Global curriculums teach history with a spin

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer The winners tell the story, but when it comes to history, anyone can make themselves out to be the hero. One of the inevitable challenges students from foreign nations face when going to school in the U.S. is switching from their own country’s history to American history in the classroom. Not only do they have […]

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Ohio State Wind Symphony performs for Mason staff and band members

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer Mason band’s reputation attracts Ohio State Wind Symphony to perform. On March 8, one of the state’s most elite bands performed a preview of their performance scheduled for The American Bandmasters Association Convention in Lexington, Kentucky. The Ohio State University Wind Symphony agreed to visit Mason High School to perform for an audience of staff […]

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Rival schools rally together to honor former teammate

Watch a recap of the night’s events. Video by Alexandra Lisa.Juliana Discher | Staff Writer On February 11, the Sycamore Aviators and Mason Comets put their rivalry aside to honor their beloved teammate. Liz Lothrop, a 2013 Mason High School graduate, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2008 at the age of 14. After going into remission in 2011, her doctors found […]

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Poetry slam thrives as local creative outlet

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer Watch poets perform their work at an Uncensored Society meeting.Aspiring poets are well-versed in self-expression Uncensored Society, a group of authors who share their work at a poetry slam at Kidd Coffee, celebrated its second anniversary on December 8. Made up of high school students, adults out of college and everywhere in between, the group […]

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ and where to view them

Harry Potter universe returns to big screen after five-year hiatus Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer It has been five years since fans of the Harry Potter world have packed movie theaters, but tonight you’ll know exactly where to find them. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the newest addition to the Harry Potter universe, released in theaters tonight. […]

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Women power their way to leading hero roles

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Wonder Woman! Female superhero movies have been a rare phenomenon in Hollywood. But recently, the superhero industry has expanded to incorporate more women into leading roles. The highly anticipated “Wonder Woman” hits theaters next June and will be the first female-led film of the two major superhero studios, […]

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Comets participate in festivities leading up to 2016 homecoming

Asia Porter | Online Editor Comet Country showcased their spirit throughout the week in this year’s Spirit Week. Mason High School Student Government kicked off Homecoming Week on Sunday, October 9 when they came in to decorate the school in green, black and white as well as painting the lobby windows and Spirit Rock to represent the theme for this year’s dance: […]

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Reedy gets 300th win with 3-0 victory over Colerain

Charlie MacKenzie | Staff Writer Head coach Paul Reedy earns his 300th win after defeating Colerain 3-0. Videos by Staff Writer Alexandra Lisa. On September 29, the boys soccer team shut out the Colerain Cardinals 3-0, giving head coach Paul Reedy his 300th win at Mason. The Comets dictated play throughout the entire game, generating plenty of scoring opportunities early […]

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Hours of practice make perfect for marching band

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer Your local mail carrier may deliver your mail through rain or shine, snow or sleet but they have nothing on the Mason High School Marching Band.  While the amount of hours the band practices boarder on the limits of child labor laws, members of the band practice in rain, sleet, and blazing heat because they […]

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OPINION: Branding Cultures

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer A reflective, silver jewelry box sits at the mirror’s base on my dresser. My near obsession with accessories that glitter has led to a dresser top cramped with shiny charms and tangled chains, but this box has a specific place, and is reserved for what I truly value. For the gold bracelet with my name […]

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