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The captured scenes

The captured scenes

Rachel Tetreault and Hannah Prince
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

As the fire truck comes racing down the street, students prepare to watch the "Every 15 Minutes" assembly. Here are some snippets of the MOCK crash demonstration and performances, the reading of the obituary and the grim reaper pulling victims out of class.   The grim reaper takes Griffin...

New teacher on the block

New teacher on the block

Margaret Driscoll, Staf
February 8, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Towards the end of 2016, science teacher Cristal Miller ended her teaching career at SMCHS, leaving the faculty and administration in need of a new Environmental Science, Biology and Chemistry teacher for the students. Luckily, Megan Vanni stepped up to the challenge and met all the criteria the faculty...

Boston and MUNtreal

Boston and MUNtreal

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

    Intro, Boston: College Loop and Fenway Park When we received the news last year that the 2016 Senior MUN B Trip would visit Boston, MA and Montreal, Quebec, I knew I had to be a part of the trip. And I was not disappointed. Six seniors (including myself) and one junior, accompanied by two chaperones, journeyed together on the pilot tri...

New mass schedule

New mass schedule

Ivanna Rea, Managing Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday Dec. 5, SMCHS enacted a new bell schedule for students and faculty. A call for change arose after only 587 students (1/3 of the school population) attended the All Saints Mass in October. The majority of students came to school late that day wearing their mass day uniform. Principal...

Deck the nations

Deck the nations

Chloe Le, Web Editor-in-Chief
December 5, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Cramming in lessons for government, preparing for their next conference and their final exams, the MUN senior class always dedicates one day to leave it all behind to decorate one tree. For almost 20 years, it's been an MUN Christmas tradition to decorate the small bare tree in the back of MUN D...

IT ruins eyes

IT ruins eyes

Rachel Tetreault, Staff Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Class begins, laptops open and students put on their glasses. Many students have come across problems with their eyes ever since the integration of the school laptops for. Providing students with their own laptops allow them to get tasks done  easier and in a more organized way. However, after a...

Website spotlight

Website spotlight

Dessi Gomez and Briana Ryan
November 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

An idea pops into her head. She plans out her next blog post, anticipation building as the pieces fall together. This blogger can't wait to share her latest update with the world. The trend of blogging, or contributing to a constantly updated website with articles and multimedia, has grown very popular...

Pascual Mystery

Pascual Mystery

Taylor Gather, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

For most people, comics, superheroes and video games define the ultimate childhood experience. For religion teacher Michael Pascual, they are the reason for his existence. Pascual's love for media and the arts goes beyond Batman and Robin. Although his affinity for the beloved superhero characters...

Meet Mrs. Crafts

Meet Mrs. Crafts

Amanda Moussiaux, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

The typical thought process of a SM student: Freshman year- it's high school, Sophomore year-I got this down. Junior year-will I survive? Senior year-where do I want to go? After adapting and completing high school, the next step that comes to a student's mind is the thought of college. The college...

A Jolt of Divine Inspiration

A Jolt of Divine Inspiration

Megan Forsythe, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

The sudden shift from a stress free summer to the whirlwind that is balancing school work can be overwhelming. Even after a few weeks of school, students desperately ache for a break from the never ending pile of papers, projects and presentations. While an early summer vacation is unlikely, Campus Ministry...

Boy’s Varsity Ice Hockey

September 19, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

Interview with senior Greg Bennett, varsity hockey player. Saturday 17, 2016 at 4 p.m.

The mind of an artist

The mind of an artist

Rachel Tetreault, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

  Sketching, drawing, sculpting and molding with his hands are his hobbies, but putting his thoughts into artwork is his passion. Art teacher Todd Robey has always been in love with art. As an artist, Robey discovered that art can be found in the smallest things in life because there are so...

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