College majors the focus of MHS courses

Jami Bechard | Staff Writer With the 10-Year Plan, Mason High School academics are increasingly gearing students to decided college majors, guidance counselor Linda Kummer said. However, for MHS students who are still undecided, the search for the destined major is a struggle, according to junior Courtney Brackman. The undecided students are those without a clear idea of their area […]

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Dual credit with UC available

Ian Howard | Staff Writer The students taking Honors Anatomy and Physiology or Calculus this year are among the first Mason students to be eligible for six and five credit hours respectively through a dual credit program at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.

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Library and fire levies pass in May primaries

Danni Simms | Staff Writer The primary on May 4, 2010 resulted in the approval of two issues specific to Warren County, as well as the nomination of several incumbent and new candidates. In Ohio’s closed primary, citizens can vote for one party’s ballot in order to select candidates for the general election in November; they also vote on national […]

Read more designed to help students find potential college roommates

Jessica Kantor | Staff Writer Two students at the University of Miami (FL) have created a website where incoming college freshmen from high schools across the country can find a “random roommate” on their own: Students create profiles similar to ones created on dating websites to communicate with other members about rooming together based on survey results taken by […]

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Historical grand piano donated to MHS Choral Department

Carlie Sack | Staff Writer A grand piano, with an estimated value of $6,000, was donated to Mason City Schools Performing Arts Department on March 22. Mason residents Carolyn and John Gruber donated this piano in the name of their daughters, Ashley and Samantha, who attend Mason City Schools, but are not involved in the performing arts.

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