The Chief

EDITORIAL: District’s hands tied on makeup days

December 10, 2012

This year, there was a noticeable change in the outlook of students on the first day of school. The pure anomaly of starting school on August 30 was a reminder to everyone that they were in school when they should have been slee...

Foreign language and the domestic disconnect

Joe Zappa, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2012

In an age where global interaction is an icon click away, Americans remain culturally isolated from the rest of the world. According to a Gallup poll, only 26 percent of Americans are fluent in a language other than English, ...

It’s the end of the world as we know it

Jessica Graff, Managing Editor

December 10, 2012

As the year comes to an end, many people are starting to wonder: is civilization also coming to an end? There have been numerous rumors about what will happen on December 21, 2012; many ideas either contradict or have no relevance...

No party is the right party

Joe Zappa, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2012

Very soon, the time will come for MHS seniors to register to vote. At the same time, students will have to select a political allegiance. The majority of seven hundred kids with unique sets of beliefs will be funneled into two...

Voting is a duty

Nelson Gomez, Staff Writer

November 1, 2012

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” Nearly 149 years ago, Abraham Lincoln said these words in his historic Gettysburg Address. The question is – where are the peopl...

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