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Mega Millions Craze hits Long Island

Ryan Pagano, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Filed under Features, News

This past October, lottery fever was struck throughout the country as the Mega Millions jackpot was up to a whopping $1.6 billion. Many Americans flocked to their local supermarkets and convenience stores to get their hands on a ...

A Tribute to Celia Cruz: The Queen of Latin Music

Alex Carmenaty, Business Manager

November 20, 2018

Filed under A&E, Features, News, Online Exclusives

July 16, 2018 marked the fifteen-year anniversary of the death of Cuba's greatest singer and the undisputed Queen of Latin Music, Celia Cruz. She was more than an entertainer; she was a symbol of hope and of freedom. This is ...

White Castle: It’s a bit of a hassle

Angelo Catapano, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Features, Online Exclusives, Student Life

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 ...

Pequa’s on fire with a two-peat win

Sabrina Alberti, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports, Student Life

The field hockey team brought home a county championship yet again for Massapequa. The team left their home turf defeating Port Washington in a 2-1 victory in overtime. The game was held on October 28 at 3 p.m. at Berner Middle Schoo...

The man who gave the world a nudge

Alexander Carmenaty, Business Manager

October 8, 2018

Filed under Features, News

Charles Krauthammer, who passed away on June 21 at the age of 68, was one of the most courageous, articulate, and influential voices of our time. Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, he was best known as a comment...

The Chief newspaper advisor puts down red pen for retirement

Isabella Italiano, Copy Editor

June 23, 2018

Filed under Features

At the end of this year, Mrs. Elyn Coyle is trading in her English books for plane tickets, as she says goodbye to her MHS family for the past 30 years.   Throughout her career, she has taught a variety of courses inclu...

Reflection of Mrs. Conte’s impacts on the MHS community

Sophia Theodorous, Staff Writer

June 23, 2018

Filed under Features

Walking down any hallway at MHS you’re sure to find Ms. Marianne Conte somewhere along your journey. From Personal Money Management, Video Production, 21st Century Business Skills, Keyboarding/Study Skills, Restaurant and Hotel Ma...

Head of Music Department Mr. Gaines sings song of farewell

Jack Graziano, Copy Editor

June 23, 2018

Filed under Features

After 31 years, Doctor David Gaines is turning to the next chapter of his life, retirement. Doctor Gaines worked in Massapequa first as a band director. He worked to bring the band up to the same caliber as the orchestra and ch...

Registered nurse Mrs. Muller checks out of MHS

Alex Carmenaty, Staff Writer

June 23, 2018

Filed under Features

Another Nurse is hanging up her thermometer. Mrs. Susan Muller, R.N. is retiring after forty-two years of hard work and dedication to her career as a nurse. Registered nurse Mrs. Muller had worked at MHS for two and a half years, six ...

School nurse Mrs. Fink bids farewell to her time at MHS

Liam Higgins, 2017-2018 Editor-In-Chief

June 23, 2018

Filed under Features

  After working for 20 years in the Massapequa School District, including six years in MHS, Mrs. Christine Fink embarks on a new journey as she enters into her retirement.   Ever since she was young, Mrs. Fink has had ...

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