Dorfler, Assistant News & Opinion Editor

October 7, 2019

While political clubs are common in high schools, Political Actions Club aims to move away from the traditional partisan-based clubs to one that helps its members better understand the political climate at the moment in a ...

From trade wars to 2020 debates, here’s a political recap from summer

MacKenzie Stewart, News & Opinion & Online Editor

September 30, 2019

Over the summer, while many students were busy at music festivals, studying for the SAT or ACT or working a summer job, many political events occurred that may have gone unnoticed. From the beginning of summer to the first month...

Historic beginnings enacted for District 75, 120 this school year

MacKenzie Stewart, News & Opinion & Online Editor

September 30, 2019

In a move designed to save money by consolidating resources, District 75 and District 120 now share a superintendent and select services. The goal of this partnership is to provide greater communication and continuity from Pre-K...

School continues equity focus by dressing down the dress code

Hannah Stanley, Assistant Editor In Chief

September 26, 2019

With the school’s focus on equity in mind, second-year Assistant Principal of Student Services Michael Pope turned his attention to the school’s dress code policy. “There were inequities, especially toward females-- and...

2019 Sports recap

Maggie O'Donnell

May 2, 2019

From boys and girls swimming sending multiple competitors to state to dance placing eighth in state, MHS has seen many successes in its sports this year. Here is a recap of the state achievements made in the 2018-19 school year...

New administration means new changes

Tyler Yakimisky and Mackenzie Stewart

May 2, 2019

In August, the school community welcomed new administrators to the building, including Assistant Principal Michael Pope and Dean of Students Meghan Bargar and Victor Garcia. After close to a year on the job, here are some new...

Speaker has impact

Hannah Stanley, Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

On Sept. 6, speaker, educator and community builder Calvin Terrell spoke to the MHS community about the topic of equity, which became the school’s focus for the year. Further training for the faculty, staff and student groups...