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Current student and alumnus team up for local performance

Jacque Reineri, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2012

On Friday, Nov. 2 from 7 p.m. to 9 The Wolf, Hans Faris, senior, and two other local musicians, Sean Coray, an MHS grad, and Nick Sturgoss, a Lafayette grad, played a free two hour long concert of acoustic music written by Coray. Coray and Sturgoss played acoustic guitar while Faris played...

Les Misérables heartwarming, well executed

Jacque Reineri, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2012

The year is 1815 in Montreuil, France. People are starving and those who have jobs are struggling to make ends meet. In prison, after a nineteen year sentence for stealing a loaf of bread, Jean Valjean (Peter Lockyer) is finally being released on parole.  Les Miserables is adapted from Victor Hugo’s...

Social studies teacher performs in community theater

Sarah Thompson, A&L Editor

October 28, 2012

Though it may be hard for some to believe, teachers do have lives outside of school. Students aren’t the only ones who have extracurricular activities, interests or hobbies, teachers do too. One MHS faculty member moonlights as an actor in his spare time. Justin Spurgeon, World History teacher,...

MHS celebrates Banned Books Week

Catie Lambert, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2012

MHS celebrated the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week from September 30- October 6th with a new gallery, posters, and announcements. “This year we’re having a gallery walk through,” Lee Mitchell, head librarian, said. “So we have displays of books and why they’re banned,...

Variety show displays student talents

Rhea George, Business Manager

September 28, 2012

This year’s variety show at MHS will take place on Friday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the theater. The variety show is essentially a talent show but without the competition. The show is meant to have a variety of different types of acts that demonstrate student talent. This year most of the acts...

MTC recreates classic fairy tales

John Hootman, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012

MTC is preparing for its production of “Into the Woods,” a mix of Stephen Sondheim and Grimm brothers’ fairy tales. The musical will be under the vocal direction of Phil Woodmore and is choreographed by Joe Elvis. Judi Greene, director of “Into the Woods” for MHS, shared some insight on...

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