Young drivers face wrath of parents after first accident

Luke Hutchinson | Staff Writer Accidents happen fast, resulting in damaged cars and students trembling at the thought of telling their parents. Senior Matt Deskins said he was leaving a basketball game when he rear-ended a Honda Accord at the Mason-Montgomery traffic light. “I was going about 35-40 (miles per hour) and totaled my truck, and I totaled their car […]

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Migraine pain forces victims to suffer in silence

Lack of treatment causes patients to seek unorthodox relief Calista Busch | Staff Writer Juliana Discher | Staff Writer Lightning bolts zapping your head, hands wrenching your brain, nails being driven into your skull – for students with migraines, this excruciating pain is common. Migraines are painful, recurring headaches, usually accompanied with adverse symptoms like flashing lights, nausea, and sensitivity to light, […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: College Fair 2016

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer On September 12, colleges gathered in the small and large commons for Mason High School’s annual college fair. Students had the opportunity to check out prospects or ask questions to admission representatives. Click on an image below to enlarge and view in slideshow mode… rparkih.chronicle@gmail.com    

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NHS Blood Drives sees record number of donors

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer Donate blood and save three lives. This sentiment is the driving force for the National Honor Society Blood Drive that has been going on for the past ten years. The triannual Blood Drive was held on August 30 in the New Gym. According to NHS advisor Dee Dee Messer, this is the highest number of […]

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Shakespeare in the Park brings age-old stories to community

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer Fair is foul and foul is fair. Nothing is safe from the test of time. Has it come time for Shakespeare’s words to ring true for his own work? Despite the fact that Shakespeare’s pieces are considered old-fashioned, hard to follow, and even boring by some, the famous playwright’s works are still studied and lectured […]

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Mason celebrates fourth of July with Red, Rhythm, and Boom

Luke Hutchinson | Staff Writer Red, Rhythm, and Boom made a booming return after a few years without the entertaining event. Many compared the atmosphere to last year’s Mason Bicentennial festival, containing numerous food and non-food vendors, bounce houses, and other family friendly activities. As for most of the attendees, including city member Shirley Stanoch and her husband, the main […]

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Bass retires after 18 years as band director

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer Mason band was and will remain all about that Bass. As of June 1, band director Bob Bass is officially retired. Bass served as Band Director at Mason High School for the past 18 years. His decision to retire as a teacher from the Mason City School District was based on personal reasons. Public Information […]

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Female programmers recognized by national technology organization

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer Some teenagers worry about cliques, but nine talented programmers prefer to think about clicks–and it’s paid off. Sydney Braine, Ria Datla, Rachel Hunter-Rinderle, Nidhi Iyanna, Sydnie Kong, Rhadika Upadhye, Jenny Wan, Emily Wang and Shirley Yang were all recognized for their skills in the computer science field by the National Center for Women and Information […]

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