Blue Prints

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

Shaheer Siddique, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

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

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 9, 2018

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...

School makes efforts to increase student voice

Clara Taft, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

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

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

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 McMillan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

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 McMillan and Victoria Higgs

March 6, 2018

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

Dermot McMillan, Aidan McMillan, and Victoria Higgs

March 6, 2018

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

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

  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...

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