Johnson shares love of string art with others

Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer Anybody can hammer a nail into a board; not everyone can make art out of it. Over the past two years, Senior Isaac Johnson has created personalized nail board string art for people close to him. The art is done on a painted board where string is wrapped around nails to display an image. Johnson […]

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Miller turns hobby into money-maker

Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer Senior Sierra Miller is taking a crack at the western art of whip cracking. Over the last three years, Miller has continued to develop her technique in sport cracking, the practice of cracking whips in a recurring pattern. Miller said she first became aware of whip cracking through western entertainment. “I used to watch Indiana […]

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Caffeine craving teenagers turn to new energy drink

Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer While caffeine has always kept students going, a new energy drink is making a name for itself in the fight to avoid sleep. Bang, from Vital Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VPX Sports), is an energy drink that contains no calories, no sugar and no carbohydrates. Labeled as a pre-workout supplement that contains 300mg of caffeine, Bang contains […]

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Students believe crystals bring mental and physical healing

Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer From amethysts to obsidian, some believe crystals are more than just an aesthetic value. Due to the belief that there is a matched energy between crystals and the human body, crystal healing is being used as a form of spiritual, emotional and physical healing. Senior Maddie Miller said she wears jewelry and perfumes that contain […]

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MHS students take self-defense classes due to fears of being attacked; say they feel more secure on their own now

Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer They don’t plan on starting fights, but they’re prepared to finish them. In August, senior Ellie Uematsu began taking classes in boxing and kick-boxing: common practices of self-defense. The class’ full body workouts are taught through practicing on a punching bag, and Uematsu said the workouts are physically demanding. “We start up with a warm-up […]

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Mobile home residents experience unique communal life

Luke Hutchinson | Editor-in-Chief Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer When junior Kyla Julien’s parents, who live in Reading, set her up to live independently in a mobile home within Mason Estates, her excitement to become a Mason student overcame her sense of loneliness. While there may be a negative stigma attached to residing in a mobile home, especially in a […]

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Competitive leadership committee recruits student entrepreneurs

Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer In their search for new members, The MADE (Mason Deerfield) for Authentic Leadership team sought out students based on their drive to lead, not their experience.. The group came to be after a coalition of student leaders merged with The Mason Deerfield Chamber of Commerce and rebranded themselves as the MADE for Authentic leadership group, […]

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Students with teaching parents face classroom criticism

Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer It’s common for students to have opinions about their teachers, but when the teacher is your parent, it can be hard to escape the negativity. Freshman Rachael Molnar, daughter of World History teacher Tim Molnar, said that having a parent teach in school exposes her to negative dialogue about her family.  When students do not […]

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Camp utilizes art to teach integral life skills

Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer Anyone can master the art of communication. Melodic Connections is a music therapy program that promotes social skills using different forms of art to people of all ages with disabilities. From June 11 through 15, kids ages five to eight participated in The Art of Being Social summer camp hosted by Melodic Connections at Crossroads […]

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Staff

MHS Chronicle Staff Members 2018-2019 Editor-in-Chief Luke Hutchinson Managing Editor Lauren Serge Executive Editor Jacob Brase Sports Editor Rahul Parikh Online Editor Andrea Hefferan Business Manager/Circulation Manager Nathalie Schickendantz Staff Photographer Tanner Pearson Visual Design Editor Ryan D’Souza Staff Writers Evelina Gaivoronskaia Lily Geiser Riley Johansen Della Johnson Sophia Johnson Alexandra Lisa Ria Parikh Henri Robbins Kaelyn Rodrigues Jake Sapp Matthew […]

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Electronically: Chronicle Business – mhschroniclebusiness@gmail.com Mr. Dale Conner (Advisor) – connerd@masonohioschools.com  | 398-5025 x 33103 Luke Hutchinson (Editor-in-Chief) — lhutchinson.chronicle@gmail.com Lauren Serge (Managing Editor) — lserge.chronicle@gmail.com Jacob Brase (Executive Editor) — jbrase.chronicle@gmail.com Rahul Parikh (Sports Editor) — raparikh.chronicle@gmail.com Andrea Hefferan (Online Editor) — ahefferan.chronicle@gmail.com Nathalie Schickendantz (Business Manager) — nschickendantz.chronicle@gmail.com Ryan D’Souza (Visual Design Editor) — rdsouza.chronicle@gmail.com Tanner Pearson (Staff […]

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Chronicle Achievements 2018-2019 2019 National Scholastic Press Association Honor Roll Jacob Brase Ryan D’Souza Andrea Hefferan Luke Hutchinson Riley Johansen Alexandra Lisa Rahul Parikh Ria Parikh Nathalie Schickendantz Lauren Serge National Scholastic Press Association All American – with Five Marks of Distinction National Scholastic Press Association All American – The Chronicle/thecspn.com – First Class Website Ohio Scholastic Media Association Jacob Brase […]

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