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Q&A: Student Builds Smart Mirror

Nico Case, freshman, takes a picture of his schedule on his smart mirror. Case constructed the mirror over three weeks in the summer on his own.

Connor Del Carmen, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Nico Case, freshman, recently built a “smart mirror,” a mirror that performs many functions similar to a smartphone. Even though Case had a lack of experience going into the project, he still found a way to make it work. Q: What does the mirror do? A: “It displays my schedule, the time, the weathe...

Mustang 4 Mental Health: Suicide Prevention And Awareness Efforts

M4MH members left to right are senior Zach Streicher, junior Laura Dorris, and senior Annie Getts. Club members took additional time outside of Flex meetings to design inspirational posters to be displayed in bathroom stalls this month. The students spent time playing music, coloring their posters, and enjoying each other's company. “So far our meetings have been very educational, and this is much more interactive for everyone,

Lauren Pickett, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Suicide is now the second leading cause of death for people 10 to 34 years of age, advancing from its placement of third in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, leaving the nation worried about the safety and future of the youth.  Three years ago, Katherine Bauman, social st...

MHSNews | Teachers Make Stress Relief Efforts

MHSNews | Teachers Make Stress Relief Efforts

Katie Schowe, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Now halfway through the semester, student responsibilities and workloads are increasing. Teachers, aware of this problem, are trying new tactics to reduce stress in students.

Q&A: Business Management Class

Q&A: Business Management Class

Kailin Zhang, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2019

As part of the Business Management and Entrepreneurship class, students operate a business and sell a product for profit. The Messenger spoke to Spencer Bolte, senior, to learn more about his experience as part of the team running the company PopSTL.  How did your team come up with the design for the products? “The design is based off co...

Students Spend Flex Time in the Gifted Room

Mia Kreissler, junior; Lauren King, sophomore; and Ginger Ramirez, sophomore, eat lunch and read in the Gifted Room.

Arpitha Sistla, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

With the introduction of Flex Time this year, many students have found spots around MHS to claim as their own, making use of spaces ranging from as large as the Commons to various nooks and crannies.  One of these spots in particular provides a safe space, a small group setting and an abundan...

MHSNews | Marching Band Performs for Gateway Warriors Golf Tournament

MHSNews | Marching Band Performs for Gateway Warriors Golf Tournament

Shon Sayfuddinov, Associate Producer

October 17, 2019

On October 7, marching band attended the Gateway Warriors Golf Tournament at St. Albans Country Club to perform for the opening ceremony.

Deep Listen Flex Time Session Educates Students on Music

Students raise their hands to vote for the music they will listen to during the next session.

Kailin Zhang, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2019

As students walked through the history wing during Flex Time Oct. 4, those familiar with The Beatles recognized snippets of “Here Comes the Sun,” “You Never Give Me Your Money” and various other tracks off the album Abbey Road.  The tunes were coming from the room of Scott Szevery, history te...

A Closer Look into the Viral Area 51 Meme that has Taken Over the Internet

Alien of area 51 looking at a phone with updates on the meme.

Molly Sillitto, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

When 21-year-old Matty Roberts from Bakersfield, Ca.,  created a Facebook page titled “Raid Area 51: They Can’t Stop Us All,” the last thing he expected was the wave of people who would RSVP to the event, claiming that on Sept. 20, they would raid Area 51 in large numbers in order to uncov...

Club Connects Students with East Asian Culture

Seniors Olivia Coleman and Julie Leung attend the informational meeting for East Asian Student Association. The club was founded by seniors Ella Lee and Sarena Yeung. 

Kailin Zhang, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

As the bell for Flex Time rings, students begin assembling in the classroom of Ed Bolton, chemistry teacher. They aren't gathered for a review session or to work on a project. Rather, they are attending an informational meeting for East Asian Student Association (EASA), founded by seniors Ella Lee an...

Culture Impacts Slang Usage Among MHS Students

According to the Pew Research Center, 64 percent of teens claim that they “incorporate some informal styles from their text-based communications into their writing at school.”

Arpitha Sistla, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2019

“I feel like I have to spill the tea,” Brionna Lacy, sophomore, said. She, like many other students at MHS, has felt the pressure to use slang as well as the first hand effects of it.  She said Generation Z feels the need to speak the same and be the same to fit in. Lacy compared wearing tre...

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