Marquette Messenger

Freshman violinist excels

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

April 19, 2012

Julia Son, freshman, appears to be an average student to most. She was a cheerleader in the fall, considered trying out for lacrosse in the spring and works hard in school. However, her musical talent is far from average. In fact,...

Fashion designer to visit MHS

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

March 14, 2012

Tomorrow, Thursday, Mar. 15, during first hour, Project Runway finalist and fashion designer Laura Kathleen Planck will visit MHS. Jill Kehlenbrink, fashions teacher, came into contact with Planck through the Partners in Education...

Students react to new policy about sitting in the hallway

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

March 14, 2012

Stepping over dozens of rows of feet on the way to first hour may now be a thing of the past. On Monday, Mar. 12 over the intercom, students were informed of the new rule that after 8 a.m., they are no longer allowed to be sitting...

Prescription medication, the new Gateway Drug

Michael Bruno & Melissa Jung, Editor-in-chief, Features Editor

February 6, 2012

Marijuana has long been known to teens as the "gateway drug." But According to the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health in 2009, nearly one-third of people aged 12 and over who used drugs for the first time began...

Walkers brave cold weather

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

January 12, 2012

Though the thermostats have been dropping, it hasn’t stopped some students from walking to and from school. Some like Jack Harris, sophomore, walk year round as an alternative to riding the bus and not being able to purchas...

Red Ribbon Week reinforces message of prevention

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

October 27, 2011

Next week the red ribbons on the banisters will come down, but the message of prevention Red Ribbon Week brings will remain throughout the year. The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to prevent drug and alcohol abuse among students...

Ahmed challenges language barriers

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

October 25, 2011

Five languages in eighteen years is what Shera Ahmed, senior, has learned in her life so far. She speaks Japanese, English, Urdu (Pakistani), Arabic, and “a little French.” Ahmed described Japanese, English, and Urdu to be...

Twitter account raises issues

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

October 14, 2011

The Twitter account @mhs_dish was the subject of controversy for the few days it existed, attracting the attention of many students. One such student, Davin Green, junior, said she first discovered the account when she logged o...

Varsity cheerleading heads to state

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

September 30, 2011

On Saturday, Oct. 1, the varsity cheerleading team is going to Columbia, MO to compete in the statewide competition at University of Missouri. In order to qualify for the state competition, the team had to place in one of the...

Athlete of the Week: Jessie Dunlap

Melissa Jung, Features Editor

September 29, 2011

New to both MHS and varsity field hockey this year is Jessie Dunlap, freshman. Not only is this Dunlap’s first year playing the sport, but she is the only freshman on the varsity team. “The sport is really new, so it’s...

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