Movie Review: Extraction

Alana Amaya | Staff Writer Rating: 4/5 stars Retired special operations officer, Extraction’s Tyler Rake (played by Chris Hemsworth), gets hired for a private mission by an Indian mob leader to rescue his son, Ovi Mahajan, kidnapped by a mob leader of a neighboring country (Bangladesh). The plot centers around Tyler’s difficult mission to extract the child who was forcefully […]

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Mason in Bloom

A collection of springtime photos from the video feature. To watch the video on YouTube, click here! Photos by Mia Sweitzer and Andrea Hefferan msweitzer.chronicle@gmail.com ahefferan.chronicle@gmail.com

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Teachers utilize online resources to enhance education

Della Johnson | Staff Writer Listening to lectures and taking notes aren’t the only ways to learn anymore. In recent years, numerous online tools have integrated themselves with the traditional, paper-pencil oriented approach. Websites such as Khan Academy, Desmos, and Mathbits have become the right hand men of teachers throughout Mason High School.  Teachers like Heather Verstreate, an Honors Geometry […]

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Opinion: Growing Up Is a Process

Ann Vettikkal | Staff Writer Growing up is a fever dream.  To be more precise, growing up feels like I’ve entered the storyline of “Wacky Wednesday” by Dr. Seuss. Looking back on the children’s classic, I realize how painfully relatable its main character is, living in a sort of phantasm where I just want to turn to the stranger next […]

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Photo Gallery: Castner Youth Football Camp

Mia Sweitzer | Staff Photographer Mason football coach Brian Castner hosted his annual Castner Youth Football Camp from Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19 at Mason High School for students in kindergarten through 9th grade. At the camp, Castner and other coaches led the students through sets of drills and practice, along with welcoming Bengals players Drew Sample and […]

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Thrill seekers risk safety in pursuit of rush

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer Some people garden in their free time, some paint, and others jump out of airplanes. These adrenaline junkies, also known as sensation-seekers, are people who are addicted to the thrill of the adrenaline rush, a high produced by the flow of the hormone adrenaline into the bloodstream. An adrenaline rush occurs when the body perceives […]

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Tennis team dominate regular season, turns attention to state tournament

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer In a majority of the girls’ tennis team’s matches this season, the players have experienced nothing but success. The Comets head into the postseason with a whole season’s worth of momentum after securing their second straight Greater Miami Conference title with a 18-1 overall record and an undefeated conference record. After losing their first match […]

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Freshman spirit party welcomes class of 2020 to MHS

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer Video by Multimedia Editor Alyssa Brooks.For most freshmen, the school year starts when they get on the school bus for the first time. But at Mason High School, the beginning of the year is celebrated in a more unconventional way. For over a decade now, each class has experienced a spirit party officially welcoming them […]

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