Fall Arts Festival exposes art in the area

Sonia Rayka | Staff Writer Artists displayed their pieces at Saturday’s Fall Arts Festival. Over 60 artists in the area gathered on September 21 for the annual Fall Arts Festival hosted by Mason-Deerfield Arts Alliance.  From 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, patrons were welcomed to explore Cottell Park where several vendors offered various pieces of art for sale. According to […]

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Packing tape sculptures

Sheila Raghavendran | Online Editor Meghan Harris | Staff Writer Sculpture and Jewelry teacher Liesa Eichner discusses how her class embraced the opportunity to explore art in different ways. Click on an image below to enlarge and view in slideshow mode…        

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Celebrating Mason’s evolving heritage

Fernanda Hurtado | Staff Writer “Ecstatic.” That is how Mason Mayor David Nichols said he feels about Mason being ranked the seventh best place to live in by CNN’s Money Magazine. “I never in my wildest dreams, coming from Lexington, thought I would be [mayor],” Nichols said. “This wasn’t exactly on a bucket list but it’s been good.” President of […]

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‘Restaurant: Impossible’ highlights Aponte’s Pizzeria

Katie Hibner | Staff Writer Aponte’s Pizzeria was featured on the season finale of “Restaurant: Impossible”.  Tony Aponte, owner of Aponte’s Pizzeria, told celebrity chef Robert Irvine “his taste buds were off.” Irvine declared Aponte the “most stubborn owner” he’s ever met. On the August 25 episode of “Restaurant: Impossible”, Irvine renovated and reformed the local restaurant, and Aponte said […]

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School of Rock Sunshine concert

Sheila Raghavendran | Online Editor A combination of 11 students and over 20 songs rocked the stage at the Sunshine Concert on July 7. Mason School of Rock Owner and General Manager Tim Garry said he estimates that about 150 people attended the concert. The students from Mason School of Rock have been practicing weekly for summer performances, including this […]

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MHS Choirs rated ‘Superior’ at OMEA’s

Katie Rojas | Staff Writer Mason High School Choirs have done it again.  This past weekend, all three choirs, Honors Concert Choir, Bel Canto, and Women’s Choir, went to the Ohio Music Education Association Large Group Choir Contest and all received Superior rating. Senior Alex Kelsey said that there are specific steps each choir had to go through in order […]

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Photo gallery: Last choir concert of the year

Sam Weaver | Business Manager The year ended in harmony, as the Mason Chorale program hosted their last concert of the year, highlighting their hard work and the senior’s last moments on stage. Una Vocce Choir, Women’s Choir, Bel Canto, and Honors Concert choir performed, with a special recognition for seniors. Seniors sang “Home” by Phillip Phillips, as their senior […]

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New movie rating descriptions require more detail

Ria Shah | Staff Writer Chloe Knue | Associate Editor While The Motion Picture Association of America is finding ways to help parents protect their children from indecent content in theaters; The Federal Communications Commission has a plan in the works to allow more obscenities on television. The MPAA in collaboration with the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), have […]

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Two seniors win National Scholastic Art Silver Medals

Erica Westley | MBC News Reporter MBC News Reporter Erica Westley talks about the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards.  Sheila Raghavendran | Staff Writer Art created by two Mason High School seniors has received national recognition. A painting by senior Elizabeth Bransford and two ceramics created by senior Brittany Dodson have been awarded National Silver Medals through the Scholastic Art […]

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Deaf comedian event

Sonia Rayka | Staff Writer Nationally-acclaimed deaf comedian C.J. Jones performed on Friday night through an event hosted by the MHS American Sign Language club. Click on an image below to enlarge and view in slideshow mode…    

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“West Side Story” setting sail this weekend

Katie Hibner | Staff Writer Whether West Side Story will sink or swim depends on this final week of rehearsal, director Allen Young said. “[The drama club] spent all this time building the ship [of the show],” Young said. “Tech week is when you get to push it out to sea and it either goes to the bottom of the […]

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AP Art Studio class prepares for college

Allie Fultz | MBC News Reporter AP Art class prepares for future Beth Eline’s AP Art Studio class is preparing for college in a different way than most would think. A human skeleton stands upright in the hallway as students sit around and start to draw. To take different body parts such as the pelvic bones, spine and ribcage and make […]

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Dance team ends season with Comets for Wishes event

Rebekah Barnes | Editor-In-Chief Molly Hough | MBC News Reporter It was a night of Mason talent, as the Mason High School Dance team brought a variety of performances together to benefit the Make a Wish foundation with their Comets for Wishes event on Friday, March 13. The team sold t-shirts throughout the week leading up to the event. The […]

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