Comet Skippers share love for sport worldwide

Calista Busch | Staff Writer The Comet Skippers are swinging into action around the globe. Through One World One Rope, an organization that helps spread jump rope worldwide, several members of the Comet Skippers have been able to travel around the globe to attend and host workshops that teach jump rope. Sophomore Michelle Crispin said the organization has opened up […]

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Kansakar earns Mason’s first state championship in 20 years

Jonathan McCollough | Staff Writer Americanism is not exclusive to families born in America. For the first time in 20 years, a Mason student has been named a state champion for the American Legion Americanism and Government Test. Junior Puran Kansakar is one of 18 state winners who have earned a week-long trip to Washington, D.C, and to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. […]

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Philharmonic, Symphony orchestras earn highest honors at state

Calista Busch | Staff Writer On February 26, two of Mason High School’s orchestras, Philharmonic and Honors Symphony, took the stage in state competition. Performing three prepared pieces and one sight-read piece for the judges, both Philharmonic and Symphony ended the competition with ratings of superior in all categories, the highest rating an orchestra can receive. Both groups had been […]

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Dennard welcomes student discussion during talk series

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer One woman’s message has people talking. On February 21, Innovation Specialist at Design Impact and Cincinnati City Council candidate Tamaya Dennard spoke to Mason High School students as part of the Mason Inclusion Club Lecture Series. Dennard has been speaking in schools for five years, and she said that the main message she wants to […]

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Local developer partners with area schools to pilot student friendly app

Calista Busch | Staff Writer Bullying, self-harm, drug abuse — there’s an app for that. StudentSuite is a new app tailored specifically to high schools. The components of the app range from a digital student ID, bus tracker to educational content referred to as the Lifeline Button, which provides materials to educate students about depressions, anxiety, bullying, drugs and alcohol […]

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Petrov has impressive outing on world stage

Duncan MacKenzie | Staff Writer Over the mud and through the woods, to the finish line he goes. On January 29 in Bieles, Luxembourg, senior Spencer Petrov raced in the Cyclo-cross World Championships. Cyclo-cross is a bike race that combines road and off-road courses with maneuvering or running through obstacles into a sprint to the finish. Petrov was one of […]

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Mock Trial frustrated with fifth place finish at regionals, miss out on state

Freddie Wilhelm | Staf Writer Mason Mock Trial finished fifth at regionals, narrowly missing qualification to state. The Comets competed in Batavia Friday, February 10 with hopes of qualifying to the state competition. Mason Green competed in their opening trial against Western Brown and won the round. Senior Larry Gao won that round’s award for Outstanding Attorney, as well as Senior […]

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City welcomes diversity at annual Taste of Mason

Arnav Damodhar | Associate Editor On February 8, Mason High School served as a hub for cultural exchange at the annual Taste of Mason. The city of Mason came together to experience its many cultures and try different foods. Local restaurants like Troy’s Cafe, Two Cities Pizza, Cazadores Mexican Grill Chan’s Asian Wok, and Soho Bistro catered event. Junior Aaron […]

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Pasta for Pennies campaign continues; collection week gears up

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer The school is rallying together to save lives.   National Honor Society will be raising money February 6-10 during the Pasta for Pennies Class Collections campaign. While it is only the society’s 16th year doing the fundraiser, Mason High School has been doing class collections for over 20 years. Co-advisor Barb Shuba said proceeds from […]

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New courses coming to 2017-2018 school year

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Mason High School’s course catalog is getting upgraded. Changes in the course catalog this year include the addition of classes such as Filmmaking, Advanced Placement Comparative Government, and Engineering in our World. Assistant Principal Shanna Bumiller said courses such as Engineering in our World will give students a taste of a potential career in engineering. […]

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Drama club set to debut Our Town

Calista Busch | Staff Writer Our town has entertainment coming to them. The Mason High School drama club will be rolling out its winter production of Our Town on Friday, January 27. Acting teacher Allen Young said the common setting of the play leads to the emotion of the story. “It has three acts, and it talks about this fictional […]

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Internet connection causes trouble during exam week

Ashton Nichols | Staff Writer On Monday, December 19, 2016, Financial Literacy teacher Jennifer Striker proctored her final exam to her students. Midway through the exam, the internet connection went down and more than half of the students lost their exams. Striker said she was fortunate to have a paper copy of her exam. “I could immediately give it to […]

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