Blue Prints

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...

Guidance inconsistencies cause confusion

Sophie Naylor, News Editor

September 30, 2018

Filed under Academics, News

Students have many differing ideas about the purpose of the guidance department, but they all boil down to one responsibility -- ensuring that a student’s high school experience sets them up for success. Whether or not the...

School makes efforts to increase student voice

Clara Taft, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Even though students are the people who will benefit most from the way a school is run, they often don’t get a say in their education. Administration and students alike are currently working to give students a voice in school,...

Unified Theater puts the spotlight on ability

Jenna Rabah, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Filed under Club Corner, News, Student Life

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

Filed under Club Corner, News, Student Life

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

Filed under Club Corner, News, Student Life

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

Filed under News, Student Life

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...

Increasing school security in wake of shootings

Dermit McMillian, Aidan McMillian, and Victoria Higgs

March 6, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Student Life

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...

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