Blue Prints

Unified Theater puts the spotlight on ability

Jenna Rabah, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

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On January 31, February 1 and 2, Unified Theater of Middletown successfully hosted their seventh annual production, titled “A Unified Celebration.” The production had many scenes, each pertaining to a certain holiday. 16...

Robotics team has best season yet

Michael Katz, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

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Students at the school already have experience working in the complex field of robotics that pushes the limits of engineering. By bringing together a variety of STEM related fields, the VEXcompetition-based robotics program is...

Class officers return, drawing mixed reaction from students

Aidan McMillian, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

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At the beginning of the year, the class advisors and the school administrators decided to eliminate the positions of class officers after a constant struggle to make them work. Now, at the end of the first semester, the class...

Students work for increased police training

Dermot McMillian and Victoria Higgs

March 6, 2018

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American students have grown accustomed to a police presence in their schools. Given the growing incidence of racial tension and violence in schools throughout the country, the role of school resource officers is more significant...

Dermit McMillian, Aidan McMillian, and Victoria Higgs

March 6, 2018

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According to an analysis from the Washington Post, more than 150,000 high school, college, and elementary students have experienced a school shooting in America since Columbine in 1999. That’s 188 shootings, taking place...

Protests erupt, conversations bloom following Confederate flag display

Daniel Flynn, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018

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On the morning of January 12, the Friday before Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, a student ran through the student parking lot waving a Confederate flag. The demonstration drew quick backlash from the student body, administration,...

A SCHOOL DIVIDED?

DYLAN DRESCHER, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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  Despite administration attempting to provide an inclusive environment for all students, major divides exist within the student population of the school. Humans naturally group themselves, spending time with peo...

Evening of Elegance raises money for Project Graduation

EVAN DAVIS, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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Evening of Elegance is a formal fundraiser for senior students and their parents. It is run by Project Graduation, a committee of teachers and parents whose goal is for every senior to have a safe and unforgettable graduation...

Drama club prepares for In the Heights

JENNA RABAH, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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The school musical is just around the corner and preparations are underway. In the Heights will open on the weekend of March 2. With under a month left to put the show together, the cast and directors are all under pressure t...

DeFrance crowned Mr. Middletown

MICHAEL KATZ, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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On Thursday, January 19, the National Honor Society put on the annual Mr. Middletown fundraiser. 12 senior boys competed in this competition in the hopes of becoming the next Mr. Middletown. The contestants performed in several categories including a talent show, swimsuit competiti...

Soloists selected to play at symphony performance

SOPHIE NAYLOR, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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This coming May, five students will be performing solos in the symphony at the Bushnell Theater, in a concert held every two years where strings, band, and chorus students have the opportunity to play alongside professional musician...

Social media blocked on WiFi by administration

SOPHIA MANOS, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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As many students have noticed, social media sites like Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram have been blocked from the school WiFi and many are wondering how and why this is happening. Due to drama within the school being escalated...

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