Blue Prints

Principal Advisory Board formed to hear students’ voices

Clara Taft, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Academics, News, Student Life

The school district has been taking steps towards promoting student voice through its commitment to creating schools that best benefit students. At the high school, one of the many ways this is taking shape is through the Pri...

Outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease sweeps through the school

Dermot McMillan, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

This fall, an outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease made its way through the school. Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, also known as HFMD, is a highly contagious viral infection usually found in infants and small children. Though it r...

School experiments with new parent teacher conferences

Will Allocco, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Academics, News

This year, the school has been experimenting with new approaches to parent-teacher conferences. In an effort to increase parents’ access to their children’s teachers and to increase attendance, the school is trying one approa...

French exchange students visit Middletown

Victoria Higgs, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

In October, students at the high school hosted 15 French exchange students from Rennes, France.  According to Madame Cestari, a French teacher at the high school involved with planning the exchange, the opportunity to host student...

Club Corner

Clara Taft, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Club Corner, News, Student Life

Drama Club Drama Club will be performing Urinetown: The Musical for the winter musical. The show dates are February 28, March 1, and March 2. Auditions happened the week of November 26 and rehearsals will start soon. DECA From ...

Student forms Dragon Wings to support new students after his own experience

Shaheer Siddique, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Club Corner, News, Student Life

As many students can attest to, entering a high school can be challenging -- from having to adapt to the new school culture to finding your classes to figuring out what clubs, sports teams or events you want to attend or become...

New system creates brief confusion in cafeteria

Aidan McMillan, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

The first students to experience the new lunchroom system witnessed the confusion that plagued the cafeteria at the beginning of the school year. Lines stretched out of the kitchen, the cafeteria was crowded, and many students...

Science Olympiad is proposed for middle and high schoolers

Victoria Higgs, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018

Filed under Club Corner, News, Student Life

A club is being presented to the Board of Education that will seek to encourage Middletown students to explore and compete in scientific topics. The Science Olympiad is a national non-profit organization that hosts annual science...

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