Drama Club set to debut spring musical The Drowsy Chaperone

Calista Busch | Staff Writer Audiences do not have to worry about falling asleep during Mason Drama Club’s spring musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, coming April 27. This musical takes place in The Man in the Chair’s apartment as he listens to a record of the musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, and it unfolds behind him. This musical inside a musical tells […]

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Evolution of cheating introduces new tension for classroom

Calista Busch | Staff Writer Screenshots, screenshots are no fun. Unless you share with everyone.   AP Language and Composition teacher Lori Roth said she has seen any increase in students cheating in her class this year on tests and in-class assignments. While teachers take measures to prevent cheating in their classes, it is constantly evolving. Roth said students have […]

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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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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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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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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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Chess team defeats Aviators to become GMC champions

Calista Busch | Staff Writer Checkmate Aviators. The Mason High School chess team declared their victory in the last round of GMC against the Sycamore Aviators on December 5. The Comets defeated the last year’s champions by a one game lead. Mason and Sycamore both entered the second round of the tournament 7-1; however, Mason came out of the match […]

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Mendu wins Discovery Challenge for revolutionary design

Calista Busch | Staff Writer For freshman Maanasa Mendu, the dedication to her award-winning design was not energy wasted. On October 18, Mendu won first place in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her creation of an energy-harvesting device called Harvesting Ambient Solar and Vibrational Energy in a Sustainable Tree Design (HARVEST). The challenge is sponsored by Discovery […]

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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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Pressures of Islamophobia affect local

Calista Busch | Staff Writer Not even Mason is immune to Islamophobia. Sophomore Nora Elkady said she is conscious of her religion while at Mason High School. “I think you’re just more aware of it,” Elkady said. “I want to represent the religion right.” Islam has recently been put in the spotlight. In the Middle East, terrorist groups such as […]

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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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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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Young hopefuls improve skills at volleyball camp

Calista Busch | Staff Writer The serve’s up for Mason volleyball, and it’s time to hit the court for this year’s camp. This past week, June 1- June 3, over 80 girls grades four through nine attended the volleyball camp put on by the Mason High School volleyball teams. According to varsity head coach, Tiann Myer, the camp’s purpose is […]

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Chronicle Alumni

Allie Cohen – Class of 2004 Jenna Connor – Class of 2004 Hayley Day – Class of 2004 Loa DeNegre – Class of 2004 Erin Pyles – Class of 2004 Rob Underwood – Class of 2004 Rachel Bagley – Class of 2005 Chris DeLotell – Class of 2005 Nicole Grice – Class of 2005 Amanda Konrad – Class of 2005 […]

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Electronically: Chronicle Business – mhschroniclebusiness@gmail.com Mr. Dale Conner (Advisor) – connerd@masonohioschools.com  | 398-5025 x 33103 Jessica Sommerville (Editor-in-Chief) — jsommerville.chronicle@gmail.com India Kirssin (Managing Editor) — ikirssin.chronicle@gmail.com Eric Miller (Sports Editor) — emiller.chronicle@gmail.com Asia Porter (Online Editor) — aporter.chronicle@gmail.com Ashton Nichols (Business Manager) — anichols.chronicle@gmail.com Ryan D’Souza (Visual Design Editor) — rdsouza.chronicle@gmail.com Calista Busch (Staff Writer) — cbusch.chronicle@gmail.com Joey Deaton (Staff Writer) — jdeaton.chronicle@gmail.com […]

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