Chronicle J-School helps young journalists get published

Students from the morning (top) and afternoon (bottom) sessions of J-School. Delaney Turner | Managing Editor From June 5 through 8, The Chronicle held its first annual J-School. 50 students in grades fifth through ninth were invited to get a hands on experience with journalism. Over the four days, participants discussed the prevalence of journalism in the world as well […]

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Students make their claims to fame in pairs

Delaney Turner | Staff Writer Name a more iconic duo… I’ll wait. Sherlock and Watson, Batman and Robin, and Kimye are only a few dynamic duos. The duos of the world influence social media, fashion, and ultimately affect the way the world functions. At Mason High School, it is no different. Duos are taking on the halls and making big […]

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Aspiring filmmakers take production to next level

Cameras Rolling Delaney Turner | Staff Writer A local George Lucas and Steven Spielberg duo has entered into the filmmaking industry. In August of 2016, seniors Cole Marvin and Peyton Krell partnered, creating Highly Caffeinated Productions to showcase their filmmaking skills in a 48-hour Teen Film Challenge. They were given two days to write, film and edit a two to […]

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Students with dyslexia face academic challenges

Delaney Turner | Staff Writer Imagine if every letter in this sentence was flipped. Dyslexia is the most common learning disability among students, but unlike other common disabilities like Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, it has no medicinal treatment. Dyslexia is not a condition based on a lack of intelligence or poor vision. It is simply a […]

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Comets learn from industry professionals at Scripps Day at MHS

Asia Porter | Online Editor Faculty and students from Ohio University journeyed from Athens to Mason High School for Scripps Day at MHS. The impressive lineup of college and industry professionals included Director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Dr. Robert Stewart, Associate Professor Aimee Edmonson, News Director for WCPO Chip Mahaney, Anne Saker of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Associate Professor […]

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Hooked on Snapchat

Users can’t break addictive habit Illustation by Alekya Raghavan.Juliana Discher | Staff Writer For some Snapchat users, maintaining that 100 day Snapstreak is worth giving a friend your account sign-in or even paying a person to help keep the streak. Since its release in September 2011, Snapchat has constantly been evolving to keep users engaged. The popular mobile app began […]

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Mass hysteria forces schools to shut down

Clown sightings and empty threats affect school function. Mason High School and schools in the surrounding area have faced a series of threats in the past year. Delaney Turner | Staff Writer Clowning around is now a crime. On September 9, Mason Football was scheduled to take on Moeller during the annual community tailgate event. Approximately 30 minutes prior to kickoff, Dwire […]

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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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Black hole leaders cheer teams to victory

Delaney Turner | Staff Writer On Friday nights, rain or shine, the storm of the Black Hole is always present. Mason High School has over 30 teams throughout the sports seasons. But one team is often overlooked. That team: The Black Hole. The class of 2016 may be gone, but before its members left, they selected four spirited members of […]

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Comets remain undefeated in GMC after win over rival

Delaney Turner | Staff Writer After three straight sets, the Comets are the victors on the block. On September 13, the Mason Comets girls’ volleyball team took on one of their biggest rivals: the Lakota East Thunderhawks. The Comets won in just three sets: 25-23, 25-23 and 25-11. Having previously defeated Lakota West, with this win, the team is undefeated in […]

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Comets start season off strong with 28-14 win over Springboro

Eric Michael | Staff Writer Video by Staff Writer Delaney Turner. After weather conditions delayed the game until Saturday morning, the Mason Comets were able to pull out a 28-14 victory against the Springboro Panthers in the opening game of their football season. After Springboro put up seven points on the first drive of the game, junior running back Matt […]

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Highlights from 2016 Western and Southern Open

Lauren Thomas | Staff Writer Delaney Turner | Staff Writer Highlights from the Western and Southern Open compiled by Staff Writers Lauren Thomas and Delaney Turner.  Professional tennis players gathered in Mason for the annual Western and Southern Open. From August 13 to August 21, the Association of Tennis Professionals tournament made its stop in Mason for the Western and […]

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Indiana University High School Journalism Institute 2016

The Chronicle staff participated in a journalism camp at Indiana University from July 11-15. Throughout the week staff members improved their writing, interviewing, photography, videography and leadership skills. At the conclusion of the camp, staff members received the following awards: Best Story Arc for Photo Story – Jonathan McCollough Outstanding Leadership Team – Jessica Sommerville, India Kirssin, Arnav Damodhar, Eric […]

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Staff’s Outside Work

  Joey Deaton Ryan D’Souza   Bryan Hudnell Politifact determines if politicians are politically correct Luke Hutchinson Florida Staff Writer speaks about Politifact Alexandra Lisa Eric Miller Ria Parikh Gillin’s Politifact receives criticism when rating truthfulness of politicians DeWitt predicts a smooth check-out process Asia Porter Ron Johnson speaks about the delicate balance between content and design Teachers reflect on […]

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BLOGically Speaking

From the staff of The Chronicle and MBC comes our blogs, where you can check out the lives of and ideas from our very own. Blogs include résumés, past work and experiences, and new opinions. Please take the time to meet our staff members, consider their ideas, and become a part of the discussion. The Chronicle Eric Miller — ericmillerchronicle.wordpress.com   Asia Porter […]

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