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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Center stage

Mason Dance team takes home state championship title for hip hop, third for jazz Rebekah Barnes | Editor-In-Chief First time on the floor, first state champion title. At their first ever state competition, the Mason High School Dance team took home a championship win with their electrifying hip hop number. The team also placed third for their jazz routine. According […]

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MHS choir results at OMEA contest

Meghan Harris | Staff Writer For several MHS choirs, OMEA contest was a success. With the scores they received at OMEA contest, Honors Concert Choir is going to the next level, state contest. At OMEA contest, choirs are critiqued by three judges and are judged on a 3-point scale, a score of one being the highest score possible. For OMEA […]

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Students selected for National Honor Band, Orchestra

Sheila Raghavendran | Staff Writer MHS juniors Chris McMillan and Shelby Carney spend all their time playing music, according to Band Director Robert Bass. Their dedication has paid off as McMillan has been selected to participate in National Honor Band and Carney in National Honor Orchestra for the 2013 Music for All National Festival held in Indianapolis from March 14-16. […]

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Cincinnati Overtures Awards Scholarship winner

Ria Shah | Staff Writer MHS junior Angela Vettikkal took home first place at the Cincinnati Overtures Competition on March 2 with her Indian classical dance performance, more formally known as Bharatanatyam. Her preparation, although remaining a very tight schedule, paid off in the end. “I was really just tired after [the competition],” Vettikkal said. “Because that week [I] was […]

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