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A man of many roles: the legacy of Charlton Heston

Alexander Carmenaty, Business Manager

January 29, 2019

On April 5, 2008, the admirable Charlton Heston passed away at the age of 84. During a 60 year career as an experienced actor, Heston starred in almost 100 movies. He performed many roles which defined our popular culture, pl...

White Castle: It’s a bit of a hassle

Angelo Catapano, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

After turning 16 in April of 2018, I began applying anywhere that had a help wanted sign. Eventually, after three months of applying and waiting, I received a response from the one place I was not expecting to hear from: White ...

Addressing and analyzing the new safety policies at MHS

MHS Staff

October 18, 2018

As the 2018-19 school year kicks into full gear, the hallways are once again filled with the clanking of lanyard chains and school issued IDs. However, the sea of yellow seen in years prior has now been washed away to a new w...

Off-campus lunch: the ‘student specials’ dillemma

Michael Riggi and Laura Francavilla

June 23, 2018

Off-campus lunch all three years at MHS has been a tradition that students have flaunted and embraced proudly for decades but may soon be driving students back into the cafeteria.   Due to the high competitive prices of new bu...

Marching for our lives: one student’s perspective

Jack Graziano, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

In the wake of the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Parkland, Florida, survivors orchestrated a “March for Our Lives” event in Washington, DC on March 24 to unify parents, politicians, and students around a common goal—making...

Sixth Grade Move Causes Controversy and Concern

Liam Higgins, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2017

The decision has finally been made. Berner Middle School now includes sixth-grade students. After months of decisions and reversals, it became official that this year’s sixth grade class would join the new 7th and 8th graders...

The cyberbullying phenomenon hits hard

Liam Higgins and Michael Riggi

June 13, 2017

Recent events—namely the release of 13 Reasons Why on Netflix and allegations of instances of cyberbullying at MHS—have propelled the issue of bullying to the forefront of topics at MHS, with this topic raising a number of ...

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