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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Bagby vaults way to new school record

Kylie McCalmont | Sports Editor Armed with a 13 to 14 foot pole and a relentless desire to win, junior Nicole Bagby has propelled herself to new heights, earning a spot in Mason’s record book. On April 15, Bagby broke the school record in the pole vault with a leap of 12’ 4” and along the way broke the Cincinnati […]

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Person of interest: Prithvi Shetty

Prithvi Shetty, junior Shetty said he hopes to break a record and leave a legacy in the attendance department with the most consecutive years of perfect attendence.   Quick Facts: Years of perfect attendance: 7 years Favorite movie: The Usual Suspects Favorite television show: Breaking Bad Favorite class: AP Chemistry What is your motivation to have perfect attendance? “I just […]

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Letters to the Editor – 2/15

Dear Editor, In regards to the article about the JV white guy’s basketball team, I think it’s great that students are starting to go to their games. Even though they may not be the most exciting team to watch, you are still supporting the school and making it wonderful. Plus, these guys work really hard and defi­nitely deserve some recognition. […]

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Fools!

Emily Faas | Staff Writer Critics said that it was foolish not to laugh during the opening weekend of the Mason Drama Club’s version of Neil Simon’s “Fools.” Lead actress junior Lauren Magness who plays the role of ‘Sophia’ said that when the top evaluators of Cincinnati came to the Saturday matinée, it was a hit. “When we performed for […]

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Top reasons why Brits rock it out

Rebekah Barnes | Editor-In-Chief You may be saying to yourself, Rebs, we know you love the British. It’s true. I’m absolutely enthralled by anything you can find with just a hop, skip and jump across the pond. But there’s logic behind my madness. This is why we are simply inferior to the cheeky little fellows: Direction. (See what I did […]

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“You say it’s your birthday”

Katherine Hansen | Staff Writer “Oh, your birthday’s the 22nd? My dad’s birthday is the day after!” Yip. E. You might as well tell me that your great aunt twice-removed’s birthday is exactly two leap years and a day after mine. It has come to my frequently bored and cynical attention that excessively giddy and perhaps attention-needy high-schoolers, or those […]

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COLUMN : “Stuff Christian girls say”

Meghan Harris | Staff Writer Being the avid YouTube watcher that I am, for awhile, I was hooked on the “Stuff People Say” videos everyone was posting. If you a do a quick search, you’ll find everything from “Stuff Soccer Girls Say” to “Stuff Runners Say” and everything in between. While all the videos are humorous, the “Stuff Christian Girls […]

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SPECIAL REPORT: Risks of getting “just the signature”

Ashley Calvani | Staff Writer Of all the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) bylaws, there are three that many students are probably familiar with. The first two, clauses 3-4-1, 3-4-2 (under Section 4–Student Participation and Physical Examination Forms), say that athletic participation forms, better known as physicals, must be signed by a medical examiner and a parent, must be […]

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The last note

Megan McCormack | Staff Writer Julia Halpin | Associate Editor The Mason Bel Canto choir performs “Build me up buttercup” at their spring choral concert. The Mason Choral Program had their last performance of the year on May 14. They recognized seniors who have been participating in the program and had the seniors sing their “senior song” that they will […]

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MBC Report: Parrott retires after this year

Josh Sempsrott | MBC Reporter for thecspn.com One of Mason City Schools’ most beloved and popular educators will be retiring after 32 inspiring years. Doug Parrott, currently teaching first grade music education at MECC, says he will retire at the end of the year after what he says has been “a great run” and “an honor.” Parrott has been in education […]

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